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Old 11-25-2002, 10:16 PM   #1
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has anyone ever rode in a car equipped with these springs let alone owned a set for their accord? just curious because found a pretty good deal and they've discontinued this style so just hopping on a good deal? any comments or reviews would be appreciated.
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what the f.... are they, give me some more info on them and I will tell you if they are worth it
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they are made by the japanese company tanabe...the exhausts you may be familiar with as well as the full coilover "sustec-pro systems". supposedly they lower the car anywhere from 1.8-2.0 inches. have a firm ride and what not. here's a link to the springs that replaced them. i think both are similar but hey, who knows...they've been discontinued for some odd months now.

http://www.inlinefour.com/saltansusdfa.htm
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well first of all they look like progressive rate springs, which hinders any "race" or performance aspect, second they don't clearly give a spring rate and focus on the lowering aspect of the spring

true "race" or performace springs are generally used in a coilover setup that allows for suspension tuning with corner weighting and damper adjustment and clearly defines spring rate, height width and coil size

those springs are for a show car
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if u want tanabe, just save up more and get the full sustec system... thats what i did, and i didnt regret it at all....
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I'll say stick to H&R and eibach..their price is not bad at all.
save up for two sets of shocks and you'll be a happy man.
how much was the tanable springs?
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actually i'm running kyb agx with the rs*r down springs . its a really good ride. i recommend it. just wanted a lower look and i don't feel like going back to my skunk2s but wanted to try something new...i think they were going for like $100-130.

i'd hate to get rid of my 15 in. JDM ITR Rims but it would be more economical to just swap springs instead of getting a whole new set of rims.


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