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    im looking for a set of coilovers really at a max of about £300. ide like something that isnt too hard on the ride and that is ok for everyday/motorway driving. ive seen the fk ak street kit are they any good?

    im looking at coilovers as i went out to my car this morning to find the front left suspension has completely collapsed and have been quoted nearly £300 for some mickey mouse shocks and springs for both sides at the front

    edit: its a 1.9 150 hatchback
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    There are cheaper reasonable ones on ebay, coilovers for £170 i think, will try and find them for you,

    Edit: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/FK-AK-Street-V...item4cf266e1c4

    Check his other items

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    thanks mate


    would these be them ?
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/FK-AK-Street-V...ht_3896wt_1016

    edit: excellent thanks very much

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    got them ordered, just hope they turn up asap so i have transport again, it turned out £20 cheaper than new front shocks and springs from vauxhall at cost + 10%

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    all fitted and seem to be ok, need to lower the fornts as its a bit nose high when its set near highest all round and i have got a knocking at the rear but my c arm bushes are knackered so thats to be expected, will change them as soon as i can afford to along with new top bearings and drop links

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    Hows its drive on the motorway mate ?

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    seems great on the motorway for the little bit i did tonight, ill be able to give you a better idea tomorrow as ive got to got to my fiancées and back tomorrow which is gonna be 70 miles in motorways a roads b roads and country lanes so should be a good test so ill give a better update tomorrow

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    Got any pics on how it sits ?

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    Thats not a bad price, I might have to treat myself for xmas.
    Let us know how they run on motorways and in general mate

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    i have the fk ak kit on mine , its noisey on the rear

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