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Tokico blue struts and Apex lowering springs, advertised at 1.6" drop all around:



I'm not satisfied with the drop, however, it's a very comfortable ride, doesn't sacrifice ride quality at all.

Either way, it's still alot better than it was before the lowering (4x4 mode!):


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I think instead of going by manufacturers' specs on how much the drop is, it would be good to measure the distance either from the center of the wheel to the bottom edge of the fender, or from the ground to the bottom edge of the fender so that we have a better idea of which setup leaves you closer to the ground.

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I think instead of going by manufacturers' specs on how much the drop is, it would be good to measure the distance either from the center of the wheel to the bottom edge of the fender, or from the ground to the bottom edge of the fender so that we have a better idea of which setup leaves you closer to the ground.
only problem with that is the size of the wheel and tire will affect it.

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True for measuring from the ground up, so maybe we should measure from the center of the wheel up.

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hey i dont have many pics..

but
tokico blues and eibach in front.... stockers in rear with healla tons of system weight lol... also a couple pics from before.


before


before with 18 rx8 rims


after


after



honestly ... the best dollars i have ever spent .. well other then system but ya .. handles nice ... everythign is nice now.
and i aint rollin 4x4 anymore...

i did not take measure ment but it seems that mine actually dorpped over 2 in... cuz mine was flying ever so high before.

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EIBACH vs. STOCK



EIBACH PRO KIT, new stock struts.

stock wheels:


17"s




18"s




K SPORTS with stock springs & wheels:


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My Dropzone 2" drop the day I put them on. It's gotten a little lower since then.

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BShark- what size wheels and tires are you on?

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17s with 215/40/17

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does anyone have megan racing springs? or tenzoR? the sell them for our car on 93-97 Mazda Mx-6 Springs at Andy's Auto Sport
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ebay DZ-lowering springs, with Mazda3 205/55/17's and stock 225,000 mile struts
advertised as a 1.8 inch drop

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ebay DZ-lowering springs, with Mazda3 205/55/17's and stock 225,000 mile struts
advertised as a 1.8 inch drop
Yeah...you're going to have to replace those soon since they're going to blow

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yeah, i know it. i'm in college, so its on my list. I can already feel them giving out a bit, but I don't have the minimum of $200 lying around right now.

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I am going to try to make a thread to replace this over the next few days. I am just getting geared up to find pictures of all the different setups. I will break it down like the other stickies and I will try to find suppliers for all the parts I list.
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i had drop zones and i love them. saving them for the next 6 i get since i upgraded to ksport coil overs. supppper low!
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