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lowering MS6 on H&R Springs, what shocks and struts should i get?

Like the title says, what shocks struts would you recommended?
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lowering MS6 on H&R Springs, what shocks and struts should i get?

Id look into KYB GR2's or koni yellows.


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Like the title says, what shocks struts would you recommended?
Bilstein shocks are the most popular. The stock shocks (KYB) work too, but will fail sooner, so if you have the cash get a set of bilsteins. Koni Yellow shocks are great if you are really into handling and don't mind the price premium
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Ride the stockers til the wheels fall off, HA.. not literally. I had the stockers (KYB) on for approx 45k miles with H&R's, when it was time to replace, i went right back with KYB's.

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For those who are lowered on the same springs, how is the ride quality the stock set up.
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For those who are lowered on the same springs, how is the ride quality the stock set up.
Very good, handling improved a lot (honest, even though I am selling mine lol)
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how bad will the negative camber be if i decided to lower my car.
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It is perfect with the h&r (-1.5 on each side)
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It is perfect with the h&r (-1.5 on each side)

yup - if you want to go lower then get coils

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Were is everybody getting there replacement KYB shocks? Dealership seems like a high price tag for them.

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