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      02-24-2013, 09:50 PM   #1
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WHATS DAMPING AND NON DAMPING Coilovers

Whats The Difference From Damping & Non-Damping Coilovers? I Live In Fl The Roads Are Fair I Have A E90 335i Sedan 08 74k miles I Want To Get These http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E90-335...vers/ES248193/
Or Any Other Coils Anyone Is Selling On The Site.

I Really Want To Get These Installed By April, Who Ever Can PM Me A Price To Install Them That Would Be Great!!
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FK are budget coils. you will get flamed if you buy these, but go for it lol.

Dampening means its dampening adjustable, you can control the rebound of the coilover for a stiffer or softer ride.

Non dampening means you cant adjust it. it is how it is...
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huh, I know the old FK's use koni sport inserts, which are pretty good shocks/struts. Not sure if these use the same type of insert though. They are probably very cheap because they aren't very popular, but I remember they used to cost considerably more than that.
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      02-26-2013, 08:23 AM   #6
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Help I Want Good Coils

OP, we have a couple of solutions that have gotten great reviews.

Reveiw--> http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=662093

Review--> http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=796870

It can be found here (single adjustable) --> http://www.tcklineracing.com/webdocs.../Details16.cfm

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FK are budget coils. you will get flamed if you buy these, but go for it lol.

Dampening means its dampening adjustable, you can control the rebound of the coilover for a stiffer or softer ride.

Non dampening means you cant adjust it. it is how it is...
Pretty much. Some coilovers allow you to adjust the damping, affecting the ride quality. Others have preset damping.
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