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Old 05-23-2008, 12:39 AM
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getting springs for my lude (5thgen)

So i am getting paid tommorrow and iam pretty sure iam going to buy some 2 or 1.5 inch drop springs and i was just wondering some of the things i should be prepared for and/or tips about swaping them.
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well i would DEFINITELY recommend getting performance shocks such as KYB or something equal to that or your ride will be really bouncy and you will blow your stock shocks with that much of a drop. i personally wouldn't go lower than 1.5 cuz then you might soon run into annoying problems such as speed bumps.

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so i should get shocks instead of springs or both?
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With a 1.5-2inch drop you should be fine with the stock shocks, but it won't ride that well, and they might not last long. I would definatly reccommend getting shocks as well.
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i would recommend getting coilovers instead of just springs....they are adjustable and dont just give you a set ride height...but definately get the new struts....
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Re: getting springs for my lude (5thgen)

Tein S. Tech works nicely with stock struts with a 1.5'' drop

http://www.tein.com/price/honda.html
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Re: getting springs for my lude (5thgen)

So which is the best one for the 5th gen at a descent price and ride? I was always told tein but I'm not sure which tein I should get.
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Re: getting springs for my lude (5thgen)

Be Very Be Careful :heh: ebay buyers
http://www.tein.com/counterfeit/index.html
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Re: getting springs for my lude (5thgen)

yeah I def recommend Tein stechs I got em for 160 shipped from a REPUTABLE SELLER and yes I have reviewed that^ before I got em so i know i have the real ones. anyway, I recommend getting shocks because my shocks are blown because of the springs. Its not really that bad as to ride quality, BUT I really want shocks now for even better ride handling so basically i wish I can just turn back time and gotton shocks with my new springs wouldve saved lots of money on labor. Now I have to pay twice the labor when I couldve had it done at the same time, sooo, if you dont want this happening, get some good quality shocks(kyb, koni, tokico, tein, eibach) in with your springs and you'll thank me!

Hope that helps..

EDIT: this pic might help in choosing ride height.. (1.5F, 1.3R)



and btw this is the perfect ride height for me, I never bottom out or scrape or anything(even with blown shocks) so I recommend it. All I need is my Koni Shocks and I'll be good!:rockon:

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Re: getting springs for my lude (5thgen)

That helps. I planned on getting shocks, I learned my lesson the hard way last time, but I wasn't sure which ones were best for a daily driver.
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