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Offline Karl Wilkinson

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Suspension in the UK
« on: October 07, 2015, 08:06:56 PM »
What are you UK guys doing for suspension? Ive been looking at building a set of coilovers, anyone else had a go at this or is everyone just running lowering springs?

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Re: Suspension in the UK
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2015, 08:35:15 PM »
you have options,
off the shelf items, or you can go slightly upmarket off the shelf and go for ohlins, aragosta, quantum, nitron. any of the last 4 your paying well over a grand but you get what you pay for

also depends of course useage, if you are mainly street you will want a slightly softer springrate and maybe not as much adjustment whereas track you may want stiffer and a lot more adjustability, your average cheap coilies will do it happily all day long but maybe not as well or for as long as others, its all personal tastes and styles

i run quantum single adjustment with springs to my spec

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Re: Suspension in the UK
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2015, 10:25:37 PM »
Thanks for the info!

Im looking at coilover conversion as this seams to be the best value system. So ill be looking for uprated shocks koni bilstein etc then finding the weld on coilovers for the front and adjustable perches for the rear.

Gaz is another route im looking into...

Can you recommend a stockist I can talk to?

Its going to be for street use but not my daily so can put up with some bumps