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    Thread: Rokkor Coilovers: Are they good?

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      09-21-2010 04:48 PM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by boostedbastid View Post
      I guess they are in the middle now that we have these racelands and what not. Before that they were an entry level coil setup. Have you ever owned bilstein or h&r? I guarantee my shocks are at least twice as thick as yours... giggitty
      No where even near the middle... they are and will be a bottom budget coil.


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      09-21-2010 05:08 PM #52
      is it safe to say the spectrum is as follows:

      Rokkors < Raceland < Koni(any setup) < FK(any series) < H&R(any setup) < Bilstien(any setup)

      based solely on manufacturer quality/warranty/ride and options.

      as far as set ups for your mk2 it comes down to you get what you pay for. if you love your mk2 you'll spoil her, if shes your bottom bizitch than get her a happy meal not a surf n' turf.

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      09-21-2010 05:12 PM #53
      Quote Originally Posted by ryanthegasman View Post
      is it safe to say the spectrum is as follows:

      Rokkors < Raceland < Koni(any setup) < FK(any series) < H&R(any setup) < Bilstien(any setup)

      based solely on manufacturer quality/warranty/ride and options.

      as far as set ups for your mk2 it comes down to you get what you pay for. if you love your mk2 you'll spoil her, if shes your bottom bizitch than get her a happy meal not a surf n' turf.
      My fk streetlines ride like junk compared to my gf's racelands.

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      09-21-2010 05:32 PM #54
      are they the same vehicle because honestly i think its very subjective if some one with a 2.0 16v gli says his racelands ride nicer than this guys aba swapped golf. for example. theres a lot of factors with in the comparison. if all else fails air is worth ever penny, IMO.

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      09-21-2010 06:00 PM #56
      Quote Originally Posted by ryanthegasman View Post
      is it safe to say the spectrum is as follows:

      Rokkors < Raceland < Koni(any setup) < FK(any series) < H&R(any setup) < Bilstien(any setup)

      based solely on manufacturer quality/warranty/ride and options.

      as far as set ups for your mk2 it comes down to you get what you pay for. if you love your mk2 you'll spoil her, if shes your bottom bizitch than get her a happy meal not a surf n' turf.
      you forgot KW Variant 1, 2, and 3

      also, for most people they spoil their mk2s in other areas, some spoil them on wheels, some spoil them on suspension and brakes, some spoil them on motor/trans, some spoil them on interior, exterior, etc. lol

      this argument just keeps going and going and going

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      09-21-2010 06:22 PM #57
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      09-21-2010 06:25 PM #58
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      09-21-2010 07:54 PM #60
      Quote Originally Posted by ryanthegasman View Post
      is it safe to say the spectrum is as follows:

      Rokkors < Raceland < FK(any series) < H&R = Bilstien = Koni = S.T. = KW

      based solely on manufacturer quality/warranty/ride and options.

      as far as set ups for your mk2 it comes down to you get what you pay for. if you love your mk2 you'll spoil her, if shes your bottom bizitch than get her a happy meal not a surf n' turf.
      There thats better... FK is no where near the quality of a KONI kit... FK bought shocks from koni to put in there kits so they could have something a little better then what they put together on there own.

      Though still not really accurate as bilstien , koni, ground control, H&R & KW have full bred race gear that is upwards of $5000 per shock...
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      09-21-2010 07:56 PM #61
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      09-21-2010 11:59 PM #64
      Before people start saying this and that about these coilovers or the racelands, the people that should be posting about this product are the ones using it, not the ones that have not used them. I am tired of hearing about oh don't buy this cause it is cheap, poor quality which in fact, they have never owned or used these coilovers. Also some people with the economy and other stuff going on in their lives, can't afford more expensive coilover set up.

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      09-22-2010 12:10 AM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by 8V Fury View Post
      Before people start saying this and that about these coilovers or the racelands, the people that should be posting about this product are the ones using it, not the ones that have not used them. I am tired of hearing about oh don't buy this cause it is cheap, poor quality which in fact, they have never owned or used these coilovers. Also some people with the economy and other stuff going on in their lives, can't afford more expensive coilover set up.

      then they should buy a quality cup kit... next to tires i think suspension is one of the most important parts of your car safety wise... there fore not a really good spot to cheap out IMO...

      I said in the start i have been in raceland cars and my own MKII had VMAXX in it when i got it and i drove on them for a summer... I dont see any difference in ride quality between them.. THEY BOTH SUCK ASS and handle LIKE ASS.. But as i also said above if all you want your car to do well is sit and look good then by all means buy them... I'll be the guy thats yelling at you to get out of my way on a bumpy road cause you think your car is going to shake apart from your ****ty suspension
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    16. 09-22-2010 03:11 AM #66
      These threads are so POINTLESS!!! Common response here is " dood just spend more and get ultra lows "
      This is like " rat " threads everyone always has their own idea of whats better and what is and isnt but nobody takes into consideration what condition car those cheap coils are going on. There is no pont in buying $1000+ coils to use on a car thats worth half that.

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      09-22-2010 11:23 AM #67
      Do the boxes say "for offroad use only" on them still? These cheap coilover kits don't meet DOT or TUV standards. THIS is why people hate.

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      09-22-2010 04:30 PM #68
      Quote Originally Posted by idntnowhtimdoin View Post
      then they should buy a quality cup kit... next to tires i think suspension is one of the most important parts of your car safety wise... there fore not a really good spot to cheap out IMO...

      I said in the start i have been in raceland cars and my own MKII had VMAXX in it when i got it and i drove on them for a summer... I dont see any difference in ride quality between them.. THEY BOTH SUCK ASS and handle LIKE ASS.. But as i also said above if all you want your car to do well is sit and look good then by all means buy them... I'll be the guy thats yelling at you to get out of my way on a bumpy road cause you think your car is going to shake apart from your ****ty suspension
      I know some people don't cut the bumpstop when they install the racelands and that is why they have bouncy or bad ride. I have owned several cars with several different type of coilovers and each is different. Yes, i have owned a car with racelands and was suprised how good they rode compared to my more expensive coilovers. The reason why i got the racelands cause of how they rode in my friends car and at the time, I had suspension that was bad on the car and didn't have the money to buy the more expensive coilovers (i pay child support, have bills, and other various expenses that take alot of my money away). I built my car on a budget and even had people drive and ride it and they were suprised how good car handle and drove. by the way, it is not just the coilovers that make the difference in ride quality, there are several other factors too such as tires, sway bars and other suspension parts.

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      09-22-2010 05:42 PM #69
      Quote Originally Posted by 8V Fury View Post
      I know some people don't cut the bumpstop when they install the racelands and that is why they have bouncy or bad ride. I have owned several cars with several different type of coilovers and each is different. Yes, i have owned a car with racelands and was suprised how good they rode compared to my more expensive coilovers. The reason why i got the racelands cause of how they rode in my friends car and at the time, I had suspension that was bad on the car and didn't have the money to buy the more expensive coilovers (i pay child support, have bills, and other various expenses that take alot of my money away). I built my car on a budget and even had people drive and ride it and they were suprised how good car handle and drove. by the way, it is not just the coilovers that make the difference in ride quality, there are several other factors too such as tires, sway bars and other suspension parts.
      hit the nail on the head. i wonder if the OP is even watching this anymore or caring how mk2 owners bicker like old men about if Viagra is better than Cialis.

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      09-23-2010 12:32 AM #70
      Quote Originally Posted by 8V Fury View Post
      I know some people don't cut the bumpstop when they install the racelands and that is why they have bouncy or bad ride. I have owned several cars with several different type of coilovers and each is different. Yes, i have owned a car with racelands and was suprised how good they rode compared to my more expensive coilovers. The reason why i got the racelands cause of how they rode in my friends car and at the time, I had suspension that was bad on the car and didn't have the money to buy the more expensive coilovers (i pay child support, have bills, and other various expenses that take alot of my money away). I built my car on a budget and even had people drive and ride it and they were suprised how good car handle and drove. by the way, it is not just the coilovers that make the difference in ride quality, there are several other factors too such as tires, sway bars and other suspension parts.

      you are right there is and i do have more tire now then i did last year but bouncy and harsh is bouncy and harsh... I was the one that cut the bumpstops in my set up as it wasnt done in the first place, it did ride MUCH better but still not as well as a cars with S.T's i have been in and americans get em for $800ish shipped. I figure if you have $300 now then save for another month and upgrade it would be worth it in the long run..

      Also im 30 in 3 days I have bills to man and car parts come last so I feel the budget thing! hahaha
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      09-23-2010 01:37 AM #71
      Rokkors and Racelands are both good products. They're not excellent, but they're good.

      What happened to everyone knocking Vmaxx and supersport?..

      My friends drive with Rokkor and Racelands and have no complaints. Some have had H&R, Koni, etc on previous cars.

      I drove a car the otherday that had some coils that I'd never heard of before on it. The car drove nice and the suspension was very sporty and rode well.

      I'm thinking about putting Rokkors on my B3...

      Pick up some of your old PVW issues, look at some of the cars from europe back in 08. People were running Racelands...
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      09-23-2010 10:21 AM #72
      i ordered a set of rokkors.. but what i got was racelands.. i they deff come from the same company i cant tell the difference..

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      10-01-2010 03:14 AM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by ryanthegasman View Post
      hit the nail on the head. i wonder if the OP is even watching this anymore or caring how mk2 owners bicker like old men about if Viagra is better than Cialis.

    24. 10-01-2010 07:03 AM #74
      I've had rokkor coils for about a year now. They are still holding up and they don't bounce much at all. For the money they r the **** and go low as hell. I'm about 1 1/2 in off the ground but still got tons of room left on the coils to go lower. I don't race the car I just drive it daily. For a cheap set of coils and u wanna go low. These are damn good

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      10-14-2010 02:12 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by The Infidel View Post
      about 99% of the people that swing on raceland or rokkor nut sacks have never track driven a car with them. just keep that in mind.

      If you're only spending under 300$ for coils, I doubt your car is hitting the track much

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