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Coilovers anyone ?

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Has anyone tried these yet? I just put my steedas on and the ride is a bit rougher than i expected..
I'd be willing to spend the money if a setup like this can get my a small drop and really good ride quality for a daily driver. No track ect.
Its basically expected from a performance mod . They will all have their negative side effects if you are expecting OEM results .
 
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I've never had coilovers so I honestly wasn't sure how the ride would be affected. So thank you for the feedback. I'm not looking for a cadillac, but a ride consistent with stock would be nice.
H&R’s are softer than the Steeda Springs maybe find someone that wants to swap? Since the steeda’s definitely are more performance oriented.
 
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H&R’s are softer than the Steeda Springs maybe find someone that wants to swap? Since the steeda’s definitely are more performance oriented.
I was not aware the H&R were a bit softer. I assume it would be the opposite but good info that you for sharing. I just hate to pay for another install. The Steeda handle very well but they do add more harshness than I expected. I didn't realize they were quite so aggressive. I really wanted to close the gap more than anything. I could live with a little more body roll to keep the stock ride. I'm not tracking the truck or anything. I will say I'm confident these Steeda springs would perform well on the track though. There is zero body roll. With 22inch rims it will really stand up in turns quite well. Just a little more harsh than I hoped for but pros and cons with most things.
 
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I was not aware the H&R were a bit softer. I assume it would be the opposite but good info that you for sharing. I just hate to pay for another install. The Steeda handle very well but they do add more harshness than I expected. I didn't realize they were quite so aggressive. I really wanted to close the gap more than anything. I could live with a little more body roll to keep the stock ride. I'm not tracking the truck or anything. I will say I'm confident these Steeda springs would perform well on the track though. There is zero body roll. With 22inch rims it will really stand up in turns quite well. Just a little more harsh than I hoped for but pros and cons with most things.
FYI the Steeda rear sway bar will help a lot with body roll regardless of what springs you are running.
 
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FYI the Steeda rear sway bar will help a lot with body roll regardless of what springs you are running.
Hindsight.. I might have just stuck with the stock springs because the sway did make it handle a lot better and I was able to keep the ride quality. But i'll try this for a while. I do like the closed gap and it does handle very well and I tow a trailer so I'm thinking the H&R might be pushing my luck for tows across country. Just going to give it a bit more time and see if it settles in a bit.
 


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