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2016 gen2 RS with Eibach springs. Have about 250 miles so may settle a more. Overall super happy with ride quality and height.
 

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2016 gen2 RS with Eibach springs. Have about 250 miles so may settle a more. Overall super happy with ride quality and height.
Looks good.

How is the ride? Are you finding you need to go slower on bumpy streets? Mine took almost a year and a half to completely settle.
 

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looks good man be prepared for your front under lip things to start scraping on everything lol
 

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Looks good.

How is the ride? Are you finding you need to go slower on bumpy streets? Mine took almost a year and a half to completely settle.
pretty much the same. a little stiffer.

looks good man be prepared for your front under lip things to start scraping on everything lol
I been driving cars way lower for years, this is nothing. They should have came this height from the factory.

Nice! So, what's the total drop #? Was it just springs or some additional suspension parts too?
about 1 up front and 1.5 in the rear. just springs on the RS struts and shocks.
 

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Believe they have a hatch version as well, or will shortly....It was discussed in another thread on here awhile back...
 

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Anyone know if these will work on the hatch?
As cruzen18 stated, the hatchback version is still in pre-production testing. I was told to expect production springs by the end of summer. So I'd say a month or two.

Also, manufacturers tend to answer their facebook messages a lot faster than an email. Eibach at least gave me a guesstimate, magnaflow can't for some reason. Who knows? Lol
 

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my buddy mike works at eibach and he is in charge of prototype and the reason i was used as the test car . I can ask him about eta on the hatchback ones but probably late summer early fall
 

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Hey, @Ncfutrell...hook me up with some of that guineapig/test car stuff. <img src="http://www.cruzetalk.com/forum/images/smilies/signlol.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Signlol" class="inlineimg" />
Lol I would if I could my friend. I've hit up a lot of manufacturers seeing what all was out there being produced, or in pre-production testing, for the 2nd gen cruze. It's not really a lot right now. I did, however, Google about exhaust, suspension, and performance related manufacturers near me; Then emailed them, if they didn't have facebook.

I've been in the mustang game since I was just a wee little lad, and a couple of my mustangs were used as test cars. Either by a dyno shop just trying to get into the market, small mandrel bending shops wanting to get into a production exhaust(headers, xpipes, hpipes, catback, turbo manifold, etc etc), little niche shops specializing in one off suspension( strut braces, tie bars, sway bars, lca, uca, subframes).

My point is, in a very roundabout way, hit up everybody and offer your car as a test car for some type of product. Most want you to be local, or at least driving distance, but there are others whom don't care. Just like dating, put yourself out there and see who bites. If anything, you'll have the cruze on their mind, and you'll be on theirs if anything comes of it.

I hope I don't come off as an ass. Just spreading my experiences lol
 

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yup thats what i did with my camaro when i got it and ended up getting lucky with afe power and they made intake exhaust headers springs and swaybars for my car all for free 99
 

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Does anyone know how the spring rates on these compare to the rates on the GM Performance kit? I had an Eibach pro kit back in the day for another car and it was nice, slightly stiffer than stock, but nothing crazy.
 

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I got word yesterday that the Hatch and sedan will have the same springs. The website will be updated
Thanks. Not surprising since they're really close in weight so I can't see them engineering a different part for our cars. Not for the pro kit anyway which is very much entry level.
 

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UPDATE: about 4 months later and roughly 6,000k miles. Spring settled slightly more. Ride height is perfect for a daily. The overall ride quality is still very good! Compared to other vehicles and springs I've had, I will say eibach nailed it on these. I will give an update after they go through winter.
 
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