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options when buying GC coilovers

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by seanjuan, Dec 9, 2003.

  1. seanjuan

    seanjuan Senior Member

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    I know that GC uses all Eibach springs for their adjustable coilovers and I know that you can get custom spring rates from them but I was wondering if I could order a set of GC's for my civic that would have Eibach Prokit springs in them?
    or would that be pointless as the Prokit is a lowering spring and they would just be further lowered by the coilovers?

    I really like the feel of the Prokits and I have been in many different cars that have them, but I would also like to be able to have my car cornerweighted at somepoint in the future and/or adjust the height of the car for winter/summer

    just thought I'd ask because I couldn't find any info on this on the GC website

    Sean
     
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    highperboi Senior Member

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    find out what spring rate those prokit springs are and buy the same rate springs.
     
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    seanjuan Senior Member

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    the Prokits are a progressive rate spring so they don't really have a set spring rate, I allready tried contacting Eibach about that
     
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    Did you try contacting GC about it yet? They'd probably be able to help you with something, but useing a progressive on a coilover setup would be kind of strange...
     
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    highperboi Senior Member

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    get those coil overs with the 2 springs. one is small and soft i think and one is bigger and stiffer.
     
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    yeah, I'm not really sure how the whole progressive rate thing would work with GC's but I know I like how the Prokits ride

    the dual spring setup is basically the same as progressive rate, just a different way of achieving it
     
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    Why don't you just get the Prokit drop springs and nice set of shocks like KYB AGX or Tokico Illuminas?
     
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    probably what I'll end up doing, but it would be nice to be able to cornerweight the car for auto-x next summer.... that's the main reason I am asking this
     
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    If you really really want to corner weight the car properly and have a perfect looking ride height, you need to get a full coilover setup that has independently adjustable length and spring preload. The Tein FLEX is a good choice for that.
     
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    hybrid89 thistownsucks...

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    I just ordered my Tein SS yesterday for my 89 Rex. I was considering GC's/ withn Tokico illuminas, but I couldn't pass up Brand new Teins for $750 out the do! I can't wait. :)
     
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