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Old 10-27-2011, 11:30 PM   #1
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Best type of coilovers to go with??

Im trying to find the best riding coilovers for a zx3. suggestions?? thanks


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Old 10-27-2011, 11:37 PM   #2
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Ride or quality? If you want both go with h&r,kw,or tein
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Yeah whats the car being built for, street, lows, or track?
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just for street everyday riding. i want it lower but dont really want to lose the ride quality.
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just for street everyday riding. i want it lower but dont really want to lose the ride quality.
Going lower means stiffer springs which mean degradation of ride quality. There's no way around this. The question is how much are you willing to compromise or how much you can tolerate. If a 1.5" drop will work for you, consider some ford racing springs and shocks. These will result in a nice look, improved handling, and won't beat you to death. The best part is that they'll only set you back about $300.00.
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^^^ Then like "Geezer" said go w/ the FRPP's strut's/shock's & spring's!
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Ksports, are the best coilover to go low and not loose to much ride quality.
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Going lower means stiffer springs which mean degradation of ride quality. There's no way around this. The question is how much are you willing to compromise or how much you can tolerate. If a 1.5" drop will work for you, consider some ford racing springs and shocks. These will result in a nice look, improved handling, and won't beat you to death. The best part is that they'll only set you back about $300.00.
I have the same question as the OP. Are you referring to this? It is only a 1/2" drop. Were you talking about another one. I don't mind going a little lower, but I mostly want the nicest ride possible and still be an upgrade from stock SE.
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Going lower means stiffer springs which mean degradation of ride quality. There's no way around this. The question is how much are you willing to compromise or how much you can tolerate. If a 1.5" drop will work for you, consider some ford racing springs and shocks. These will result in a nice look, improved handling, and won't beat you to death. The best part is that they'll only set you back about $300.00.
FRPP Damper and Spring Kits.... I knew you'd chime in.

To the OP, if you looking for low, FRPP Damper and Spring Kits no-where close to as low as you can go on coilovers. If you want low, forget ride quality as he is right it will degrade BUT with a decent set of H&R's, Bilstein's, or KW V1's or V2's you will have a better coilover ride quality than you would with brands like Raceland and K-Sport Coilovers. A good coilover setup should run you about $900-$1300 so it's in no-way "cheap"
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Old 11-03-2011, 02:00 AM   #10
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I have the same question as the OP. Are you referring to this? It is only a 1/2" drop. Were you talking about another one. I don't mind going a little lower, but I mostly want the nicest ride possible and still be an upgrade from stock SE.
Yup that's the one he's talking about, not much of a drop at all.
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