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Postby Sull » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:03 am


These are the correct springs right ?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors...A1318

is that a good price ?


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Postby kevera » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:09 am

Quote, originally posted by Sull »

These are the correct springs right ?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors...A1318

is that a good price ?

They are the right ones.

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Postby keithvibe » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:09 am

those are correct


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Postby Sull » Fri Feb 06, 2009 1:25 pm


Alright cool.

140US + 80US shipping to me, is that a good deal and where have others bought these I cannot seem to find any online shops except for the one link posted in this thread ??


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Postby Amtron » Fri Feb 06, 2009 2:33 pm

Quote, originally posted by Sull »

Alright cool.

140US + 80US shipping to me, is that a good deal and where have others bought these I cannot seem to find any online shops except for the one link posted in this thread ??

I bought them for $100 shipped from someone on the forum (used with 5k) and ive seen them go here newer for less than the ebay ones


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Postby 2002sportside » Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:33 pm

When they come in make sure they are real Teins. The logo should be printed right on the spring, not a sticker.

I paid $145 shipped for H-Techs a couple of years ago, but they have gone up in price - they would be $224 shipped from where I got them.

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Postby Sull » Sat Feb 07, 2009 6:27 am


Yeah I saw the article on the fakes

I found a place in my province and they list them for 205 Canadian which seems good. I emailed them for a shipping quote.


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Postby FyreMark » Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:55 pm

Hey Sull, let me know how that goes. I live in Canada and I'm interested in a set of s tech's as well =]

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Postby Sull » Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:03 am


I ordered mine from a shop in BC. My province, I think they were about 260ish Canadian. I'll let you know how that go's, haven't got them yet.

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Postby NascarXprt » Thu Feb 19, 2009 4:18 am

i got mine for $90 US + $40 US shipping from these guys: qualifiedjapaneseparts in 2005. but i cant find them on ebay anymore but they were good with shipping and response for me.
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Postby Sull » Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:53 pm


There is a set on ebay for 140US. From what I have seen on the net it does not look like they are going for cheap any more.

Mine are going to be a week longer, the guy said stuck in customs, w/e that means?


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Postby FyreMark » Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:47 am

Thanks for the updates sull! I was lucky enough to find a local on matrixowners selling a set of s techs. Can't wait to pick em up and put them on. Hope you get yours soon =]

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Postby WaveAction » Sat Feb 21, 2009 12:03 pm

s-techs are the best, got them in my vibe and couldnt be happier..u guys are gonna love them

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Postby Sull » Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:20 am


I am really excited. They should be here soon hopefully.

I have tokico struts, new mounts and a strut bar to install


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Postby Sull » Fri Apr 10, 2009 11:26 am

Just got my S techs installed. Loving it !!!!

I'll post some pics when my new wheels come in

Pretty rough roads up north and these springs are fine, I might reevaluate that when I get my low pro tires lol


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Postby B14CK_H4WK » Sat Aug 15, 2009 2:29 am

how do you like the handling now? how fast can you take 90 degree turns now lol?

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Re: (Sull)

Postby roguesix » Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:19 am

hey, i have a quick question. i am looking at putting on the tein h tech lowering springs as i dont want a big drop but i want to clear somehting up. it seems as if the tein h tech springs for the matrix have alittle more drop (front - 1.7, r 1.5) as opposed to the vibe h techs (f 1.4, r 1-3). i would prefer the h techs for the matrix because it is a little more drop but not too much or too little.

does it matter which one i get? they should fit the vibe as well right?

thanks for your help


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Postby 2002sportside » Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:13 am

I don't know why they list them as two different heights since they are the same part number. The Matrix can't be that much heavier...

But to clarify, they are the same spring.

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Re: Lowering springs (02csnow)

Postby Platinum76 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:17 pm

Teins rock !! go green!!! I love them and for the money you cant go wrong, just put my MR7's back on with some continental ex contact hybrid treads. went with a 225/50/ZR16... Love it !!! with the tokiko's on top of it.. I can pull some G's on the on and off ramps

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Re: Lowering springs (Platinum76)

Postby mkdubs » Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:28 pm

I have B&G springs, and i love them, they ride great, plus when i park next to another vibe the top of my side mirror sits under the bottom of theres. cant wait to buy the B&G coilovers!
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Postby Kevzaz » Fri Jun 11, 2010 2:03 am

http://www.highperformanceoutl....html


Pretty cheap. Might have to get them...


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Postby Kincaid » Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:15 am

Wow, that is a nice price (plus $25 shipping for me). A quick check shows the Teins claim a 2"/1.9" front/rear drop and Eibach Sportlines are a 1.8"/2.1" The Teins sound like what I want. Kevzaz - do you not have lowering springs now?
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Postby Mariachi » Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:07 am

thats actually about what i paid for my s techs.
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Postby Kincaid » Fri Jan 21, 2011 2:25 am

Quote, originally posted by Kevzaz »
http://www.highperformanceoutl....html


Pretty cheap. Might have to get them...

I just put in my order for H-Techs from this same company. Couldn't find any bad reviews for the seller and they were a few bucks cheaper than eBay. Now, the price for the S-Techs is even less than the H-Tech - wonder why?

Anyway, I am excited! I was beginning to be afraid if I waited too long these springs would no longer be available.

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Postby 2010GTJT » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:58 am

Kincaid wrote:Quote, originally posted by Kevzaz »http://www.highperformanceoutl....htmlPretty cheap. Might have to get them...I just put in my order for H-Techs from this same company. Couldn't find any bad reviews for the seller and they were a few bucks cheaper than eBay. Now, the price for the S-Techs is even less than the H-Tech - wonder why?Anyway, I am excited! I was beginning to be afraid if I waited too long these springs would no longer be available.



Did you have alignment trouble with the H Techs? I know ppl have trouble with the S Techs..... 0.5 deg or so etc

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Re: Lowering springs

Postby boxer951 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:35 am

i recently installed some MANZO LOWERINGS SPRINGS and their comfortable and the heught is perfect imo..and i only paid $98 bucks.ima see if i can post a pic on here..can anyone give me instructions on how to post pics on here using my phone?is there an app i need? sorry ima noob lol

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Postby boxer951 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:49 am

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hopefully u guys can see the pic i uploaded..has the Manzo Lowering Springs.

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Re: Lowering springs

Postby Pugz » Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:30 pm

beautiful ride, and stance

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Re: Lowering springs

Postby WhgVibe » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:55 am

Very Nice looking Vibe. I love the wheels and the lowered look. :D

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Re: Lowering springs

Postby liferules04 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:31 pm

Great thread. New to the group and just starting on my 2005 Vibe.

Need tires first so ditching the stock rusted steel wheels for Enkei J10 (16x7) / Pirelli CINTURATO P7 in a few weeks.

I am planning Springs/Shocks in the fall. Like I said I am new to the Vibe, but I have used H&R Sport springs/Bilstein Sports in the past for VW's and BMW's. Any experience with this combo for Vibe.

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Re: Lowering springs

Postby fistpump44 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:35 pm

I have a 2009 Vibe and looking for some lowering springs. My search has solely been on ebay or amazon. I've not been successful on these sites in finding springs that would fit. Can anyone volunteer what they have purchased and installed? Help!


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