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Old 02-16-2006, 03:01 PM   #1
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Eibach Pro-Damper Set

Anybody running the Eibach Pro-Damper Set. I am getting pro kit springs installed after the winter and was thinking I might as well upgrade the whole suspension.

Anyone have any experience with this setup?

If anyone has pics with this setup that would be awesome.

Any other suggestions would be great, I am also looking at the Koni Sport Struts.
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Old 02-16-2006, 03:31 PM   #2
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Old 02-16-2006, 03:39 PM   #3
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I have them and I like them. Of course the only other suspension I've had were the OEM sports. The drop is very minor, I have a coupe on M68s. The ride is much stiffer, however I am an urban city dweller and well the roads are crap.
On the highway or in the suburbs it doesnt make a differnce when going straight or over minor bumps. On/Off ramps and making turns are funner. Thats about it.
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Old 02-16-2006, 03:58 PM   #4
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I have them and I like them. Of course the only other suspension I've had were the OEM sports. The drop is very minor, I have a coupe on M68s. The ride is much stiffer, however I am an urban city dweller and well the roads are crap.
On the highway or in the suburbs it doesnt make a differnce when going straight or over minor bumps. On/Off ramps and making turns are funner. Thats about it.
on the streets here, lakeshore drive is the gem roadway of our city and i think it has more potholes than all the other streets combined.
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Old 02-16-2006, 07:23 PM   #5
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I have the Eibach Pro Kit springs with the Pro Kit Dampers (Shocks). Since I had non-sport suspension, it dropped it a bit but others have said that it isn't a big drop from sports.

The ride is very close to OEM, it's not too low. Here a couple of quick pictures that I just took..
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Old 02-16-2006, 08:19 PM   #6
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^^^nice shoes... are those 18s or 19s???
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Old 02-16-2006, 08:25 PM   #7
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I have them and I have to say they are far superior to my stock ZHP suspension with Pro-Kit springs. They give a firm ride that is very well controlled. IMO it is the perfect compromise between stock comfort and a pure sports suspension without buying PSS9's or KW's. Many people claim the drop is minor which it is, but it is perfect if you don't want fitment problems or rubbing with a wheel that has aggresive offset. It stiffens up the suspension a little more with swaybars like those from UUC so you get a great ride and perfectly flat cornering.
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Old 02-16-2006, 09:11 PM   #8
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^^^nice shoes... are those 18s or 19s???
18's! regret not getting 19's though..
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khhong your paint is sick, i have never seen paint so perfect, even in the showroom and those rims look great
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khhong your paint is sick, i have never seen paint so perfect, even in the showroom and those rims look great
haha Thanks! I think it's just the pictures that make it look like the paint is perfect.
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Do you go to UTD

if you do i think i seen your car up there. You car looks good
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Old 02-17-2006, 05:50 AM   #13
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If you are looking to do the whole suspension, but don't want to run to coilovers, check out UUC's Stage 4 package - Sachs dampers with matched springs, and upgraded adjustable sways. Do a search on this forum, you'll find a lot of positive reviews....if you already have the Eibach springs, then consider getting Bilstein sports shocks, they are supposed to be a great combination. It's what I was going to buy before I researced UUC...whichevr route you choose, though, I would still highly recommend the UUC sways - you'll corner so much flatter, and you can dial out the inherent understeer so that the car hanldes a lot more neutrally. Good hunting!
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I have the Eibach Pro Kit springs with the Pro Kit Dampers (Shocks). Since I had non-sport suspension, it dropped it a bit but others have said that it isn't a big drop from sports.

The ride is very close to OEM, it's not too low. Here a couple of quick pictures that I just took..
It looks the same height as the original M-tech sport suspension, but I'm not sure...? I love the comfort and sporty handling of my original M-tech sport suspension! Feels like the perfect balance between comfort and sporty handling. Only downside.... It sits a little to high for me.. So I was also thinking of dropping it just a little with Eibach pro-kit springs. Do you guys think it is worth it and what about the ride quality...? Would a full Eibach pro-kit (springs an dampers) be lower or better then only Eibach springs on the sport shocks...

Here is my car now with stock M-tech sportsuspension...
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I have Koni Sports with stock sports spring. I love the new shocks, car feels new again!
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Old 03-15-2006, 11:34 PM   #16
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