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Old 01-16-2013, 02:07 PM   #16 (permalink)
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did you have the ACR Tokicos or the off the shelf Tokicos? Very different.
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Old 01-16-2013, 09:57 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Quote: Originally Posted by Vipercar93 View Post
Ride quality is subjective and down to preference. If you like a soft floaty suspension then stock is the way to go. If you want something more responsive you have to sacrifice the 'floaty' and go with stiffer springs and valving. Koni's on S1 springs are a great option. The S1 springrates are not that far off stock.

Definitely very true, a very subjective subject. Trust me, I don't necessarily want a floaty or super soft ride. I've always had lowered cars and have enjoyed the slightly stiffer ride that i got from that. I just have felt like this car has really disappointed me in the ride quality department..even at stock.
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Yea I hope u didn't expect a nice comfy ride in a neon lol.
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Ive had bc's for a while now and I love them no complains at all.... being able to adjust the dampers to your liking is awsome... harder stiffer ride for performance or a softer ride for comfort.... A+++ in my book
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Quote: Originally Posted by BostonSRT View Post
Yea I hope u didn't expect a nice comfy ride in a neon lol.

LOL..Well I definitely didn't, I just didn't expect it to be this bad...
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So did you decide on co? I am stuck between bc, ksport or Megan. So hearing opinions on the bcs is nice... I will definitely be following this.
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That shouldn't even be a question
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:28 PM   #23 (permalink)
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So did you decide on co? I am stuck between bc, ksport or Megan. So hearing opinions on the bcs is nice... I will definitely be following this.

When I called modern performance and asked the guy which suspension is better he said hands down bc because if the Megan's have a problem it can take many months for a replacement part to arrive some reason. And many members have the bc coilovers. I'm not sure about the k sports. Ill let some else chime in on those.


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Thats great to know... I had Ksports on my 1st talon and they were very nice but have heard a ton of great things about the BCs one SRTs! Thats where I am leaning... Thanks
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Thats great to know... I had Ksports on my 1st talon and they were very nice but have heard a ton of great things about the BCs one SRTs! Thats where I am leaning... Thanks

No problem. Like I said I have zero knowledge of k sport. Just type in google and I'm sure there will be many reviews.


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Your considering buying another car and spending more money, just because you have some blown struts? That doesn't make any sense my friend. Based on your reasons its doesn't sound like you really want to improve the handling, just want the lowered look. I would recommend just replacing the struts and installing some stage 1 springs.
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:18 AM   #27 (permalink)
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With that said BC's are OK, I have them. There what you call a great "bargain CO set up". There no Mopar stage 3's or KW's but they get the job done if your not overly concerned about quality and ride quality. For what I use them for they work great along side my Mopar sways.
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:20 AM   #28 (permalink)
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+1 Koni is the way to go IMO. I had the ACR tokico's, they were ok, but for the price you can get koni inserts which many have said are better.

I have BC's now, I like them, but the car bounces a little. The valving could be a bit better, but TBH it's the springrate that makes them bouncy. If you set them up with a softer springrate they should be perfect for the price. Many have set them up with 5/3k springs and they rode really well. This is true with ANY strut, you increase the springrate you are going to increase the energy that gets transferred into the chassis.

ST's are an idea, but they are a cheap version KW for a reason, don't get hung up on the brand name.

100% correct. Also if you do decide to go with whatever coilover, don't get any chinese crap. You will regret it when you go for a ride around the corner.

If you are looking for a good comprimise on ride quality and handling, do some research on how to choose the right spring rate for your application. 400-500 lb spring rates are not going to cut it for the street. LOL..

There is also Eibach, H+R plus the after mentioned ST coilovers. Before you get them, just see what spring rates they come with.
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Mine are set so hard right now and Fargo streets are terrible. I feel every crack in the road but it's really cool having it hard in the fall and summer, you can fly around those corners.
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A stiff damping setting is actually hurting your grip, not helping.
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