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Old 11-17-2009, 02:46 PM   #1
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Default Koni, Illumina & AGX coil overs.

I'm a pack rat and pick stuff up I never end up using. I've never been completely happy and am still trying to sort out my Tein RA set up. I picked up he Illumina's and Koni's to play with if I bail on the Tein's. I've got way too much crap on my shelves and it's time to thin the herd.

1. I have a set of KYB AGX shocks I bought new and put a used GC kit on. I put about 15K miles on them. Shocks are in great shape. The used GC's had ghetto fabulous silver paint spattered on the eibach springs when I bought them. Cleaning off the paint removed any markings on the springs. I believe but can't guarantee they are standard GC agx rates. Overall good shape. No top hats. No wrench for the coil spings. $250 shipped.

These have been sitting around since I went turbo 20 months ago. Cheap upgrade from stock but not great. GC spring rates are likely too much for AGX damping.

2. Tokico Illumina's with GC coil overs and standard Eibach 370/250 springs. Bought used from a local enthusiast wanting to go more hardcore with his suspension. (poor soul has a supercharger and does autoX, I told him to get a real FI system and move to the big boys track, don't think he listened. ) Reported to have been used 2 years and around 20k miles. Good shape other than paint scratched up and one spot on a sleeve that looks like it was filed down for some reason. Wouldn't effect function. NA top hats. No shock adjustment tool or spring adjustment wrench. $450 shipped.

3. Koni Yellows with Koni sleeves. Brand new 450/300 Qa1 springs. Scraped up paint and sleeve adjusters but no dents or visible problems. No top hats or tools. $450 shipped.

The AGX need to go. Either the Koni's or the Illuminas need to go. I'm going to hold on to one or the other until I'm completely decided on keeping or ditching the Teins. All shocks appear to be in good operating condition. All compress and rebound properly, no leaks and all respond noticibly to adjustment.
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What's the approx drop with the KYB setup? Don't want to end up slammed yo'
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Any way you'd part with a set of springs?

Any of the above look good.
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Originally Posted by albumleaf View Post
What's the approx drop with the KYB setup? Don't want to end up slammed yo'
None of these will be "slammed" unless you set it up for no suspension travel! Figure any of these should be a 1-2" drop from stock. About the right height for balanced looks and performance.

Springs - Don't want to part any of these out yet. If there's no action as a set I'll be thinking about it. Posted up here and at CR.
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