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      10-29-2012, 06:32 PM   #1
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ACS springs added. Before and after pics

Got the springs installed and have had no issues with them. No noise and the ride is just as smooth as with m sport suspension but car handles much MUCH better and the drop is perfect. First time using springs and have to say I love it!
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      10-29-2012, 07:20 PM   #2
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Looks good. What kind wheel is this? It really goes well with ACS drop. Good to hear you have no noise problem.
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      10-29-2012, 07:41 PM   #3
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Thanks. Wheels are Vossen VVS CV2
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The springs will settle more so snap some more pics in a month. Nice choice. Mine are awesome.
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      10-29-2012, 09:54 PM   #5
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I hope so. I just got them on last week so I am expecting more of a drop but am already happy with the difference.
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Looks good. How much was the install? I'm still looking for feedback on a comparison between the ACS and Eibach springs. Eibachs are half the price and the few that I have installed them seem to like them.
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      10-30-2012, 03:02 PM   #7
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Install runs a little more because they have to yank the back seat out to get to the springs. I was initially going to get Eibachs but the rep along with my installer advised against it. They said the drop would not be noticeable since I already had sport suspension. Eibachs seemed like a great choice due to price but I really wanted the right drop so I went ACS. If you just want handling improvement but don"t care about drop then Eibach is probably good but if you want the car to sit lower and perform then ACS is the way.
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Looks awesome!!!! I love space grey!

Where is the best place to order a set of ACS springs? I just ordered my rims today (Avant Garde M368) and want a nice drop!
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Only place to get ACS from here in states is CEC Wheels.
http://www.cecwheels.com
Check out the website and you should be able to find the LA contact info. You will love em!
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looking good my space grey brother!

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      10-30-2012, 10:30 PM   #11
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looking good my space grey brother!

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You helped me out man. You solving that ACS noise issue gave me the confidence to go ahead and grab them!
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Looks awesome!!!! I love space grey!

Where is the best place to order a set of ACS springs? I just ordered my rims today (Avant Garde M368) and want a nice drop!
I bought mine from Vivid Racing in AZ. Check them out online.
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how much did you pay from vivid racing?
I had to pay 735 + tax from CECwheels because they said ACS raised the price on the springs over the summer...
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how much did you pay from vivid racing?
I had to pay 735 + tax from CECwheels because they said ACS raised the price on the springs over the summer...
That sounds about right. Vivid racing probably got them from CEC. CEC are the only ones who supply acs in states.
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how much did you pay from vivid racing?
I had to pay 735 + tax from CECwheels because they said ACS raised the price on the springs over the summer...
I paid $735 too. Had them installed this week. Perfect drop and much improved ride...should have come from the factory this way.
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