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    Thread: Solo Werks S1 or FK Highsports

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      06-12-2012 07:29 PM #1
      Hey everyone. I have a question regarding these two coilovers. I'm not looking for a direct comparison as I know they're in a different league than one another. I've been reading up more about the S1s though (from the little info I can find) and they seem like they are an improvement over the Streetlines in terms of corrosion resistance and spring rates. I am going to go low, will be taking out the helper springs and possibly the rear locking collars/perches if need be.

      My question is, in terms of ride quality (bounciness) will the ride suffer compared to the FKs, or am I going to be low enough to the point where it won't matter and both coilovers will give me pretty much the same ride? I don't track my car, it's only street driven.

      The Highsports are also a true and tried coilover, but I feel like they aren't worth the money. Someone convince me otherwise.

      Also, we all know FK's warranty sucks, and S1 offers a 3 year warranty (and they are located in the states)

      Should I save my $400?

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      06-12-2012 07:36 PM #2
      fk

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      06-12-2012 08:51 PM #3
      FKs.

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      06-12-2012 08:55 PM #4
      this helps me as well because modding on budget leaves me with less choices. I was looking into the S1's but seems like so far Fk is 100% win
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      06-12-2012 09:02 PM #5
      Do it right the first time and just save up for the FKs.

      I've seen many people buy cheap coils and are disappointed when the car barely drops at all.

    6. 06-13-2012 07:02 AM #6
      fk

    7. 06-13-2012 08:31 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by vwmike87 View Post
      this helps me as well because modding on budget leaves me with less choices. I was looking into the S1's but seems like so far Fk is 100% win
      You realize anytime you ask about coilovers and going low your going to get "fk" as the answer no matter what.

      I've seen this very question asked but with highsport vs streetlines and all of a sudden the answers change to just get streetlines and save some money lol.

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      11-06-2012 04:41 AM #8
      Omg ^^^^ but yeah FK's
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    9. 11-06-2012 09:38 AM #9
      S1's.


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      11-06-2012 10:12 AM #10
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      11-06-2012 10:29 AM #11
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    12. 11-06-2012 10:40 AM #12
      Raceland Ultimos! i love em

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