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Old 14-Sep-2003, 11:58 PM
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Anyone know if the TEIN springs are any good?
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Old 15-Sep-2003, 12:25 AM
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teins are an awsome setup, but very PRICY..

you can make good combo's ie : groundcontrols & koni yellows or tokiko whites
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Old 15-Sep-2003, 08:52 AM
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i want to get tien's full coilover's
but yeah, they are quite pricey....
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I have not heard of anyone using Tein springs, so, no we don't know
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Old 15-Sep-2003, 10:03 AM
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Get Tein's basic entry level suspension setup, if you want Tein product that is. That's what I would do.
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I've sold many sets of Tein springs in the past, and everyone has liked them so far.
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Ive heard from a few people that their coilover setups rust really quickly... Anyone else hear of that??
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that's an old problem that was resolved 2-3 years ago.
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Old 15-Sep-2003, 01:00 PM
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no rust here nothing bad at all to say about there coilovers don't no about springs thou
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Old 15-Sep-2003, 01:06 PM
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If the full suspension kit is good, then the springs must be reliable too, no?
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Old 15-Sep-2003, 01:22 PM
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Tein coilovers by comparison to other setups are rather "bouncier" than the others That's the best word to describe them I suppose.

Minimum setup for a Tein coilover would probably be the HR series. Anything below that, I think you're best off purchasing Koni's IMO
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no one has mentioned that it's not the spring alone that determines ride quality and performance. shocks have a lot do with it. Nice soft springs (little stiffer than stock) with very high quality dampners are the best combo in the world... and then tune body roll by way of sway bars. weight transfer is a good thing!
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Old 15-Sep-2003, 04:32 PM
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^^exactly the highest springs rate and drop isnt' always the best thing....and yes shocks etermien the ride alot aswell....I bet the tein springs have a fairly high spring rate probobly similar to the h&r sport's I bet.....get some nice adjustable shocks to go with them and they will be very good I'd imagine....and remember soemthign liek a prokit with perfectly matched dampening will out perform a "race" spring with a poorly dampened shock......
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YES, I have Pro Kit and KYB on my Saturn and it's quite nice. I have H&R coilovers on the Civic and that's also very nice... given the price differences, I'd have a hard time deciding on which is better value for the money for me, but I also appreciate the art of susp tuning. Most ppl would never notice the diff, and would likely opt for the cheaper setup.
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Originally posted by bbarbulo
YES, I have Pro Kit and KYB on my Saturn and it's quite nice.
have you noticed any dreaded sagging?..

b/c we all know about eibach's difficulty in solving that problem..
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Originally posted by nautica_t
i want to get tien's full coilover's
but yeah, they are quite pricey....

Hit me with a pm i know someone with a set to sell!

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i have them with my illumina shocks. had skunk2 coilovers w/ illuminas before. the tein springs is a very nice ride. my friend is buying a set after riding in my car..
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Originally posted by egproject


have you noticed any dreaded sagging?..

b/c we all know about eibach's difficulty in solving that problem..
Yes, and I love it... the stance is just right, and after 3 years it's settled nicely
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hi guys, many thanks to all the awseom replies!

...how do you think the springs aone (not the coils) are?
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