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I'm interested in dropping my v 1" with springs. I've looked around but most of the time the springs don't list how much of a drop you get. I'm leaning towards Megans... how Much of a drop would I expect? Any others that would give me about an inch?

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I think I remember hearing the Megans are about the lowest you can go. When I had my Versa I had the Tanabe's… can't remember exactly which model they were though. It was roughly an inch drop.
 

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I have TEIN springs on mine and love them. They're around 1.5in. all around.
How careful do you have to be with pot holes, intersections, etc.? Is it a big difference in how much caution you must take compared to the stock suspension?
 

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I agree. The car isn't much lower than stock but it looks and rides a lot better.
JoshG, do you have to drive very cautiously? Just not sure if it's worth it for me. Haha but basically I just want someone to tell me "It's not that bad."
 

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Haha It isn't that bad, it just depends on how the roads are. I drive normally, except when I see potholes or speed bumps...you definitely have to be careful with those.
 

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Tanabe NF210 Lowing Springs

I have the Tanabe NF210 lowering springs installed. I love the look and all but the main problem is my location. I live in NYC and the roads here SUCK @$$. Dont get me wrong the springs run great when the road is smooth and i love it but if you are in a area with pot holes and bumps it might not be to comfy to ride in. Sometimes im on the highway and i go over a bump with a loud bang and it would hit hard enough for my window wipers to turn on. I cringe everytime this happens lol. So im switching to the Nismo Suspension kit or the Tein or Tanabe Coilover from BoB at versaspeed.
 

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I have the Tanabe NF210 lowering springs installed. I love the look and all but the main problem is my location. I live in NYC and the roads here SUCK @$$. Dont get me wrong the springs run great when the road is smooth and i love it but if you are in a area with pot holes and bumps it might not be to comfy to ride in. Sometimes im on the highway and i go over a bump with a loud bang and it would hit hard enough for my window wipers to turn on. I cringe everytime this happens lol. So im switching to the Nismo Suspension kit or the Tein or Tanabe Coilover from BoB at versaspeed.
Dang coilovers are awesome but at a very different price point than springs.. I don't think I could get my wife on board for that kind of purchase!
 

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Dang coilovers are awesome but at a very different price point than springs.. I don't think I could get my wife on board for that kind of purchase!
Yea the Nismo Suspension Kit is like 780$ and the Coilovers are about 100-200 more. But hey go for the Springs and try them out. Its not really much a problem if you live in a area with good road conditions. I have only used the Tanabe NF210 so i can only speak for those not sure about the other lowering springs like Megan, Tein, H&R, and Eibach. Maybe some of those could be better with rougher roads.
 

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Yea the Nismo Suspension Kit is like 780$ and the Coilovers are about 100-200 more. But hey go for the Springs and try them out. Its not really much a problem if you live in a area with good road conditions. I have only used the Tanabe NF210 so i can only speak for those not sure about the other lowering springs like Megan, Tein, H&R, and Eibach. Maybe some of those could be better with rougher roads.
Yeah springs are a more distant plan but a plan, for sure! Roads here in Colorado are pretty good and I def. don't want to lower any more than 1.5".
 

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true because my car drives so much better a 17s look good on it but I really want coilovers but they are so expensive anyone know were I could get some for cheap or at least reasonable any brands 820 is the cheapest I found
 

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I have the Tanabe NF210 lowering springs installed. I love the look and all but the main problem is my location. I live in NYC and the roads here SUCK @$$. Dont get me wrong the springs run great when the road is smooth and i love it but if you are in a area with pot holes and bumps it might not be to comfy to ride in. Sometimes im on the highway and i go over a bump with a loud bang and it would hit hard enough for my window wipers to turn on. I cringe everytime this happens lol. So im switching to the Nismo Suspension kit or the Tein or Tanabe Coilover from BoB at versaspeed.
You're telling me, my city puts manhole covers in a road track... what a stupid fucking idea.
 
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