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Old 05-26-2021, 10:10 AM   #169
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Are you planning on getting new prototypes with the proper height you want? If so what's the eta on those and/or actual production run? Assuming the eta isn't "when it happens because covid".
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Old 05-26-2021, 11:07 AM   #170
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Are you planning on getting new prototypes with the proper height you want? If so what's the eta on those and/or actual production run? Assuming the eta isn't "when it happens because covid".
We actually just got the notice that the new prototypes shipped today. We'll get them on both stock struts and Bilsteins for final testing next week if possible. And we'll have pics assuming the ride heights are good this time.

Very much appreciate everyone's patience on the loooong wait for these. It's been a little crazy and frustrating at times but this should be it. We'll have a better idea of production timing in the next couple weeks.

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Woohoo! Some good news!
Hoping Bilstien versions have increased stroke compared to OEM.

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Old 06-04-2021, 09:18 AM   #172
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Springs will be here on Monday...was hoping they'd be here before the weekend...blerg.

Pics late next week. Still have my 15 inch winter wheel/tire set up on just for this lol.

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As mentioned, the 1st prototypes weren't quite right. Spring rates good but ride height was basically OEM in the front and went up ~7mm in the rear. Frustrating but that's why we do prototypes. We learned as much as we could and sent them back.

The 2nd prototypes...better but still not quite right. We're at about +5mm front and +7mm. Extra frustrating at this point, not least of all because we know so many of you have been waiting patiently for a long time. We have our target specs and we're not going to settle or compromise.

That said...

These do feel really good. We've got them on stock shocks right now and it's impressive how a little bit more spring rate and a little bit more bump travel can improve things. The sort of rubbery, sometimes artificial feeling from the stock suspension is reduced, and you can feel the suspension actually working instead of the bumpstops doing their thing all the time. More natural and predictable. I'll leave it at that for now.

So as much as I'm not happy with the delay...which is pretty unhappy... I'm very encouraged by how these prototypes feel. It'll only get better when we get the ride heights we want. So...I'm going to slide them around a bit more and then take them off.

I think Eibach understands our frustration at this point and will work quickly to resolve everything. We're sending these back and we're confident that the 3rd time's the charm. We'll continue to stay transparent on this project and will keep everyone posted.

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We're at about +5mm front and +7mm.

We're looking for 12-13mm lift roughly on each right?
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We're looking for 12-13mm lift roughly on each right?
15mm lift.

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Old 08-10-2021, 09:02 PM   #176
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As mentioned, the 1st prototypes weren't quite right. Spring rates good but ride height was basically OEM in the front and went up ~7mm in the rear. Frustrating but that's why we do prototypes. We learned as much as we could and sent them back.

The 2nd prototypes...better but still not quite right. We're at about +5mm front and +7mm. Extra frustrating at this point, not least of all because we know so many of you have been waiting patiently for a long time. We have our target specs and we're not going to settle or compromise.

That said...

These do feel really good. We've got them on stock shocks right now and it's impressive how a little bit more spring rate and a little bit more bump travel can improve things. The sort of rubbery, sometimes artificial feeling from the stock suspension is reduced, and you can feel the suspension actually working instead of the bumpstops doing their thing all the time. More natural and predictable. I'll leave it at that for now.

So as much as I'm not happy with the delay...which is pretty unhappy... I'm very encouraged by how these prototypes feel. It'll only get better when we get the ride heights we want. So...I'm going to slide them around a bit more and then take them off.

I think Eibach understands our frustration at this point and will work quickly to resolve everything. We're sending these back and we're confident that the 3rd time's the charm. We'll continue to stay transparent on this project and will keep everyone posted.

- Andrew

Any Update on the new order?
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Any Update on the new order?
Still waiting. I haven't really gotten updates until they're just about ready, so I'm hoping they surprise me soon with some nice new springs. I'll keep bothering them either way.

My car is back to the low life while awaiting the new prototypes and I forgot that so I scraped like hell yesterday on a speed bump lol. I'm beyond ready for these to be finalized.

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How goes it Andrew? Update?

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Expecting the next set of prototypes "soon." That might mean next week, but not 100% sure.

We've got a couple of very exciting projects that might all hit around the same time, so it'll be busy! The rallyx springs are top of the list though...we can do more than 1 thing at a time because we'll have a second car for the other stuff.

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I hope this set of prototypes are the proper height this time. I'm really looking forward to this product.
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