Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by robda9, Sep 24, 2010.
who has them and how do you like them? I'm considering buying them.
I've heard good and bad. Does anyone ride an these who can give real input?
Sweet. Guess not. I read the reviews and purchased the rs 16 way adjustable coil over they make. Ships in a week or so.
cool.. please give us a detailed review... initial impression... build quality... ease of installation... etc... with an update after youve lived with them for a few months or so
They came shipped in a box weihing about 70 pounds seperately bagged and bubble wrapped. The cardboard box was tripple wall. Tough stuff . I took pics. I can't upload them to this thread for some reason. I installed them yesterday. Unfortunately my camera isn't working. Very frustrating
they ride wonderfully so far. Great for a daily driver. I had to pre load the springs. Adjusting them was interesting. The rear two I had to adjust all the way up and the car is still super low. The front two had to be brought down almost all the way to level out the car. They're hand adjustable when you take the tire off. All I had to do is lock the adjustment ring to the spring perch and twist.
^^ are you sure you don't have the springs backwards? (front in back and back in front)?
they are full coilovers... F and R are NOT interchangeable.
They were on my skunk2 coilovers. They were the same size just different rates. I had the same problem when I put mine on.
They're not installed wrong. lol.
If I could upload the damn pics of the coilovers you would be able to tell the difference just by looking at them. The front coilovers have a brake line mount which the rears do not. I had tokigo hps with neuspeed race springs on it when I put the coilovers on.
Previous owner decided to chop race springs for "a better look". Moron.
The front shocks had mounts for the brake lines just like these do. There is no way you could screw it up. The rear coilovers have two welded pieces of stock that attach to the lower control arm. The front coilovers have a cylindrical bottom that has a groove in the center. To accept the bolt that tightens the fork to it so you can then install it to the front lca. The coils also had the spring rates written on them.
I think he's saying the springs might be swapped; which is entirely possible. I don't think he's saying you installed the dampers for the rear in the front; vice versa.. lol
I see, I see.... So I took off the wheels and checked my spring rates just like I did when I installed them. The spring rates are correct. The vehicle rides just fine. Springs are 7kg front 6kg rear. Weird.
Now all I need is a motor. I think I may have a cracked ring do to heavy rain and a cold air intake. Boo
The coilovers still work great. I've hit some pot holes. I've taken some pretty aggressive corners. They're pretty nice. They're at full stiffness right now. I think I caught some air on 285 yesterday. I like coilovers. They're great
yeah, but considering he bought a FULL COILOVER and not a spring and sleeve... i dont see the springs getting messed up.
My full coilover set came unassembled. It was struts, springs, and top hats with the hardware in a bag. His may have been pre assembled though.
mine did too
wow. no idea they came like that. then again i've never purchased a set of full coils under a grand.
neither have i
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