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Old 07-24-2004, 09:53 PM
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Default What coilovers should I get?

Just wondering which coilovers i should get?
My choices are
Tein basic
Tein SS
JIC Magic
Omni
Or any other that anyone would recommend that is under $850 that is good quality and good for daily driving
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if u have the money u cant go wrong with tein..
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what type of car ?
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Old 07-24-2004, 10:26 PM
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by 95sihb &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">what type of car ? </TD></TR></TABLE>

Whoops
Its a 95 Civic CX hatch
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Default Re: What coilovers should I get? (vtec69)

Hayame's are 650 shipped on eBay but I have no idea of their quality.

I'm in pretty much the same predicament and I'm leaning toward TEIN SS/Basic
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Old 07-25-2004, 06:53 AM
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Default Re: What coilovers should I get? (phobi9)

Yeah im pretty much right now tring to decide between TEIN basic or Omni?
But any suggestions would be great I have heard great things about the Omni but how do they compare to the TEIN?

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Default Re: What coilovers should I get? (vtec69)

koni yellows, with omni slip on coilovers. Just an idea.

You get adjustability, and lifetime warranty on shocks from what I understand
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tein ss
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by ABK &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">koni yellows, with omni slip on coilovers. Just an idea.

You get adjustability, and lifetime warranty on shocks from what I understand</TD></TR></TABLE>

Id rather get a full coilover system but thats always an option and omni does make a full coilover system that has the same warranty

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Default Re: What coilovers should I get? (vtec69)

omni/hayame are the same to me.. my friend has hayame on his hatch and they are great products with the adjustable ride height and shock lenght.. only 650 dollars.. cant beat that.. no problems whatsoever.. ride is awesome with a slightly tucked dropp.
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by JDM EJ1 95 &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">omni/hayame are the same to me.. my friend has hayame on his hatch and they are great products with the adjustable ride height and shock lenght.. only 650 dollars.. cant beat that.. no problems whatsoever.. ride is awesome with a slightly tucked dropp.</TD></TR></TABLE>

But how do both of those compare to the TEIN Basic?
I can pretty much get any one of these three coilovers for around the same price so im just tring to decide which one is the best?

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the apexi coilovers ride real nice
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not cheap; but get KW!! variant 3 fully adjustable, full stainless steel.I will never get anything else..anymore..
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You didn't list this but Tein Flexes are awesome. I have them on a EG
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I got d2's on my ek coupe and love them...6 way damp adjustable and the bases can be adjusted to change the ride height. Four of my friends have them (all on 240 sx's) and they haven't had any complaints about them either.
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Default Re: What coilovers should I get? (quagabow)

I don't know what your preference is as far as spring rates but I would go with Omniman (I like my rides stiff!). The Tein SS has a spring rate of 390 front and 190 in the rear. For the rear it's just way too soft, my ITR springs are stiffer (Rear). Also, if you would like custome spring rates from Tein it costs about %0 bucks per spring. Omniman's full coilover system is at least 560 front and at least 336 pounds in the rear.

The Teins are definitely good if you're more concerned about daily driving. For me, since I know my car will eventually be my track car, and I also don't mind a stiff ride... I would choose the Omni coilovers or even a GC/Koni setup.
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Default Re: What coilovers should I get? (Pat McGroin)

ok good info
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by Pat McGroin &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I don't know what your preference is as far as spring rates but I would go with Omniman (I like my rides stiff!). The Tein SS has a spring rate of 390 front and 190 in the rear. For the rear it's just way too soft, my ITR springs are stiffer (Rear). Also, if you would like custome spring rates from Tein it costs about %0 bucks per spring. Omniman's full coilover system is at least 560 front and at least 336 pounds in the rear.

The Teins are definitely good if you're more concerned about daily driving. For me, since I know my car will eventually be my track car, and I also don't mind a stiff ride... I would choose the Omni coilovers or even a GC/Koni setup.
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Default Re: What coilovers should I get? (solsurvivor)

I agree. The KW line is great. I've ordered V2's for my ride and the Stainless Steel construction was a selling point for me. I don't know if you drive in a northern climate where road salt gets used but if you do, stay away from Tein and look toward KW
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APEXi WS worked well for me, I was pretty happy with them, and I spent less than $800.

If it is for anything other than street driving, I probably would opt for something a bit more aggressive. For my purpose, it offered an excellent compromise between comfort and sportier feel.
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Ive heard from a few people that the Apex werent that good though

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by piscorpio &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">APEXi WS worked well for me, I was pretty happy with them, and I spent less than $800.

If it is for anything other than street driving, I probably would opt for something a bit more aggressive. For my purpose, it offered an excellent compromise between comfort and sportier feel.</TD></TR></TABLE>
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ive got a full set of konis and i love em. the only other thing i would go with would be tein.
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heres a gb for some hayames for 600 shipped

https://honda-tech.com/zerothread?id=889497
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ive always been a fan of jic
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