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Old 03-24-2009, 05:16 PM   #1
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Going to change my struts to actually match my springs. My set up now is POLY's all around. Then KW springs for a 1.5" drop with svt dampers. I don't like the ride with svt dampers b/c not a good match with these springs. I also live in NYC with ridiculous pot holes and bumps on road. By the way I have a blown strut on the front passenger side. So i want to find the best alternative to put in as struts. If anyone knows of the KW struts to match b/c i can't find them...
I was looking at the KYB's that focus sport because they are adjustable. Does anyone recommend any others that aren't too stiff of a ride, or any other adjustable that they have that they would recommend.


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I heard KYB adjustables are good, but down the road they seem to lose their adjustability. I suggest Koni Yellows. They are a little expensive, but are worth the price.
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Old 03-24-2009, 05:26 PM   #3
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are either of these super stiff? the roads i drive on are never forgiving...
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The Koni Yellows are not too stiff. Remember, since they are adjustable, You choose what your comfort level is, whether it be soft for ride comfort or stiff for autocross/track days.
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Well since i don't race or autocross do you think i even need the adjustable?
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Too be completely honest, if you don't autox or track then adjustibles are a waste of money.
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so should i just go with sport shocks? any recommendations? I do alot of city driving...(potholes/bumps)
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Eiback Pro kit shocks would be a good match I believe, kinda rough though, but the softest you will get with that kind of drop.
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sinner i see ur from nyc i just bought agxs and then changed my mind to get konis. konis already on their way. sending agxs back but if u want them, message me. i too wanted a nice setup full coilovers expensive and i doubt i would ever change height. slam or near slam does not work in nyc. decided adjustables because one day u just my decide to go hard(auto x) and then be able to go soft(nyc roads) when u want.
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