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mattmoz 03-04-2013 04:30 PM

Adj.Dampers?
 
I was thinking about upgrading to some sportline springs. In doing so i want to ge adjustable dampers i was either thinking of koni yellows or the tokico d-spec dampers that cfm has what would be best for a sporty dd?

felixthecat 03-04-2013 04:57 PM

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Originally Posted by mattmoz (Post 4619494)
I was thinking about upgrading to some sportline springs. In doing so i want to ge adjustable dampers i was either thinking of koni yellows or the tokico d-spec dampers that cfm has what would be best for a sporty dd?

Koni yellow's[lockdance] all day.

Buickboy 03-04-2013 05:32 PM

You really want a better spring.

Sportlines are way too soft for the amount of drop they give. They handle like garbage because by the time they compress enough to be firm, you're already on the bumpstops.

I had a set with Tokicos and the shocks helped a lot over the FRPP kit shocks (svt basically), but it still wasnt a great setup

mattmoz 03-04-2013 06:52 PM

Should i stick with my pro springs then and just switch out my dampers? what do you recomend?

mattmoz 03-04-2013 06:53 PM

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Originally Posted by felixthecat (Post 4619534)
Koni yellow's[lockdance] all day.

why?

felixthecat 03-04-2013 10:33 PM

Koni yellows for a cost effective adjustable dampers
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by mattmoz (Post 4619494)
I was thinking about upgrading to some sportline springs. In doing so i want to ge adjustable dampers i was either thinking of koni yellows or the tokico d-spec dampers that cfm has what would be best for a sporty dd?

Are you going to adjust them or not?
Koni yellows are the best cost effective adjustable dampers. If Money no object= Penske.

mattmoz 03-05-2013 11:16 AM

how do they ride

hurtinfocus 03-05-2013 11:29 AM

whatever you get, make sure they are mono-tube design or you will be disappointed. I'd try to go with a bilstein product but that's just me.

felixthecat 03-05-2013 12:37 PM

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Originally Posted by hurtinfocus (Post 4620893)
whatever you get, make sure they are mono-tube design or you will be disappointed. I'd try to go with a bilstein product but that's just me.

If I installed a set of twin tube dampers & set of mono tubes back to back= You couldn't tell me which was which. A desent set of twin tubes trumps a cheap set of mono tubes any day. Same as coilovers. Just because you have coilover's doesn't mean they are better, then a fixed platform pkg. I'd go for a great set of struts/shocks over a cheap set of coilovers any day.

mattmoz 03-05-2013 08:00 PM

koni's are adjustable on the tops right ?


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