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    What coilovers to choose

    Alright chaps. I know you'll all scream 'DO A SEARCH' but i have and it doesn't give the info i'd like.

    I'm gonna swap my Eibach 30/30s and pro dampers for coilovers at some point this year, but i'm just wondering what kit to go for. Some of your views - good points and bad would be great thanks.

    I've not included FKs, or Weitec, or any other of the cheaper kits available mainly due to the fact i want Stainless threaded bodies rather than galvanised ones.
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    Dave, have u thought about Silverline Highsports by FK?

    These are what Im getting as they are Stainless as opposed to Zinc plated on the standrd FKs

    Best price I found was from Venom Motorsport

    http://www.venommotorsport.com/manuf...odel=Astra%20G

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    get the best you can afford is the best advice I can give, you get what you pay for IMO when it comes to coilovers.
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    In that case I'll watch this thread closely as I need some more options on similar kits - budget for me will be about £800 max as the rest of the budget is being spent elsewhere...

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    Silverline Highsports by FK what im looking at tbh
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    Come on! threads about coilovers come up once a week!
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    i love my KW variant 1 so I recomend them. They are firm, but not hard and the handling is so much better than original. easy to fit to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dazerc View Post
    i did consider gaz actually as they are a very good price and have heard good things about them, but i wasn't sure how long they'd last before the rot sets in. they are zinc coated ths samse as fk, weitec etc.

    how hard or firm are the bilsteins comapred to others Steve?
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