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Old 07-07-2011, 05:52 PM   #1
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Angry H&R Cup Kit or Eibach Pro Kit system?

Which one feels better? Im going crazy!!! Don't know what to do with the damn suspension...
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Old 07-07-2011, 06:42 PM   #2
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I've been on the cup kit for 2 weeks.. Couldn't be any more pleased with the ride and drop. I'd recommend H&R but I have no experience with eibach.
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Old 07-08-2011, 12:00 AM   #3
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My Eibach Pro System is being delivered on Tuesday and installed sometime after that next week. Will definitely have some initial impressions then but will need a couple of weeks for the springs to settle and get a feel for the new ride.
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Old 07-08-2011, 12:20 AM   #4
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Ive had my H&R cupkit for about 1 year now and love it! Great handling and very close to stock ride.
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Old 07-08-2011, 12:31 AM   #5
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Old 07-10-2011, 06:54 PM   #6
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My Eibach Pro System is being delivered on Tuesday and installed sometime after that next week. Will definitely have some initial impressions then but will need a couple of weeks for the springs to settle and get a feel for the new ride.
Can you elaborate on price and where you purchased from? So far as far as price it looks like the H&R cup kit is cheaper of the two. However I prefer the look of the eibach pro system since it does not have the dreaded reverse rake.
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Old 07-10-2011, 10:45 PM   #7
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I have the Eibach Sportlines and Koni Sport Yellows (basically a cupkit).

Getting it installed next week.

Shop charging me $299 for install. Damnit.
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Old 07-11-2011, 05:24 PM   #8
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Anybody else running one of these setups?
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:55 AM   #9
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Bump for reviews on the Eibach Pro System!!!
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Old 07-24-2011, 11:58 AM   #10
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I think both systems are similar when it comes to ride quality. With the H & R you can go probably a little lower. I have the Eibach Pro System as you know and I like it.
The comparison below was done on a BMW car and just the springs were tested (not the whole system) But you can figure out which one you prefer better.

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Old 07-24-2011, 12:55 PM   #11
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Been on H&R ss springs for 6 months the rides close to stock and handling is great. Im still buying coilovers though just have the need to go just a bit lower. The cup kit rides identical to the ss springs.
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Old 07-24-2011, 01:27 PM   #12
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I've been on the cup kit for 2 weeks.. Couldn't be any more pleased with the ride and drop. I'd recommend H&R but I have no experience with eibach.
Has your system settled to even out the front and rear? From previous pics I've seen, there is a bit of reverse rake upon initial install.
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:35 PM   #13
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I've been on the cup kit for 2 weeks.. Couldn't be any more pleased with the ride and drop. I'd recommend H&R but I have no experience with eibach.
Would you mind telling me what color are your touring cup springs? I just got my cup kit in, but for some odd reason I thought they were supposed to be the same color as the H&R sport springs...
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Old 07-31-2011, 08:40 PM   #14
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Would you mind telling me what color are your touring cup springs? I just got my cup kit in, but for some odd reason I thought they were supposed to be the same color as the H&R sport springs...
They're black.

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They're black.

Thank you for posting that. I'm a little concerned now. My springs are blue and have a "U/W" next to the H&R symbol, you have a J/B. Every other number is identical to your posted pic. Any ideas? It is going to be such a bitch to ship these back if they are wrong!
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Old 08-04-2011, 01:28 PM   #17
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If I just put springs on it would it be fine if I dont change the shocks and struts?
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Old 08-04-2011, 03:10 PM   #18
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If I just put springs on it would it be fine if I dont change the shocks and struts?
Do it right and change both. Struts and springs need to be matched.
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Old 08-04-2011, 03:19 PM   #19
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Do it right and change both. Struts and springs need to be matched.
That's why im getting the Eibach Pro System this month!
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That's why im getting the Eibach Pro System this month!
Be sure to post pics ASAP. I'm looking at either of these kits as well.
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