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Old 03-22-2013, 11:00 PM   #1
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Replacement for HR coilover kit

Im looking to replace me HR coilover kit I have had maybe 50k miles with. I have had to replace the rear struts twice and now they are blown again. I also have constant problems with adjustments. I loved how it worked and handled when it was performing as advertised, but now I want a kit that is non adjustable. I loved HR but after that experience I dont want their stuff ever again. Its a daily driver but I occasionally race the car on road and autocross so I need it to be a stiff and reliable setup. I was looking at the eibach pro kit just because I was going to stay away from HR. Any suggestions?


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Old 03-22-2013, 11:06 PM   #2
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Wow, I've never heard that before. Quite a few people have H&R coilovers. Have you pmed Jullian at Tirerack?
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Old 03-22-2013, 11:15 PM   #3
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I have not talked to tire rack. I just want a good replacement. Im tired of dealing with this kit. I destroy tires because the alignment is always off.
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:05 AM   #4
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Did they warranty the rear shocks? Mine are blown out as well
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Old 03-23-2013, 01:51 AM   #5
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I destroy tires because the alignment is always off.
what were/are your alignment specs? What do you do you use for front/rear camber?
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Old 03-23-2013, 10:53 AM   #6
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Yea they warranted the first time but Im tired of dealing with it. Im done with HR. I dont recall my exact specs for alignment but I have camber plates and bolts. I would get it aligned and it would loose adjustment on height and screw everything up.
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I am also dealing with blown rear H&R shocks. I love the way it handles, but instead of swaping out the kit I was just gonna go with KYB AGX rears. Have you considered that as opposed to replacing the whole set up?
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What were you thinking about replacing the kit with? Were you looking at a whole different coil-over set up or just going back to like a lowering spring kit and something like the Koni sports? And do you still have the OEM parts you took off when you put these on? We have options like the KYB strut-plus system for at least the front if you needed it.

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What replacement struts can work with the HR coil kit?
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Old 03-28-2013, 04:56 PM   #10
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yea i just bought some konis from tire rack to replace them. i will NEVER buy ANYTHING from HR again. four bad struts in two years is completely unsat.
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