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lowering ggsx

dsmfever

Member
I've searched and searched to lower my ggsx with parts with other dsm parts. The best answer i coups find was evo8 rear coils and 1g lowering springs...is this true? I would like to use all the ggsx's oem struts and tophats. Yes i could do trial and error, but would like to know before i digg in and waste my money
 

tektic

Well-known member
keep searching... a ggsx might as well be Gvr4 when it comes to stock suspension height.
 

MellowVR4

Well-known member
All I know is you can use the front springs from a T/E/L awd or fwd, but the rears would have to be from a 1g awd. I have the talon awd front stock springs on my vr4 and their is a slight drop from them, not extreme, but it is lower up front. Might be lower if I would've used some from a fwd.
 

CutlassJim

Well-known member
You don't want to use lowering springs from a TEL awd. They make the rear sit way lower than the front. A set of Evo 8/9 lowering springs front and rear is what you want.

This car on Evo 8 KYB's and Evo 8 Tien lowering springs.




This car on Evo 9 Biltsiens with Swift lowering springs.



 

IncorpoRatedX

Well-known member
1G springs are fine as lone as you use 2G rear strut tops, it brings the car back to level.
 

CutlassJim

Well-known member
Dammit forgot about that discovery. I always just use Evo stuff because you can find barely used lowering springs for $100 on EvoM. I'd rather buy used good quality stuff than crap new stuff. And I'm cheap.
 

tektic

Well-known member
Quote:
Anyone have any info on 3kgt tein springs?



Can you point me in the way of this discovery?

Edit:
3kgt Tein S
Front spring rate: 4.2 kilogram per millimeter (235 pounds per inch)
Rear spring rate: 2.8 kilogram per millimeter (146 pounds per inch)
Front ride height: -39 millimeter (-1.5 inch)
Rear ride height: -33 millimeter (-1.3 inch)
Progressive spring rate design
Product Details
Manufacturer:TeinManufacturer reference:SKR74-AUB00Item Weight:40

Evo Tein s
Front spring rate: 3.8 kilogram per millimeter (213 pounds per inch)
Rear spring rate: 5.2 kilogram per millimeter (280 pounds per inch)
Front ride height: -45 millimeter (-1.8 inch)
Rear ride height: -20 millimeter (-0.8 inch)
Progressive spring rate design
Product Details
Manufacturer:TeinManufacturer reference:SKR94-AUB00Item Weight:40

I know Ade's car sits high in the rear after installing evo mr bilstiens with tein springs. so the lighter spring of the 3kgt may help.

I was considering a mix of stock AWD ETL fronts and evo 8 rears for a winter stance. Should be close to even (I think)and I have everything sitting around somewhere.
(No the front springs are on my fwd eclipse) scratch that plan.

I only drove my ggsx once but the springs seemed very high and bouncy.
 
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tektic

Well-known member
Search what's here on evo suspension.
Don't see the benefits of newer Galant springs.
 

CutlassJim

Well-known member
Quoting dsmfever:
Another question...would 99-03 galant (just the coils) work on a 91 gvr4?



Just the fronts. 8G Galant would be the same as a 3G Eclipse. Front suspension similar to an Evo and rear suspension the same as a 2G.
 
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dsmfever

Member
I'm not really looking for benefit...there are some local lowering springs for cheap so i want to know if they will work?
 

coyotes

Well-known member
bust out the angle grinder and cut tham springs /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hsugh.gif
 

tektic

Well-known member
then you should consider putting the wrong springs in the car the same as cutting the stock ones. Or you can try to figure out the differences in weight height and spring rate. or just pay the money and try. there is no info here on galants that dont have a e38a or e39a body code.
 
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