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    Coilover Kits

    I'm looking to get coilovers for my car as the front right shock is kaput!!..
    So I thought now is the opportunity to get a whole new kit so my mrs can peacefully agree with my decision.
    Question is what are the best coilover kits and where to buy for my lude?. Mind you I've got 17's as well.

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    I'm running koni yellows with height adjustable skunk springs. Stiff but comfy ride.
    Might be pricey 1st hand though.
    Most people go for tein super streets
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    I've been quoted by jax $2,800 for coilovers + fitted. But $2,800??.. C'mon lol.. Better if I buy it online, but want a really decent one.

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    The teins are probably the most popular choice for 5th gens
    Think you can get them through eBay sellers too which might save you some $
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    they could be fakes of ebay reals are 2.5 plus for superstreets i dont see how they are less than half the price on ebay. get bc gold series (1300) or hsd's (1500) and install your self its not difficult and there is heaps of write ups and video guides just make sure you get a good allignment when your done

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    I was looking into getting FF type 2's but I've read that they lack performance wise and only good for slamming ride height. Decisions decisions!..

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    Installed a set of ksport coilovers today, they are really smooth and actually more comfy then stock

    1997 Honda Prelude Si F22Z6 DOHC BB5

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan94 View Post
    Installed a set of ksport coilovers today, they are really smooth and actually more comfy then stock
    Thats pretty awsome, I really want to see a comparison before I buy suspension, hard to know with everyone living on different roads and changing blown shocks vs shocks with life left. Were your shocks destroyed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Euphoria View Post
    Thats pretty awsome, I really want to see a comparison before I buy suspension, hard to know with everyone living on different roads and changing blown shocks vs shocks with life left. Were your shocks destroyed?
    Not blown, but a bit squeaky and sharp, considering they're 15 yrs old
    Comparison of what? Comfort height ride quality?

    1997 Honda Prelude Si F22Z6 DOHC BB5

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    Hi guys,

    After hours of research and comparing various coilovers (worldwide), I've made an executive decision to purchase myself a set of 'BC BR Type' Coilovers this afternoon.
    These will go in my lude friday morning.

    Last edited by ELjayy; 18th March 2013 at 09:14 PM.

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    How are the coilovers so far?

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    Awesome! Worth every cent in my opinion, steering response is great and when I took my car to mt ousley on the way and back from w'gong (specially going up the moutain), one of the smoothest rides I've had.

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    Why you choose them over others

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    Because I've done abit of research and most of the prelude forums (specially u.s) highly recommended these coilovers for 5th gens.

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    Lol first mistake is taking info from USA. The roads are COMPLETELY different than here its much smoother there. Australia has some screwed up roads. I would of gone for ksports for that money.

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