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Has anyone used Neuspeed Sofsport Springs? I'm trying to figure out 1) how stiff they are, and 2) do they lower the car the amount Neuspeed claims?
I'm planning on the Sofsports with Koni Reds for my springs/shocks. Suspension Techniques or Eibach sway bar sets, Neuspeed strut tower bars if i can get some cheap off ebay or something, and 15" Rota Slipstreams.... i'm currently deciding on tires but i think i might go with Kumho ECSTA 712's in 195/50VR15. Lemme know what you guys think. (and answer the questions if you can please.)
 

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i was looking at the stuff you list and I would recommend going with some KYB AGX over the Koni Reds. I have koni reds now and it is such a pain in the a$$ to adjust them, you have to take apart the whole shock assembly. then, to adjust them, you will need to put them in a vice to hold them in place while you adjust them. its just an overall pain in the but process. i did mine last night, i hate them. i've had them on for a few months and the ride was hard, granted it was my fault for setting them incorreclty, so i readjusted them last night but it took 4ever. with the KYB's you just turn the knob/cap and you're done. plus i think they are cheaper. anyway, good luck
 

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I have the H&R OE Sport Springs! Same drop as the Neuspeed SoftSpots at 0.75". However, once the car is dropped, it will sit lower than expected, as usual with every springs on the market!

Here is a picture of my car once again...









I too would recomend the AGX's over the KYB red's! I have them on my car and they are a pretty good buy for their money!
 

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The Neuspeeds I have did sag just a tiny bit over time, but it may have been the suspension bushings relaxing to their new normal position. I would expect the advertised 0.75inches and maybe after a year or so it may shrink down your tire/wheel gap just a tiny bit more.

As far as the shocks, I've heard a lot of differing opinions about the Koni Reds, mainly concentrating on exactly what ntwillie1 said. They are great, but not very 'street user' friendly.
I run the Tokico Illuminas and LOVE them. To adjust, I just whip out a small flat blade screwdriver and turn the adjustor on the top of the shock and you're done. They're only 5-way but it's more than enough for me. I only honestly only use three settings anyway.
(norm, soft for the gf, & stiff for race)

About the sway bars, at the track that I run everyone runs the Suspension Techniques set. They seem to balance out the car really well. All though they hung down a little far for me so I had to make some custom mounts for the front bar and the rear obstructed the lower tie bar so I had to relocate that. But the performance is excellent.

The Neuspeed strut tower bars are good, but don't pass up the TypeR's to quickly, I'm running a set of them on my civic because of a current problem (don't ask) doesn't allow the Neuspeed bar to fit under the hood. And honestly I couldn't feel a lot of difference at all between the two bars. If I had to choose between the two, the TypeR seems to take up less room under the hood, costs a lot less and looks a little cleaner to me.
 

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i was looking at the stuff you list and I would recommend going with some KYB AGX over the Koni Reds. I have koni reds now and it is such a pain in the a$$ to adjust them, you have to take apart the whole shock assembly. then, to adjust them, you will need to put them in a vice to hold them in place while you adjust them. its just an overall pain in the but process. i did mine last night, i hate them. i've had them on for a few months and the ride was hard, granted it was my fault for setting them incorreclty, so i readjusted them last night but it took 4ever. with the KYB's you just turn the knob/cap and you're done. plus i think they are cheaper. anyway, good luck
The reds are not the shock for you if you want adjustability. At the same time though... Just how often will you need to adjust your shocks?
 
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