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Old 11-10-2007, 06:09 PM
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Mismatching suspension

Ok as you know getting hold of suspension for a 3rg gen is a pain in the ass, and thats especially bad seeing as I live in england. So I can get hold of some tokico shocks off ebay for $350 including postage. Thats not to bad considering the £ to $ is quite good.

So what I'm thinking is I get new shocks, and put some spax springs on it?

Good idea? Pro's and con's please everybody.

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P.S. If you know of any different shocks for our 3rd gens, please let me know.

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Old 11-10-2007, 06:16 PM
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...considering the £ to $ is quite good.

:28: the pound has always been good against the $ :28:

what are Spax springs? I've never heard of them...


I mean, Tokicos are readily available for our cars, i have them myself...
The other choice would be(if you can find) Koni reds & yellows...or just cheap OEM replacements. I think you're good to go with the Tokicos man.
(OH and i KNOW someone is going to mention a group buy on K-sport suspension...which is fine if you want to spend over a grand on them :sick:)

As for Springs(cause i have a feeling you may ask), there are a lot of choices and depending on how low you want to go, a few companies support our old cars
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well the thing is I don't wanna just put some springs on there with the o.g shocks, sorry spax I think may be an english (?) company, but maybe a set of eibachs. but the thing is would it be a wise idea putting the springs on the tokico shocks?
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Spax springs with Tokico shocks...what's wrong with that?

If you meant, Original springs with the Tokicos, then i would say:
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Yeah spax with tokico shocks. Someone once told me that you should try to not mix your suspension. try get full suspension kits.
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^that's a negative. You can use lowering springs with performance shocks...like i'm doing
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awesome, thanks for your help, also thanks for that ultimate suspension thread. very very helpful.

Also can someone recommend a drop for me? i'm thinking 2" max, roads here are pretty good with the odd terrible one as it is a bit country.

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