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Old 01-24-2012, 04:05 PM
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Shocks & Struts recommended

Can somebody recommended a good set of struts or shocks? For daily driven applications on a 97 Type SH?

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Re: Shocks & Struts recommended

well Ive been with BC Racing coilovers almost a year now.

BC Racing BR Type Coilover for 92-96 Honda Prelude - Honda - BC Racing Superstore

not cheapest, but theyre top class
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I'm sorry, my car is a 97?
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Re: Shocks & Struts recommended

Personally I think stock is pretty good for daily driving. It's durable and a good balance between comfort and performance.
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Re: Shocks & Struts recommended

Kyb gs2 great stock shock
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Re: Shocks & Struts recommended

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I'm sorry, my car is a 97?
92-01 is interchangeable (non SH only)
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I'm sorry, my car is a 97?
they are the same

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92-01 is interchangeable (non SH only)
Just replace the springs & shocks together and it will work with SH as well

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Meant Kyb gr2 sorry it late night misspelled
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Re: Shocks & Struts recommended

FUNCTION & FORM TYPE II COILOVERS 97-01 HONDA PRELUDE

F&F type II....not sure if the application is for SH.
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FUNCTION & FORM TYPE II COILOVERS 97-01 HONDA PRELUDE

F&F type II....not sure if the application is for SH.
those are pretty pointless, since BC is far superior and same price range
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Just replace the springs & shocks together and it will work with SH as well


@ TypeT, What do you mean by "replace the springs and shocks together and it will work with SH as well"?? Are you saying Base model applications will work with the SH? Not catching what your puttin up.
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Re: Shocks & Struts recommended

I heard for comfort that kyb gr2 with h&r springs works great for dd. I was thinking of the same setup like that. I prefer a little bit more soft sporty feel. Also i intend to put the 05 rsx type s wheels on it. Any help would be sweet.
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@ TypeT, What do you mean by "replace the springs and shocks together and it will work with SH as well"?? Are you saying Base model applications will work with the SH? Not catching what your puttin up.
you cannot just change single parts (shocks OR springs), you have to change whole suspension (shocks AND springs) if you want it to fit and work
and coilovers are that "whole suspension"

"There are actually quite a few differences between the base and the Type SH suspension, The springs are not the same. The type SH springs are a little taller. The struts are different as well, the base where the spring is perched sits lower on the Type SH, hence the taller spring. It results in a little firmer spring rate than the base. Lets not forget to mention the front knuckles are different, the raius rods, the front trailing arms, and the roll bars are a couple of millimeters thicker than the base front and rear. In the rear the springs and struts are different on the SH, it has the same condition as the front where the perch that the spring sits on is slightly lower than the base model, and the spring is slightly taller than the base model, It is not as big of a difference between the SH and Base rears as the fronts are though, the rear trailing arms are a little thicker as well but not much. The only problems with aftermarket struts would be modifying the dust gaurds on the struts with stock springs, however if you go aftermarket springs and struts that are replaced in tandem you will not run into any issues.. "

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