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Old 05-12-2008, 06:08 PM
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Suspension m00ding

ah yes, decided this is my next mod 100000%
i promise ill finally get those springs on steve,
but I need some food for thought here,

Now, I know for a fact stock with lowering prings blows harder than pam ride wise... they just werent made for that. But, heres where i jump in and ask, what do i use than? Ive found many reliable brands, ive narrowed it down to three, but i need furthur help yet,

ive heard great things about skun2 springs (which i own) with a set of skunk2 struts, now seeming by the price they would seem to be decent struts, and theyre advertised to work well with the drop springs.

Number two has to be the Tokico Hp strut set, Ive just heard so many wonderful things about tokico i would cry if i ever heard something bad, great lifetime etc. kinda like one of those baseline brands, fantstic product, but has a downfall or two.

and last is the KYB AGX, im kinda impartial to these in a way i cant explain, alot of preludes have them it seems, and i havent found a quote on a set of 4 yet.

ah yes three brands, but are these good for dropping? is there a drop strut or is the strut universal and the stock struts arent good for dropping?

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Old 05-12-2008, 06:44 PM
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KYB and Tockico I've heard continual great things about, both stock height and dropped. (If it means anything I think I'm going with KYBs when I get my struts in a couple of months)

I didn't know S2 made shocks, so my opinion of them would be somewhat limited.

Also, have you considered the Koni Yellows?
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you'll be fine w/ all of those.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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bras, allthough not emilinating the idea, im kind of limiting my spending somewhere around three-hundo or so. dont really wanna go past 4hundo.

ill keep diging, ive heard the yellows are great, with skunk2's? i dont think thats been done,

reguarding the s2 struts i saw them on one place, ill see if i can dig up a link for you.

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I gave you a price on the AGX's, $350 shipped.
I'm getting them for myself as soon as I can. I need my H&R race springs first. I'll have a cheap set of Neuspeeds for sale as soon as I get all this swapped.
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350 shipped for AGX's is a steal.
i got mine for $430, 3 years ago.
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oh yeah, i forgot about that E,
It's so tempting to just go for the tokico's for 250$,
all the good news about them, and the price...
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Are you planning to get a camber kit with whichever setup
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I was actually looking into the same thing, but my friend gave me his springs from his old prelude and its lowering springs with stock struts. I know thats bad, and eventually going to replace the stock struts. but I was wondering how many of you are riding on stock struts with aftermarket springs?
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i ran the AGX for about a year until i went with Teins. They are great shocks for the street with 4 dampening adjustments.

if i wouldnt have gotten such a good deal on my HA's, i would have spent the money for Koni yellows and custom ground controls.
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I runnin Tein S-Techs with stock struts, its running good less leaning, less squat, stiffer, and 10X better looking than stock height.. Eventually I'll change the shocks and get sway bars, tie bars, camber kit, and strut bars to go with it.
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