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I know I have found several threads concerning springs but I just want the folks that have installed them to let me know the following please:

1. What type did you purchase?
2. Was there ANY spring slap?
3. If there was any how did you remedy it?
4. Were there any alignment issues with regards to the rear tires?
5. Are you rubbing tires AT ALL?
6. Did you get brave and change tires size and if so what size?

The reason I ask is I lowered an IS350 with the F-Sport springs and had terrible spring slap and had to install the Tein spring rubbers around the WHOLE DAMN SPRING on all 4 corners to get it to shut up:mad:. I do not want to deal with that again.
Thanks in advance.
Andy
 

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1. What type did you purchase?
Tein

2. Was there ANY spring slap?
None what so ever

3. If there was any how did you remedy it?
N/A

4. Were there any alignment issues with regards to the rear tires?
I installed the springs, waited for them to settle then had the dealership do an alignment. No issues at all regarding rear tire alignment. With Tein, the rear drop is minimal (.6 of an inch) so there should be no problems. I still have my alignment sheet if you'd like specific numbers.

5. Are you rubbing tires AT ALL?
Nope

6. Did you get brave and change tires size and if so what size?
Not yet

Hope this helps
 

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Thank You, looks like the Christmas Money from Santa is going to buy some springs :)
 

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You can purchase Teins all over the internet. I personally purchased mine from Clark at VIP Auto Salon ([email protected]). The ride quality is smoother than stock in my opinion and no where near as harsh
 

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Just curious, why not buy Eibachs? or do they not make them?
Eibach makes springs for the F but its close to no drop at all,, .6inch front and .3 inch rear!!! whereas the Teins are 1 inch front and .7 rear. I've actually heard of ppl just doing the fronts only for the eibach springs and leaving the rear stock..
 

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Just curious, why not buy Eibachs? or do they not make them?
Like ISfly168 has stated, Eibach does make springs for the F however they provide little to no noticeable drop on the F. I had a buddy who was running Eibachs on his F, saw how the F looked on Tein and immediately switched. He also stated that the ride on the Teins was better than on the Eibach.

You can run Eibachs on the front or back with Teins on the opposite side (Eibach front, Teins back, etc.) however I wouldn't recommend it. If you're going to do it, make them all the same springs.
 

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Whats type of Teins are these you guys speak of, the H Series.?

Does it affect the handling, ride, etc

Any pics of your cars before and after , would be great ,

Am looking at lowering my ISF, seems they sit up in the front ...alot!

Thanks guys

~RichieISF~
 

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a bit of a dusty bump, but a related question nonetheless...

how does Teins compare to Swift? in terms of ride quality and drop.
 

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are most people running with the gold or green Tein springs?
 

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are most people running with the gold or green Tein springs?
they only have the h tech available which is the gold ones.
 

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a bit of a dusty bump, but a related question nonetheless...

how does Teins compare to Swift? in terms of ride quality and drop.
Well the ride quality on both is better then stock I believe. The drop im not sure but you can check their websites for the specs. If your leaning for performance then go with swift, if your leaning more towards comfortability go with teins. I think these 2 are great. I drove another F with teins and ride quality is better.
 

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^^^completely agree with the improved ride quality. The ride is not a jarring and far more compliant, but amazingly enough, due to to lower center of gravity it is more aggressive in the corners. I also installed the F Sport rear sway bar, so that help in the corners too. Way less understeer in the corners now.
 

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I bought a set of Eibach's but I'm quite reluctant on installing them as I plan to go wider on the tires. I believe i should not face any rubbing issues if I go 245/35/19 up front and 275/30/19 in the back right? The other thing that I have really tried to look for on the forum and couldn't get a solid answer on is Do the Eibach improve handling properly or is does it just make the ride less harsh?
 
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