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I know this is nothing new, but I thought I would post some pictures of the results of my recent addition of Megan V6 Racing Springs and RX-8 rims with 235/40/18 Toyo P4's. These were not my first choice of tires, but I live in the northeast and unfortunately must deal with poor weather during the winter months.

Overall, like other members who have done this before, I am pretty happy with the results. The ride is definitely stiffer and feels good. Visually, I think the car looks much better.

Everything fits pretty well....no fender roll was required....see pictures below.

http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=4152434
http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=4152432
http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=4152431
http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=4152429
 

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looks great.

keep us up to date on fitment & rubbing.

i love those rims.
 

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Looking real good, keep us updated if they settle much more.
 

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Looks good!!

I also have a 2006 Mazdaspeed6 GT with sunroof, nav, leather and Visual Garage Sharkfin Antenna. I just installed my new RX8 Shinka 18" Gunmetal Wheels today. They are wrapped in 235/40-YR18 Kumho Ecsta SPT tires. I don't think I'll ever lower the car.
 

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Looks great... RX-8 wheels really set the car off.. I'm an old school 5-6 spoke kinda guy :)
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Agreed....oldschool it is....

"Dj Petey"'s write-up motivated me...I just replicated his mods......
 

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Looks good... I'm sold on the Megan springs.

I'm not a fan of the lower spoked wheels on our car. Something just doesn't look right. If only the stockers were 8inch wide and lighter.
 

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what were the spring rates on those springs? that is a PERFECT drop.. no rubbing/bottoming out?
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- Spring rates are advertised as 335 Front & 250 Rear

- No rubbing at all. I actually think depending in the profile of the specific tire, 245/40/18's would fit without rolling the fenders.

- I did not cut down the "bump stops" as I wanted to see and feel the results without this modification first. The "bump stops" are extremely close to the cups in the rear. I can feel them when I hit a significant bump in the road.......I plan on cutting one "Bump stop", or about inch, in the near future. I will then give this a try for a little while before proceeding further.
 

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The drop and the wheels look good.
 

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Ah - the picture on their site must be wrong then - that's a progressive spring in the pic.

There's gotta be some drawback to these springs??

While I'm very happy with the Autoexe springs I have - paying 4x less for Megans... there's gotta be a tradeoff somewhere - aside from them being orange.
 

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check dj peteys writeup they are linear. there probably is a tradeoff, but probably not enough for it to be noticeable. the drop is a little more and they are orangeish yellow. megan is one of those companies that outsources the companies that make the higher end stuff(ie tein, eibach, etc), essentially pays them off to make the same product under the megan name. the whole saying of sometimes you just pay for the name applies here.
 

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after the install, have you hit any bumps and the wheels hit the fender well? thats what annoyed me the most about my old car.. i couldn't go over anything w/o it damaging the car since the wheels would hit the fender well........

2ndly, what did u search for on ebay? i couldn't even seem to find ended listings of MR springs for the 6
 
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