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    Default Discomfort in my civic after suspension drop... Is it normal??

    I have observed discomfort in my civic after droping down its suspension. Is it normal or abnormal???.. Let me mention one thing that the suspensions used are stock not sports(lowering kit). The mechanic did some cutting of spring in order to get required drop level.
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    It is very normal. and there are few side affects of cutting the original shock. best way is to use lowering spring.s
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    Its normal.

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    after using lowering springs, would I get same comfort which I was getting before dropping suspension???

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    Any body knows the price of lowering spring??? Please let me know should i need to purchase Shocks or stock can be used with lowering spring.. Please help me what to do,, I cant compromise with comfort...

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    Why did you cut your lowering springs? Lowering springs, or any spring for that matter, shouldn't be cut if you want to retain some comfort.

    Lowering springs will always lower comfort to some degree depending on the application and type of spring. If you want the most comfort from your spring, opt for Progressive Rate lowering springs.

    Progressive Spring Rate Definition: A spring with an increasing spring constant. For example, if the first inch of spring motion requires 100 pounds of force, the second inch would require more than an additional 100 pounds, and the third inch would require still more. Progressive-rate springs become stiffer as they are compressed, unlike single-rate springs, which have a fixed spring rate.
    This means you'll still retain comfort on the little bumps.

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    ^^^thanks fro the info mate...!!
    @poster....
    they will cost around 11k...brand new..
    n around 4-8k used...depending variant and condition...
    racing z da only art..in which da artist z in danger ov death n in which da degree ov brilliance in da performance z left 2 da racer's honor.............!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carsrus View Post
    Why did you cut your lowering springs? Lowering springs, or any spring for that matter, shouldn't be cut if you want to retain some comfort.
    He didnt say he cut lowering springs, infact he cut stock springs

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    Quote Originally Posted by qwertypoiu View Post
    It is very normal. and there are few side affects of cutting the original shock. best way is to use lowering spring.s
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    its pretty dangerous to cut the stock springs.
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    Since I dont want to compromise on Comfort, what if i put some spacers in the shock. The bouncing of civic will be stoped?
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    Either get proper branded lowering springs or go back to stock original springs. Cutting springs is the worst idea, it will destroy your suspension.

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    let me know if u want these...google for the brand u will get the idea about the quality of these springs
    https://www.pakwheels.com/forums/whe...g-springs-sale

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    Quote Originally Posted by bang_ash View Post
    let me know if u want these...google for the brand u will get the idea about the quality of these springs
    https://www.pakwheels.com/forums/whe...g-springs-sale
    RS-R isn't a great company, but I've never used them. Go for Teins or H&R's.

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    y dont people do research before doing such things.
    just go and buy back stock springs

    even if u buy the most expenses performace shocks/springs.....handling will improve and comfort will drop..........ur head will vibrate like a skeleton in a dropped car
    Life is short and very unpredictable just like a Quarter mile .....

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    well i have used lowerings on both of my civics which are 04 and 07 model, and if u used lowerings with not so low profile tires then the ride is naturally bit harder but not that much, i have 195/65/R15 tires on my 04 civic and to be honest the ride was not that hard but had so mcuh fun driving my car then and same was the case with my 07 civic, it has 205/60R16 tires and again the ride wasn't bad at all, even my dad drove the lowered car for like a month and he like never really asked me too get rid of the lowerings. so the tire profile does matter so do the springs as of which quality they are.
    VTEC did not kicked in ooooo

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    y dont people do research before doing such things.
    just go and buy back stock springs
    LOL -- but he is correct,
    The desi/road side mechanics out there will push you out for any thing just for looks.
    I am only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand..

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    Quote Originally Posted by 309 View Post
    well i have used lowerings on both of my civics which are 04 and 07 model, and if u used lowerings with not so low profile tires then the ride is naturally bit harder but not that much, i have 195/65/R15 tires on my 04 civic and to be honest the ride was not that hard but had so mcuh fun driving my car then and same was the case with my 07 civic, it has 205/60R16 tires and again the ride wasn't bad at all, even my dad drove the lowered car for like a month and he like never really asked me too get rid of the lowerings. so the tire profile does matter so do the springs as of which quality they are.
    Brother i am sorry I am not agree with you , May be in your case roads are so smooth that u coudnt observe precisely. At present i am using stock springs which are more soft than a lowering springs and tyres m using are 185/75/R14 Dunlop. If I can feel bouncing on in my civic how come lowering springs can reduce this bouncing since they are not desinged for softness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by irfanali81 View Post
    Brother i am sorry I am not agree with you , May be in your case roads are so smooth that u coudnt observe precisely. At present i am using stock springs which are more soft than a lowering springs and tyres m using are 185/75/R14 Dunlop. If I can feel bouncing on in my civic how come lowering springs can reduce this bouncing since they are not desinged for softness.
    The last thing you should do is cut your stock springs. They only maintain comfort when they aren't messed with. Lowering springs are meant to retain a degree of comfort over cut springs. Most lowering springs will have the same number of rings as the stock springs, only the spacing between them is different. The rings you cut off of your stock springs will cause the springs to loose structural support, hence the side to side movement and bouncing.

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