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Zzz Matt! Report here! New struts w/ springs

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Old 09-07-2015, 10:22 AM
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So I'm looking to replace stock stunts on the mc and I'm not sure what to get, bilisteins are discontinued and I keep hearing mixed reviews about the kyb. I'm kinda in a budget and I also wanna lower the mc at the same time.
 
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Old 09-07-2015, 01:23 PM
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I heard that they were being discontinued so I picked up a second replacement set that I have waiting for when I feel its time to change the set I have on now.

I have no experience with KYB. Cant help you there. gl!!
 
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Old 09-07-2015, 02:19 PM
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Yeah I thought Matt had mentioned in his thread about lowering that they were discontinued..so idk what would be a good replacement. I heard monroes did well for the gxps and the kyb g excel did well, some folks don't like the kybs cause they were saying they are bouncy, but then again some say they were very tight so idk. I was thinking the kybs g excels but idk how well they work with lowering springs.
 
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Old 09-09-2015, 10:07 AM
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Idk if those struts will work for the 07 as though 0_0
 
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Wbody struts will work regardless anything for 00-05 will work for 06-07 is my understanding.
 
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Old 09-10-2015, 07:42 AM
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Really? I heard some had blow outs from some, ugh idk, what did u put on yours shock ?
 
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Unfortunately the Bilsteins, which are (were) by far the best option IMO, are not available anymore so I guess a few of us, including myself, got lucky with timing on those. You can put a lowering spring on any strut, including stocks, it's just a matter of how long the strut will last with the added strain of riding lower - why I went with the beefier Bilstein HDs.
 
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Really? I heard some had blow outs from some, ugh idk, what did u put on yours shock ?
I'm still on stock suspension but have been doing my homework when the day comes. I'll be getting the adjustable KYBs.
 
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Old 09-10-2015, 09:24 PM
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Which ones shock and thanks Matt for your input, I remember when you lowered yours, I iust thought I'd use the obnoxious thread to catch your attention lol, but what would you suggest? I was looking at the excels and I remember running into a thread on another forum saying that there were diff than the g2s, I heard the g2s are a bit small for the fe4 suspension and the excels were supposed to be a fix for that. I can't remember where I read it but yeah I was probably gonna go with the excels and use my stock coils until after winter and then swap to lowering springs. Cut down the cost and also I don't wanna have the mc being a plower during the snowy months lol
 

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