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Old 10-25-2012, 09:21 PM   #1
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Air Lift Suspension VS Coilovers?

So I am interested in bagging/"stancing" my car. I am leaning more towards the Air lift kit because it is on the go and I have heard it gives a better drive. But i also do not mind coilovers but would like to have the option of moving it up and down. So please give me opinions, pics, and pros/cons.
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Whats the price of the bags? & what coilovers are you looking at? Of course coilovers are pretty quick to install. I'm not sure how air bag cars handle, but though's ride tech cars really whip around corners= chevelle's, camero's & mustangs from what I see.
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(http://www.streetbeatcustoms.com/200...spension-Kits/)
This is the website I was looking at for bags.

This is the site for the coils. I was looking to get the H&Rs or the Konis.

I am now leaning more into air bags but do not know exactly what I am looking at when I look at getting a full kit.
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(http://www.streetbeatcustoms.com/200...spension-Kits/)
This is the website I was looking at for bags.

This is the site for the coils. I was looking to get the H&Rs or the Konis.

I am now leaning more into air bags but do not know exactly what I am looking at when I look at getting a full kit.
Thats awesome, but are they 4300. awesome? I'd go for a set of K/W coilovers & some suspension mods & a BBK.
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If those air kits really are 4 struts, I think you're going to run into wheel/rim clearance issues in the rear.
With a moderate width rim and offset, even the stock shock is a tight fit.
So you might get the low part but the stance part might not go so well.

Granted coilovers don't have the on-the-fly adjustability, but they're also safer IMHO. I don't have to worry about blowing a bag and dragging the body on the ground and doing who knows how much damage.
But if it's going to be mostly a show car, different story.

Coilovers are very usable for track and daily use. Bags, not so much.

FWIW, my car has DGR race with 10k springs in the front and 7k in the back. I like it but come summer I'm going to look into getting some Swift springs, I hear VERY good things about them.
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What is a bbk?
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. u can make ur own kit for less than half that. U need a bag overstrut for the front and just a small bag like a 2500lb bellow firestone in the back with custom brackets in the stock spring location. A good or should i say a real coilover setup is around $1-1500. U can bag for around 800 more. But not ruin the car or wheels and airliftcompany tracks there kits on new mustangs and camaros without slowing down on track lap times. Slam it show it track it. Ive bagged cars before and im looking into my svt or fiesta soon
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. u can make ur own kit for less than half that. U need a bag overstrut for the front and just a small bag like a 2500lb bellow firestone in the back with custom brackets in the stock spring location. A good or should i say a real coilover setup is around $1-1500. U can bag for around 800 more. But not ruin the car or wheels and airliftcompany tracks there kits on new mustangs and camaros without slowing down on track lap times. Slam it show it track it. Ive bagged cars before and im looking into my svt or fiesta soon
Where Should I look for this at? Website? When I go to these websites I honestly have no idea what I am looking at, that is why I have been asking you guys and my friends that already have bags.
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