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    Coilovers

    So I wanna drop my Integra, what should I be looking at in $250-$300 range?







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    Re: Coilovers

    im lookin at these.. cheap but they should work good enough.. 0-3" drop

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...8128&rd=1&rd=1




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    Re: Coilovers

    I have some skunk2 coilvers on my integra. Havent had any issues with them since I got them installed 3 years ago.



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    Re: Coilovers

    Link to them on eBay or model number?




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    Re: Coilovers

    I don't know much about coilovers, and will be looking into some after my wheels get here, so i'd like some advice on this topic also.



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    Re: Coilovers

    Save your $300 and go with some REAL coilovers later on down the road.

    Go check out D2, or Tokico's coilover setups.

    They actually engineer their struts and shocks to work WITH, not AGAINST the new lower stance... and the car will handle and ride 100% better.





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    Re: Coilovers

    Quote Originally Posted by pitbull12888 View Post
    im lookin at these.. cheap but they should work good enough.. 0-3" drop

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...8128&rd=1&rd=1
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    Re: Coilovers

    guys you dont buy suspension off ebay.

    sag go to a forum for your car. im sure you will see many adds/posts for a quality coilover set up. expect to pay 700 +




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    Re: Coilovers

    Quote Originally Posted by azbass View Post
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    y not.. they would work decent wouldnt they...he really doesnt have a lot of money to spend on it. So that for $100 is the best i can find.




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    Re: Coilovers

    dude when it comes to safty of the car. dont get some knock off ebay special.




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    Re: Coilovers

    that kit seems to also use your own shock, which will probably damage it.




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    Re: Coilovers

    well we need somethin cheap. What would u reccomend.. what if i just cut 1 of the spindles of the stock springs so it sits about 2-3" lower. Ive done it before and it turned out good?




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    Re: Coilovers

    well, if u can save about 300 more dollars, u can get a whole suspension/coilover kit....e-bay has a really good set that is called NEX-GT...i just bought them for my 03 accord, not only can u adjust the coilover, but u can also adjust the strut for ride quality....wich meens smoothness...just thought i'd let u know




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    Re: Coilovers

    Quote Originally Posted by Loud3 View Post
    Save your $300 and go with some REAL coilovers later on down the road.

    Go check out D2, or Tokico's coilover setups.

    They actually engineer their struts and shocks to work WITH, not AGAINST the new lower stance... and the car will handle and ride 100% better.
    I agree...
    If u want to budget things then:
    COILOVER sleeves.... [basically read as Ground Control (they use Eibach progressive springs) or Spunk2
    And don't forget the shocks!
    Stock shocks cant take the lowerd stance. It travels out of its intended 'little thing'....
    GOT'DAMN it just dont do it.


    THIS is my setup... but I got an Accord.
    *Ground Control coilover sleeves
    *Tokico Illumina shocks

    Dont forget the camber kit if necessary and alignment....

    RECAP-ADJUSTABLE SPRING, SLEEVE-OVER

    GroundControl "coilover/sleeveover" kit with eibach springs


    They are often mistakenly called coilover, which they are not.
    sleeve over or adjustable spring have NO build in damper/shock.
    The only adjustable part is the ride height.

    1)GROUND CONTROL-perhaps the only sleeve-over should be alive in the market today, think of GC as the ONLY good guy the world of bad sleeve-over. GC didn't **** like most of the sleeve-over because they used spring made by eibach. EVERY ground control sleeve-over uses eibach's top notch spring.
    GC allow the customer to specail order a set of sleeve over with custom spring rate, which is a great advertiage for track car.

    2)Ebay style sleeve-over- due to popular demands here a picture of the ebay style coilover.
    ....
    ONE word to sum it up: GARBAGE
    Bouncy, no controlled spring rate, no protection aganist botteming out, sagging, Just pure garbage.
    They costs around 50-75 buck brand new in ebay, you'll get what you pay for.

    3)Skunk2 Racing Adjustable Springs-pricey but not well built, alot of honda folk had skunk2 when the coilover things first pops out, NOT worth the money IMHO

    EXTRAS
    -Many sleeve-over/adj. spring experiencing some rusting on the threads, which could preventing the spring from adjusting.

    -whenever you adjust the ride height, you'll changing the camber and toe angle, so you'll end up getting an alignment done everytime you change the height.



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    Re: Coilovers

    AND I strike again:::

    CHAPTER 3- REAL COILOVERS


    Coilover-direct replacement for the oem springs and shocks(some top notce coilover even come with a camber adjustment plate), engineered and built as one unit.
    Some coilover come with revalvable shock which you can reuse the blown shock.
    ALL coilover kit are heigh adjustable but not all coilover have damper adjustment(ex: tein basic).

    1)TEIN-The green Japanese suspension company took the import in US by storm.

    a)basic-The entry level coilover set up, Adjustable height but non-adjustable damper(shock's compress and rebound rate), very affordable coilover setup, priced just around 700(you can find most of the online places shipped for $700).

    b)Super Street Type SS-the higher level coilover system with adjustable damper, ideal for street and track use. They costs little bit more than "basic".
    Alot of honda/acura guys raise this setup.

    2)apex'i-known for quality and very well designed parts for the import crowd.
    One of the big "boss" at the drift D1 event(for the socal folks )

    a) World Sport Damper Coil Overs-priced almost the same as the tein SS kit, i didnt heard much good praise from WS for some odd reason.

    3)B&G-unknown

    a)Adjustable Coil Overs-retails around 1grand and with no adjustment for the shock,
    tein or apexi ws would be a better choice, IMHO. It comes with a helper/secondary springs.

    4)Tokico-another popular coilover setup, tokico is known for their affordable shocks/damper

    a)Illumina Coil Overs-height and damper adjustable, illumina adjustable shock with H&R springs in a combo package, a great valve if you consider buying the same setup seperately.

    5)Tanabe-another Japanese import part gaint, now offering 2 type of coilover for usdm accord.

    a)Sustec Pro S-OC Type-II Coilovers-another fixed damper coilover, priced around tein basic

    b)Sustec Pro S-S Type II Coilover Kit-Damper and height adjustable, magically price around 1000, just like the tein SS

    c)Tanabe Sustec Pro Street Coil Overs-another step up to the S-S II, retails at $1489, not much info/experience, yet.

    6)OTHER Truth coilover(availble for accord)

    a)HKS- Hiper Damper Kits, built with rust resistance material, damper and height adjustable.

    b)Progress Competition Coil Over Suspension Systems-aluminum body for resistant to rust, damper and height adjustable(one to three inch), REVALVABLE shocks for the track *****s. Reasonable price

    c)Zeal Suspension System B6 Series-aka buddyclub in Japan(?), very pricey but worth it from what i heard. Height and damper adjustable, ideal for track use.



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