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 Postby arif_manji »Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:38 am

Hey all,

I am wanting to lower my 4th Gen UKDM but not sure what springs to buy as I want to use the stock shocks. I have photoshopped the desired height I am wanting as I am not sure what kind of drop I'd need to achieve it. I don't want it too low so it scrapes everything but enough for a nice ride and looks good.

I've been looking at Eibach Springs kit that has the 30mm drop, not sure if that would be enough?

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Any help would be appreciated.

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 Postby mart609 »Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:22 am

Some 35mm lowering springs should do it.
H&R do set set for around the £200 mark. They're progressive springs so you get some improvement in handling without too much loss in comfort.

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 Postby arif_manji »Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:43 pm

Where's the best place to buy these? eBay?

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 Postby wurlycorner »Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:11 am

You have the same 'look'problem there, that we have on Lisa's bb1 at the moment - 17" rims make it look like its on stilts (think it's an optical effect of more 'wheel' than 'tyre and arch gap')

I think @Honda-hardy had Eibach springs on his 4g, with 17's???
He might have some pics to show what that looks like.

There are plenty of here that have had eibachs on standard shocks and been well pleased with it.

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 Postby arif_manji »Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:59 pm

mart609 wrote:https://www.dcperformance.co.uk/cheap/238805/honda/h_r-lowering-springs/29879.html


mart609 wrote:http://www.europerformance.co.uk/pages/products/product_info.mhtml?product=75332;car=hondaprelude


Both are 30mm drop, do you think that will do it?

wurlycorner wrote:You have the same 'look'problem there, that we have on Lisa's bb1 at the moment - 17" rims make it look like its on stilts (think it's an optical effect of more 'wheel' than 'tyre and arch gap')

I think @honda-hardy had Eibach springs on his 4g, with 17's???
He might have some pics to show what that looks like.

There are plenty of here that have had eibachs on standard shocks and been well pleased with it.


Yep, definitely looks like its on stilts!
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 Postby vanzep »Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:10 pm

eibachs can be had off flea bay for about £150 ;)
theyre very good imo
get some es bushes on the shocks at the same time you fit the springs and jobs a good un :)
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 Postby honda-hardy »Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:07 pm

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Here you go. Eibachs and 17

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 Postby arif_manji »Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:25 am

honda-hardy wrote:Image

Here you go. Eibachs and 17


That really helps, thanks mate!!
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