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    Pro's and Con's of coilovers?

    Currently my car is lowered 30mm on springs and i can tell the difference from standard on ride quality (feel more bumps etc) so i have being considering a set of coilovers?

    Can anyone who has got them fitted to a coupe tell me some of the pro's and con's about coilovers?

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    Pros:

    Fully adjustable ride height
    Look really cool when your car is kissing the ground at a show


    Cons:

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    Does it affect the ride much more than springs?
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    Pros:

    Height Adjustable

    Cons:

    Price
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicko_12345 View Post
    Does it affect the ride much more than springs?
    totally depends on which you go for. coilovers are deffo an area where you get what you pay for.
    that said, the PI coilovers i got were really quite good. Very firm, but i did have it dropped 60-70mm.

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    I would prob drop it about 60 front and 50 rear?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicko_12345 View Post
    I would prob drop it about 60 front and 50 rear?
    Depending what your roads are like and speed bumps? there are loads of front splitters on Ebay!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfa GTV View Post
    Depending what your roads are like and speed bumps? there are loads of front splitters on Ebay!

    I have the gsi front dont i!

    So looking at it its slightly higher?
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    If you are concerned about ride quality, I wouldn't personally.
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