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As I'm getting lowering springs for xmas, I'm stuck between which ones to go for. I would prefer the ones that will lower the car the most,and as Eibach seem to release a new version every year so I'm looking for peoples current opinion on them.
If yous could stick some pics up for me to have a wee look it would be appreciated.

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I have Eibachs and I love them!!!

The car looks nice and low, the ride quality is unaffected but the handling is SOOO much better!!

Don't know anyone who has H & R on their car so I am slightly biased!! Pics are with Eibachs... it dropped so much when it was done!





 

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i havent got eibachs on mine but i had a go of mates who has got them on his and i can say that they make so much difference and are in my opinion worth the money, sure other people on here will let you know how to do it so it doesnt effect any warranty.
 

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I also have the Eibachs and have had no problems with them . The ride is virtually unaffected by them !!!
 

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Have had both. I had H&R on my first ST and eibach on my second. In terms of ride and handling, they are pretty much the same. H&R do lower the car just a few mm more which doesn't look much but when it comes to driving, the difference in huge! With the H&R I scraped my way over pretty much every speed hump and bump in town. Curbs and ramps also came with the sound of body work on concrete. With the eibach being a couple of mm higher, the majority of those scrapes no longer happen, and the hight difference isn't really noticable to the eye!
 

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QUOTE(dave619 @ 22 Nov 2009, 06:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Have had both. I had H&R on my first ST and eibach on my second. In terms of ride and handling, they are pretty much the same. H&R do lower the car just a few mm more which doesn't look much but when it comes to driving, the difference in huge! With the H&R I scraped my way over pretty much every speed hump and bump in town. Curbs and ramps also came with the sound of body work on concrete. With the eibach being a couple of mm higher, the majority of those scrapes no longer happen, and the hight difference isn't really noticable to the eye!

This is something i have heard about the H&R springs. They look great but are JUST alittle to low. I did speak to one of the South Central chaps ( who has just sold up ) about his H&R spring and he put me off them when he told me all about trying to get out of a multi storey car park. To cut the story very short he had to get out of the car park in reverse as he found that scraped the underside alittle less
 

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I have the H&R's. The front is only as low as Storms in the above pics... and the rear actually sits higher!
I noticed recently though, that the H&R's are usually a lot dearer than the Eibachs....
 

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QUOTE(JayDon @ 22 Nov 2009, 07:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I have the H&R's. The front is only as low as Storms in the above pics... and the rear actually sits higher!
I noticed recently though, that the H&R's are usually a lot dearer than the Eibachs....

Also worth noting that ride height is also set by tyre choice - I would say that worn out Eagle Assy's are at least an inch lower than brand new Vredesteins for example.
 
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