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Old 05-08-2009, 12:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone. I'm planning to upgrade my 328's stock suspension next month with something that will lower it just a little bit. I don't want a major drop because the roads out here are not friendly. I also don't have a huge budget so anything over 800 dollars is too much. Can anyone recommend some good struts and springs? Also let me know what some of you are using and how satisfied you are with your setup.
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What part of canada? I had Koni Yellows with H&R Sport, at full stiff its very fun and the fact you can adjust it for when you go on trips is very cool. If you have a smaller budget you could get Bilstein sports shocks/struts instead.

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From Southern Manitoba. Where the roads are bad and the drivers are worse. Yeah I always forget about the search function. I will take a look around though.
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I know you said 800 was your budget so for about 800 shipped you can get DDM coilovers and be able to adjust the height for street and track. Everyone I know that has them is very happy with them. That's what I'm gonna get eventually for the vert.
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roads are worse than quebec? never been to manitoba

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