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Old 07-01-14, 10:31 PM   #1
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Ive had my Megans for about 9 months now I can honestly say, they were great...for the first 5 months. Now I cant stand them. The damping sucks, they are to bouncey, and they started to squeak and I'm pretty sure on the front passenger side, the damping is blown. So its time to upgrade to some new Coilovers. I want to stay the coilover route. No bags for me. So I'm between BC or K sport. Anyone running those setups on here?
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many members are using BC.. member Clos430 just got his installed not to long ago... I think i would go BC over Ksport...
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BC, Fortune Auto or PBM (if you plan on going really low)... I'd skip the K-Sports.
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I was on FIGs website. They had BC's for 1,000 solid. Only 300 bucks for the swift spring upgrade. Do those made a big difference? These fortune autos look nice. Man...
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I was on FIGs website. They had BC's for 1,000 solid. Only 300 bucks for the swift spring upgrade. Do those made a big difference? These fortune autos look nice. Man...
check eBay for the BC's also . I think they maybe a little cheaper but I'm not sure.
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many members are using BC.. member Clos430 just got his installed not to long ago... I think i would go BC over Ksport...
Yup I'm happy with my BC's, I'm so glad I pick them over megans.

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I was on FIGs website. They had BC's for 1,000 solid. Only 300 bucks for the swift spring upgrade. Do those made a big difference? These fortune autos look nice. Man...
As for spring rates, I went with off the shelve rates 8k and 10k (bought them off a member on here new) Which is perfect for me, as I'm not rolling slammed. I would definitely consider upgrading the spring rates if your gonna be slammed.
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not to get confused but 8 k / 10 k are stiffer spring rates correct ? compared to the 10 and 14k etc
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not to get confused but 8 k / 10 k are stiffer spring rates correct ? compared to the 10 and 14k etc
The higher the number the stiffer the springs = harsher the ride.
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The higher the number the stiffer the springs = harsher the ride.
all this time I thought it was the opposite. That is what one of our Vendors said to me
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I think 8k 10k is moderate. That is the preferred setting for people. Its not to soft, but not to stiff. Ill end up going with that route though. Maybe go stiffer. But Im in between BC and Fortune Auto. Anyone use the swift springs?
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I think 8k 10k is moderate. That is the preferred setting for people. Its not to soft, but not to stiff. Ill end up going with that route though. Maybe go stiffer. But Im in between BC and Fortune Auto. Anyone use the swift springs?
I think BC's are my next choice also.. at first i considered Megans but for a few hundred more i think BC will be better quality..
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Have had my BC on for 2 years no complaints here.

14/12 with extreme drop kit (then again im slammed though)
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Here is a nice spring rate conversion chart.
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I was just about to pull the trigger on Megan's now back to thee drawing board...
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Have had my BC on for 2 years no complaints here.

14/12 with extreme drop kit (then again im slammed though)
The 14/12 is really stiff huh? Is the ride really really rough or stiff but comfy?
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