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One thing that people mixed up all the time.
Your springs dont absorb the bounciness. That is what your strut do.
When the wheel is not on an even surface, your spring will compressed and expend. Your struts absorb the bounciness of the spring, so your springs wouldnt keep bouncing.
Lowering springs got a short length, but that does not mean you will hit the ground easier. Shorter spring also gives higher spring rate. Spring rate is the force required to compress each in/ft. Stiffer springs give you a more solid feedback. Because the traveling distance of the spring is shorter, it is recommend to replace your struts with performance struts. Performance strut, aka stiffer struts takes less compress length to absorb its energy. Therefore, it travel the proportional distance while gives you a more aggressive right.
Now, spring rate is higher = stiffer rate. Your car will be less comfy, because your car is riding on stiffer springs now.
Engine & Tuning: Weapon R Intake|OBX TB Spacer|OBX 4-2-1 header|DC EX5012 aka fart can
Brakes & Suspension: Racingline FSTB|SE-R RSB|Brakemotive D/S Rotors+Ceramic Pads|Tein-S Springs|KYB struts
Interior: LED Interior,license plate, trunk and footwell| Carbon Fiber vinyl wrapped panels| DIY Voltmeter|35% tint|
Exterior:V-leds 6000k HIDs| Halo projector fogs with 6000K HIDs| Duplicolor Caliper Paint(Red)|light Smoked Taillights|
To Do: KYB struts| 35% tint|
Audio: Dual XDMAR6720| Kenwood P709|Kenwood P6994
Summer mode: 18" 350z V2 rims
Winter mode: 16" stock steels with General Altimax Arctic