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Vendor T Sportline Tesla Model 3 Lowering Springs

Discussion in 'Model 3: Driving Dynamics' started by Tsportline, Jul 16, 2018.

  1. Tsportline

    Tsportline Vendor

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    Our Tesla Model 3 Lowering Springs have been shipping out over the last two weeks. Some community members have already installed them. We started this thread so members can share their photos of their install and feedback for other members.

    Here is the description from our website:

    Our Sport Lowering Springs were developed for the Rear Wheel Drive Model 3 only. We do not recommend or advise purchase if you have an AWD or Performance Model 3 on order.

    Our Model 3 Sport Lowering Springs improve the ride quality of the Tesla Model 3 by increasing spring travel for increased comfort. Simply put, our springs will give your Model 3 a less “stiff” ride.

    The ride height is lowered by approximately 1" (25mm). Improve the look and comfort of your Tesla Model 3 with our Sport Lowering Springs!

    This product requires professional installation.

    Made in USA.

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    Specifications:
    • Linear Rate Front Springs, Progressive Rate Rear Springs.
    • Extensively tested in parking lots with speed bumps, potholes, freeways, and city streets.
    • Specifically engineered for comfort and road use.
    • Best combination for daily driving experience.
    • Balances performance and driver's comfort.
    • Maintains a reasonable ground clearance.
    • Improves handling and assistance in roll-control without compromising ride comfort.
    • Recommended for all drivers who wants a lowered Model 3 with a smoother ride.


    Why Linear Rate Front Springs?
    • Best setup for a comfortable, precise steering input.
    • Maintains the same spring rate through compression.


    Why Progressive Rate Rear Springs?
    • Smooth and comfortable ride.
    • Advanced and complex engineering required to give the most comfortable daily driving road, or street, use.
    • As the the spring is compressed, it smoothly increases to a stiffer spring rate.
    • Optimizes the center of gravity and suspension geometry while driving.
    • Reduces the force of impact over bumps, potholes, and rough road conditions.
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    @Allb18c @mpt We would love it if you could post photos of your car here.
     
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  2. amoney805

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    I love the drop. Can you post more pics?
     
  3. Dixsea

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    What is the aprox cost to buy these and then the cost to install them?

     
  4. mpt

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    TSportline Lowered Side 1.jpg TSportline 1" lowered with 15mm spacers.jpg Lowered Rear.jpg
     
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  5. rdlink

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    I have an AWD on order, and would like to look into lowering springs. What is the plan there? Will you develop a set to work on the AWD? Are you just waiting to test this set on it? Is it just not going to be compatible with lowering springs?
     
  6. Tsportline

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    We plan to develop lowering springs for both AWD and Performance models.
     
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  7. rdlink

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    Great. Thanks. Another question. I live in Colorado. Any thoughts on where I might be able to find an installer here, once I have them? I know getting springs installed shouldn’t be a major thing, but I am going to be picky on who I will let pick my Tesla up off the ground.
     
  8. Tsportline

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    As with all labor rates, we would guess the cost would be regional based. 300-500USD is a good ballpark.
     
  9. Alketi

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    1" drop looks great. What's your timeline for the P/AWD springs?
     
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  11. mpt

    mpt Electrics are back

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    @warrior15r Initially, I thought it was the same but after a few days I've had the opportunity to test it on the highway, on regular commuter roads in NJ (i.e. like the moon) and even on unpaved roads at slow speeds. The steering feel is the same, still sharp, but, I'm sensing that the ride is more forgiving. It's not softer nor harder but I think it's lost some occasional jiggle that happened from time-to-time. I think it's gone from Audi S4 to BMW M3 if that makes sense - it feels more compliant yet more together.
     
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  13. amoney805

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    About 2 on both F&R.
     
  15. HelloJohnny

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    @Allb18c I love the drop and your car! I'm taking delivery of a Pearl White with 19" Sports. I plan on also dropping mine with T Sportline springs!

    Thanks for the photos!
     
  16. Tim2088

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    I just had mine lowered by Al and Ed's - T Sportline in West Hollywood. Bunch of great guys! Thanks again. I will upload pictures later today.
     
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    Shop pics Shop_pic1.jpg Shop_pic2.jpg Shop_pic2.jpg Shop_pic3.jpg
     
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  19. Tim2088

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    Not the best of pics but here is: 20180724_170345.jpg Stock vs Lowered
     
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  20. davedavedave

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    Interesting. I’d love to see what Aeros look like with the lowered springs, and hear more about the ride feel. <ducking/>

    Anyone?
     

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