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Like the question asks. I'm sure there will be, any news on someone making them? I mean when I test drove it, it rubbed in the back over bumps on the stock ride height :shock: So I'm not that sure?

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In all likely hood Mazda will come out with some Mazdaspeed versions for the car. Other companies allready have. AUto EXE, Eibach as well I believe.
 

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[quote author=m3rz link=topic=69159.msg1198978#msg1198978 date=1171102403]
Like the question asks. I'm sure there will be, any news on someone making them? I mean when I test drove it, it rubbed in the back over bumps on the stock ride height :shock: So I'm not that sure?

Any thoughts?


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rubbed in the back while on your test drive? thats news to me. did you have 3 people in the back seat? first time ive heard of that being an issue with the exception of when the back is loaded up with gear or asses. :p
 

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[quote author=m3rz link=topic=69159.msg1203901#msg1203901 date=1171339669]
I had three people in the back. :(
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haha i knew it.

well anyway, autoexe has lowering springs for the ms3 if ya need em right now. I think ken at mazda3online has em, ask nutari, he should know.
 

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In early March, Mazda is releasing the Mazdaspeed coil over, adjustable suspension kit specific for the MS3.
Part Number is RAMS-8M-L10. You saw it first from me. :shock:
 

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Might want to check the specs though, they might not ride well. The current set up is a lot stiffer then a regular 3, you may just land up being redundant. We do sit a bit lower than the regular 3 to begin with, half inch or so. I think its actually measured in mm, and works out to about that.
 

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[quote author=proclam link=topic=69159.msg1210679#msg1210679 date=1171584552]
Might want to check the specs though, they might not ride well. The current set up is a lot stiffer then a regular 3, you may just land up being redundant. We do sit a bit lower than the regular 3 to begin with, half inch or so. I think its actually measured in mm, and works out to about that.
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the ms3 sits 10 mm lower yes.

as for the coilover kit, it might be about the same price as the other 3 kits, but isnt it just basically a tein basic kit for more money?
 

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[quote author=aliennation95gt link=topic=69159.msg1211550#msg1211550 date=1171634323]
[quote author=proclam link=topic=69159.msg1210679#msg1210679 date=1171584552]
Might want to check the specs though, they might not ride well. The current set up is a lot stiffer then a regular 3, you may just land up being redundant. We do sit a bit lower than the regular 3 to begin with, half inch or so. I think its actually measured in mm, and works out to about that.
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the ms3 sits 10 mm lower yes.

as for the coilover kit, it might be about the same price as the other 3 kits, but isnt it just basically a tein basic kit for more money?
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it sits 10MM lower cuase of the Mazdaspeed lower springs. which are sitting on the same strut as the regular M3, just with a high damper rate.

There are plenty of othr companys makeing coilover kits for the regular M3, that are cheaper. and even go lower than the Mazadspeed coilover kit, which only goes as low as 25mm.
 

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Please note the word - CHEAPER. Not necessarily better. Since the MS3 only kit has yet to be released, I doubt you have the price yet.
 

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what are the specs/price?
 

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I'm wondering because...well personally like I said. Our car already sits lower and with three people in the back (some friends just HAD to come with me for the test drive lol) it rubbed. So I'm wondering with a 1inch drop, will this be rubbing all the time? :(
 

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I can't wait for the damn MS3 lowering springs ! I want to know if the stock MS3 has the same spring rate as the S-Techs or if there's any aftermarket lowering springs for M3 that has the same spring rate as the stock MS3. I'll do it.

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I wanna see an MS3 with Mazda3 Tein S-Techs!!! Somebody do it!
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I might just buy the M3 springs tomorrow since they're cheap. I just don't want to f*c!-up the handling if the spring rates are lower than the stock MS3.

If anyone can find this info I'll be the first to get this M3 springs on the MS3 for testing :)
 

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[quote author=TruboPower link=topic=69159.msg1224010#msg1224010 date=1172163153]
I read the MS3 springs are $384 for the set of 4 and come with rear camber links, thats a good price for that.
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That's a pretty good price. I would consider it.

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[quote author=Tjay link=topic=69159.msg1223686#msg1223686 date=1172155968]
I can't wait for the damn MS3 lowering springs ! I want to know if the stock MS3 has the same spring rate as the S-Techs or if there's any aftermarket lowering springs for M3 that has the same spring rate as the stock MS3. I'll do it.

[quote author=MS3_Mafia link=topic=69159.msg1213593#msg1213593 date=1171707562]
I wanna see an MS3 with Mazda3 Tein S-Techs!!! Somebody do it!
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I might just buy the M3 springs tomorrow since they're cheap. I just don't want to f*c!-up the handling if the spring rates are lower than the stock MS3.

If anyone can find this info I'll be the first to get this M3 springs on the MS3 for testing :)

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^Do it, do it now!! Don't mean to be pushy... :lol: I would've tried the S-Techs but my MS3 doesn't come in until mid March. It'll look sweet as hell though as long as their is not rubbing.
 
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