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Old 09-27-19, 04:10 AM   #31
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^ They are harsh. We put Ohlins on our Gray Series shop car because the OEM Bilsteins are pretty harsh on some back country roads. If you want smoother than what your car came with the Bilsteins are a step in the wrong direction.


Good to know! I had a set of Bilsteins valved to RCE specs and they were harsh and went with Ohlins. Been a great ride for the past 24k miles.


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Old 09-27-19, 09:15 AM   #32
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and you are stuck doing the replacement twice for each rebuild . . . as well as not having the T2s on there during that time.

I only have one set of T2s myself . . .
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Old 09-27-19, 10:31 AM   #33
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and you are stuck doing the replacement twice for each rebuild . . . as well as not having the T2s on there during that time.

I only have one set of T2s myself . . .
Rebuilds are few and far between for good quality suspension so this 2 time replacement is not a big deal for me since it was a literal swap out of one assembly and swap in the other. And the month or two of not having the T2s didn't bother me either. I get people have their own thresholds of what's worth it.

As an aside, when I sent my T2s in way past the recommended interval, KW said it still dyno'd in-spec. And that was with multiple years of winter, dd, and autocross. So after 6-7 years it got rebuilt once (got it rebuilt anyway) and it wasn't even needed lol Imo, its one of the best rebuildable sets out there.
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I thought that I read on another thread somewhere all coil overs will lower the overall ride height? Does Ohlins makes another set of coil overs, or the road and track is the only one they make?
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I thought that I read on another thread somewhere all coil overs will lower the overall ride height? Does Ohlins makes another set of coil overs, or the road and track is the only one they make?
The heights are adjustable on coil overs. Ohlins have a number of different coil overs depending on the amount of adjustment you want and the performance you require. Road and track are their street coilover but they also sell full motorsport coilovers as well.
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