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I'm looking for some aftermarket springs to go with a set of Koni Yellows I have already and was wondering if anyone on here have suggestions on what springs to go with. I've looked around a bit but I'm still pretty noob... Anyways, It's for my NA. I want to be lower but not slammed and my car is my DD. I considered Racing Beat springs but i've heard mixed reviews on the stiffness - that they aren't stiff enough? Thanks in advance.

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My Flyin Miata springs on my Konis are VERY stiff.
 

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if you just want to go lower I am pretty sure koni yellows are adjustable for how low the spring goes. I would just to lower it more to a point that I like.
 

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if you just want to go lower I am pretty sure koni yellows are adjustable for how low the spring goes. I would just to lower it more to a point that I like.
Yeah, they are but I dont want to use stock springs. they are too wide that my tires rub against them when i turn.
 

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I have 400lb QA1s in the front and 300lb suspension techniques in the rear on koni yellows with FM rear tophats.
I am also using cheap ebay sleeve coilovers but just the adjustable aluminum sleeves. the springs were tossed out never used in favor of my current spring setup.
still rides well for being lowered (not slammed) and handles awesome plus i have full adjustability.
 

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QA1's are highly regarded and at about $40 per, they really can't be beat. They have most spring rates and lengths. Check them out at summitracing. I'm running ~#500 ebay springs in the front and #300 QA1's in the back on my Koni Sports. No complaints.
 

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I have 400lb QA1s in the front and 300lb suspension techniques in the rear on koni yellows with FM rear tophats.
I am also using cheap ebay sleeve coilovers but just the adjustable aluminum sleeves. the springs were tossed out never used in favor of my current spring setup.
still rides well for being lowered (not slammed) and handles awesome plus i have full adjustability.
What would you say about getting QA1's in front AND back?

QA1's are highly regarded and at about $40 per, they really can't be beat. They have most spring rates and lengths. Check them out at summitracing. I'm running ~#500 ebay springs in the front and #300 QA1's in the back on my Koni Sports. No complaints.
wow, at $40 per, I think I am leaning towards getting QA1's. Thanks for the reference to summitracing, albert!


thanks for all the suggestions so far, everyone!
 

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^With QA1s you need to run coilover sleeves. I recommend Flyin' Miata springs; they're not uncomfortable yet they are still a very capable spring.
 

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^With QA1s you need to run coilover sleeves. I recommend Flyin' Miata springs; they're not uncomfortable yet they are still a very capable spring.
ohh, coilover sleeves... good point. even if i went with cheap coilover sleeves (say ~$20 per) and the QA1's, would you say the FM set would be more worth it?

i also saw this in the description of the FM springs... not recommended for koni sports?
"Also not recommended for the combination of Koni Sports and FM upper rear mounts on the 1990-97 cars, which can result in coil bind if too short a bumpstop is chosen."
 
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