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Old 02-12-2018, 04:18 PM   #71
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Thanks for everybody's input.... Great thread.

So, if I understand this correctly, these coilovers can be left at stock ride height, and have similar comfort to OEM dampers? I come from a stock 2014 FR-S. My aim is mainly to have a very comfortable (better than OEM if possible) and might lower car a bit in the future but might only do 1Ē (not at first). These seem like a good set for my goals (might track later, mainly DD), but very worried about handling on crappy roads around here.
no issues with our crappy roads up here and tons of snow and ice
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Bringing this back up now that we have release the revised ZetaCRD+ with the 5/5 springs rate.
Also, we should have some review with new ClubRace coilovers.

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Bump.

I'm still rocking them 2.5 years later and still enjoying them. Daily driven, even through winter/snow/salt. No issues to report

Anybody else still running these?
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Bump.

I'm still rocking them 2.5 years later and still enjoying them. Daily driven, even through winter/snow/salt. No issues to report

Anybody else still running these?
Yeah. Not happy with them though. But I have learned from the experience and now when I get something like a KW V3, Iíll REALLY appreciate the difference. Not happy with the damping but these are entry level after all.
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Yeah. Not happy with them though. But I have learned from the experience and now when I get something like a KW V3, I’ll REALLY appreciate the difference. Not happy with the damping but these are entry level after all.
That's unfortunate. I was actually kinda in the same boat for period of time too, but when I revised by damping settings with relation to my tire pressure and tire load index, it made a pretty significant difference in the ride and handling. So I've come to appreciate them now and realized it was me that didn't dial things in optimally.

What are your damping settings now? And what tire model, size, and pressures are you running?

On the topic of KW's, I previously owned a set of RCE (KW) Tarmac 0's with the optional Swift springs in the past. Going from memory, I don't know if I can say they were worth almost twice the price (for street and occasional autocross at least; don't have track experience with either set). I also didn't want to bother sending them back and forth down to the US for a rebuild when it came time for it, and they were a tad too stiff for me as a daily driver. But I'm sure KW V3 are more street-friendly.

Part of the reason why I went for the MeisterR's was the ability to just buy and replace the shocks when/if the time came, and just to experiment with my first-ever set of "cheap/entry-level" coilovers. So far, I am not disappointed after I dialed things in better.
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Bump.

I'm still rocking them 2.5 years later and still enjoying them. Daily driven, even through winter/snow/salt. No issues to report

Anybody else still running these?
Still rocking mine about the same amount of time.

SInce ive taken ~400lbs off the car I went back and adjusted all the Shock settings to full Negative. The car is less bouncy now.

I also went to slighty change the right height lower. One of my coilovers is/was frozen from turning. Had to remove and keep spraying it with PB blaster. 2 days later it finally freed!
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That's unfortunate. I was actually kinda in the same boat for period of time too, but when I revised by damping settings with relation to my tire pressure and tire load index, it made a pretty significant difference in the ride and handling. So I've come to appreciate them now and realized it was me that didn't dial things in optimally.

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On the topic of KW's, I previously owned a set of RCE (KW) Tarmac 0's with the optional Swift springs in the past. Going from memory, I don't know if I can say they were worth almost twice the price (for street and occasional autocross at least; don't have track experience with either set). I also didn't want to bother sending them back and forth down to the US for a rebuild when it came time for it, and they were a tad too stiff for me as a daily driver. But I'm sure KW V3 are more street-friendly.

Part of the reason why I went for the MeisterR's was the ability to just buy and replace the shocks when/if the time came, and just to experiment with my first-ever set of "cheap/entry-level" coilovers. So far, I am not disappointed after I dialed things in better.
Canít remember. I tried full soft, full hard, middle, a couple clicks above/below middle. Making them stiffer helps with constant radius turn movement but then the ride is too harsh. Too soft and itís keeps squirming side to side. I tried lowering the tire pressure to 34 psi and it did help a bit but then Iím losing that off the line acceleration. I ran 3 different tires and all 3 have issues, including the winter. The grippier the tire is, the worse the coils perform.

Whatís your setup?
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Canít remember. I tried full soft, full hard, middle, a couple clicks above/below middle. Making them stiffer helps with constant radius turn movement but then the ride is too harsh. Too soft and itís keeps squirming side to side. I tried lowering the tire pressure to 34 psi and it did help a bit but then Iím losing that off the line acceleration. I ran 3 different tires and all 3 have issues, including the winter. The grippier the tire is, the worse the coils perform.

Whatís your setup?
Currently 19 clicks away from full hard front & rear. Tire pressure set at 31psi front & rear on a tire with a 96XL load index.
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Currently 19 clicks away from full hard front & rear. Tire pressure set at 31psi front & rear on a tire with a 96XL load index.
Yeah thatís way too low. With that kind of pressure the car feels sluggish.
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