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Old 02-22-2011, 12:14 PM
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G35 coupe Lowering springs

i have a 2007 g35 6mt and im looking for springs to get a slight drop .5-1.0 inch so i wont have to really worry about camber and can still go over speed bumps. The thing is i cant find a spring that offers this with good spring rates. i looked at the g35 tein H tech but the spring rates are much lower then stock so wouldnt that mean softer suspension and less performance if anything i would want the same spring rates as stock if not even a lil firmer anyone have any ideas? thanks
Old 02-22-2011, 12:34 PM
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Did you consider using oem z springs?
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how much would the drop be? and i heard there are a few variations
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NOTE!: Any aftermarket 350Z spring will lower a coupe a additional ” over and beyond the published drop amount for the 350Z. For sedan owners, the same applies to you, except you will gain a additional 1”, not just ”
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look at the 350z htechs.. right in your preferred drop range and they have decent spring rates - 358f/375r /w ~.8f/.7r drop
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yea but the 350 h tech is firmer up front but softer on the rear wouldnt that be bad?
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I dont think it would matter, but if you are worried about it then just buy revised Z springs as stated above..

they are cheap, they lower you about ~1/2" and keep your stock spring rates
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my car has the same revised springs as the z i have a 07 coupe 6mt
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a while back i was looking for the same type of thing as you and tried the 350z h techs bc i thought the spring rate difference wouldnt be noticeable but i did notice a big decrease in handling with the softer rear springs i also rubbed over big bumps (you may not have that prob if you have a conservative offset) but after trying 2 sets of springs i ended up with coilovers and havnt regretted it for a second just be careful bc some coils have a min drop usually around 1 inch
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a while back i was looking for the same type of thing as you and tried the 350z h techs bc i thought the spring rate difference wouldnt be noticeable but i did notice a big decrease in handling with the softer rear springs i also rubbed over big bumps (you may not have that prob if you have a conservative offset) but after trying 2 sets of springs i ended up with coilovers and havnt regretted it for a second just be careful bc some coils have a min drop usually around 1 inch
what was the other set of springs you tried and why didn't you like those either?
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i want a slight drop so i dont have to worry about camber and same if not firmer spring rate does that exist lol
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Did you look at the link posted above??

350z OEM springs will drop you .5"

RSR G35 coupe progressive springs 1”/1” G35 coupe drop
Spring rates in LBS 315/315
Beware, a 1" drop spring with NO increase in stiffness vs oem.

Tein H-tech 350z linear springs .3”/.2” drop on 350Z G35 drop will be higher (.8/.7)
Spring rates in LBS 358/375


All of these are under an inch, so you can get away with nothing else
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And to add to what Buju said, here's how it looks.

No camber kit needed; back to manufacturer's spec........no worries:
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heres my coupe on oem 350z springs:

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Niiiiiiiiiice, Tofu. I like.

Gotta holler atcha on another thread re: RAS, aka 4WAS.

You reminded me of something!! (Smart a$$. )

Seriously, though, it was good catch. We're cool. I left myself open for that one.

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heres my coupe on oem 350z springs:







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