best coilovers??

Discussion in 'Other Almera Discussion' started by 143autech, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. 143autech

    143autech

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    looking to buy a set of coilovers but not too sure on what brand would be the best, i won't be racing her and she only an odd spin now and then... so any info on yer passed experience would be great. cheer :)
     
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    Search.

    But you will find MeisterR
     
  3. Rob-Gti

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  4. nismovzr00

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    I have a set of K Sports for sale if your interested
     
  5. Dyldo

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    You're

    And he asked for the best not the worst

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  6. 5Zigen_Eddie

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    I honestly doubt could notice differences between BC/Meister, I've had both...

    Biggest part I believe would be the spring rate chosen

    Some oem spring specs for instance


    OEM spring rates of a VZ-R from Nissan, as listed in Nismo catalogue:

    VZR standard
    Front: FR [0.0mm] K: 1.2~3.05 kgf/mm [N]

    Rear: RR [0.0mm] K: 1.72~2.4 kgf/mm [N]

    NISMO
    Front: FR [-20mm] K:
    4.12~5.2 kgf/mm (GYM-C)

    Rear: RR [-18mm] K: 2.24~3.47 kgf/mm (GYM-C)



    Rather a big rate increase, so will be very interesting to see how they improve the car.

    And from the Nismo parts listing codes I have here, the 'GYM-C' code is used to describe 'Gymkahana Compertition'
     
  7. Sam

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    information which as you have been told previously is irrelevant when talking about coilover springs.
     
  8. 5Zigen_Eddie

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    Not completely just have to look at the highest value of stock spring to use as a rough guide for how much stiffer the coilover setup could be..

    Not a 100% direct comparison cause of progressive/linear differences but anyone with half a brain can understand its still a spring with a compression force associated
     
  9. rowdy-GTi

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    BC and Meister are apparently made in the same factory. There's no significant differences between the 2.
    Both are realistically still classed as budget coilovers, compared to the real premium brands that cost thousands.
     
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    Id imagine ohlins will probably be the best. A trick inverted setup with remote resovoirs will make it handle superb.
     
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    Aragosta's if you want the creme
     
  12. Spyke

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    I would imagine this guy will end up with a set of 3rd hand diyamas.
     
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  13. 143autech

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    what makes you say that??
     
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    Cos he's a Jerk :D
     
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    Just priced these up again...Better interest rates against the Yen means these are now £1500.
     
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    Are meister r for n15 delisted now ??haven't had them in stock in ages
     
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    They are yes.
     
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