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Hi,
I'm not sure between those, I have a good deal on tanabe springs (1.0" f 1.2" r) and some other lowering springs (1.5" f 1.5" r) and I'm not sure if I'll see a big difference, anyone has pics of 1" dropped miata and 1.5" dropped ?

Also, does anyone know how many inches a FM spring drop the car ?

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hm tanabes have rates of 179 front , 151 rear

h&r are progressive rate..

FM springs are ?? and i dont know the drop either but there are 2 versions, new and old. the older ones had a larger drop, the new ones are pretty high..

^up for pictures b/c i sure don't have any :)
 

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As for the 1" vs 1.5"... I think most on this board would go for the 1.5.

There is a point where you can be too low and you will actually experience more body roll than if you were up a bit. The rule of thumb I've always heard is using your control arms as indicators. If you control arms are less than parallel (inner connection lower than the connection at the wheel) then you are too low.

Now if your just going for styling, then lower looks better for sure, just make sure you can fit the rubber in there :)
 

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Yeah but I mean I want a nice looking car, I'll put 15" with thin rubber... Do anyone has a pic of a 1" drop and a 1.5" drop ?:p
 
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