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H&R Sports springs will give you 1.75 drop both front & back. Comptech's about the same, OE series about an inch shorter than sports.
 

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what kind of info you want on them?

they give around 1.75 drops all around i believe. people say that it's a bit harsher than the comptech.
 

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songoku said:
H&R Sports springs will give you 1.75 drop both front & back. Comptech's about the same, OE series about an inch shorter than sports.
actually from what i heard most people with oe got like 1.25 to 1.5 drop. the oe seems to be way too soft
 

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rominl said:
what kind of info you want on them?

they give around 1.75 drops all around i believe. people say that it's a bit harsher than the comptech.

just wanted to know the quality and overall how they are??i dont know much about this stuff...
 

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Escamar,

I have a 2000 Acura TL w/ stock rims and just recently lowered it with H&R Sport. So far, I didn't notice any compromise to the stock ride except when I tried to clear speed bumps. I've alwyas avoided potholes, and so I haven't noticed any difference when I hit one, for sure I would have gotten more thuds from hitting them. The ride is a bit bouncy after dives, but I hope this is due to the springs not settle yet. The best plus is the stiffer ride, it certainly helped a lot when I did the 360 degree turn on highway ramps. Overall, I'm satisfied with this setup.

Anyways, I'm into this spring because of the look, I've always wanted a wheel gap like that of BMWs, narrow enough and doesn't make the car look too slammed. My wheel gap is now 2 fingers in the front, and 1 finger in the rear.

P.S : Can anybody with H&R sport check their wheel gap again, I've been hearing that the gaps will be 2 fingers all around, that is certainly not the case with mine, maybe I need to add something else ?
 

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Escamar,

I have a 2000 Acura TL w/ stock rims and just recently lowered it with H&R Sport. So far, I didn't notice any compromise to the stock ride except when I tried to clear speed bumps. I've alwyas avoided potholes, and so I haven't noticed any difference when I hit one, for sure I would have gotten more thuds from hitting them. The ride is a bit bouncy after dives, but I hope this is due to the springs not settle yet. The best plus is the stiffer ride, it certainly helped a lot when I did the 360 degree turn on highway ramps. Overall, I'm satisfied with this setup.

Anyways, I'm into this spring because of the look, I've always wanted a wheel gap like that of BMWs, narrow enough and doesn't make the car look too slammed. My wheel gap is now 2 fingers in the front, and 1 finger in the rear.

P.S : Can anybody with H&R sport check their wheel gap again, I've been hearing that the gaps will be 2 fingers all around, that is certainly not the case with mine, maybe I need to add something else ?
how many fingers you got for the gap now? i have comptech drop, which is a bit more than the h&r, and i have like 1 1/2 fingers gap. so i think 2 finger should be right for h&r sport? how long have you installed the spring for? you probably need around 3 weeks to sometimes a month to have them settled.

now i could be wrong, but from what i heard, if your ride feels too bouncy after you got the springs, it's coz' of the stock shocks. the springs mostly just lift up the car (it still helps to control damping but not too much), and the shocks on the other hand control most of the damping. with a lowering springs, the shocks when idle is compressed more than it's originally designed for. therefore you might get different damping effect, and in some cases after going through a speed bump you will find yourself going up and down. that's mostly coz' of the shocks.

it also wears out the stock shocks much faster. therefore i suspect that if the same springs are put in both the tl-p and the tl-s, the tl-p will have a more bouncy ride than the tl-s coz' tl-s has a much stiffer shock. i have comptech springs with stock shocks and my ride quality is still very acceptable. i don't feel any bounce at all when going through bumps.
 

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Escamar:
Had my H&R Sports for some time...two finger gap...a little more drop to the front than the rear...about 1/4". I would say 2" front 1.75" rear...however that may just be that the car had more gap in the rear to begin with. The ride is much better than progressive Comptechs...I believe they had a 2.1" drop? Or am I smoking something? I've ridden in both...and these are definitely softer...softer than the Eibachs as well...and the cheapest. I'm happy with my decision :thumbsup:

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Escamar:
Had my H&R Sports for some time...two finger gap...a little more drop to the front than the rear...about 1/4". I would say 2" front 1.75" rear...however that may just be that the car had more gap in the rear to begin with. The ride is much better than progressive Comptechs...I believe they had a 2.1" drop? Or am I smoking something? I've ridden in both...and these are definitely softer...softer than the Eibachs as well...and the cheapest. I'm happy with my decision :thumbsup:

Austin519
yes you are smoking :D:D my comptech gave me 2 in the front and 1.75 in the back. it's weird, coz' you are the first guy that has uneven drop on front and back?
 

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I just measured my car, and both front and back measure 25 3/4 inch at the center of the wheel well (center of the wheel well to the ground). The finger gap is different, though, because the back wheel well curves down a bit on the inside. So, in other words, it is an even drop. I love it. I've had them for... 7 months or so. Smooth, yet sporty ride. Now I need the Neuspeed sway bars.
 

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rominl:
What SimTypeS said may be the reason...I have 1.5 finger gap in the front, 2 in the rear.

SimTypeS:
Yes you do :D

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