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I just ordered myself Eibach springs and would like to see if anybody out there can post some rides with them on. I am thinking whether to cut the rear coils to lower it more. How much of a drop is with the Eibach springs anywaz?
 

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Re: Attention Eibach Springs owners! (Vash13)

If I had to do it again, I'd cut one of the big coils.
 

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Re: Attention Eibach Springs owners! (volvoNB)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>volvoNB</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">If I had to do it again, I'd cut one of the big coils.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Hm.. how long had you have your springs on your car? How are your shocks doing?
 

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Re: Attention Eibach Springs owners! (Vash13)

<IMG SRC="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3278/2893696388_9092a7383e.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>After lowering the back. (back and front comparison)<br><IMG SRC="http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1106/3164580768_c963256e6f_m.jpg" BORDER="0"> <IMG SRC="http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1037/3164594898_d0714c2021_m.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p><br>This is my car with the Eibachs on the rear. The front is the stock springs. Height drop is 1.2" on the rear which levels the car out.
 

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Re: Attention Eibach Springs owners! (Vash13)

I bought my car in Jan 2005. Lowered it in April 2005. Shocks still seem fine to me. I do plan to replace them one of these days. I guess when I run out of things to mod.
 

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Re: Attention Eibach Springs owners! (aldebaran)

Neat thinking aldebaran. Hmm that means the rear needs to drop near 1.2" more to match the fronts. I'm not a fan of the raked look.
 

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Re: Attention Eibach Springs owners! (volvoNB)

Yes, that is correct. I call it the "cat in heat" look. The rear height varies a little depending on how much gas is in the tank too but it is insignificant.<p>I got the springs used from another forum member because he felt the springs made the ride too harsh and didn't want them anymore. My intention was to only install the rear springs to level out the ride height. I felt the ride was pretty firm as it is on my 18", 40 profile tires, so I didn't need to go any lower.<br>
 

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Vash, I'm glad to hear you've ordered them! Vancouver Volvo shoot once they're on!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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yes yes.. very soon.. there is another guy called boomer I spotted on the forums that is from Vancouver as well and drives a silver s40! Still contemplating on painting my rims before the shoot <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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sounds nice ! the racing strips should look really gd !!<br>can't wait for the photo shoot, weather is great this past week
 

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im riding on eibachs and i think my front shocks need replacement already... lowered it early this year... bilstein shocks coming soon lol
 

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after landing HARD on couple of potholes in the ghetto part of miami my shocks got that funny noise when you go over any hole, specially the ones i used to go over daily and the car would not "ride" the holes with the same sound it does now, when i go over bumps and holes it sounds like my car was dropped from the top of the empire state lol
 
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