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Old 03-12-2017, 10:59 AM   #1
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Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

Hey guys,

I am running the sport system from eibach (sportline springs, dampers, and sway bars front and rear) the car looks awesome and handles great but it's impossible to get on a trailer, it has scraped up my ARH longtubes (which weren't cheap), and one time when braking at high speed the front bottomed out, ripped out the fender wal/wheel well and a bunch of hoses.
Can anybody recommend affordable springs that are just a little lower than stock like an inch or less that will still handle as well as the sportlines?

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Old 03-12-2017, 12:51 PM   #2
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

You might call MM and let them help you match some springs to your dampers/sway bars.
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Old 03-12-2017, 01:15 PM   #3
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

I had the Eibach Pro-kit forever and loved it. I think they are 1.5" all the way around, though.
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Old 03-12-2017, 02:28 PM   #4
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

Coilover front and MM Adjustable LCA
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Old 03-13-2017, 02:17 PM   #5
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

Do you still have isolators? If not, you could order new ones which will raise the car a bit and possibly give you the little added clearance you need.
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Old 03-14-2017, 07:00 PM   #6
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

Energy suspension spring bushings. They raise the car a tad. That's what I did
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Old 03-24-2017, 11:15 AM   #7
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

Thanks for all the info guys, I'm not sure if I have isolators. Does anybody have experience with H&R or FRPP springs?
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Old 03-25-2017, 09:23 PM   #8
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

I have cut stockers on the front 3/4 coil dropped it 1 inch and HR super spots on the back to about the same, all iso's. The HR's ride great in the rear but no idea what there front one's do sorry.
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Old 05-17-2017, 01:14 PM   #9
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

Good call on the bushings, I'll get those regardless. It's looking like I'm gonna swap the springs if I can find a set of performance springs that are stock height to match my stiffer shocks or I'll save for coil overs . Whatever brand I switch the eibachs with I'll let you guys know how they perform.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:51 AM   #10
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

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Good call on the bushings, I'll get those regardless. It's looking like I'm gonna swap the springs if I can find a set of performance springs that are stock height to match my stiffer shocks or I'll save for coil overs . Whatever brand I switch the eibachs with I'll let you guys know how they perform.
The FRPP springs are about the same as stock. It depends on which H&R you are talking about. I think you would find the MM Road & Track to be just about right. A little lower than stock and a little stiffer.
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Re: Have sportlines, need more ground clearance but dont want to lose handling

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