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Old 05-23-2002, 02:31 PM   #1
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Convertible owners: Deciding between these springs?

Anyone have experience with lowering springs for convertibles? I am deciding between the followings, tell me what you think:

UUC tune springs - heard it leaves front wheel gap.

Eibach prokit - haven't heard much about it

H&R sport springs - most people here have it, wondering how much it drop on the convertible as the convertible is heavier.

Intrax - Recommended by Eric from SupermePowerParts, anyone knows anything about this springs?

Post pics if possible.
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Old 05-23-2002, 02:47 PM   #2
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Ended up going 29484s. Didn't like the UUC all around drop, to me it makes the back end look like it's dragging.

Won't know what it looks like until I'm done installing them though.

Thought I was going to buy ACS springs for the longest time because in their kit they list a rear compensating shim that I figured would keep the back end from drooping. But saw some other vert owners with 29484 and went that route.

Somebody posted a pic of a vert with Intrax yesterday, scroll back a few pages or search.
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Old 05-23-2002, 02:57 PM   #3
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Old 05-23-2002, 03:11 PM   #4
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Old 05-23-2002, 03:29 PM   #5
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Hummmmm... my front and rear is way more tucked then that, what offset are those CH's?? Weird...

I loved my CH's on the vert before i got the Dronells.. Loved thatfact that they were so light weight!
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Old 05-23-2002, 03:33 PM   #6
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maybe it's because your car has a thousand pounds of ICE in it !!

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Old 05-23-2002, 03:38 PM   #7
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LOL!..... there's my Silroc!

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Old 05-23-2002, 03:51 PM   #8
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Question on the Intrax

Thanks guys! Few more questions... Is the Intrax lower than the H&R? What are the average drop f/r for both springs? Why does Krix330cic(NJ) car seem so much lower than the one post by Dev?
Anyone have a good pic of a vert with H&R sport (29484)?

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Old 05-23-2002, 03:55 PM   #9
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Perhaps it's just a case of optical illusion with Krix's Hamann kit.
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Old 05-23-2002, 03:58 PM   #10
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I plan on going the coilover route sometime next year. Curious to what you choose....those Intrax look pretty nice, but the front still seems a bit high. Maybe it's the angle of the pic.
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Old 05-23-2002, 08:05 PM   #13
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I did the back today.. doing the front tomorrow. This time I am really going to post picts!!!
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Old 05-23-2002, 10:07 PM   #14
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What do you guys think of H&R Cupkit for the convertible? (I don't have sport suspension).
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Old 05-24-2002, 05:19 AM   #15
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Krix330cic(NJ) do you really have tv's in all four headrests? Who's watching the ones on the back of the rear seats?...the person tailgating you?
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Old 05-24-2002, 07:12 AM   #16
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Use Schnitzers...PERFECT drop on a vert

I used the whole Schnitzer suspension on my car, but you can just use the springs. The drop is PERFECT front and rear. EXACTLY the same drop...I mean perfect.

Let me know if you have any questions...I can sent you some pictures...

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Pictures would be great.

How much did the setup run you?
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There is actually 7 monitors in all.

Up front, Alpine iva800 6.5" screen

Two visiors are 7" widescreens

Two headrests are 7" widescreens

And two back seat headrests are 6" screens.

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There is actually 7 monitors in all.

Up front, Alpine iva800 6.5" screen

Two visiors are 7" widescreens

Two headrests are 7" widescreens

And two back seat headrests are 6" screens.

So showy...
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There is actually 7 monitors in all.
That's all?
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