What springs should I get for a 1-1.5 drop?

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So my current set up is 18x8.5 +33 on 235/40/18 tires, I’m on stock height still but I’m looking for the best lowering springs that won’t slam it. Instead drop it an inch to inch and half. Also since my wheels poke a little will I need to get camber arms as well?

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As you ride on +33, drop 1” max. But there might experience a minor rubbing at the front when it dips hard. If that happen, just pull the fender out 1~2mm will solve the rubbing. That’s said, if you look for more aggressive drop, you will need a camber kit.
 
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As you ride on +33, drop 1” max. But there might experience a minor rubbing at the front when it dips hard. If that happen, just pull the fender out 1~2mm will solve the rubbing. That’s said, if you look for more aggressive drop, you will need a camber kit.
Thanks for the reply, and yea I am worried about rubbing cause of the offset, I’m not looking to go aggressive just a subtle drop to get rid of the stock gap. I figured a camber kit would reduce the chance of rubbing, and do you what springs that are best for a 1 inch drop?
 

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Thanks for the reply, and yea I am worried about rubbing cause of the offset, I’m not looking to go aggressive just a subtle drop to get rid of the stock gap. I figured a camber kit would reduce the chance of rubbing, and do you what springs that are best for a 1 inch drop?
Eibach pro-kit drops 1” front and 0.8” back. I know some other spring also has around 1” drop. I will let others to chime in. You can consider SI spring as well, I read somewhere the drop is ~0.5”, this will be the safe option of any rub and fender pull.
 
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I'll definitely throw a huge vote in for whiteline. Not an inch drop, but 3/4. To me you won't be able to tell the 1/4 inch difference. The benefits of these are the mild drop, perfect for a daily driver and the ride is actually improved compared to stock. No issues at all with speedbumps, driveways or other such nuisances to our cars. And the lowered look is definitely noticeable compared to stock. But may not be as low as you are seeking. Fwiw, I drive the car year round in the snow and such - perfect setup for 4 seasons. Also these springs are bargain priced and excellent quality. Fwiw, and good luck in your choice! Dave
 

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I'm currently on Swift Spec R springs with 18x8.5 +35 Konig Ultraform and have a+5 spacer (to clear Genesis Brembos). I experience no rubbing even when bottoming out on bad potholes.

Oh, and I did install an adjustable camber arm for the rear in case I want to run a more aggressive offset.

Super happy with the quality of Swift Springs, feels great for daily driving. I don't feel like I'm compromising.
 

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I just put the Tein S Techs on mine, they drop about 1.4". Ride quality is just about stock too which is great. I got them for a steal of deal but originally like most are saying, i was eyeing the Swift R springs.

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