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Lowered/sport springs: stiffness list?

I'm looking for lowered springs for my Alfa 156.
Do anyone knows which difference are there between these springs? Which is the stiffest, which the more comfortable.


Eibach ProKit
Eibach Sportline
Novitec
H&R
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are there any others?
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Not sure about the others, but with the Eibach prokit was hardly any noticeable difference from standard on my Giulietta in terms of stiffness.

I would probably put them as the softest, but I don't feel qualified to put the rest in order.

After the experience I had with Apex springs on my Fiat Coupe I would advise you to avoid those if you come across them. They were badly formed at the top, so that the coil bearing didn't sit correctly. The bearings then made a noise when the steering was turned. They would make clanging noises over bumps as the coils hit each other and to top it all the car didn't look any lower than normal.

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I'm looking for lowered springs for my Alfa 156.
Do anyone knows which difference are there between these springs? Which is the stiffest, which the more comfortable.


Eibach ProKit
Eibach Sportline
Novitec
H&R
...

are there any others?
Thank You!
you just doing springs or complete suspension kit
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I already have Bilstein B6 and all bushings replaced half standard and half powerflex.
Last year I had the Eibach but also front powerflex bushings and it was too hard for italian roads. And I wasn't sure about the Eibach... if they were the prokit or sportline.

Now I'm thinking to remount them but I'm looking for the less stiff.


My experience with Eibach (don't know if prokit or sportline) Bilstein B6 and Powerflex was: too hard.
For the Eibach, if you ask, the box said prokit but they were very low (about 4.5cm so kind of sportline) and the codes on the springs gave me a doubt.
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