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Old 07-09-2017, 02:14 PM   #1
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Default Classic Swede adjustable struts/shocks

Does anyone have any experience with these struts or these shocks from Classic Swede? I haven't but I'm interested in how they peform. If they're good, I would likely use them to build my own coilovers and drift with them, if that makes a difference.
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Old 07-09-2017, 05:16 PM   #2
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Yoshifab sells them stateside.
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Old 07-09-2017, 05:25 PM   #3
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Yoshifab sells them stateside.
I didn't see them on the site, I didn't look too deep though. Any track experience with them?
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Old 07-09-2017, 07:20 PM   #4
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I had the shortened rear shocks and the matching front shocks on my 140. The fronts have held up on the street, and I was able to find a damping setting that worked for my lowering springs. I could never get the rears to damp correctly, and the actually blew out (leaking fluid, no damping for the first part of the stroke) after about 6 months.

Classic Swede told me that they have updated the valving in the rear shocks now, and I am waiting on a set of replacements.

Sorry, I don't have any track experience on them.
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Old 07-10-2017, 04:11 AM   #5
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For track use and wanting to be competative go for the ready built front coilovers with bump and rebound adjustment http://www.classicswede.co.uk/200_se..._12331092.aspx

for the rear the double adjustable with a control knob each for bump and rebound is worth the upgrade http://www.classicswede.co.uk/Race_T..._16398814.aspx

If you are just more so for a bit of fun on track then your original thoughts would be ok but would most likely want the shorter case version for building coilovers http://www.classicswede.co.uk/-50mm_..._15352630.aspx
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Old 07-10-2017, 06:46 AM   #6
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Okay, thanks. Do you have those front struts available to buy separately rather than already in a coilover assembly?
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Old 07-10-2017, 06:54 AM   #7
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do you mean the front bump/rebound adjustables?
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Old 07-10-2017, 07:46 AM   #8
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Yes, but the coilovers you recommended for track use. Are they integrated into the coilovers assembly or are they inserts in a strut housing? Based on the pictures, I would assume that they're all part of the assembly but I figured I would ask
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Old 07-10-2017, 11:56 AM   #9
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they are intergrated into the strut so not really a DIY option. The DC's are DIYable so for DIY its a close call between them and the GAZ inserts
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