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Old 10-06-2004, 03:40 AM   #1
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Will GP coilovers work for us? I like the adjustable ones they have, I know DP has some for us too, but I cannot imagine paying 1600 for suspension. Also wondering what the best performance struts for us are, and if there there are any choices other than those listed on willwrens site?
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GP springs won't work for us.

Are you talking about rear struts or all around? Monroe is good, KYB is good, and I even have Gabriels on the front that I'm quite happy with.

The Monroe'* on my website are there just to illustrate a good ELC replacement, but those are probably also the best struts available for the rear of our cars with ELC. VERY responsive. Vast improvement.
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Hmm, is there any way to completely get rid of the ELC? Or is this even advisable? I do not have the adjustable suspension (touring and sport buttons). I would be fine without ELC, and just tighter struts.
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This is weird for me, as suspensions never interested me before, but after having a Spec-V with a crazy suspension setup (handles .91 G'* stock). I really need something tigher than the current setup on the bonnie. That and with the rear struts leaking, I know that sooner or later they will need replacement. I think nice struts and lowering springs would go a long way towards a better setup, although I could never hope for anything as tight as the Spec-V had.

OOC is the sway-bar kit that DP sells for our car any thicker than the one on my SSEI right now? And if so, by how much?
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You're talking about CCR I assume. There'* a link on that strut page dealing with CCR. Delete CCR, but NOT ELC. Your *** will drag to hell and gone if you delete the ELC. Besides, the ELC comes in handy when you want to jack up the rear for the track.

I can think of a few reasons to kill CCR (when the system inevitably fails), but no good reasons to delete ELC.
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The CCR I understand is the stock system that is almost impossible to find replacements for. My factory rear struts are leaking, I would like to replace them, and keeping the ELC is fine, so long as the struts handle better (and tigher). Anything I need to do except replace the struts to rid myself of CCR?
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www.williamwren.com/struts/elc.html

Instructions are there. Link near the bottom of the page. The Reflex ELC struts are FAR superior to stockers. You'll be most impressed.
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