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Since I couldn't find any other topics about lowering springs, figured I would ask here.
I've been given the oportunity to have suspension work done in the way of lowering springs and new shocks. So i've heard a couple of people say Eibach springs and shocks are nice. Blistein shocks also.
If I want to be able to choose how much I lower the car, what springs should I go for?
Other then Blistein shocks. What others would you recomend?
I stopped by Kauffman Tire today and got prices on the springs and shocks. Heres the deal.
Eibach Springs - $240
Bilstein Shocks - $720 (pair of fronts only)
Labour - $225
Alignment - $70
Camber Kit - +/- $200 (havn't found one yet)
Total: +/- $1450
That just doesn't add up to me.
Why are the shocks front only? They carry rear shocks but they are just OEM parts. Couldn't I find springs online for about $180 - 200? And this deal about a camber kit. Could someone knowledgable enlighten me on why this is required and what effects not having one would cause.
i was speaking of coilvers. If you do not know, coilovers are pretty much the pinical of suspension work. System includes springs and shocks...some more elaborate than others, like adjustable shocks, or adjustable dampening.
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