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      07-11-2011, 04:13 PM   #1
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e91 coilovers

Looking to change my m sport suspension to a set of coilovers in the near future on my E91.
Can anyone recommend a good quality/value for money set?
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      07-12-2011, 03:06 AM   #2
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Good quality? Unfortunately that comes at a price, I wouldn't be happy putting £200 ebay coilovers on my car - KW V1 is the least I'd go for.
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indeed, KW v1 or v2 please
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Yep, i know what you mean! a £200 set of coilovers aint gunna be good quality.
I had a set of AP coilovers on my last car (MK5 golf gti) and they were great, but dont think they do them for the E9X range?
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      07-13-2011, 11:35 AM   #5
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A wide range of manufacturers listed here including AP

http://www.ruderacing.co.uk/Coil-Ove...059/index.html
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      07-13-2011, 03:08 PM   #6
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AP are excellent on Vag cars but just not sure I'd be happy with them on my tourer. Not sure how well they stand the test of time. Eibach coilies are very good as are H & R as well of course as Bilstein. I considered coilies myself but am going to go Eibach pro springs and dampers as the car needs to stay at a practical height for the family etc and the comfort is what swung it for me
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Bilstein are having BIG issues with quality of the upper bushes.
Myself and al least one other on here have had this problem.
And I know of at least one distro who is about to can them if they cannot sort it out.

Upper guide bush picks up and the rod sticks - sounds like a turret top knocking.
KW v3 on my S2000 were faultless and well abused on road and track.
However unless you know how to tune them, you will be in a world of shit
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Koni yellow adjustables and Eibach pro springs work really well on my e91.

I have a brand new, boxed, never used off-side front Koni Yellow damper for sale if interested.
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Bilstein are having BIG issues with quality of the upper bushes.
Myself and al least one other on here have had this problem.
And I know of at least one distro who is about to can them if they cannot sort it out.

Upper guide bush picks up and the rod sticks - sounds like a turret top knocking.
KW v3 on my S2000 were faultless and well abused on road and track.
However unless you know how to tune them, you will be in a world of shit
Steve
I'm having the exact same problem on my recently bought PSS
Can you give more info on this? Is there a fix from bilstein and are they accepting this issue on warranty?

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