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Well its done :D . I was pretty nervous at first, because I wasnt sure 30mm would be enough, and having read of others saying the Eibach's only lowered 0.75" with little noticeable difference. Also, I have read plenty of times about troubles with ABS and TRAC lights after lowering. However I am glad to say that all those fears were not realised, and the install went very very smoothly. As soon as I laid eyes on the car, I noticed a huge difference. In truth, I think think the drop at the rear approached 1.5". Anyways, the glaring gap that was in the back is now all but disappeared. Definetly looks much more sporty. So aesthetically, i would give it 10/10. :p

Now, as for the ride. I only picked up the car a few hours ago, and have driven it around for about an hour and a half. Based on this limited time, I can say that the ride is as comfortable as before, with just a little more road noise when going over bumps. However at the same time, body roll and lean has been reduced (got some windy roads near home ). This is in agreement with what I have read elsewhere about these springs. Again, I will have to drive more to give a more detailed review, but so far so good. So in terms of ride comfort, 9/10. :D

Now, i decided to make a picture record of the lowering, before and after shots, etc. It can be accessed here:
http://www.accsoft.com.au/~quantum/is300/
The new pics start with the eibach box

So in conclusion, I would definetly recommend these springs. Total cost, $660AUD. VERY reasonable price and excellent service too.

Thanks to all the LOC and IS300.net members for answering my questions over the last few months. Very helpful 8)

If anyone has any questions, let me know and I will be happy to help

P.S. I am riding on stock shocks, and it is a 2002 IS300.


EDIT: After having settled for several months, i can now fit 2 fingers (snugly) in the front wheel gap and 3 (less snugly) in the rear wheel gap
 

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It looks like so far the rear of the car dropped more than the front, from looking at your pics and measurements. I would like to see the evolution of this drop and the final product once the car is "settled". Keep us posted!
 

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Thanks for the review - I want to do this as well.
 

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Actually i find that those pieces of plastic under the car in front of the wheels often scratches when turning too fast or at the bottom of hills or going too fast over larger speed humps. Gives me a heart attack every time i hear that sound!
 
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