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Discussion in 'Gen 4 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by krmcg, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. krmcg

    krmcg Lowered Blizzard Pearl Beauty

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    I got the opportunity to provide Tanabe USA with the chance to fit a 2016 Toyota Prius with upgraded springs. They installed the four new lower profile springs on my car over the weekend.
    It sits about 1" lower all-around. Limited driving post-install, but the car seems more stable. Tomorrow I will get a chance to try out some hills and get a better idea of the difference.
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    Rear 13"
    Front lip 7"
    Behind front tire 6"
    Ahead of front tire 5 1/2"

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    wow, that looks sharp.
     
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    How much? & how about setting up a potential group buy? << *Mod note* FYI - Group buys have to be ran by Danny, the site admin >>
     
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    How are the springs? Are they stiff....or do they ride like stock springs? I had Eibach in the past with other cars, they are too stiff for me.
     
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  5. rcsting

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    Looks great. Can't wait to hear how you like them.
     
  6. krmcg

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    The springs are great! They steady the ride nicely.

    No, they are not especially stiff.
     
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    so it was your car AJ posted! Glad it was another prius chat member.tell them get you on a set of 19 inch SSR wheels !!!
     
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    krmcg,

    Cool! Looks good!
    As it is, I scrape the under side front driving my 2013 Prius into certain driveways around town. Ouch!
    I drive slowly as the stock front is pretty low.
    Safe driving!
     
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  9. dominiqueowen

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    I just wanna ask if your vehicle is equipped with the "Toyota safety sense P" and if does did you have to have your alignment redone and sensors recalibrated, e.g. for radar cruise control... thanks^_^
     
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    Yes I have the full safety options. I did have the car's alignment done after I installed the springs.
     
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    Thanks for this info, looks like I have a new project this coming summer... again thanks!
     
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    [QUOTE = "krmcg, post: 2313691, member: 40648"] Ich bekam die Gelegenheit, Tanabe USA die Chance zu geben, einen 2016er Toyota Prius mit verbesserten Federn auszustatten. Sie installierten die vier neuen unteren Profilfedern an meinem Auto über das Wochenende.
    Es sitzt etwa 1 "tiefer Allround. Begrenzte Fahrt nach der Installation, aber das Auto scheint stabiler. Morgen werde ich eine Chance bekommen, einige Hügel auszuprobieren und eine bessere Vorstellung von dem Unterschied zu bekommen.
    Fotos erklärt:
    Hinten 13 "
    Vorderlippe 7 "
    Hinter dem Vorderreifen 6 "
    Vor dem Vorderreifen 5 1/2 "

    [ATTACH = voll] 106220 [/ ATTACH] [/ QUOTE]
    hello, looks really great. Is it possible to drive the springs in Germany ??????
     
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