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Old 09-18-2007, 08:09 PM
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hey everyone, I was just wondering if anyone knows about/owns a good lowering kit for a 2004 6i? I don't want to lower it much, no more than an inch I just want to get rid of the little wheel gap that the 6 has stock, however i want to sacrifice as little ride quality as possible. I don't wanna be bouncing around like a slammed honda civic. Anyone have any ideas?
 
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Old 09-18-2007, 08:48 PM
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I'd recommend Eibach pro-kit springs, they tend to be the least drop of any of the aftermarket springs available. I loved the ones I had in my 3.
 
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Old 09-19-2007, 06:41 PM
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I read the info on Eibach's site about the pro kit and it sounds pretty good. They mention the ride quality, which is what I was mostly looking for and they aren't very expensive either. thanks for the info!
 
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Old 09-19-2007, 07:07 PM
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Actually, the Tein H-Tech's are the least drop that I know of. 1.1F/0.9R. It ain't much of a drop though, but it's there.
Ride is supposed to be excellent w/them too, but I have no personal recommendations about that.... and no personal experience w/them either.

 
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Old 09-19-2007, 07:36 PM
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Drop on my 3 with the Pro-kits was 1.0F/1.1R, ride quality was almost exactly the same as stock. I was very happy with them and I put 53,000 mileson my car as a commuter on Michigan roads (read - seriously potholed)
 
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Old 09-19-2007, 07:46 PM
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I've never seen them rated @ less than a 1.2" drop all around, and often a 1.5", unless that's all ad hype? Sportlines between 1.5-1.8".

 
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Old 09-19-2007, 09:01 PM
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sportlines are the lowest you can go with springs...

however, ive seen guys with H&R coilovers, with like a 2.5" drop.
now THAT is low
 
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Old 09-19-2007, 11:19 PM
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Mine was a low option 2.0L, so it's lighter than the S model....maybe that accounts for the low amount of drop. Those measurements are actual on my car (not advertised)
 
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