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View Poll Results: How do you like your BC coilovers?
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Old 07-12-2017, 12:38 AM   #26
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Ftfy

Oh wait that's just us #brokeboyz


Ya all 3 of you guys.

The rest are all in OT complaining about their self inflicted first world problems like a bunch of old biddies at tea time.
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:15 AM   #27
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How are the fronts? I'd be fine using a different rear spring perch for more accessible springs/spring rates. That's not difficult to swap at all

The front are ok but I am not overly keen on how they are fitted

Have a think about what you will save using them over buying a kit from myself or Ben and decide if the money saving is worth it
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Old 07-18-2017, 12:03 PM   #28
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So did we ever come to a conclusion on BC coilovers?
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Old 07-18-2017, 12:23 PM   #29
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They are on both my wagons..a 745T and my 02 V70. I autocross my V70 and they are phenominal. The 745 came alive after I installed them
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Old 07-18-2017, 12:24 PM   #30
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So did we ever come to a conclusion on BC coilovers?
Yeah that they're Ali-baba China piss junk sold as Taiwan junk sold as bullsheeeeut...
which means material junk, oil is piss, life span sh!t, rigid springs rigid damping.

Can't you SEE that? same sh!t as been coming out of Asia for 17 years.
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Old 07-18-2017, 01:20 PM   #31
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What makes you think anyone on turbobricks can afford those
Speak for yourself.

Based on specs alone, the rear springs are waaaay too stiff compared to the front.
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Old 07-18-2017, 01:21 PM   #32
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Speak for yourself.
Most of us are at least pretend broke.
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Old 07-18-2017, 11:46 PM   #33
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Yeah that they're Ali-baba China piss junk sold as Taiwan junk sold as bullsheeeeut...
which means material junk, oil is piss, life span sh!t, rigid springs rigid damping.

Can't you SEE that? same sh!t as been coming out of Asia for 17 years.
This.
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