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Old 08-02-2013, 04:46 PM
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The Megans are a pretty screamin' deal, I think. When I bought Koni yellows and Eibach springs, it was about a grand. You're basically getting full coilovers for the price of just Koni yellows.
Plus camber plates.....usually.

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I guess if you bagged it though, you'd have to maybe lose the back seats to accommodate the tank. Is there any hidden storage that could accommodate it? Some sort of spare tire compartment maybe?
A lot of scion guys put it outside the car under the rear.

Either of the above options will out-handle OEM Struts + Springs
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just get rid of the drivers side rear seat and make a cool little holdler for it
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Plus camber plates.....usually.
The Mazda 3 didn't need camber plates, actually. There was enough play in the strut tower bolt holes to get a little over -1 degrees of camber. All I did on that car was Koni yellows, Eibach springs, Eibach adjustable rear control arms, and a custom alignment to my specs. The Konis were 1.5" shorter than stock, and the springs lowered it 1.2", so I ended up with 0.3" of additional suspension stroke versus stock, despite the 1.2" drop. It was perfect for soaking up rough sections in the canyons.

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A lot of scion guys put it outside the car under the rear.
Aahh, cool.

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Either of the above options will out-handle OEM Struts + Springs
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just get rid of the drivers side rear seat and make a cool little holdler for it
That could be cool. It might need a bit of fabrication to the seat mounts, but probly no big deal. I remember, on the MINI, the rear seatbacks didn't come out independently.
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The Mazda 3 didn't need camber plates, actually. There was enough play in the strut tower bolt holes to get a little over -1 degrees of camber. All I did on that car was Koni yellows, Eibach springs, Eibach adjustable rear control arms, and a custom alignment to my specs. The Konis were 1.5" shorter than stock, and the springs lowered it 1.2", so I ended up with 0.3" of additional suspension stroke versus stock, despite the 1.2" drop. It was perfect for soaking up rough sections in the canyons.
Word. I believe the Scion IQ Megans come with front Camber plates as well which is an added bonus.

I know on MINIs the Konis are no shorter so they don't help the spring issue Not sure on the IQ
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just get rid of the drivers side rear seat and make a cool little holdler for it
nooo I like my back seats! I'm gonna ride around with 4 people in that bitch.
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leaning toward megans! we want briana to be styling in comfort.

and good handling!

this thing has such a tight turning radius its ridonkulous!
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C'monnnn... are they real back seats or are they just for decoration like on my FR-S?
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if y'all can convince B to bag it, im all about it.

then she can choose when to ride high or dump the bitch!
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C'monnnn... are they real back seats or are they just for decoration like on my FR-S?
It's perfectly fine for 1 person. There is no glove box, so the passenger seat can move really far foreword without being uncomfortable.

Behind the driver is another story. You can fit a person there, but it isn't comfortable.. you have to share leg space with the person on the passenger side.
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as to the backseats. the one behind the driver is virtually unusable.

but the pass rear is awesome!

two six foot plus people one front and one rear on the passenger side works great! this is because there is no glove box, so the front seat can go further forward. iz krazzeee.
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Sam and I are also both fairly tall. It could work just fine with a shorter person driving.
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It's perfectly fine for 1 person. There is no glove box, so the passenger seat can move really far foreword without being uncomfortable.

Behind the driver is another story. You can fit a person there, but it isn't comfortable.. you have to share leg space with the person on the passenger side.
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this thing has such a tight turning radius its ridonkulous!
The IQ's turning radius could fit inside my mini's turning radius easy.
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