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Old 09-04-2015, 07:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am currently running this setup on my CRX and the ride is BUMPY. I can feel every single bump and driving over the smallest crack int he road makes me feel like the car is going to break apart.

Does anyone have similar experiences? Right now I have them set to the lowest setting, I am not sure if I should perhaps raise them up a bit.
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what spring rates?
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Old 09-04-2015, 09:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Spring rating: 8K (F) and 6K (R)

Maybe the roads around my house are too crap for this setup, feels tight and corners with zero body roll though.
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Old 09-04-2015, 12:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah. Theyre shit.
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rise them up. cosmetic appearance isnt worth a sore back.

2 finger gap is still plenty low.

your struts will last longer as well.
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Spring freq. and dampening rates, that magic that Lee @ KONI speaks of on a podcast.
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Spring rating: 8K (F) and 6K (R)

Maybe the roads around my house are too crap for this setup, feels tight and corners with zero body roll though.
I'm running your same setup and rates and don't have any such issues. Comparatively, these are relatively soft:

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8 Front springs 0800-250-008S (8kg/mm spring rate) - 447 lbs/in
8 Rear springs 0800-250-006S (6kg/mm spring rate) - 336 lbs/in
You can buy different springs from skunk2, but in my experience -- this is a completely street-able solution that is usable on the track as well..
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Springs are fine, but the struts are pretty shit.

OP is probably just on the bump stops. Either didnt cut them bumpstops or is just slammed.
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Spring freq. and dampening rates, that magic that Lee @ KONI speaks of on a podcast.
This. Those shocks aren't enough for the rates IMHO.

Or your a wuss and not used to stiff cars
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