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Best coilover set-up

I've been searching and just getting different opinions from different people about their coilover set up. I originally was aiming on getting the Tein Super Streets but I heard that they corrode over time. Im looking for a set up that'll increase performance and drop my car. I've also heard the ground controls + yellow koni struts were a good set up. Im leaning towards that set-up or gc + tokico struts. What do you think?

And what else would you suggest on a 2k spending limit?

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Re: Best coilover set-up

Koni's w/ GC's

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Re: Best coilover set-up

I was also wondering how gc springs would ride on oem struts (for the time-being while i save for struts).

&to lower my ride, I'de have to get the springs compressed? &once done can it be undone?
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Re: Best coilover set-up

It's all about personal preference, most of civic crowd runs the gc/Koni setup. I would not recommend running coilovers on stock struts though. That's what I'm doing now and the rear struts squeak like a bitch. I would just save for what you really want. Look into function and form, and d2 coilovers.
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I was also wondering how gc springs would ride on oem struts (for the time-being while i save for struts).

&to lower my ride, I'de have to get the springs compressed? &once done can it be undone?
You shouldn't have to compress the coilovers. You might need to compress the stock spring though.
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Re: Best coilover set-up

personally im going to be getting function and form coilovers very soon!

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theyre cheaper then most but ive read good things about them.
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I have tokico blues with skunk2 springs.. And it handles awesome and instalation was easy..

Once I get smaller rims and tires I'm gonna get h&r springs
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Re: Best coilover set-up

any coilover setup is gonna satisfy your wants that you posted. if you're looking for ride quality though, go big or go home and don't mix and match brands. if you got a 2k spending limit, the sky is pretty much the limit. i can only think of a few setups that cost more than that. and they offer adjustability on the fly while inside the car.. which is straight baller status. but if you want to go middle of the road or something, definitely get a progress rear sway bar too. make yourself some custom endlinks too. the ones they have SUCK. and don't use the OEM ones, they will bend.. eventually.
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one word TEIN!!!!
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Re: Best coilover set-up

JIC magic.
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Re: Best coilover set-up

Best coilover setup is subjective. JIC Magic and the Function and Form setups mentioned above both have many rave reviews about thier performance on track and road. The Koni yellow (or in reality any adjustable shock would work) with GC sleeves is widely regarded as one of the best setups for a street car, and this setup is used by many of the serious autocross racers.
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Re: Best coilover set-up

The best performance bang for your buck is the koni/gc combo. You can get custom spring rates with the gc. I think the konis are good to about 550lb springs. Life time warranty too.
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