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Eibach Pro Kit or Sportlines??

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    Eibach Pro Kit or Sportlines??

    I'm not sure what kit to go with...I know one has a level drop and one has more of a raked look, which I hate. Anyone know which is which?

    Can you post pics of some cars with either set?

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    I have the Pro-kit on my Z28.




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    prokit will lower ~1-1/4" allround.
    sportlines will slam the car to the floor.

    I had both and advise against the sportlines.
    the prokits have front linear springs which makes handling more predictable and better handling characteristics, allowing the shock to do it's job well.

    The sportlines offer very limited suspension travel, since they are lower. On top of that, the springs are softer than the prokits (less travel, softer springs = NO GOOD)
    That means you have 2 choices... overdamp it w/ shocks, not letting the spring do its work, or damp properly and bottom out, killing the shocks.
    Either way... it'll handle not so good and confort is out the window.

    sportlines are imho really meant for shows... not for road use... especially given its characteristics.
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    I am looking into lowering my WS6 as well. After reading many reviews, the Prokit seems to be the way to go. What else is needed other than a front end alignment? What corrects the camber? Will different shocks be needed?

    Cobrahunter: Nice car

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    Quote Originally Posted by ILLTMPRD-WS6 View Post
    I am looking into lowering my WS6 as well. After reading many reviews, the Prokit seems to be the way to go. What else is needed other than a front end alignment? What corrects the camber? Will different shocks be needed?

    Cobrahunter: Nice car
    stock shocks are no good... can't even handle stock springs properly.
    depending on your budget, i'd recommend going w/ Bilstein revalved.

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    Pro-Kit for sure!

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    There will be no further modifications? No pinion angle adjustments or torque arm adjustments?

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    Pro-kit here with revlaved bilstiens shocks..no othere adjustments needed rides great and handles nicely!!

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    Also, take a look and see if the rear will be centered. I know when I dropped my car (and with wider tires), the rear end leaned toward the right. I got an adjustable panhard bar and this centered the tires to the fenders.

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