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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-08-2008, 06:37 AM Thread Starter
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pro kit or sportline

i had tenzo springs on my sedan before and it was to rough and it binded the steering. there back off now and i am looking at the sportline or the pro kit i would like the pro kit becuase the drop is more. i am concerned about the ride quality i dont mind it a little bit rougher but i really dont want the ride i had with the tenzos.


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what about struts
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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-08-2008, 06:50 AM
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The sportlines are more of a drop than the pro-kit. I have the pro-kit and the ride is near stock on stock struts/shocks. I wanna get the sportlines though cuz when the wheels are on with the lower profile tires it looks like a drive a monster truck still. So, if you have lower p-file tires i would reccommend the sportlines.
 
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I would get the pro kit that's what I'm getting I have SSC springs now.

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It all depends in how much of a drop you want.. If you want a bigger drop go with the sportlines. But if your looking for better handling, rather than just a drop. Go with the pro kit. I have heard the sportlines are a rough ride. Sportlines will also wear out your stock struts quicker.



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i was looking for more of a drop but i also dont want an extremely rough ride.

what do you think about aftermarket struts/shocks any suggestions will they help the ride quality
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I just have heard sportlines are too much of a drop for the stock struts and shocks. Like if you hit a pothole at a fair speed you will have one messed up balt.

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so on all these lowering springs with the answers being posted... would ss/sc owners need to change struts/shocks as well in a drop?
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I have had sportlines on my LS for about 15,000 miles. I also replaced the stock FE1 struts and shocks with FE5 units from an SS/SC. The only modification I had to do was cut the bumpstops as directed. The car rides real tight, not rough at all, and I've had absolutely no problem with pot holes. Speed bumbs are a different story though. Went too fast over the first one and scraped up the undercarriage pretty good.

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I am really enjoying the sportlines. No complaints. No problems.

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