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hey
so like i said i am starting a new one .

so with all that talk about sway strut shocks

all of that is very nice but do they only benefit auto-x racers?

what would be a good cominbation for my car on sportline for DD.

i dont mind the way the car is, but ppl complain a little, on how bumpy it is.

what shocks or sway would work best.

be nice to have a combination for all sort of lowering and use!?
 

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i saw you got recommendations on sway bars in your other thread and i agree as well. i just recently installed a Progress rear sway bar and it's a very nice upgrade over the stock one. gives the car a flatter attitude through turns and reduces the tendency for it to understeer like a mofo with no added harshness to daily driving.

you won't need to be pushing the car really hard to reap the benefits. they definitely do not only benefit auto-x & track racers.
 

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If people are complaining about the harsh ride, it is because of your sportlines, and nothing you can do will make the ride any less harsh. As for making the car handle better, definitely get a progress sway bar. Sway bar and anti-sway bar are the same thing, we are just too lazy to say anti.
 

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ahaah i see

what about shocks?
 

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Swaybar = anti-sway bars

For your ride to not be as bumpy you need to change springs. :)

I guess Bilstein, Koni, mazdaspeed shocks are out there.

I'd prob get koni yellow if I had sportlines.

New shocks will probably make the car feel "stiffer" than with the OEM shocks.

unless your oem shocks have worn down... Which they probably are wearing down if you use with sportlines.
 

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shocks will only firm up the ride, but it will improve ride quality comparatively speaking.
 

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eurotuner, not sure what you were referring to when you mentioned bumpy...but bumpiness can be a result of 2 things...either springs that are too firm or shocks & struts that are underdamped.
 

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i can feel every bump on the road.

i personnaly dont care.

but i guess i ll get a rear sway and strut and get some yellows.

where can i get those?
 

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tell me!

coils are a combination of shocks and springs!

so if i get coils no need for shocks!?
 

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[quote author=eurotuner link=topic=69996.msg1219604#msg1219604 date=1172017663]
coils are a combination of shocks and springs!
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coilover kits include springs & shocks. they generally offer ride height adjustability as well as rebound and compression dampening.
 

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[quote author=eurotuner link=topic=69996.msg1219599#msg1219599 date=1172017568]
but i guess i ll get a rear sway and strut and get some yellows.

where can i get those?
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depends on which brand sway bar you're looking for, but Steve from NSN Motorsports (sponsor) has very good prices & offers us forum members an additional discount. Just be sure to use the forum code. even though i haven't purchased anything from him yet, be sure to tell him I sent you. ;) he gets lots of positive feedback from other members here who have dealt with him. he sells both the Progress and Racing Beat rear sway. fyi, some members seem to be having clunking problems with their RB sway bars and it doesn't seem to be resolved yet.

i picked up the Progress from a member on the forum and it works fine. no issues whatsoever.
 

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Yes definitely buy from NSN. He is awesome.
 
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