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Offline Fifress

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Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« on: April 25, 2017, 06:02:17 pm »
Currently i have terrible suspension, had koni shocks with lowering springs (only has mad or mod lettering on them... Can't tell which brand) then those b3came hard. When i bought my other g40 it came with TA tecnix kit which was bad from the start...
Now i need suspension overhaul.
I've heard bilstein b4/b8 with eibach springs is among the best.
What do you recommend? I want lowered but not too stiff as i have cobblestone and bad roads where i live
Thank you  :)

Offline Stirlitz

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Re: Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2017, 06:40:54 pm »
Just following. :)
My TA Technix rears just blew during the weekend. Bought the car with those, hated them from the first moment.

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Re: Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2017, 05:27:16 pm »
I think i will go the route i mentioned above, bilstein b8's and eibach springs, pro kit...that way i keep some of the confort
Will report when i get them, in middle of 2 ongoing projects so it will take a few months  :(

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Re: Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2017, 08:57:00 am »
yes konis & eibachs or bilsteins and eibachs are always a good bet.  I'd avoid all that ebay crap such as ta technix, it's cheap rubbish.

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Re: Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2017, 10:24:30 am »
i think i will get the eibachs first since i still have the old konis in somewhat good shape

Offline Jacque

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Re: Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2017, 04:05:28 pm »
Koni aint what it used to be 15 years ago..

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Re: Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2017, 05:11:21 pm »
What makes you say that?

I haven't used them for some time to be honest, I currently have some custom made bilsteins on mine anyway.

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Re: Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2017, 07:43:03 pm »
I could list mine but you wouldn't want it on a road car lol

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Re: Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2017, 09:31:41 pm »
yes konis & eibachs or bilsteins and eibachs are always a good bet.  I'd avoid all that ebay crap such as ta technix, it's cheap rubbish.

The TA shocks/springs yes are shocking beyond belief..back breakers, but the TA coilovers aren't bad really, I have FK Konigsports (dampening adjustable) coils on my G40 and the TA coilovers on my daily, the difference isn't that noticeable if i'm honest for ride quality.
(I've not tried either on track though)

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Re: Shocks and springs setup, feedback needed
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2017, 04:50:33 pm »
I was planning to do exactly that, change the shock itself from TA to Koni, on the TA coilover housing... :D