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      06-20-2012, 10:21 AM   #1
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Suspension?? What should I buy?

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Ride comfort with 19" setup on Boston's horrible streets.

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I am about to pull the trigger on a set of H&R coilovers, because they are cheap, about $1,250 new.

All thoughts and comments are appreciated.

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I'm thinking the same. Just not sure if I should do kw or h&r. Mod bargains sells kw v1 for 1360
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kw over h&r, h&r will be more harsh.
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I'm thinking the same. Just not sure if I should do kw or h&r. Mod bargains sells kw v1 for 1360
I was thinking just springs but the ride is just so bad with a 19" setup.
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I have springs. Don't do it.
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Turner sells the H&R kit and they are really close. I might do it because I can have them tomorrow or Friday since they are in MA.
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Where can I get the KW coilovers at a good price?

Or Bilstein shock with KW springs?
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Turner sells the H&R kit and they are really close. I might do it because I can have them tomorrow or Friday since they are in MA.
They also sell KWs http://www.turnermotorsport.com/c-26...uspension.aspx
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BUMP.. Some help please.. I want to run 19" setup should i change my suspension? I am looking for comfort
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BUMP.. Some help please.. I want to run 19" setup should i change my suspension? I am looking for comfort
kw v1's
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I just kw v1's from a seller here for 1240 shipped. Cant beat the price. PM the guys in the vendor area.
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just put on my h&r coils from **********s, I'm very happy with them and they dropped my car lower than i thought
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I was thinking just springs but the ride is just so bad with a 19" setup.
Don't do just springs.

I'd be very hesitant to get coilovers on our streets. If this is a daily driver and won't be substantially tracked, I'd look hard at a spring/shock combo rather than coils. you'll get a much better stance and improved handling, braking and balance, but with more comfort.

Those freeze joints on 93 north of the city, or the delaminated top coat on route 1 with coilovers would be a disaster.

you'll save a few hundo too.

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I just kw v1's from a seller here for 1240 shipped. Cant beat the price. PM the guys in the vendor area.
This. Cant go wrong.
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Don't do just springs.

I'd be very hesitant to get coilovers on our streets. If this is a daily driver and won't be substantially tracked, I'd look hard at a spring/shock combo rather than coils. you'll get a much better stance and improved handling, braking and balance, but with more comfort.

Those freeze joints on 93 north of the city, or the delaminated top coat on route 1 with coilovers would be a disaster.

you'll save a few hundo too.

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So would a spring/shock combo be a softer ride with a 19" setup than coilovers?

My wheels are being powder coated and I assume it will ride hard with oem suspension.
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