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Well, I posted a while back about getting some Ebay coilovers to go with my AGX shocks. I had them installed a few days ago, and I'm not impressed. I'm getting the crap beat out of me on every trip I take, even just to work, and I've been waking up with neck pain every morning :|

So the springs are not going to work out. The shocks are on their softest setting and it's still like riding a go-cart with no suspension..

So my question is!

What's a good lowering spring I can use with my AGX's? I mainly wanted the coilovers for adjustability (I wanted the car a bit lower, looked like a monster truck) but I can deal with a set 1" to 1.3" or so drop.

What brand has a good, softer feel to it? I want the ride firm, but not like a rock. I want to be able to soak up at least SOME of the bumps. Trouble is, there's so many brands out there I don't know where to begin.

FM? RB? Eibach? Apex? H&R?
 

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GC are the only adjustable coilovers that will work properly for the AGX, cap it off with some FCM topmounts/bumpstops and your good to go.
 

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I'm not concerned about coilovers now, I can deal with some simple lowering springs. Forgot to mention that I don't want to blow a pile of money on them either (hence the Ebay ones in the first place ;))
 

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Buy the Tanabes on Amazon so I can see how it looks on a car :p
They're $130 with free shipping + 20 discount since it's more than 100$ so... 110$ shipped..
 

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racing beat street springs
How do they ride? Smooth or jerky? How far did they lower the car? I don't want to go too low but I don't want a monster-truck-esque fender gap either...

As for the Tanabe springs - does anybody know anything about them? I'm leery of testing another set of springs :|
 

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i'm on fm's too..but the first version..they are lower than the new ones...the new ones are almost stock height...because of the bumpstops..fm will tell you can can cut off a dead coil or 2...i'd do 2 in the front and 1 in in a half in the rear...but i got the old version..and plus fm springs are the highest spring rate for just springs for miatas...
 

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I'll have to look into the Tein springs... any links/prices? I'm already running the FCM bumpstops (thank God).

Thanks for the help, guys :D
 

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tein s techs arent that stiff... the first post you posted said you wanted a firm ride...but yeah it's your call though...
Well.... firm is relative at the moment. Like I said, the springs I'm running right now are like solid steel bars. I want something firmer than stock, but waaay softer than these. If that's possible. From what I'm hearing though the Teins may be the way to go... :D
 

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if you can find some swifts... i am a firm believer in swift springs now since i've been using them.... my ride is pretty slammed with them too. but they are super soft...







just my .02 cents

Scott
 

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Buy the Tanabes on Amazon so I can see how it looks on a car.
I have Tanabe orange's, I'm happy with them.
I think if you lower too much with out addressing the travel your gonna have the same issues.
I put FCM bumps and it made a big difference on these shiddy Texas roads.

Tanabe's settle to a good hight, Low but not too low.
 

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I have the teins right now and I think they are great. Large improvement over stock but not rattle your teeth out stiff. And they sit very even I think, no sag in the rear like most of the other springs I've seen.
 

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