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Old 07-25-2017, 08:13 PM   #1
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help! looking for maximum comfort under $1K

hey guys. havent posted here in awhile

In a random occurrence, I had installed a cheapo set of Ebay coilovers a couple years back. they've absolutely wrecked my car. rides like ass, and I want to replace them asap.

got a firm budget at $1K. please help!
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Old 07-25-2017, 08:17 PM   #2
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side note, my stock suspension was stolen from my old apartment's, so not an option unfortunately
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Old 07-25-2017, 08:28 PM   #3
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From my reasearch since I'm in the market for coils also it seems bilsteins are the cheapest but most solid for price.


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Old 07-25-2017, 08:31 PM   #4
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I enjoy my ST coilovers. Probably not the most comfortable, but certainly not bad and they're under 1k.

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Old 07-25-2017, 09:55 PM   #5
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Stretch your budget a bit, if you can. For 1-200$ more you can get HPA SHS's. Contact them directly, see if you can get sale pricing or if they have an upcoming sale.

Comfort wise, these were very similar to Driver Gear springs. Much more comfortable than H&R Ultra Lows. Perfect for a daily driver on crappy roads. Nice drop, but can't go super low slammed. 24.5" FTG was max lowered on my mkv GTI.
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Old 07-25-2017, 09:55 PM   #6
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BC Racing coils or MFactory bro. BC is $995 and if you go on moddedeuros use the coupon for the forum and you'll get $49 off I think. Comes with camber plates and endlinks. I think MFactory is the same just $200 more. Go BC tho.

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Old 07-26-2017, 10:47 AM   #7
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why not go with stock or DG springs and Koni FSD absorbers thatll be the most bang for buck comfy youll get I think

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Old 07-26-2017, 10:49 AM   #8
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why not go with stock or DG springs and Koni FSD absorbers thatll be the most bang for buck comfy youll get I think
I cant find DG springs for my car, unfortunately. (2dr man) That was 100% my go-to with a set of Koni Yellows. Wish they didnt stop making them.
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why not go with stock or DG springs and Koni FSD absorbers thatll be the most bang for buck comfy youll get I think

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That not bang for buck. The BC Coilovers are cheaper with moddedeuros coupon. 32 way adjustable and damping. If you're gonna spend $967 on shocks and springs go BC.

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Old 07-26-2017, 11:50 AM   #10
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There you go bro.

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Old 07-26-2017, 11:57 AM   #11
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I honestly don't think I'd use this system to its maximum potential, as an amateur.
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Old 07-26-2017, 12:00 PM   #12
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x2 for BC. I can vouch. Great coil-overs for the money.
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Old 07-26-2017, 02:22 PM   #13
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I honestly don't think I'd use this system to its maximum potential, as an amateur.
How long do you plan on being an amateur? Lol.

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Old 07-26-2017, 02:39 PM   #14
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Grab some VWR springs and some stock struts or Koni Yellows. I liked my coilovers, but honestly the VWR's with stock struts was a better setup. Comfort was great and I never had to worry about messing with height settings or scraping on stuff.
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