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I´m looking to buy lowering springs for my 89 LX. Need to get some advice or recommendations as to which company produces the most reliable springs for Escorts.
I saw a kit for $320(CAN) from a company called Intrax that´ll drop the front 1.6" and the rear 1.3".
Has anyone used these before??
I´m also looking at Eibachs which I know are more reliable, and they´re also a bit more pricey.

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Apex or Sprint.
They go really well with KYBs becasue they are little bit softer then Eibach and Intrax. Eibach are the harders springs you can get. KYBs and Eibach.. be ready to have your CD player skip on every bump:)
 

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maybe im just dumb, but arent springs supposed to make the ride smoother, why would you spend money on a bumpier ride, if i wanted bumpy, i will just keep my suspension on i have no
 

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nukewater: There is no such thing as soft performance suspention. It´s designed to be bumpy and hard so you´ll not fly out of the race track. Strats and springs much return to original position as fast as they can. Harder you make suspention. Faster they return.
 

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I have intrax on my car and they are nice. Stiff and bumpy of course, but still daily-drivable. I never knew they made them for 1st gens. You should also look into Suspension Techniques cuz they are usually the best deal. Don´t forget ebay also, never know what you´ll find.
 

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Suspension Techniques springs are what is installed on my 88.5 LX running on standard Gabrielle struts. It lowered my car to a 1.5" drop all around and that is with out my sound system. The only thing I would suggest is to check your rubber bushings before and after you install the springs. My rear tie rod bushings squeak b/c they are getting old and need to be replaced. I´m trying to find some poly bushings to do this now but I have been coming up short. The springs cost me under $200.00 for all four and they work great.
 

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Suspension Techniques springs are what is installed on my 88.5 LX running on standard Gabrielle struts. It lowered my car to a 1.5" drop all around and that is with out my sound system. The only thing I would suggest is to check your rubber bushings before and after you install the springs. My rear tie rod bushings squeak b/c they are getting old and need to be replaced. I´m trying to find some poly bushings to do this now but I have been coming up short. The springs cost me under $200.00 for all four and they work great.
 
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