Springs Sagging or Worn Out?

I received the following question in one of the forums I help moderate: "I have 137,000 miles on my car.  I've heard that some people experience sagging springs. Under what conditions, if any, do springs wear out and how can I tell other than a lower ride height?" Springs support the weight of a vehicle and over time can certainly sag and result in lowered...  Read More

Improve Handling for Your Late Model Ford Mustang

Would you like to improve the look, handling and cornering capability of your late model Mustang? We have the solutions ranging from a single component (just springs or dampers) up to track ready coil-over systems.   If you're wanting to close up that wheelwell gap, without sacrificing ride quality, a product like the Eibach Pro-Kit Spring Set would be a...  Read More

Great Handling with KONI FSD Damper Set

Have you started to notice a little wallow in curves? Maybe a little squat on hard acceleration or dive under hard braking? Well, if your vehicle has the aforementioned symptoms, then your shocks and/or struts (dampers) are worn out and it's time for a change.Normally you'll start to notice damper wear approximately between 75,000-125,000 miles. The exact...  Read More

The Necessity of Aftermarket Shocks / Struts

Since their inception into the market, the 2011 Mustang GT and the 5th Generation 2010+ Camaro have attracted much attention, and I must note I too fell prey to their new designs. In February, I took ownership of a 2011 Mustang GT 5.0 6-speed. The only options on my car were the Brembo performance brake and wheel package and the 3.73 rear gears. I wanted the...  Read More

Coil-Over Suspension: Is It Right for Me?

Coil-over suspension kits represent the top end of the suspension market, giving the driver the most flexibility in adjusting both the ride height and "firmness" of the shock absorbers to fine tune the handling of their vehicle. Sounds like a great option to have right? Well, the answer lies in how and where you drive your vehicle.The first thing to...  Read More

Better Handling and Looks for the 2008-2010 Dodge Challenger

Need to improve the cornering and handling on your Dodge Challenger? Eibach has the perfect solution in the Eibach Pro-System Plus Kit. This is a total solution that upgrades the dampers, springs and anti-roll bars. You can also do the upgrades in steps if you prefer.With this kit installed, you will lower the vehicle just under an inch and significantly...  Read More

What Should I Expect from Lowering Springs?

Lowering springs are a very popular option for those that are looking to improve both the appearance and handling characteristics of their vehicle. By lowering the center of gravity on the car and winding the coils closer together, a lowering spring can make the car feel more "planted" to the road for better cornering. Lowering springs will also give the car ...  Read More

Spring Testing

Looking for new springs that are right for your vehicle and the way you drive it? Tire Rack has performed back-to-back product comparisons to help consumers with their purchasing decisions. Our Suspension Component Research page shows Eibach Springs, H&R Springs and KONI results from our Real World Road Ride route and Performance Test Track course. Our...  Read More

Going Low with Eibach Springs

Eibach Springs designs and markets a complete line of tuned dampers, anti-roll bars, strut tower bars, alignment kits, motorcycle and motorsports springs. The Sportline Spring Set will help you achieve a low and race-replica look. The lowering springs can drop your vehicle typically 1.50” to 2.00” and give your ride the ultimate in balance and comfort.Tire...  Read More

Springs and Your Suspension

How can springs improve your vehicle’s suspension?Springs are designed to provide cushion to absorb road imperfections and return the vehicle to a set ride height. Shorter overall lengths and a higher spring rate are commonly used to lower the ride height which helps improve handling and enhance the vehicle’s appearance. Car springs are a major contributor...  Read More

Considering Lowering Your Vehicle?

Considering replacing your Original Equipment springs with lowering springs? A good rule of thumb is that many vehicles can be lowered approximately 1.5 inches without any complications.Eibach Springs and H&R Springs offer options that provide the required spring rates using progressive rate springs that minimize the effect on ride quality. Remember, the...  Read More

Springs for Spring!

Looking to get rid of that unsightly wheel fender gap while simultaneously improving handling, braking and reducing body roll? All for a minimal cost? A set of lowering springs from H&R or Eibach may be the answer. Whether you drive a BMW, Porsche, Audi, Infiniti or even a Honda, lowering springs can make your car more fun to drive!Benefits of lowering...  Read More

Springs and Shocks for Spring

Are you looking to improve the suspension on your vehicle? With options available from companies such as H&R, Eibach and Koni, Tire Rack has the products to improve your vehicle's appearance and handling.   An entry-level introduction to improving your vehicle's appearance and handling is to purchase a set of lowering springs and performance dampers.If you...  Read More

How Low Do They Go? Eibach Pro-Kit Springs.

Want to get rid of the extra room between your fender and your tire? Eibach Pro-Kit Springs can help give your car a more aggressive street look. Lowering springs will also help to reduce body roll under cornering and heavy braking/acceleration, offering the driver the best handling and aggressive, good looks without sacrificing ride quality.Popular...  Read More

Considering a set of Eibach springs?

Aftermarket springs and performance suspension kits are worth every penny, but sometimes that penny doesn't quite equal the price you're willing to pay. Eibach Springs is a very well respected suspension company, and their products get great reviews from our previous customers."[The Eibach Sport System Kit] gave my car a nice low look. Completely eliminated...  Read More

Lowering the Mustang

We have the lowering springs you need if you are looking for a way to reduce that large wheel well gap that most modern Mustangs have as well as improve the vehicle's handling.  The Eibach Pro-Kit Spring Set and H&R Sport Springs are two very popular options that offer a moderate amount of lowering while still maintaining much of the original ride quality....  Read More

Suspension Products at Tire Rack

Tire Rack not only sells tires, but has a large selection of suspension parts for your vehicles. We carry Eibach Springs, H&R Springs, Bilstein Shocks and Koni Shock Absorbers just to mention a few.Eibach lowering springs give your vehicle a great look and maintain good ride quality while enhancing cornering performance. So if you are looking to give your...  Read More

Drop it with Eibach

  Have you ever seen a car on the road that has a new, shiny set of wheels and tires that make you say, "Wow, those look great on that car. But why is there such a gap between the top of the tire and the fender?” That gap can be minimized by using a set of lowering springs from Eibach, particularly the Eibach Pro-Kit Spring Set. Since this kit is designed to...  Read More

Get the low down on suspension.

When it comes to your vehicle's suspension settings, there's always a little bit of flexibility. Many drivers like to lower their vehicle to enhance its aesthetics, but you have to be really careful about how low you go. Take it down too much and you put yourself at risk for negative ride quality, bad tire wear—and you just might "bottom out."Keep in mind...  Read More

Coil-overs for a daily driver?

We had a chance to test drive our BMW 325i test cars with both lowering springs and coilover shock/springs installed and what an experience! The cars outfitted with the O.E. shocks/struts and the Eibach Pro-Kit Springs ("mild" lowering, about one inch of drop) felt nearly as comfortable as stock, but helped the car feel more responsive to steering input. The...  Read More