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      11-09-2012, 10:04 AM   #1
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my front passenger strut is messed up so i decided to just change my suspension to a softer one oem is too hard dont want too much lowering .want to pay about same price as oem thanks alot guys
edit: im looking for a full suspension kit
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      11-09-2012, 02:54 PM   #2
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Koni FSD struts and shocks with your oe springs or Ohlins coilovers
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Koni FSD struts and shocks with your oe springs
OP, This will be the most cost efficient way to achieve what you want.
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around how much does it run for if you have it personally
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~800 for the FSD set.
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Any other kinds I willing to go a little more for something better somethings alittle low is fine
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      11-13-2012, 07:14 PM   #8
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I I changed my mind lol I'm probably gonna get koni yellows and eibach springs but before I do what's the difference between koni yellows and fsd
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yellows are going to be a firmer shock than the FSD. The FSD are specially designed to soak up hard bumps, but still maintain sporty ride characteristics.

Yellows are good shocks, and have adjustable rebound, but they won't ride softer than OEM (which is what you said you wanted).
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Koni doesn't list the FSD for use with the Eibach springs - I suspect it's because of the limited travel of the lower springs.

I contacted them directly and they suggested Koni Yellow for use with the Eibach prokit springs.

Another option that will lower you about 1" is Bilstein B12 setup - uses specially valved Bilstein dampers and Eibach prokit springs, made to work together.
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Koni sells a package with FSD+eibach. Don't know if valving or spring is different in a set than when bought independently, but you can always get that set.
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Lol its so hard to decide I'm probably gonna go with yellows and eibach I asked people and they said it was actually better than stock at lower settings. Andrew if you had them how Is the bilstein kit compared to stock
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Bilstein PSS10 coilovers can be adjusted to be softer then stock,
I have the PSS9 on my Audi, best mod for sure, because the stock suspension is unbelievably stiff, stiffer then M3’s / Z06’s
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Thanks I might just go for the pss10 if they're in my price range

Edit: don't fit my budget too much just gonna go for koni yellows and eibach springs hopefully
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koni fsd better choice i think ..... or kw v1 inox coilovers ---- never ever care about suspension anymore
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