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H & R springs, who has them?

I been looking for some springs, and before anyone says it, dont have the cash for coilovers right now, lol. Anyway i got it down to the eibach sportlines and the H&R race springs, im leaning toward the H&R but cant seem to find anyone that has them on a 4th gen, im mostly worried about ride and the drop, like what kind and size of wheel tire combos work best or will even work, i have a set of 18s now on the car, but would like to down the road get some 15s or 16s, and i can always use my stocks if the 18s dont work once its dropped, so any info or a pic or two would be great
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

I had h&R race springs on 2 of my car and loved them.
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

i'm rockin neuspeed race's, almost exactly the same as H&R's.
18's are prolly a tad too big to be rockin w/ that much of a drop, i can def see alotttaaaaa rubbing issues.
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

ok well im going with the H&Rs for now hope to have them on today, i will post how it sits then, but i still would like to know what tire sizes yous are running with 1.5 in drop or so, thats what the H&Rs are saying they drop, anyway i will let yous know
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

wait, which springs are you talkin about?? we're both talking about the race springs, 2.25" drop. i have a feeling your only talking about the sports tho, am i right?
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

guy told me race springs but i just looked and the paper work just says performance springs, anyway they are red and i always thought H&Rs were blue, the specs were like .2 of an inch higher then the sportlines in the book they had, they are on now so we will see how they are anyway, i have the on with my 18s and not issues and looks like plenty of room, will post a pic when they settle if anyone wants to see
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

if the springs are red then they are the race springs
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

I believe what my car had when I got it was these springs. They are red H&R springs. Does anyone know what drop these should give? I am wondering if they are worn out or what. I freaking scrape everywhere...and I hate it.

Is it common to have problems with scraping everywhere with most springs? Sorry for the stupid newb question..but I'm just trying to figure out if dented headers is something I will have to just get used to.
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

look at the picture of nicks car in his sig up there thats very simliar to the drop the races will give you, i had them a while back, loved them but learning to drive stick and a slammed car = no bueno.
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

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I believe what my car had when I got it was these springs. They are red H&R springs. Does anyone know what drop these should give? I am wondering if they are worn out or what. I freaking scrape everywhere...and I hate it.

Is it common to have problems with scraping everywhere with most springs? Sorry for the stupid newb question..but I'm just trying to figure out if dented headers is something I will have to just get used to.

like kumar said, compare it to my car. u just gotta learn to drive a slammed car, its not that hard. just take everything at angles, that's it. and if u DON'T KNOW how to drive a slammed car, yes, dented headers would be a result, among other scraped parts haha.

if i can drive a slammed car in jersey, chances are u can where ever you live.
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

with that much of a drop id go with 16's, 17's max. I had a friend who had a 2.25 drop wtih 17's and he'd rub over bumps.
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

i don't rub

i also crawwllll over speedbumps, so its almost impossible to rub hahaha
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

Well its not the driveways and entrances..I have that figured out..its an art!! haha. I actually feel a feeling of success when I make it in somewhere steep with no scraping. What I worry about is the freaking interstates and crappy roads. I mean its pretty ridiculous but I have every bad spot memorized around my area so I know what to dodge but say I want to drive a couple hours away...do I drive 25 mph?? haha thats what I hate.

Are most lowering springs supposed to be really stiff? I would think that would help my problem by not letting the car slam so much..instead I'm low and it gives a lot lol.
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

Just for a better idea of what I have this is my car:
The tires are 205/50/15's..look like 2.25" drop?

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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

yes, the springs should be noticeably stiffer. if the car bounces alot, your struts are prolly blown.

that's a decent drop, prolly around 2". with mine i have 0 finger gap in the rear, and 1 finger gap in the front.



and i also do NOTTTT go slow on the interstates by any means. if you do less than 80 on the highway in jersey, you'll die.
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

hahahah well then how the heck do you dodge crazy bumps?? My oil pan wouldnt last a day lol
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

what? I have H&R race springs and I have 2 finger spaces in both front and rear...and I'm on 17x7.5s Falken 512 215/40/17s
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Re: H & R springs, who has them?

Your's are the red ones?
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