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i remember hearing that eibach will depplete the shocks by around 5k miles... anyone know how much hotchkis would most likely wear the stock shocks?

any preferances from anyone?
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Both are progressive springs.
I believe the hotchkis on stock shocks won't last too long.
It all depends on how many miles you have on your stock shocks.
 

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currently i have 21k miles on my stock shocks... i believe its suppose to be 75000 miles on stock springs.... so what the eibach would bring that down to 70000 miles?
 

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I put eibach on my '01 when I had 30k miles on my stock shocks. I turned in the car with 65k in miles still on the stock shocks and they were still fine. No bounce at all..


This time around though I'm getting replacement shocks with my new springs.
 

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James Hong said:
Both are progressive springs.
Wrong. Hotchkis are not progressive. They're linear. Eibachs are progressive, but the rear springs are way too stiff -> Eibounce.
 

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buister said:
James Hong said:
Both are progressive springs.
Wrong. Hotchkis are not progressive. They're linear. Eibachs are progressive, but the rear springs are way too stiff -> Eibounce.
If you're saying the Eibach's w/ the stock shocks doesn't work well, I'm going to DISAGREE with you there. :-?
I've got the L-tuned springs (same thing), and although I wish my ride was even stiffer, it rides great...
Tons of guys on here have the eibach/ltuned springs with no probs. If you want a 1" drop, and don't wanna mess with shocks, it's a nice way to go IMO.

p.s. That's just my $.02 :wink: :D
 
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