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Old 03-19-2010, 12:35 PM   #1
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I've seen QA1 @ Summit.

Anything else?
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I've seen the h&r springs at allsprings.com drop pretty cheap in price. Right now they seem average though.

iscracing.net carries Suspension Spring Specialists springs( and I've heard of a lot of autoxers and track day guys using them. I saw them years ago pretty cheap but haven't looked lately.

Overall though I think the cheapest and best quality I've run into are the QA1's(which is what I use).
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Ebay. Got my pair of 450# QA1s for something like $25. Eibach 300# pair for ~$35. I did have to wait/search for a couple weeks to find what I wanted though.

Also, the "car accessories" marketplace on sccaforums gets a good frequency of WTB/WTS ads for springs.

If you want to buy new, QA1 will be about the cheapest. Not sure what the H&R go for, but SSS and Eibach springs are in the $60-65 range (each) and then Swifts and Hypercoils in the $75-85 range. I have those prices in a spreadsheet I made when I was looking ~18 months ago, so they may have changed a bit.
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Thanks, guys.
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Streetsideauto.com has the same qa1 springs as summit, but free shipping and usually you can find a coupon.

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have shopped at pitstop before. just sent braineack there to fix his issue.
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A few bucks cheaper than summit on springs. Way cheaper than anyone else on Wilwood brake stuff, prices too low to publish.
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A few bucks cheaper than summit on springs. Way cheaper than anyone else on Wilwood brake stuff, prices too low to publish.
Thanks for the link, they have the QA1 9" 220 springs for $35 each.
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Yeah, but for a few bucks more you get a snazzy hat from Summit
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Yeah, but for a few bucks more you get a snazzy hat from Summit
The Jegs hat is much better than the Summit hat. I'm sporting it right now.

Does Jegs sell the springs?

I've got QA1s on the front from Summit and AFCOs on the rear from pitstopusa. Pitstop had the right size AFCO for me in their closeouts for something ridiculously cheap like $25.

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