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Hi I just got a new tsx.

I have put factory skirts, and now I would like to lower it b/c it's way to high. Which springs would give me a better ride, and also less wear on tires?
 

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Lowering the ride height will no doubt increase the camber, in this sense ... There isn't exactly a difference of which one putting more wear on the tyres or less. It's a camber issue that factors that instead of ride height.

While I'm more inclined to say the Eibach springs on OEM shocks would give you a "better" ride, closer to OEM than compared to the Tein springs.
 

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U want to retain Ride Quality...the best is the Aspec Suspension...Acura Sells it for about 600$...and then they charge about 400 for the install...so its alot of money...But from what I hear its Well Worth it...
 

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Eibach!!....... I am gertting them soon...

Tein is too track like, it's really stiff..... well depends which series you get, but if normal day driving, EIbach should be good..
 

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Congrats on your new TSX tsx2208 :thumbsup:

I agree with MemphisRheins on the A-Spec suspension. Or even better, spend a little more and get the Mugen suspension. Both drop your car about an inch, and no camber kit is needed (just an alignment). :thumbsup:
 

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The Eibach is supposedly 1.6 Front and 1.4 Rear so would this require a camber kit or should an alignment bring it back to stock settings? I would love to save as much money as I can so if an alignment is all I need, then that would be perfect.
 

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virtualbong said:
The Eibach is supposedly 1.6 Front and 1.4 Rear so would this require a camber kit or should an alignment bring it back to stock settings? I would love to save as much money as I can so if an alignment is all I need, then that would be perfect.
To bring it back to stock settings, you would need a camber kit. Without one, you will have more than 2 degrees of negative camber in the rear. For some people, this is okay. But, you will wear the insides of your tires more quickly. If you stay with the stock rubber, you would get fairly high mileage out of them, assuming you rotate them. Like 20K +. If you switch to soft, sticky performance tires, you could be under 10k.

Also, everyone in the Northeast has been unhappy with just the Prokit on stock struts. If not when you first do it, then certainly after the stock struts have worn, probably less the 20K if you drive somewhat aggressively. Get the Neuspeed Koni's to go with those springs and save another install charge down the road.......
 

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LannyM said:
To bring it back to stock settings, you would need a camber kit. Without one, you will have more than 2 degrees of negative camber in the rear. For some people, this is okay. But, you will wear the insides of your tires more quickly. If you stay with the stock rubber, you would get fairly high mileage out of them, assuming you rotate them. Like 20K +. If you switch to soft, sticky performance tires, you could be under 10k.

Also, everyone in the Northeast has been unhappy with just the Prokit on stock struts. If not when you first do it, then certainly after the stock struts have worn, probably less the 20K if you drive somewhat aggressively. Get the Neuspeed Koni's to go with those springs and save another install charge down the road.......
2 degrees huh? Man, I didn't think it was that much, so I'll most likely just get the rear camber kit. I am not an aggressive driver, so I may just drive with the stock struts for a year and then upgrade next year. I would be doing the spring install myself anyways so that won't be a problem. So I guess I'll be ordering the Eibach Pro Kit and Ingalls Rear Camber Kit pretty soon :angel:

So now I have the:

OEM Kit (Already ordered)
Eibach Pro Kit (Will be ordering this week)
Ingalls Rear Camber Kit (Will be ordering this week)

All before taking delivery of my TSX, LOL
 
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