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Old 10-12-2011, 01:23 AM   #8371
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I dunno yet, got a lot goin on. When it does happen I'll bring you a 12-pack, what do you like?
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Old 10-12-2011, 07:28 AM   #8372
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in the long term I'm going to look into coils, as springs for the wagon won't get em the lows needed.
If you're gonna spend the kind of money to get coilovers you should consider airbags. I kinda wish I'd gone that route
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:24 AM   #8373
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I dunno yet, got a lot goin on. When it does happen I'll bring you a 12-pack, what do you like?
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If you're gonna spend the kind of money to get coilovers you should consider airbags. I kinda wish I'd gone that route
air bags are about 2500 for everything. Coils can be had for about 800
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Old 10-12-2011, 12:37 PM   #8374
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air bags are about 2500 for everything. Coils can be had for about 800
Airbagit.com has an introductory airbag system for $1000.
Air bags are also fully adjustable. Fully adjustable coils are more around $1300, right?
I would still go with coils though. All you need for adjustment is a couple wrenches.
With the airbags, I think you'd have to have a compressor and tank in the trunk, solenoids, and lines running to each bag. A lot more complicated, but it would be pretty nice to push a button and change damping/ride height.
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Yeah you can find cheap airbags for around 1000. But to be able to adjust the bags on the fly you need good components as well.

High end coils 1000-12000

high end bags 2500-3000

I would rather run high end coils then low end bags.
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:22 PM   #8376
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Old 10-12-2011, 11:07 PM   #8377
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Old 10-13-2011, 12:09 AM   #8378
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i love it. I have to say leave it and don't get the fenders tho. I think they're way to much.
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Nice. How much weight did you save with the cf hood and hatch?
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I think my trunk and hood saved about 30-40 pounds. Mostly in the trunk.
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