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Discussion in 'Stop, Drop & Roll' started by JustA4Banger, Aug 16, 2013.

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    translation please?
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    don't cheap out
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    im not cheaping out im just wanting to know if anyone has had any experience with them. yes it might be cheaping out but ive also heard good experiences with ebay coils while others swear by them that they suck. raceland coils which are used mostly by the vw guys swear by them and they are by far way cheaper than any other coilovers.

    im not saying that these products are good by any means but hearing very nice reviews and seeing some write ups about similar products i thought i would ask.

    they very well might suck, who knows but they might also be worth every penny like the racelands
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    1. Lower mounts look really really flimsy; very thin metal that is bent over for strength (NEGATIVE)
    2. 5 kg/mm rear springrate. This will be pretty stiff (NEGATIVE)
    3. Spring seat in rear seems pretty low, you will probably lose backspacing (NEGATIVE)
    4. No camber plate for the rears (NEGATIVE)
    5. Brake line fittings included! (POSITIVE)
    6. Rear swaybar endlink mount included! (POSITIVE)
    All-in-all, these look like they will be as good as the KSports, except for the flimsy lower mounting brackets.
    I was going to give you my Ksports for $500 + shipping.
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    Telling from the price and grammar on that auction, they probably suck lol. It doesn't get any cheaper than that! Most coilovers are made in the same place and then branded by separate companies. The price is like the only way to tell the difference. These are probably identical to all the other coilovers on Ebay for the same price.
    Added: Aug 16, 2013 at 12:46 PM
    I don't think it's possible for these to NOT be included? They have to be included because they're built into the OEM shocks.
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    i like stiff suspension, but thanks for all the advice.

    James, i wasnt planning on buying them really, i was seeing if anyone had past experiences with them and if they could share some insight which i got some good advice.

    thanks for everything guys, helped a lot!
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    also how much would shipping be to 65010 james, if its a significant amount to where it would just better be off to buy new i would rather do that, bc i know d2 coils go for 850 shipped.
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    Why not just buy what everyone else buys? (BC, D2, Ksport, etc). If you've never heard of them, that's not a good thing lol. Knock-offs on Ebay aren't gonna get you far!
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    saw them on instagram, and thought i would ask. im just saying raclands are like 400 and they do the job well so maybe these would be similar in that cheaper is actually good. and not just what you pay for sorta deal
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    i like how you mention the positives only on the small little things....:lol: sucks that the TRD coilovers were gone instantly from ebay a while back....
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    Case and point, K-Sport does not come with either of these on the lower mounts.

    *HAVE to*? :please:
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    Well then, how are you supposed to install a sway bar?
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    You have to buy more collar nuts (LOL) and a fitting that slides loosely over the collar. Locate it with the bottom collar, and tighten it with the top one. Since it goes above the lower mount, the swaybar mounts to the suspension much higher than the stock one, effectively changing the moment arm on that bitch.
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    it mounts even HIGHER than stock? But you need to make it lower than stock to work properly, since you're already lower the car.
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    Yep, it's stupid.
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    Sounds dangerous as well!
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    And noisy for those moments when you drive on the streets like James and load the shit out of your suspension causing the wack mounted stiff ass swaybar to slam into the undercarriage of your vehicle.

    FML

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    lol, yeah my front bar would hit when I was slammed, until I got adjustable links.
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    Dammit, is that the real next step? I would rather just buy new, correctly designed coilovers.
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    What, adjustable links? Yeah....
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    You can probably do some pretty nifty preload tricks if you're only gonna be oval track racing!
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    I haven't messed with the preload lol, just left it where it should be. Though I never thought to make them even more stiff! Maybe I could do that and lower it back down.
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    You can only preload it if you set one side differently than the other, which would make your car handle differently turning right or left.
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    HAHAHAHAHAH GOOD EYE MACK!
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    I saw that when he posted it , and I was also like :dafuq:, but I didn't say anything because I didn't want to scare him away lol.

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