Lowering on a budget - Honda Accord Forum : V6 Performance Accord Forums
Ribbon Banner

Go Back   Honda Accord Forum : V6 Performance Accord Forums > CAR SPECIFIC DISCUSSION > 7TH GENERATION HONDA ACCORD (2003-2007) > 7G HONDA ACCORD WHEELS, TIRES, & SUSPENSION DISCUSSION
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read Insurance
V6Performance.net is the premier Honda Accord Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old February 26th, 2004, 01:00 PM   #1
Registered User
 
exiled's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 3
Lowering on a budget

I am going to get some 18' rims so I want to lower my car so it doesn't look like 4x4 and I plan on getting the OEM front lip also but the thing is I'm on a budget so I was wondering if I should lean towards pro-kits or can I get the Tein S-Tech springs till I can find a job to afford some coilovers
exiled is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old February 26th, 2004, 02:19 PM   #2
Registered User
 
exiled's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 3
Any opinions on wut I should get?? Pro-kit or can I fit Tein S-Tech Springs?? Please keep in mind I will be getting OEM front lip
exiled is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old February 26th, 2004, 03:11 PM   #3
thread killer
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,114
Send a message via AIM to vtecricebox
if you're on a budget you should look at something besides the prokit...i think the H&R sport is the same drop as the prokits but cheaper...i think...but then again the eibach prokits are said to go well with just stock shocks....have them and i love them...i got them brand new but it takes a wee bit to have them broken in so keep an eye in the for sale section for a good used set...lip or bodykit, the prokits aren't that low but low enough to see a difference
vtecricebox is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old February 26th, 2004, 03:18 PM   #4
___
 
borinka99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: SoCal
Posts: 4,751
If you're budget is pretty low, you should look at some used pro-kits. They should be somewhere around $125. They have a "million mile" warranty so they should last
borinka99 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old February 26th, 2004, 03:25 PM   #5
HOOK 'EM
 
blackdragon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 1,106
Send a message via AIM to blackdragon
go with used pro's or if you want new go with H&R. Either ones would be good. As far as your budget, just think about what you want more and are you willing to sacrifice quality just to save a little money when its goint to cost you more in the end?
blackdragon is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old February 26th, 2004, 04:15 PM   #6
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 406
Send a message via AIM to macboi
Prokits..? how about the H-tech springs from Tein? Is that worth it? 1.4 drop front and .7 back
macboi is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old February 26th, 2004, 04:24 PM   #7
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 435
i say you wait for the teins. mind as well go for the best at the beginning..
408ACCORD is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old February 26th, 2004, 04:26 PM   #8
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 406
Send a message via AIM to macboi
Quote:
Originally posted by 408ACCORD
i saw you wait for the teins. mind as well go for the best at the beginning..

So teins wouldnt' even compared to Eibach.? is that wat you're saying?
macboi is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old February 26th, 2004, 04:27 PM   #9
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 435
honestly the best suspension out is ground controls and teins
and if it was me i wouldnt go for the cheap stuff i would just wait for the best and plus teins is adjustables so you can adjust the height to your preference
408ACCORD is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old February 26th, 2004, 04:32 PM   #10
Registered User
 
Whitesides's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 609
Send a message via AIM to Whitesides
cut the stock springs! j/k
Whitesides is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old February 27th, 2004, 01:22 PM   #11
rice?..not my car...EH!!!
 
S.A.M6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: T.O CANADA
Posts: 334
Quote:
Originally posted by macboi
Prokits..? how about the H-tech springs from Tein? Is that worth it? 1.4 drop front and .7 back
That's what I'm probably going with decent drop nice ride comfort, plus right now with my 2x12" thier's a .7" difference between front and back, so the H.tech would be perfect.
S.A.M6 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old March 9th, 2004, 09:15 AM   #12
I love this car!
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: san diego
Posts: 231
Quote:
Originally posted by 408ACCORD
i say you wait for the teins. mind as well go for the best at the beginning..
Quote:
Originally posted by 408ACCORD
honestly the best suspension out is ground controls and teins
and if it was me i wouldnt go for the cheap stuff i would just wait for the best
honestly... what are you talking about? ?

If we could all just go for the good stuff, then why dont we all just trade these "cheap" accords in for some beemer M3's. Because there is a budget to consider, and I also see NO reason anyone should believe that eibachs are the cheap stuff.

exiled... prokit is your choice. You can get away with the stock shocks for now... then when they wear permaturely (2 years maybe?) you can upgrade shocks too. The only disatvantage is that the drop is not "extreme." Its looks nice though, as if it were stock but BMW stock. Wont have problems with bottoming and stuff.

Other solutions involve the price rising exponentially. For example, the next step up could be the eibach sportlines. But at this point you need new shocks and most likely need a camber kit. So we went from under $500 to over $1000 (w/ install) When talking ground control coil overs... well... get out the credit card and prepare for bankrupcy (if ur on a budget)
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Tein H-tech
CL-s sway
35% tint
rpgonzalez is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Honda Accord Forum : V6 Performance Accord Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Chapter
Choose your AV6 Chapter Location
Ride
What do you drive?
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On