Suspension Upgrade


Lowering springs are a great first upgrade because they provide an aggressive look while enhancing cornering and handling at the same time. When upgrading to performance springs you sacrifice a little ride comfort, but the vast improvement in stance and stability more than makes up for it. Heard the saying "rides on rails"? Now experience it.

While stock springs are typically designed more for comfort rather than performance, lowering springs give you the benefits of reduced squat during acceleration, less nose-dive while braking, and a reduced body roll when carving the canyons or challenging the local highway on-ramp. Most applications also provide a higher spring rate, which means you'll experience stiffer ride.

Tip: When upgrading your springs, it is highly recommended that you also upgrade your shocks and struts. Your factory dampers are tuned for the stock spring rate. By upgrading your springs, but not your dampers, some cars may experience a slightly bouncier ride when overcoming hard bumps. Also, like with any suspension modification, remember to always have your alignment performed so your tires don't wear out prematurely.


A standard chassis component in the world's best handling sports cars, a strut bar can be one of the easiest suspension upgrades you can bolt on to your ride. Also referred to as a strut tower bar or strut tie bar, they aid in reducing chassis flex by connecting the two shock towers.Tension is distributed to both sides maintaining structural balance during hard cornering to improve tire grip and vehicle stability. The result is quicker steering response and predictable handling without adversely affecting ride quality.


It's a well known fact that if you're considering using sport springs for improved looks and handling, it’s a good idea to also upgrade the shocks or struts as well. Factory shocks and struts are designed to work with factory spring rates; using stock components with aftermarket springs will create a bouncy, uncomfortable, and possibly dangerous ride.

Which struts or shocks should you choose to work with your springs? Suspension systems take the guess work out of choosing the best combination! All spring and shock combinations are tested to find the perfect balance between spring rate and shock dampening characteristics to ensure your ride receives a great looking ride height as well as razor sharp handling for that "rides on rails" experience.



If your car feels "floaty," has lost steering response, experiences body roll, nosedives when braking, bottoms out, or has a harsh ride -- then you're probably overdue for new shocks. On lowered cars or if you've upgraded to bigger rims, then new shocks (or struts) are even more necessary to compensate for the demands of your upgrades. For daily drivers, a non-adjustable shock should do the trick. For spirited drivers, adjustable shocks are the way to go. Shocks are the most important component to ensure optimal tire-to-road contact, so when choosing the right shocks, always keep performance goals in mind.

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