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Old 03-07-2014, 06:58 PM   #1
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Who has the best coilovers now?

Now that pfadt and pedders now are not making products. Which company's have the best coilovers for our cars?
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Old 03-07-2014, 07:09 PM   #2
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Best for what? Value? Performance?

I would say BC ER's, Ridetech, and KW V3 in no particular order.
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Old 03-07-2014, 07:17 PM   #3
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In my opinion RideTech is the way to go. They engineered specifically for this platform rather than just slapping different mounts on a generic set of dampers and it show in the way they perform and ride.
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Old 03-07-2014, 07:26 PM   #4
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Looking for best performance sorry and thank you to everybody who responded so far.
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:20 PM   #5
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What about Detroit Speed? They seem to have some pretty high quality parts, albeit expensive parts.
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:30 PM   #6
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KW3 if you can find a good deal on them. The new thing out is Ridetech so I'm sure people will recommend those but I'm not sure there are enough people running them to get a lot of feedback.

DSE if you want a pretty piece but they are stupid expensive for coilovers.
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:41 PM   #7
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Good performance for an "economical" set would be the Megans. At least that's what I'm looking to up on my car because I don't have $3k+ for a single component...
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Old 03-08-2014, 09:50 AM   #8
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What about Detroit Speed? They seem to have some pretty high quality parts, albeit expensive parts.
Up to $6000 for a set of their coilovers
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Good performance for an "economical" set would be the Megans. At least that's what I'm looking to up on my car because I don't have $3k+ for a single component...
Not good quality and poor customer service, one members experiance.At least go with BC
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Old 03-08-2014, 09:53 AM   #10
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KW3 if you can find a good deal on them. The new thing out is Ridetech so I'm sure people will recommend those but I'm not sure there are enough people running them to get a lot of feedback.

DSE if you want a pretty piece but they are stupid expensive for coilovers.
member out here has one of the first sets. Hopefully he will do a review
when he installs them
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Old 03-08-2014, 10:04 AM   #11
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I've got the STD KWs and would recommend the higher staged ones. The Ridetechs are new but its a great company and looks awesome.
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The ability of Ridetech strut mounts to allow the camber to be adjusted from street to race settings appears to be a big advantage.
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Old 03-08-2014, 10:59 AM   #13
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I went kw v3...should have gone clubsport. If you arent worried about the color i recommend a look.
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Old 03-08-2014, 11:50 AM   #14
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I have a set of Ride-Techs that will be installed on Wednesday.....they will have the bearing mounts....Will put up picks with clearances, settings, etc.....stay tuned...lol...
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