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Hey does anyone have these on their ISF? Just wondering if you will need to change camber because of the lowering difference??
 

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KW has the Variant 3 for the F as well. They are very reputable, adjustable in many ways including height. You may want to look at that too.
 

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I have them on mine and love them. I wish the drop was a tad lower in the front, but for just springs I'm happy. The ride is quite a bit better also. I had an alignment done a week afterwards and so far no extra tire wear. Here's a pic of my stance.
 

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I just heard back from Hop Racing. He says that they haven't sold any of the Tein springs...so no word on adjusting camber. Robbys3m3, your car looks great lowered. Did you have to do an additional alignment/camber tweak along with the install? I'm going to probably buy these today? Any additional parts that you needed to buy?
 

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Thanks! All know that was performed was an alignment afterwards...besides that, my installer said the install was very straightforward.
 

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I got my springs about 2 months ago now and have yet to get them installed. For those of you that have these on how much has the ride changed. Is it much more stiff. do you hear more road noise. I'm sure the handling is better, but I'm just worried that I'll be disapointed with the ride quality. I think the ride is pretty stiff now and I feel quite a bumps in the road.

Toying with the idea of getting coilovers instead so I can have the stiffness adjusted as required, but am not sure if the extra money is worth it right now.
 

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Actually, the ride got better for me when I went to the teins....others have said the same thing...even my mechanic thought it did. This is the only car I've ever lowered where the car actually rode better afterwards!
 

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I guess the Tein springs are softer than stock. I'm curious. Does anyone know if the Tein coilover maintain the height of the car? I've already scraped the front end of the car and I don't want to go any lower. Just want to make the ride softer.
 

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Thanks for the info. Conventional thought would lead you to believe that the ride gets worse like most cars that are lowered.

Anyone else have similar experiences?
 

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True, but I don't think most cars have as much room to soften up but still maintain sporty handling as the ISF does. You might check a couple of the others forums as well, as there has been quite a bit of feedback on the Teins on those.
 

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Thanks again for the reply. I'll do a search on CL when I get some time. I just like this site because I don't have to weed through all the other models.
 

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These are picts of my car lowered the day after, I don't have updated picts yet, but they sit very evenly on all 4 corners, I will post a pict later on after my carwash this weekend. darn brake dust!!!! Oh, Btw, the car rides 100x smoother, not as bouncy as stock anymore. Just the better looks and the better ride quality is enough for me to get these springs...
 

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Sounds good enough to me. I will get it lowered next chance I get. Probably right after Christmas.

Thanks for the info guys. You put my mind to rest!

I love this forum.
 

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Are there only one type of Tein spring style that you all are using? I looked at their website and they only have one type of spring set for the F (other than coilovers), I believe it was called the HighTech... listed at $345, what did people pay with install?
 

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Are there only one type of Tein spring style that you all are using? I looked at their website and they only have one type of spring set for the F (other than coilovers), I believe it was called the HighTech... listed at $345, what did people pay with install?
You're correct, there is only one style of Tein spring available right now, the H.Techs. The Tein coils are the comfort sports and are available with the EDFC capabilities. I would do an online search of authorized Tein dealers or talk to some sponsors on here or CL to see if they're running any specials or have a lower price for you.
 

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How bad is the neg camber after the install? I would think an inch wouldn't move it to bad. As Scions have OEM TRD replacement springs that bring it down 1.25 and zero need to change camber.
 

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How bad is the neg camber after the install? I would think an inch wouldn't move it to bad. As Scions have OEM TRD replacement springs that bring it down 1.25 and zero need to change camber.
You're exactly correct, due to the fact the drop is around an inch, there really isn't a negative camber. If there is, it's extremely minimal. I can try to find my alignment sheets from when I first put them on if you'd like
 
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