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What do springs do? Lower your car, stiffen up your turns, what else?

I went to all three manufacturer's website to research a little, and to me, it seems that Eibach is the way to go. They lower the car, and they improve ride quality.

Intrax look like they just lower the car, and thats it. Hotchkis springs, well, their website is fudged up so I couldn't find any info on their springs.

I did search this forum, but couldn't find any thread relating to all three spring setups together.

What are your opinions on these springs? What set up do/have run? And which you prefer?

Eibach caries special springs for Drag racing. Anyone ever try them?

Thanks in advance.
 
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i'm lookin for anwsers too, the intrax are supposed to ride better because they have 2 rates to them, where the rest only have one rate. with the 2 rates the car is good on the road, and the track. atleast thats how i undersand it to be. another spring that is supposed to be good is the djm. the intrax are cheaper, and there parent company makes alot of the spring winding equimpment and sell to other manufacturers.
 
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Looks like everybody is either at work or at school or "other".
 
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recently i've noticed that nobody responds to my posts, i don't know what it is. i'd really like to get a set of springs, but i'd like to knwo what the other forum members say about which springs and what.
 
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I have the Anthrax I mean Intrax intack, I think they ride alittle ruff. But when you turn a corner WHOOAAAA!!!!
 
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CalipSSo I got Eibach and i think they're little bit to soft. I haven't installed my hal shocks yet but when i will ill let you know oh thats right youre going to help me put them on :D :D :D.

im slowly narrowing down what the problem with with that high rpm is
 
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Eibachs are notoriously inconsistant on the amount of drop they give. Usually seems to be 1-1.5" though. They are not as stiff as the others.

H&R springs give about 1.5" drop and stiffen a bit more than the Eibachs.

I think that the Hotchkis are about the same as the H&R (but don't quote me on that).

Intrax and ST's drop about 2-2.5" and are quite stiff. The Intrax rears are progressive rate, meaning the more it compresses the stiffer it gets. If I remember right, the fronts are linear rate.

"Improving" ride quality is personal opinion. Do you think a stiffer, more accurate ride is better quality, or do you think that one where you don't feel the bumps is better? I'm more than happy with the Intrax... as witness by their being installed in both the '94 and '95. I'm so used to the way they ride now, that whenever I'm in a stock car it feels floaty.
 
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thanks for the link, i'm going to check it out right now. i really like what i hear about the intrax, i'd like some good corning ability. and a nice low stance. i think those are at the top of my list. thanks guys!
 
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Im happy with my Hotchkis. Progressive front and back. Has a little rake but not much. If the front was any lower the tires would deff. rub the fenders on turns. Front is low! And If you plan on ever filling the trunk they handle the weight very nicely. Cant complain about the handling either.
 
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I have been selling the Hotchkis springs a lot more than any other spring out there. THey also come with new spring isolators & bumpstop engineered for that spring heigth.

No bad in price either to the other brands. :D
 
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