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SXE10 Coil Spring Set

I've already done the searching but didn't get a clear answer. Do anybody know if SXE10 coil spring kit would be compatible with US Spec is300. Help appreciated! THANKS!
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Thank you for the help. I got another question too. Do anyone know how the ride would be?
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....? with coilovers? It'll be shit. I don't even know what your asking...

Just research dude.
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my bad if i wasn't clear enough. But i'm bout to get a used set of SXE10 suspension shocks and springs and was wondering if anyone know how the ride going to be with it compare to stocks. Plus i did the research but nothing turned up for SXE10.
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it'll most likely be a little stiffer than stock. It should be perfectly fine.
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Just picked up a used TRD sportivo set. Hopefully I would be able to install it soon. Here some pictures of it.
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looks cool. i'd like to see how low they drop the car
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Just got the sportivo set on! Was tough to DIY but got it done. Here's a pic of it.[IMG][/IMG]
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Wouldn't the heavier American engine throw the dynamics of the JDM suspension way off?

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From my perspective, I don't think so. It drive GREAT! It's a little softer than stock and the turning is amazing compared to stock. Overall I think that the ride is amazing and smooth and the corning had really improved.
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^its softer than stock? I don't think that what you want when you lower the car...
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oops what i meant to say was stiffer.
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If you want better cornering look into sways. Sways for handling, shocks for ride comfort.

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^indeed, sways would be a great addition.
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