View Full Version : Coilovers

03-24-2002, 08:51 PM
What is included in a coilover system and what are some good, cheap packages.

03-24-2002, 10:33 PM
there are 2 types of coilover systems. the expensive, full coilover system which includes the coilover connected to the shock, sometimes there's an oil resevoir for more capacity. then there are the cheap ones that most people buy which fits around your shock. those include 4 coilovers with adjustment tool.

for the full coilover system i'd go with Tein, HKS, Mugen, or H&R. all around 1,000+.

the best sleeve coils would probably be Ground Control. they are around 250 bucks for a set.

03-25-2002, 12:11 AM
On 2002-03-24 22:33, quicksilver wrote:

for the full coilover system i'd go with Tein, HKS, Mugen, or H&R. all around 1,000+.

I could be wrong but isnt the Mugen kit around $1000 per corner?

03-25-2002, 06:58 AM
bows down to quicksilver for really knowing his shizzle

03-25-2002, 12:36 PM
How is it that all four corners stay level, is it just guess work or is there some devices that clicks or whatever to tell you how much you need to turn the other corners?

03-25-2002, 07:11 PM
Each coilover has a locking perch. You adjust the ride height to where you want it, then lock the perche together by tightening one and loosening the other one. Now, that corner is locked and it wont go anywhere.

03-25-2002, 09:10 PM
But how do all the corners stay even with each other.

03-25-2002, 09:36 PM
The only flaw (I've seen from personal experience) is you will never be "Perfect" I'm sure you can have all four corners within spec but all sides my differ by a few mm.

03-25-2002, 11:57 PM
Once you set the pech where you like,it wont move. The springs will settle a little but not enough to make the corners uneven. As long as you lock all the perches in the same spot, all four corners will be even.

03-26-2002, 02:53 AM
very true, not too many adjustable coils are balanced "perfect". but you won't notice a difference if it's a tiny amount. and the Mugen coils......i believe they are 1,200 a corner, don't hold me to it though.

o yea and if you don't have enuff money to buy a nice full coilover system, then go with Ground Control coilovers with Tokico Illumina adjustable shocks. i know lots of people with that setup and they are very pleased, i'm one of them.

03-26-2002, 10:58 PM
if you dont really care a whole lot with your suspension then go with skunk 2 coilovers. theyre about 300 a bit more than the ground control but you can use them with your stock shocks and it doesnt feel all ghetto like it normally would with stock shocks...surprisingly. otherwise go with ground control. theyre sweet and very easy to use