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    what shocks?

    I am currently running eibatch springs on standard shocks. want to upgrade my shocks, whats the best option (want to keep the car as confortable as possible)

    Bilsien shocks with my eibatch springs
    Koni adjustable sport kit

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    you can maybe buy some konis off me of you like mate -
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    I am pushed towards bilstien really but if the price is right i may consider.
    Whats the ride like with them? how much is it lowered by and how come u sellin them?

    soz for all the Q's
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    Sorry to jump your thread mate, will GSi shocks be ok for the budget members?
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    Regarding Bilstein's, it depends on which Bilstein damper u want, there are a few to pick from. I wouuld'nt recommend u go for any harder than the Sprint-version if u want to keep some comfort. Sprints are not too hard and they offer great handling. A local former rallydriver told me some time ago:
    "In the early days we set our cars up with Koni's, now they're using Bilstein"

    I guess that means Bilstein's are better quality than Koni's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly
    I am pushed towards bilstien really but if the price is right i may consider.
    Whats the ride like with them? how much is it lowered by and how come u sellin them?

    soz for all the Q's
    well would be looking for your OE dampers and spring plus cash.

    Ride is really good - harder obviously - but really cuts out roll - feels very planted to the road. - Highly recommended.

    Looking to sell because I am on the verge of doing a good deal!.
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    Koni dampers on soft offer the same rebound rate as standard dampers. Will offer more support and compliment the lower springs better though !

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