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Old 02-28-2014, 12:14 AM   Thread Starter #1
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I know theres eibach, progressive, H&R, B&G but they all seem to drop like near 2''. Im just looking for slight to no drop maximum .5''. I'm more interested in slightly stiffer suspension.

Just wanted to see if I missed any company that maybe makes the springs I'm looking for.

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Old 02-28-2014, 07:48 AM   #2
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Default Re: Springs anything out there that doesnt drop the maxima much?

From what I've researched on the topic the drop of those springs evens out the front and rear of the vehicle (where the front was a bit raised). I don't think that the near 2" drop in the front (because the rear is definitely not dropped that much) will be that bad.

And the lowered center of gravity helps provide the stability in the stiffer suspensions.
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Old 02-28-2014, 11:21 AM   Thread Starter #3
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Default Re: Springs anything out there that doesnt drop the maxima much?

I understand that. Im not a huge fan of the front gap but ill deal with it.

Here is how I use my maxima, if me and my wife only drive the maxima stays home and I take my S4, if its me and my wife plus 2 other people I use the maxima it has a lot more room compared to the Audi. Im just looking for stiffer rates and basically get rid of the rear butt sag when loaded!

Thinking about doing sturts too but can't make up my mind between kyb and sensatrac.
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Old 02-28-2014, 08:15 PM   #4
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Canuck Motorsports Lowering Springs
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Old 02-28-2014, 11:26 PM   #5
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Default Re: Springs anything out there that doesnt drop the maxima much?

Tein lowering springs!!!!! was 300$ for the set, and you have to trust me on this, they are perfect! 1.5 on the front and .5 on the back... if you're main goal is to get rid of the huge gap on the front wheels, then only change the front springs and leave the stock back ones... gave me a nice stiff ride and you can take a ruler to my fenders and see that the gap between both front and back are 100% equal
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Default Re: Springs anything out there that doesnt drop the maxima much?

If your looking for stiffer rates but not much drop a big upgrade to your suspension would be adjustable coilovers but they are pricey (gotta pay to play right ) if you want to stick with springs I recommend buying Kyb shocks all around and either tein or progressive springs .


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Old 03-03-2014, 12:33 AM   #7
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I found tein s techs on ebay for 167 shipped!!! :-)
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Old 03-05-2014, 05:11 PM   Thread Starter #8
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I wosh there was an option that did not lower the car at all but provided some feedback because this car floats!
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Go with Tein.

If you're interested I'll be removing mine soon.
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Go with Tein.

If you're interested I'll be removing mine soon.
I'm interested. PM me sent.
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Coilovers give you the option of not lowering the car but having a stiffer ride.
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Default Re: Springs

I am lowered on H&R springs all around with KYB struts and shocks in rear, I took the car in for service because of some squeaking in noise coming from the front end, they told me the front struts were bad. The dealer replaced them because stilll under warranty, but the front end now has Nissan struts not sure how I feel about the ride yet, have only had them on for under hundred miles.
what I have noticed is that the front end seems a bit higher with the factory struts compared to the KYB strut, not liking the wheel gap with Nissan struts.
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I am lowered on H&R springs all around with KYB struts and shocks in rear, I took the car in for service because of some squeaking in noise coming from the front end, they told me the front struts were bad. The dealer replaced them because stilll under warranty, but the front end now has Nissan struts not sure how I feel about the ride yet, have only had them on for under hundred miles.
what I have noticed is that the front end seems a bit higher with the factory struts compared to the KYB strut, not liking the wheel gap with Nissan struts.
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Even with the H&R springs?
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It s funny because KYB supplies Nissan s OEMs struts & shocks , wonder if it s a different pressure/valving or whatever makes this change or feel . Might be too new also .
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let them break in a bit I guess
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I got kyb and tiens....
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Shocks won't effect ride height...
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let them break in a bit I guess
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Tein lowering springs!!!!! was 300$ for the set, and you have to trust me on this, they are perfect! 1.5 on the front and .5 on the back... if you're main goal is to get rid of the huge gap on the front wheels, then only change the front springs and leave the stock back ones... gave me a nice stiff ride and you can take a ruler to my fenders and see that the gap between both front and back are 100% equal
Do you leave your car lowered during winter time? I see you're in Canada. Is not a pain to drive like that w snow? Considering lowering the front, that's why I ask before I do it.
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Shit! I got a set of s-techs just sitting around ill let em go for $120 I'm on BC coils now so.... I'm in NY tho.
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Do you leave your car lowered during winter time? I see you're in Canada. Is not a pain to drive like that w snow? Considering lowering the front, that's why I ask before I do it.
Yup I'm in Canada! Toronto to be specific, loads of snow this winter.... I kept my car lowered and I had no problems this winter. from what I can remember I never got stuck once. Our cars have a pretty hefty amount of stock hp and torque so I've never found snow an issue
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Yup I'm in Canada! Toronto to be specific, loads of snow this winter.... I kept my car lowered and I had no problems this winter. from what I can remember I never got stuck once. Our cars have a pretty hefty amount of stock hp and torque so I've never found snow an issue
Thanks dude! Front springs it is then
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Yup I'm in Canada! Toronto to be specific, loads of snow this winter.... I kept my car lowered and I had no problems this winter. from what I can remember I never got stuck once. Our cars have a pretty hefty amount of stock hp and torque so I've never found snow an issue
Hey Mike , you got H-Techs right !
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