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Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S #168622 Apr 30, 11:40am Apr 30, 11:40am
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Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S
I was looking into going with a coilover setup. I think i have it narrowed down to, Tein SS % Tanabe Pro S-S. What would you guys go for. They seem to be about the same price but the Tanabe comes with "pillow mounts" and the Teins don't.

If anyone has either of these let me know how you feel abou them. Or if you have something else that is comparable in $1200 price range that you like let me know.

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Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: abilko] #168623 Apr 30, 2:24pm Apr 30, 2:24pm
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get the tein ss-p its about 200 more but

its compatible to the EDFC which allows

you to adjust your damper from inside yout car

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Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: mastro543] #168624 Apr 30, 2:35pm Apr 30, 2:35pm
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Originally Posted by mastro543
get the tein ss-p its about 200 more but

its compatible to the EDFC which allows

you to adjust your damper from inside yout car

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i read that the tein edfc has issues with installation. someone had to make modifications to make it fit. so, unless you're decent at fabrications the edfc may be a problem.

also, doesn't the tanabe have easier rear damper adjustability than the tein (which you have to get to by removing the trunk plastics)?


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Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #168625 Apr 30, 3:00pm Apr 30, 3:00pm
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yes tanabe does have easier damper

adjustability


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Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: mastro543] #168626 Apr 30, 3:02pm Apr 30, 3:02pm
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I went with Tanabe & definetely get the front pillow mounts. It makes it a lot easier to get an alignment if you plan to drop the front all the way, like I did.

Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: v3n0m] #168627 May 1, 11:22am May 1, 11:22am
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Does anyone know were I can get the best deal on the Tanabe's?

Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: abilko] #168628 May 1, 5:27pm May 1, 5:27pm
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i'm ordering my tein ss-p next week 2080 cdn installed
what do you guys think?
my girlfreind just put it on her 03 eclipse and it feels wicked

Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: Double_Ohh_GTS] #168629 May 1, 5:34pm May 1, 5:34pm
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They have the Tanabe coil overs for $1200+ & that's the lowest I've seen them anywhere. If you want to spend even less, then you can go with the Tanabe Susctec Pro II.

Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: v3n0m] #168630 May 1, 6:29pm May 1, 6:29pm
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What is the Performance difference between the PRO II & the PRO SS?

Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: abilko] #168631 May 1, 7:43pm May 1, 7:43pm
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The II doesn't have a helper spring, so the responce wont be as accurate as the SS. But it's still better than springs. It's kind of like comparing it to Tein's Basic, it's the entry level coilover from Tanabe, but unlike Basic, you can adjust the dampening on the II.

Go with the II if you're on a budget and you don't care too much about Performance. Go with the SS if you want all out Performance. The II also has front pillow mounts available too.

Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: v3n0m] #168632 May 2, 8:54am May 2, 8:54am
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If looking into Tein go with the SSP which includes pillowball mounts and has spring rates of 392 lbs/in front and 504 lbs/in rear compared to the SS with 280 and 392. All of this added goodness for only around $100 more than the SS (around 1250 shipped). The upper mounts might also make the car stiffer. Tanabe also makes some nice coilovers as was previously said.

Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: hephaestus] #168633 May 2, 9:11pm May 2, 9:11pm
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quick Q, so i can get the Tein SSP and i can adjust my ride height within my car? do i need to buy a seperate computer or anything or??? more info please wave

Re: Tein SS vs. Tanabe Pro S-S [Re: 2kVeilsideGTS] #168634 May 3, 3:45am May 3, 3:45am
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As i said above you would need to get

the EDFC which cost around $300 and you could

adjust the dampers within your car ... though

some people have said it wasnt an easy install


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