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eibac lowering springs, what shox?

i have eibac springs, what kind of shocks should i get to better match them than the stock, also are an inexpensive set of coilovers, like maybe megan, or another set that go for like 600-800 bucks worth getting, i dnt autox, just want it tighter for the street
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also, pardon my ignorance, but is a shock and a strut the same thing?
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they are different but im not sure exactly what it is.

megans are way nice for the street if you get the street version. track ones are pretty stiff.

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Not trying to be an a$$, but search around, someone had some info up about different struts/shocks to use. Many people say the KYBs are nice to go with.

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I am running the KYB AGX struts on my car with Tein S-Techs and they work great. The suspension work stiffened up the car a bit but its still very streetable. You might also want to look into getting Koni inserts. I have heard good things about them. The only down side(IMO) is that they are inserts so you have to cut apart the stock strut.
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I'm running the KYB AGX's as well.Great performance at a great price.Plus they are adjustable dampners.The difference between a shock and a strut is generally a strut is intergrated into the suspension system and a shock is not.

"Struts and shocks are very similar in function, but very different in design. The job of both is to control excessive spring motion; however, struts are also a structural component of the suspension. Struts can take the place of two or three conventional suspension components and are often used as a pivot point for steering and to adjust the position of the wheels for alignment purposes. "

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