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A little history:

My car: 1998 Hyundai Accent (silver)

Right now I've got factory rims + tires because I'd like to do some engine mods, first, before I put on new ones. Rims are very easy to steal.

I'll probably only go 14-15" on the rims because I *really* don't want to rub or have to roll the fender(s) or install an offset.

In the meantime ... I'll be lowering my '98 Accent in the next few days and wanted to get everybody's opinion on coils.

Thanks!
 

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Good move in deciding to lower your ride... it'll improve handling performance.

Here's some input:
I have Intrax - lowering springs installed in my 98 Elantra which gives me about an 1" gap from wheel to fender in front and 1.5" at the back... pretty much what I wanted, altho' I'd be happier if they were both 1" gap front and back.
According to the guy who sold me the springs, Eibach and H&R springs are about the same except for price coz' Eibach spends a lot on advertising making their springs too pricey - more like paying extra for the name "Eibach". They'll probably last 10 years before sagging occurs and highly recommended if you'd like to keep your car that long.
Intrax is also made in germany but cheaper by about 50 bucks compared to H&R and probably would last about 5 years before it starts to sag. The Intrax drop is lower compared to H&R if you check their specs.
I have no info on Apex springs. Sorry.

Just be careful when you install aftermarket springs coz' I'm experiencing "vibrating noise" at the rear whenever i hit a bump which weren't there before my install... still trying to figure out where the noise is coming from.

Hope this helps.
 

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I bought intrax and the drop was 1.75, they were good and gave my car a nice look along with a smooth ride, but unfortunately i cut a coil off b/c it sat a little to high for me and now i need shocks, but it rides good for now.
 
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