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Old 10-28-2007, 07:12 PM   #1
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alright i know there a shitty ride but i dont care about the shitty ride, i just bought new tokico shocks but my cars high now because i still have stock springs and i was looking around on ebay i am a cheap **** so i was wondering if these are any good

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What tokico shocks? You don't want to blow new shocks by over-springing them.
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Old 10-28-2007, 07:21 PM   #3
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What tokico shocks? You don't want to blow new shocks by over-springing them.
aha they were 10 years old but there perfectly fine heres the listing where i bought um

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...163031428&rd=1
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Those look like the tokico factory equivalent replacements...i.e. don't put stiff (ebay coilovers ~450/350) springs on them.
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what do you mean by over springing them??
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As in, the shocks won't be able to control the spring. The energy absorbed by the shock through a cycle of bounce is small compared to the energy involved with moving the spring through a cycle of movement.
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I've talked to a bunch of people who bought eBay coilovers and the ones with the best reputation are the "R1 Racing" ones, with blue springs. The spring rates do feel kind of like 450/350, and the biggest problem is they only exist for the NB, so the car still looks stock height when you adjust the mounts almost all the way down, unless you convert to NB top mounts too.
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