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IMO it's as boring as sleeping. Don't read it just look at the table at the bottom.

Quick question, when I get my spring I will ride with them for at least 2 months for them to break in and then i will get my wheels aligned. Will the springs sag anymore with the next year or two or three or four or .... requireing alignment again and again and again..... or will the 2 months of break-in be enough?
 

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You need to keep in mind that even with stock springs you will always need an alignment...the elements work on your ride too...and unless you have some magic tires, once you do anything, I feel that the maintenance will be necessary. Now, if you go very low, you will need more than normal, but the funfactor may offset that for you. Eibachs alone do not lower the car enough IMO...bUT they handle GREAT!

I drove Legendary91L's sedan with H + R and Koni's and it felt awesome!...
 

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SpeedDemon,

You also have the Koni shox that drops you an extra .75 of an inch, Right plus the eibach at 1.1inches
 

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i'm about to purchase a set of intrax springs that lower 1.75 " and 1.5" (front and rear)....am i making the right move? im getting them for a lot cheaper than H&R springs or eibach springs would cost ($150).
 

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rquest77 said:
i'm about to purchase a set of intrax springs that lower 1.75 " and 1.5" (front and rear)....am i making the right move? im getting them for a lot cheaper than H&R springs or eibach springs would cost ($150).
I've heard nothing positive about intrax:( At least not on this forum or the last forum.
 
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If I were you I would stay with Eibach, H&R, Ground Control, or JIC. Those are the only springs/coilovers for the Legend that have real good reviews. Also, know that if you lower your car you are going to want to get camber kits and new shocks.

If you don't get the new shocks the higher spring rate of the new springs will destroy the OEM ones. And.... if you don't get the camber kits you will be going through tires pretty quickly even if you only lower your car an inch with the Eibach springs.

Yes, to whoever asked, I also have my car lowered another 3/4" because of the Konis being on the lowest perch.
 

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Leon Millette said:


I have them....I moved to these from the Eibachs to see how I'd like them...not bad at all. I will prolly get some GC's soon though
Ahhh, my bad. I forgot you had them. Considering the GC's huh. For the adjustment feature I'm guessing. Are you going to do the whole Koni job as well?
 

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so intrax is okay then?
 

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Cakedaddy:
I am going for the GC/Koni's so that I have the ability to slam my car at shows/cruising, and raise it up where needed for racing, etc. My car is low now..handles like its on rails, ESPECIALLY wit h the strut tower bar!

request77...

they are ok....no prbolems for me, other than the obvious need for a camber kit..so my Ingalls should be on the way shortly
 

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andwhat03 said:
[BQuick question, when I get my spring I will ride with them for at least 2 months for them to break in and then i will get my wheels aligned. Will the springs sag anymore with the next year or two or three or four or .... requireing alignment again and again and again..... or will the 2 months of break-in be enough? [/B]
After about 2 months the springs would have pretty much settled. Whatever settling is left would be really minimal. I was told by the dealer its better to do it soon after getting them installed. I got my alignment done the same day and 5 months later car still rides straight!! Just make sure you don't need a camber kit because that could affect the size wheel you get later if you decide to get rims. My left rear tire is 1 degree off but I haven't put the camber kit on because it's not necessary. Even with that 1 degree the tire is still wearing fine. I think the acceptable limit is under 2 degrees. Just my .02 cents.
 
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Nah, anything over 1 degree will start to give you uneven tire wear, even if its not drastic it will be there. Also, the difference in ability to get rims because when your camber is more negative your rims is tilted inward away from the fender. This acts like adding more offset, it's not like the camber kit pushes the wheel out further, it just corrects the camber :p.
 

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I've got the eibach's and they do handle well. I had 17" wheels and the car is lower in tha back tan in the front. I think I need adjustable shocks too to make it "perfect" in the front. All-in-all, they ahve been great, and I didn't get an alignment (10 months ago) but I have no uneven tread wear. Yes, my car drives straight too :) . Holla!
 

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SpeedDemon said:
Nah, anything over 1 degree will start to give you uneven tire wear, even if its not drastic it will be there. Also, the difference in ability to get rims because when your camber is more negative your rims is tilted inward away from the fender. This acts like adding more offset, it's not like the camber kit pushes the wheel out further, it just corrects the camber :p.
I agree in theory that you will have uneven wear, but it may not be an issue of having to get new tires every 6 months or year as people have mentioned. I for one have the same exact setup as you except for the camber kit and my front camber is off by 1.75.
I've had this setup with the same tires for 2 years and have plenty of tread left. It may be a different story if I had softer stickier tires. Just my 2 cents.
 
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