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Finally got to installing the F-sport lowering springs for the CT. Nice slight drop, while still remaining 100% functional (impossible to rub or bottom out). Handing was greatly improved.. much less body roll than stock.

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No, had the Lexus dealer install. Unfortunately, at least at my dealer, if they don't do the install... you lose the suspension warranty.
 

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Did you install the springs and the sway bar?. What did they end up charging you for the work?
Are the springs and sway bars BLUE, i.e. F-Sport (Special Edition).
Another member here stated Lexus wanted $1,200 to install which is ridiculous for 3-4 hours of labor.
 

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I have an F-Sport SE and yes the springs and sway bars are blue. Handles as well as the Mini Cooper S it replaced. Plus it rides better.
 

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Did you install the springs and the sway bar?. What did they end up charging you for the work?
Are the springs and sway bars BLUE, i.e. F-Sport (Special Edition).
Another member here stated Lexus wanted $1,200 to install which is ridiculous for 3-4 hours of labor.
$750 parts & labor.
Im guessing here the dealer installed the springs for him

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I have an F-Sport SE and yes the springs and sway bars are blue. Handles as well as the Mini Cooper S it replaced. Plus it rides better.
I agree, rides much better now. Much less body roll...like driving on rails.
 

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So if the springs were like $300, labor was roughly $450 (a bit pricey but it's a dealer so kinda expected). Need to find a DIY so I can do it myself ~ we have all the tools!
 

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Unbelievable, thanks for the link evilchargerfan. For the sake of a 14mm ratchet wrench you are not removing the cowls, wiper motor, harness, all the steps the shop manual has you doing. After pulling down the shop manual pdf's on this no wonder Lexus charges like 1K to install the F-Sport kit. I knew there had to be a simpler way on this.
 

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It appears that the springs have settled very slightly. Especially the rears.. Looks great.
 

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^ TennisPlayer100 can I request you to take some side profile pictures of your car, front back side side etc. I m debating on getting the f sport springs or the tanabe.... It's hard to judge with the pictures you posted do to the angles.
 

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^ TennisPlayer100 can I request you to take some side profile pictures of your car, front back side side etc. I m debating on getting the f sport springs or the tanabe.... It's hard to judge with the pictures you posted do to the angles.
I'll try to get some up... but the bottom line is:

If you want the best drop with minimal wheel gap but losing some warranty, get the Tanabe.

If you want an OK drop while keeping your factory suspension warranty, get the f-sports.
 
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