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kyb agk or tokico

Hey guys. Im going to drop my car really soon and im wondering what kind of struts i should go with. i heard the KYB AGK's are really good, but then ive heard the tokico illuminas are really good. im kinda in a pickle. then i heard that if i go with the tokicos there only warrentied for a 1.5" drop. Btw i sold my tein springs so i dont have thoughs sloots anymore. Any input would be great guys
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Re: kyb agk or tokico

I've had friends run KYB's and they've loved them. I know a few people who ran Tokico blues and blew them but that's because they're OEM replacements. I've heard some good things about the illuminas. Can't go wrong with either brand. They both have a good reputation really.
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Re: kyb agk or tokico

I've had a set of KYB AGX's on my 4th gen for about a month now, and absolutely love them. So thats my suggestion.
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Re: kyb agk or tokico

I'm running. Agx on my fourth gen as well, they ride really nice.
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Re: kyb agk or tokico

Im going to get illuminas with GC coils...BigLegs on here has them.
Ask him and he'll tell you its an awesome setup, at least thats what I got from what he told me
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Re: kyb agk or tokico

Ran agx on my fourth as well and had a 2.5 in drop. No problems at all four about a year and a half.
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Re: kyb agk or tokico

I'll vouch for KYB...it's JDM yo!

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I've had friends run KYB's and they've loved them. I know a few people who ran Tokico blues and blew them but that's because they're OEM replacements. I've heard some good things about the illuminas. Can't go wrong with either brand. They both have a good reputation really.
I've had tokico blues on my daily for like 4 years and have never had a problem em..


They both are good brands and it comes down to what drop you want
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Re: kyb agk or tokico

ya i want like maybe a 2.5" drop max. i think im just gonna go with a 1.5" drop tho. how do you guys think thatll look? not enough of a drop?
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Re: kyb agk or tokico

Ok since we're on the suspension topic can I get a suggestion on your prefered set up for dropping a load... My 96 I lowered about 1.5-2 in.. Its been a while but I know a few years back I threw some tiens on it. Its sooo rough. What do you do to avoid a bouncy or rough riding drop? I said id never ever lower my 01 for the simple fact or bounciness. Also maybe favorite wheels... I had tenzo r shu 4s on my 4G and obviously I cannot put them on my 01 or I would. I still love those wheels.
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Re: kyb agk or tokico

both kyb and tokico are quality shocks.
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ya i want like maybe a 2.5" drop max. i think im just gonna go with a 1.5" drop tho. how do you guys think thatll look? not enough of a drop?
imo, anything over 1.75 is over doing it. any lower and you start to loose suspension travel which actually makes suspension more harsh and unpredictable and worsens your handling. with tokicos, i wouldn't go over 1.5". anything over 2" is pure aesthetics.. why people like that look is beyond me. but then again i'm about function over form.

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Ok since we're on the suspension topic can I get a suggestion on your prefered set up for dropping a load... My 96 I lowered about 1.5-2 in.. Its been a while but I know a few years back I threw some tiens on it. Its sooo rough. What do you do to avoid a bouncy or rough riding drop? I said id never ever lower my 01 for the simple fact or bounciness. Also maybe favorite wheels... I had tenzo r shu 4s on my 4G and obviously I cannot put them on my 01 or I would. I still love those wheels.
what shocks did you have with those tiens? i'm not a huge fan of mixing manufacturers. either way, anytime you lower your car it's gonna require stiffer shocks and springs. it's just the natural order of things. the preludes suspension is already pretty stiff as it is. the closest setup to stock imo is tokico. they basically are stock replacement. however, it only drops you about an 1-1.2 inches.
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both kyb and tokico are quality shocks.
imo, anything over 1.75 is over doing it. any lower and you start to loose suspension travel which actually makes suspension more harsh and unpredictable and worsens your handling. with tokicos, i wouldn't go over 1.5". anything over 2" is pure aesthetics.. why people like that look is beyond me. but then again i'm about function over form.

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