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Old 01-23-2004, 02:06 AM   #1
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A gentleman said he would trade me my JIC's for his TEIN flex with EDFC. What you think?

Which is better? Being able to adjust the dampening inside the car would be cool. IMHO.

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Old 01-23-2004, 01:18 PM   #2
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I'd keep the JIC's, everyone says the TEIN's rust up on you...
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Old 01-23-2004, 02:47 PM   #3
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Tein's are nice but...JIC's are way nicer in my opinion...even if they are manualy adjustabel. i just think that Teins are a little cheaper(less quality) becouse they are more prodused, and cheaper(i belive in price). JIC's are WAY nicer...
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Old 01-23-2004, 03:41 PM   #4
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The adjustments on the JIC (i.e. being able to adjust the lower shaft) are more usefull than being able to adjust the dampening from inside the car on the Teins. For as low as you want to go...the JICs will not sacrafice your geometry as much as the Teins would.

In other words, you car would handle like crap with the Teins with the drop you want.

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Old 01-23-2004, 07:10 PM   #5
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Teins are nice, i've had HAs for a while, but i get the impression that the JIC are even better. You can get a lot worse than both of them, but i'd keep what you have.

Trust me, you might think that you'll tweak the settings all the time, but after a while you just want to drive...while the EDFC makes it easier, and looks cool, you'll probably just ignore it after a while.

My AVC-R just sits there, but it's more useful...and everyone wants to know what the hell it is
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Old 01-27-2004, 12:29 PM   #6
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The adjustments on the JIC (i.e. being able to adjust the lower shaft) are more usefull than being able to adjust the dampening from inside the car on the Teinswww.team-arg.com

If you consider getting out of your car, kneeling on the ground, and adjusting your suspension when you pick up your girlfriend more usefull. Then yea your right.
But if your are like most people and want quick painless adjustment then no your wrong.


As for the changing geometry, please elaborate because I would love to hear how you explain this. Both the Flex' and FLTA2's adjust springs and height the same way.

As for teins being less quality, because "they are more prodused" Defying all manufacturing logic.
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Old 01-27-2004, 01:22 PM   #7
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If you consider getting out of your car, kneeling on the ground, and adjusting your suspension when you pick up your girlfriend more usefull. Then yea your right.
But if your are like most people and want quick painless adjustment then no your wrong.

As for the changing geometry, please elaborate because I would love to hear how you explain this. Both the Flex' and FLTA2's adjust springs and height the same way.
aaaahhh touche'.....I was unaware the teins had 2 way height adjustments. However, if you are like most people and like to autocross, EDFC is illegal in SCCA events, then you really don't mind getting out under your car to adjust the settings

Just playing devils advocate really...I just looked up the new specs on the teins, which I haven't for a while, and they are nice. Drew doesn't autocross anyway, so 6 in one hand....half dozen in the other. You may just be able to strike up a deal with the drewmeister afterall.

What say you drew?

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Old 01-27-2004, 01:55 PM   #8
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I dont want to mess with un-installing and re-installing another suspension setup. I am lazy and probably should have gone the TEIN route to begin with.

To get the TEIN's I would have to take off my JIC's, put on my stockers. THen send the JICS out, wait for the TEINS, get the TEINS, uninstall the stockers and install the TEINS.

No thanks.
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