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Old 07-28-2005, 11:07 AM   #1
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Installing Dropzone coilovers

A friend of mine is trying to install a set of Dropzone coilovers on his S2 today and he is saying that it is sitting very high. If he adjusts the coilovers he says it compresses the spring a ton. does anyone have any experience with these or coilovers in general that they could give advice on?


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/DROPZ...spagenameZWD1V

" okay at the bottom that is a picture of the coilovers
see how little the srpings are
that rode with the threads, you adjust that, the higher you go the lower the car goes.
if you wer to adjsut it to the top, 4 inches, the spring would be hard core compressed
we adjsut it likea half inch and its like a monsteer truck
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Old 07-28-2005, 11:32 AM   #2
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First of all, when installing coilovers, it best to have a complete coilover kit (H&R for example). Second, dropzone springs are complete s*** period.
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Old 07-28-2005, 11:45 AM   #3
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he has the dampers too to go with them. Any other ideas other than dropzone sucks?
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Just think about it.

Real coil over kits like H&R cost about a $1000. Dropzones cost like what... $100-200 for everything.

Someone here had a set of them and the rear spring nearly popped out when they hit a large pothole. Not good.

You should always do some research before buying items that cost that cheap.
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Old 07-28-2005, 11:59 AM   #5
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dropzone

I know. This isn't for me. My friend is trying to install these today and needs some help. I'm just trying to get some advice on how to install them. not asking for opinions on the product.

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Check out this thread. It might help.

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The above thread is a very good resource for you to give him to install this kit, i wish i have had it when i helped someone install coilovers would have made it much easier. People are gonna give there opinions no matter what you say complaining won't stop them, but you should really let him know the danger on installing cheap parts like these if it were an intake i doubt people would be so negative towards it but when it is something that could possibly cause you to kill someone or yourself many negative comments will be given especially with suspension products, i think he should get rid of them they could possibly pose a hazard to his health and others, if these coils were from a highly respectable and well known company like H & R for example it would be different but i am positive that dropzone's have not been tested near as thorough(sp?) as the H & R have been. Sorry for the long post but just not wanting to see something bad happen for getting cheap parts.
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Old 07-29-2005, 02:08 AM   #8
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Abosolutely.........stay out of my way with those coilovers.
Wait.....they don't ever deserve to be called coilovers. My bad.

Your friend should also install a driver-seat eject unit so he can escape his own death trap!
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I would have bought regular springs and maybe pay a bit more. but i would never buy some ebay quality springs
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