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Old 06-13-2008, 07:39 PM   #1
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I dont know how viable this deal is, but i'll throw it out there.

I have Eibach race series springs. 375 lb./inch front spring rate, 250 lb./inch rear with Ground Control Coilover sleaves from FM.

I am moving to a bumpy town, and my garage vary front lip has to come off + I need to raise the car.

Anyone who would want to do a spring swap with maybe some FM or other springs (Tein ect...) let me know.

I am in the West Palm Beach area. Local only. Want to just swap springs without being without springs.
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A small suggestion; if you want to raise the car a little bit the FM springs are not an option. I had them on my car and it was way too low.
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I have a set of the older FM springs... I don't think these would raise you up as high as you would want...

On that note... I have some stock springs, let me know

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I'd be willing to trade you my stockers + some cash, for either your gc springs W/ sleeves, or even just the springs...

I'm in Miami..
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Can I buy the Garage vary lip from you?
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Check out FCM's suspension spreadsheet on spring rates. I'll have some Eibach ProKit springs coming off soon, but as with many aftermarket springs, it would be best to add a spacer underneath so you're not hitting the bumpstops or othe things if you're too low.

I've PM'd you.
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You know that the advantage to GC sleeves is you can adjust your ride height?

Tein S springs will lower your car more than FM springs, which is much lower than you'll want, if you plan on just swapping springs

I'm using GC's w/ Konis on some very bumpy roads, w/ a 14" wheel it's fine, with 16" it can be a little rough in the spring (that's the season after mud season here).
GC's w/ Bilsteins are little rough riding on backroads (my friends 94R for example). Shocks, tires, bumpstops are all part of the equation. What else are you using?
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You know that the advantage to GC sleeves is you can adjust your ride height?

Tein S springs will lower your car more than FM springs, which is much lower than you'll want, if you plan on just swapping springs

I'm using GC's w/ Konis on some very bumpy roads, w/ a 14" wheel it's fine, with 16" it can be a little rough in the spring (that's the season after mud season here).
GC's w/ Bilsteins are little rough riding on backroads (my friends 94R for example). Shocks, tires, bumpstops are all part of the equation. What else are you using?
Sorry to disagree but; I've had both the FM springs and the Teins in my car (I'm currently using the teins ) and the FM springs will lower your car much more than the Teins, plus the Teins are height adjustable.
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theres a 2 different versions of fm springs. The older ones are low. But the new model not so much.
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I can confirm that. I recently installed the older version FM springs. It's slammed compared to the stockers. A guy near me put the new version FM springs on his, and while it is a bit lower than stock, mine is a good inch or more lower. BTW, both cars are NA. I used ISC tophats and stockers in front, he used stock all around.
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