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    Their very popular on here so they can't be that bad
     
     

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    Ive got AP coilovers on mine and they are great the ride is mint you dont feel a thing if im honest, And also handles alot better
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cendrian View Post
    Based on the prices I seen online, they ranged from like 600-900 notes for a good brand suspension kit (shocks+springs), which is more than I'm prepared to spend, its not like I'm tracking or going crazy power etc. I don't need top spec, just decent spec for better suspension than stock for use on the roads for daily driving with some periods of giggle-fun.

    This in comparison to £165 notes for a coilover set delivered from HT in Belgium, with a 3 year guarantee. At that price its easily affordable to replace the whole set after 3 years if need be. Unless they're absolutely awful, I think thats a real bargain.
    Where have you been looking?!?!

    Weitec Suspension kit.. http://venommotorsport.com/product_d...ory=Suspension

    AP coilovers.. http://venommotorsport.com/product_d...ory=Suspension

    I had HT coilovers on my 316ti.. terrible crashy ride, a case of you get what you pay for... BUT(!) I decked mine, probably 70mm rear and 60mm+ front so no coilovers will ride pleasantly at that sort of drop!

    As you rightly say, £165 is sooooo cheap for a full set of coilovers (don't forget your shortened droplinks!) that you can't go wrong.. for a 30mm drop though I still think I'd stick with lowering springs only
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    Quote Originally Posted by baderlfc View Post
    Where have you been looking?!?!

    Weitec Suspension kit.. http://venommotorsport.com/product_d...ory=Suspension

    AP coilovers.. http://venommotorsport.com/product_d...ory=Suspension

    I had HT coilovers on my 316ti.. terrible crashy ride, a case of you get what you pay for... BUT(!) I decked mine, probably 70mm rear and 60mm+ front so no coilovers will ride pleasantly at that sort of drop!

    As you rightly say, £165 is sooooo cheap for a full set of coilovers (don't forget your shortened droplinks!) that you can't go wrong.. for a 30mm drop though I still think I'd stick with lowering springs only
    Clearly in the wrong place

    Will I definately need shortened droplinks for those? Also where would you recommend I get them from?

    Looks like I have some more thinking to do, I'm reluctant to replace just one leaky shock when I see the condition of the others (not pretty), so will need to do some thinking. I appreciate your feedback and info
     
     

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    If your getting HT coilovers ask them to include the shortened droplinks.. did it for £25 (I think!) extra when I got mine!

    If not they are normally sold on ebay for £30-45 or thereabouts..

    Like I said, for the money you can't go wrong with HT even if it's only temporary.. And I can't recommend Weitec enough!

    Along with StanceWhore's recommendation for the AP coilovers (again I've heard plenty of positive things!) you've got a tough decision
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    Rgr that mate

    I asked HT about the shortened droplinks and they reckon its mainly if you drop more than 40mm? I should be alright, but may order a pair anyway, just in case I plan on dropping the deck further in the future
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cendrian View Post
    Rgr that mate

    I asked HT about the shortened droplinks and they reckon its mainly if you drop more than 40mm? I should be alright, but may order a pair anyway, just in case I plan on dropping the deck further in the future
    Yeah good point, I think it is more for bigger drops.. handy to have though for the sake of £25-30
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    You will 100% need shortened droplinks as ive lowered mine much more then 50mm and its knocking like hell
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    Quote Originally Posted by StanceWhore View Post
    You will 100% need shortened droplinks as ive lowered mine much more then 50mm and its knocking like hell
    Hey guys, I've got ap coilovers aswell and mine is knocking too especially when i reverse. What's the solution here people? Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by osomar View Post
    Hey guys, I've got ap coilovers aswell and mine is knocking too especially when i reverse. What's the solution here people? Thanks
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    As said in my comment you Quoted you will need shortened droplinks
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