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    Thread: Rokkor Coilovers: Are they good?

    1. Member ModernDayThorns's Avatar
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      09-23-2010 02:37 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 11:21 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 04:14 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.

    4. 10-01-2010 08:03 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 03:12 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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      10-14-2010 04:30 PM #76
      I have Bilstein PSS9 on my 85 Jetta VR6 (plus suspension).
      They are firm, but I'm also using poly bushings in the LCA and rear upper shock mount.
      I have a mix a Vibratechnic front motor mount, stock rear mount and KCD poly trans mount.
      Wheels are 5 spoke forged Audi TT, 12.3" discs, stock rear discs (soon 280mm Eurospec kit).

      For my 91 Jetta I have the Rokkors, VR6 strut mounts and bearings + shouldered nuts, stock motor and trans mounts, stock LCA bushings, stock rear upper shock mounts.
      15" BBS RA and stock brakes, (soon 11" and 280mm rear Eurospec kit).

      The hardware included in the Rokkor kit is ok, but I chose to use stock nuts since they are physically larger.
      The front nut included was a 19mm hex, stock is 21mm hex.
      Rear nut included was 14mm hex, stock is 17mm hex.

      I also used the original rear shock sleeves since it was shorter than the Rokkor.
      Mine came with 3 spanners, another just like the upper one, but with a 14mm hex.
      The tools were poorly stamped, the nib at tip was too rounded (worn die) so I took a cut off disc and made the nib flat like in the pic below.




      I will reserve my review till I have some seat time in the 91 Jetta.

      I need to replace the trans, it runs but is currently in SMS mode.
      Not bad for 200K original miles trans and clutch. Yup original clutch. The paint marks are on the trans bolts, its never been apart.
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      10-14-2010 05:19 PM #77
      Quote Originally Posted by hellgti View Post
      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.
      The Racelands I got for my Scirocco are TUV approved. However, they are not DOT approved, and thus the "for offroad use only" label.
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      10-14-2010 06:00 PM #78
      My box was plain brown with white Rokkor sticker, peeled the sticker and I see Racelands logo.
      I've already knew about the two companies, that wasn't news to me.
      My box has nothing inside other than the 3 spanners and coilovers.
      Only a bunch of made in China stickers in the box and plastic bags.

      The Rokkors look like they can be rebuilt. There is a gland nut with 2 holes on each coilover.
      A 2 pin tool would be needed, I didn't investigate it any further.
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      10-14-2010 06:57 PM #79
      Quote Originally Posted by idntnowhtimdoin View Post
      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...]
      I'm glad you corrected this. Koni is a way nice ride. Fully adjustable dampening and height.

      On another note. My Racelands on my 83 feel pretty awesome. And before those I was running H&R springs over Tokico's and it sucked.

      My 87 rides like it's on rails with Koni's set to full stiff. VR6 swapped with VR strut mounts. Neuspeed bars all the way around. Feels awesome. Koni.

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      10-14-2010 07:10 PM #80
      Quote Originally Posted by dOWa242 View Post
      I'm glad you corrected this. Koni is a way nice ride. Fully adjustable dampening and height.

      On another note. My Racelands on my 83 feel pretty awesome. And before those I was running H&R springs over Tokico's and it sucked.

      My 87 rides like it's on rails with Koni's set to full stiff. VR6 swapped with VR strut mounts. Neuspeed bars all the way around. Feels awesome. Koni.


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      10-14-2010 07:58 PM #81
      Quote Originally Posted by dubbinmk2 View Post
      you get what you pay for
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