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Old 01-26-2014, 02:30 PM   #1
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BC Racing coilovers

Does anyone have these on their Camaro? I noticed a few companies offering them for 995.00. They are the BR series for mostly street driving which is all I do. I thought of lowering springs but for this price would coilovers not be better?
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Old 01-26-2014, 02:47 PM   #2
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A lot of members have these on their cars and love them. If you don't mind spending the money, coilovers will beat drop springs everytime. Also, I'd look in the vendors section to see if maybe they can get u a better deal
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Old 01-26-2014, 03:33 PM   #3
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If i can help with the Coilovers let me know,

Maybe i can even work out a package with some bushings or sways for you.
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Old 01-26-2014, 05:34 PM   #4
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$995 for Coil Overs or $200 for springs? Hmmm Value for a daily driver, looks as if the springs are lower in price. I'll tell ya, I'dget a nice set of after market Sway Bars and lowering Springs before I would even think about Coil Overs for my Daily Driver.
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Old 01-27-2014, 11:09 AM   #5
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Coilovers will give you a better ride than just springs will, so from a daily driver stand point you will be better off with the coilovers.
If money is the primary concern over all else, then springs will do the trick.
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Old 01-27-2014, 12:32 PM   #6
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$995 for Coil Overs or $200 for springs? Hmmm Value for a daily driver, looks as if the springs are lower in price. I'll tell ya, I'dget a nice set of after market Sway Bars and lowering Springs before I would even think about Coil Overs for my Daily Driver.

I went with springs at first for my daily driver. After a year, I decided to step it up and go with coilovers. Ride comfort and being able to adjust the height exactly how I want it was worth the money.
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Coilovers are going to be significantly better overall than springs, even springs and sway bars. BC's have good quality stuff which is why we have been using them for years. If you're looking for a great price, let me know if we can help out!
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Old 01-27-2014, 03:16 PM   #8
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$995 for Coil Overs or $200 for springs? Hmmm Value for a daily driver, looks as if the springs are lower in price. I'll tell ya, I'dget a nice set of after market Sway Bars and lowering Springs before I would even think about Coil Overs for my Daily Driver.
I disagree....

I'm betting you've never run coilovers before. I've been going about 2.5 years on my BC coilovers and I would do it all over again.

If money is an issue then obviously go with some springs but if you can swing the cost then go with a coilover.
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Old 01-27-2014, 03:24 PM   #9
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We install/sell a lot of BC coil overs and absolutely love them especially for the value. Now if you want to stick w/ springs I would do a set of Pfadt's as they ride extremely well. If you need some prices feel free to give me a shout.
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Old 01-28-2014, 02:44 PM   #10
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Nearly 40k on mine, and I still love the look and the ride. new with the amount of miles I drive per day I would not do springs.

I know of one person that did springs, then turned around and bought coilovers.
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Old 01-28-2014, 07:07 PM   #11
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I'm in the market for the same thing. My question is...what is the difference between the BC vs. ER? When you adjust the ride height, does the car have to be realigned?? Thanks for your time!
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The BR is a fixed ratio (compression and rebound adjust equally)
The ER is double adjustable (compression and rebound adjust separately)

The ER also has external reservoirs while the BR does not.
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Old 01-29-2014, 08:20 AM   #13
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I'm in the market for the same thing. My question is...what is the difference between the BC vs. ER? When you adjust the ride height, does the car have to be realigned?? Thanks for your time!
If you stay within about 1/4" height of your last alignment you'll probably be okay. Any height change beyond that an you should time your bushings and align the car. Actually, it's best if you align the car no matter the height. As Pete would say....an alignment is a lot cheaper than new tires.
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Old 03-10-2014, 11:50 PM   #14
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I would be interested in getting a price quoted. thanks
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If i can help with the Coilovers let me know,

Maybe i can even work out a package with some bushings or sways for you.
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Old 09-05-2014, 01:42 AM   #15
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The BR is a fixed ratio (compression and rebound adjust equally)
The ER is double adjustable (compression and rebound adjust separately)

The ER also has external reservoirs while the BR does not.
I have painfully learned recently that the ER series does not fit my '14 Camaro SS 1LE.

BC Racing has recently added Q10 series coilovers to their products list for '14+ Camaros. Unfortunately, I only see BR series in that list as marked available.
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Old 10-23-2014, 10:29 PM   #16
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have them on my camaro, dropped right now at 1.5" but i was dropped at 3.5" lower than stock without the locking rings, ride is an average coilover ride not the smoothest but its defenitly best bang for the buck
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Old 03-10-2015, 12:25 PM   #17
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Springs

I put an Eibach Swaybar and lowered springs on my car and the ride sucks. Of course you have less suspension travel to soak up the bumps so maybe lowered coilovers will still ride rough anyway? IF you want my lowered springs you can have them for $100 or $500 (plus shipping) for all the shocks with lowered springs included and mounted and I'll even throw in the stock springs, or you can pick them up to save shipping costs. My 2010 SS only has 12,000 highway miles on it (its my sunny day car) so the shocks are just broken in really. This is the stance with 20" Forgelines on it just so you will know what the lowered springs give you. PM me if interested.
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Old 03-10-2015, 12:43 PM   #18
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If you have BMR LCAs (for lower springs) with lower springs can you still add the coil-overs with them?
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Old 03-22-2015, 11:59 PM   #19
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Old 03-23-2015, 12:20 AM   #20
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I see this thread was started over a year ago... for those who are interested I have BC suspension on my car, I installed it last fall. I have really enjoyed messing around with the settings, love the ease of changing it too. I took my car to the track this weekend for the first time and felt very balanced and stable the entire time, I also have a Hotchkis strut bar so combined the cornering grip felt very good. Off the track BC suspension is much smoother than stock and it got rid of the annoying bouncy ride that it originally had. Bonus- pictures of my car at this weekend's track day! I also like the first picture because of all the America cars in the background, my Camaro and I are in Beijing!
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Old 03-27-2015, 10:30 AM   #21
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I know this is a fairly old thread but thought this video might help. They seem to do quality work, I will most likely invest in a set for my 1le

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Old 03-29-2015, 08:16 PM   #22
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i was going to buy the bc coils also for my 2014 ls. by the end of next month my ipf supercharger should be installed, so i wanted to upgrade my suspension. along with the coils, what should i get? sway bars, bushings, etc. and what manufacturers should i be looking at.
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