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KYB Gas Shocks #287026 Sep 28, 8:22pm Sep 28, 8:22pm
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KYB Gas Shocks
How much of a drop can these handle? Both the KYB GR2 and KYB AGX. If I were to use Hotchkis lowering springs (1 3/8" in the front and 1 7/8" in the rear) would it be okay?

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Re: KYB Gas Shocks [Re: shox] #287027 Sep 28, 8:39pm Sep 28, 8:39pm
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1.5". Stated in their warranty card. Any lower and their warranty is void, and you'll reduce the struts' lifespan.

Re: KYB Gas Shocks [Re: Blue_Bomber] #287028 Sep 28, 9:22pm Sep 28, 9:22pm
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ehh, so i take it hotchkis is out of the question then, ha ha


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Re: KYB Gas Shocks [Re: qbanprepster21] #287029 Sep 29, 9:03am Sep 29, 9:03am
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Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
ehh, so i take it hotchkis is out of the question then, ha ha


your options are eibach/TRD (1.25" drop), or teins s-tech (1.5" drop)or h-tec (i think it's called-1"-.8" drop)


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Re: KYB Gas Shocks [Re: ct] #287030 Sep 29, 12:12pm Sep 29, 12:12pm
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Here's a list of all the compatible springs:

Tein H-Tech (.9")
Eibach Pro Kit (1.2")
TRD (1.25")
H&R (1.3")
Tein S-Tech (1.4")
C-One (1.4"; most likely rebadged Tein S-Tech)

Re: KYB Gas Shocks [Re: Blue_Bomber] #287031 Sep 29, 3:14pm Sep 29, 3:14pm
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i've got mine on a set of Tanabe Df210s (2" drop), sure they're not gonna live long, but i'd rather have my car look good first thumbsup. and they're not all that expensive either, but if you're not into paying out a couple hundred in maintaining your car each year (aside from tires and brakes) then go with something that's gonna sit up a little higher.

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