IS 350 F SPORT lowering springs?

Rigorously tested and engineered to help ensure against rattles, clunking or rubbing—even when pushed to the limit—these springs work with either the stock shock absorbers, or the F SPORT shock absorbers. A durable F SPORT blue powder coat finish provides superior corrosion resistance.

Do lowering springs wear out shocks?

Long answer short, “YES”. Your OEM shocks will wear out quicker than normal if you install lowering springs. OEM shocks were not designed to sit lower with smaller springs. It’s up to you how you want to handle it.

Do you need shorter shocks for lowering springs?

Yes, if you install lowering springs then you need new shocks.

Are Lowering springs really that bad?

Lowering springs lower your car’s center of gravity for better handling, but there are many other benefits to using them. Fact: Springs that produce mild lowering of about an inch work well with newer factory shocks.

IS F sport a spring?

Are Lowering springs good for daily driving?

If you want to lower your daily driver, then look to install lowering spring instead. Lowering spring will lower your car and still provide you with the handling improvement (although not as much). However, this handling improvement is usually enough if you are driving on the street with your daily driver.

Do you need alignment after replacing springs?

Yes, you will need an alignment after replacing springs – especially lowering springs. This is because to replace car springs, you need to first remove the shocks from the suspension system. And while doing so, you will work with many other suspension components like caster / camber plate that can cause misalignment.

Can lowering a car cause problems?

A lowered car may put extra stress on various other suspension and steering system parts, leading to excessive wear and even premature failure. Tires may rub against sheet metal or suspension parts, causing damage to both. The ride will almost always be harsher, as most lowering methods reduce spring travel.

How long do Lowering springs last?

It really does depend on a number of factors, like how low, how many miles on the shocks, road conditions, etc. OE Shocks with OE springs generally start losing damping around the 50k mile mark. With lowering springs, you accelerate the wear on the shocks, so expect them to last considerably less.

Do lowering springs affect ride quality?

Lowering springs will make my ride feel more harsh. False. Most lowering spring sets are designed to maintain most of your car’s factory suspension travel distance and are about 15% higher in spring rate design to preserve ride quality. You will have a harsher ride from stiffer shocks, otherwise known as HD models.

Are coilovers better than lowering springs?

Coilovers are a great alternative to a lowering spring set up because they allow you to adjust your ride height and come in many setups, from daily use to full track rated. Unlike lowering springs, you are not stuck with a single and stiffness. Coilovers like our Kontrol Pro kit are for street comfort.

Is it better to get coilovers or lowering springs?

Lowering springs are great if you want a cheap way to give your car a better stance, and possibly better handling. Depending on the car and spring, however, handling can be hurt by lowering springs. Coilovers are the much better option as they control your car much better and give you lots of adjustabilities.