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Old 05-22-2002   #1
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To Coilover or not?

I want to hear comments good and bad. I hated my rough ride with my Neuspeed springs (mostly the front bottoming out), do coilovers ride any better? Give me tons of replies, just a simple good ride bad ride, do you regret your coilovers, do you love them, I need a lot of feedback to pool from. I'm actually going to use it for a statistics project so 4 or 500 will do.
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heard coilovers are worse then springs, maybe you should get konis or true coilovers
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True Coilovers????
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not ground controls but NEX, B&G, TEIN, they are both coilover and shock in one... they are tuned to work together so its a better setup the gc+koni. they run about 800-1600
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Yeah a suspension system is the way to go....but if you want cheap and easy...just do the famous...GC's and Koni Yellows....partner up....cuz that is what I am going to do....
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gc = $300
koni = $550
installation = $200
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true coilover = ~1000

why would you even think about gc+koni when you could get true coilovers for the similar price?
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I think I"d rather spend the money if the ride is going to be better, I'd like to hear from some people with real coilovers before I decide.
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not too many people have them yet. i think only like 5 people the most have them here. b&g are the best ones tho, they go for 1600. heard they have self adjusting dampers, helps out alot when going over speed bumps. i know moocow has this one, you might want to ask him. but 1600? thats too much. NEX is 800. they had a ver. 1 but some people are having problems with it(i think the toe couldnt be fixed or something), so now they're coming out with ver. 2. someone said they'll replace ver 1 for ver 2 for free.
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2cute on the site said she could get the B&G for $1195. She said this a couple days ago, so we'll see how it goes when her boy installs it on his car. This setup is almot more street friendly then the NEX, comfort wise anyways.
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1200? damn thats good... if my shock blows hopefully i'll be able to get it for that price too
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GREAT ONE TOLD ME DAT 2K1 AND ON CIVICS HAS PROBLEM WITH SUSPENSIONS.

OUR 7TH GEN. CARS WAS JUS BORN LIKE DAT...IT SWAYS ALOT AND HAS BOUNCY RIDING.

UNLESS U DO COMPLETE SUSPENSION FIXIN'S...O WELLS. GOODLUCK.

I ONLY HAVE SKUNK2 COILOVERS FOR NOW...WAITING FOR TOKICO SHOCKS TO COME OUT.
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Check out the lastest from Bec-Tech shortened ride height adjustable struts.
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I've been pretty happy with my Ground Control coilovers and Koni shocks. Only problem is that one of my coilovers locked up to the point where I couldn't adjust it anymore. Ground Control simply sent me a free replacement coilover (talk about great service!)
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Q]not ground controls but NEX, B&G, TEIN, they are both coilover and shock in one... they are tuned to work together so its a better setup the gc+koni. they run about 800-1600 [/i] >>

Tein isn't out yet and they are going to be VERY expensive. Nex are no longer for sale and I can get B&G for $1,000 plus shipping as already mentioned. I am getting them directly from B&G for $1000 plus shipping UH.... the ride is good as far as the handeling but, I like a VERY tight suspension and they are a little bouncy for my taste. I know they are not bouncy or wouldn't be for anyone else cuz my hubby and my boy loved them. They just aren't tight enough for me. Shoot me an e-mail if you are intrested. I only have 6 sets and this is a one time only deal. They list for $1,800 so you are getting a really good deal it is cheaper than going any other route right now. 2cute
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