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Old 03-13-2010, 08:22 AM   #1
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Post **A Raceland Coilover Public Service Announcement: by Kpeng**

Common sense seems to be an issue around here as of late, so allow me to help some of you out.

1. A set of coilovers for $200 is not going to be quality. I'm not going to buy a burger from McDonalds, and expect it to taste great.

2. Just because something has the word "Race" in its name, doesn't mean it's good or cool. I'm going to start selling you people electric superchargers, and call it "RaceCharger". I can't wait to see how many people buy it.

3. If your $200 set of coilovers break, don't complain, you asked for it.

4. Even if you don't care about your own safety, or the well-being of your car, watch out for the safety of others. Suspension failure can lead to some potentially dangerous situations.

5. Suspension, wheels, and tires are three things no one should ever skimp out on. It's what you ride on, and what keeps you on the road. Spend a little more and do it right. Safety is not worth a couple extra bills in your wallet.

6. DON'T BUY RACELAND COILOVERS. IF YOU CAN'T AFFORD ANYTHING ELSE, THEN YOU CAN'T AFFORD A SUSPENSION.

In all seriousness though, I'm tired of people buying this junk, and then complaining that it is junk. What do you expect? We have a plethora of great sponsors who are offering great deals on great suspensions, take advantage of it! Don't go buying this garbage and putting it on your car like it's the next big thing.

If you cannot afford a proper suspension, even if it is just springs and shocks (I have an H&R Cupkit, and I couldn't be happier), then you can wait. There's nothing wrong with riding on stock suspension until you can afford something better.
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Common sense seems to be an issue around here as of late, so allow me to help some of you out.

1. A set of coilovers for $200 is not going to be quality. I'm not going to buy a burger from McDonalds, and expect it to taste great.

2. Just because something has the word "Race" in its name, doesn't mean it's good or cool. I'm going to start selling you people electric superchargers, and call it "RaceCharger". I can't wait to see how many people buy it.

3. If your $200 set of coilovers break, don't complain, you asked for it.

4. Even if you don't care about your own safety, or the well-being of your car, watch out for the safety of others. Suspension failure can lead to some potentially dangerous situations.

5. Suspension, wheels, and tires are three things no one should ever skimp out on. It's what you ride on, and what keeps you on the road. Spend a little more and do it right. Safety is not worth a couple extra bills in your wallet.

6. DON'T BUY RACELAND COILOVERS. IF YOU CAN'T AFFORD ANYTHING ELSE, THEN YOU CAN'T AFFORD A SUSPENSION.

In all seriousness though, I'm tired of people buying this junk, and then complaining that it is junk. What do you expect? We have a plethora of great sponsors who are offering great deals on great suspensions, take advantage of it! Don't go buying this garbage and putting it on your car like it's the next big thing.

If you cannot afford a proper suspension, even if it is just springs and shocks (I have an H&R Cupkit, and I couldn't be happier), then you can wait. There's nothing wrong with riding on stock suspension until you can afford something better.
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Old 03-13-2010, 08:33 AM   #3
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Common sense seems to be an issue around here as of late, so allow me to help some of you out.

1. A set of coilovers for $200 is not going to be quality. I'm not going to buy a burger from McDonalds, and expect it to taste great.

2. Just because something has the word "Race" in its name, doesn't mean it's good or cool. I'm going to start selling you people electric superchargers, and call it "RaceCharger". I can't wait to see how many people buy it.

3. If your $200 set of coilovers break, don't complain, you asked for it.

4. Even if you don't care about your own safety, or the well-being of your car, watch out for the safety of others. Suspension failure can lead to some potentially dangerous situations.

5. Suspension, wheels, and tires are three things no one should ever skimp out on. It's what you ride on, and what keeps you on the road. Spend a little more and do it right. Safety is not worth a couple extra bills in your wallet.

6. DON'T BUY RACELAND COILOVERS. IF YOU CAN'T AFFORD ANYTHING ELSE, THEN YOU CAN'T AFFORD A SUSPENSION.

In all seriousness though, I'm tired of people buying this junk, and then complaining that it is junk. What do you expect? We have a plethora of great sponsors who are offering great deals on great suspensions, take advantage of it! Don't go buying this garbage and putting it on your car like it's the next big thing.

If you cannot afford a proper suspension, even if it is just springs and shocks (I have an H&R Cupkit, and I couldn't be happier), then you can wait. There's nothing wrong with riding on stock suspension until you can afford something better.


Raceland = crap

People, invest the money and get a good coilover set. PSS System or KW System are great kits, even at a used priced.
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Old 03-13-2010, 08:48 AM   #4
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this has been discussed many times before, and many people have already said what you just said. Its just the fact that they are so cheap that people buy them......

on another note, im surprised you didn't put your name in the title .
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I disagree partially. 99% of the problems with Raceland is the INSTALL, not the actual product. I have yet to see a thread about outright failure of the coilovers. The problems arise from n00bs that do a shoddy install, put them on the lowest setting so they'll be "uber low brah" and don't account for rubbing.

Source: See IMOLA_ZHP thread
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Assuming a 200 dollar product is comparable with one 10x the price
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I disagree partially. 99% of the problems with Raceland is the INSTALL, not the actual product. I have yet to see a thread about outright failure of the coilovers. The problems arise from n00bs that do a shoddy install, put them on the lowest setting so they'll be "uber low brah" and don't account for rubbing.

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well said m8. glad someones got some sense!
i havnt got raceland coilovers but there certainly aint anything wrong with them.
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In b4 the raceland aficionados invade KPeng territory.
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Common sense seems to be an issue around here as of late, so allow me to help some of you out.

1. A set of coilovers for $200 is not going to be quality. I'm not going to buy a burger from McDonalds, and expect it to taste great.

2. Just because something has the word "Race" in its name, doesn't mean it's good or cool. I'm going to start selling you people electric superchargers, and call it "RaceCharger". I can't wait to see how many people buy it.

3. If your $200 set of coilovers break, don't complain, you asked for it.

4. Even if you don't care about your own safety, or the well-being of your car, watch out for the safety of others. Suspension failure can lead to some potentially dangerous situations.

5. Suspension, wheels, and tires are three things no one should ever skimp out on. It's what you ride on, and what keeps you on the road. Spend a little more and do it right. Safety is not worth a couple extra bills in your wallet.

6. DON'T BUY RACELAND COILOVERS. IF YOU CAN'T AFFORD ANYTHING ELSE, THEN YOU CAN'T AFFORD A SUSPENSION.

In all seriousness though, I'm tired of people buying this junk, and then complaining that it is junk. What do you expect? We have a plethora of great sponsors who are offering great deals on great suspensions, take advantage of it! Don't go buying this garbage and putting it on your car like it's the next big thing.

If you cannot afford a proper suspension, even if it is just springs and shocks (I have an H&R Cupkit, and I couldn't be happier), then you can wait. There's nothing wrong with riding on stock suspension until you can afford something better.

i disagree when i go to mcdonalds i expect my double quarter pounder with cheese, mac sauce, and buffalo sauce to taste great.
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i disagree when i go to mcdonalds i expect my double quarter pounder with cheese, mac sauce, and buffalo sauce to taste great.
hahaha..... yeh man, nufin wrong with mac d's haha
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hahaha..... yeh man, nufin wrong with mac d's haha

i should rather to go to JACK in the BOX ,than to mc donald... $1 burger ...hahahhahahaha
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I agree that racelands are pretty much the shittiest coilovers out there.
I own them and have the right to this opinion but is there anyone else in this thread that has actually tried them?
I also have a H&R cupkit that I will be going back to when I get tired of it being so slammed so much that my car scrapes everywhere.
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I agree that racelands are pretty much the shittiest coilovers out there.
I own them and have the right to this opinion but is there anyone else in this thread that has actually tried them?
I also have a H&R cupkit that I will be going back to when I get tired of it being so slammed so much that my car scrapes everywhere.
Since you actually have a set, I would value you opinion and thoughts much higher than those who don't. Could you please elaborate on what makes them so bad? Have you had other coilovers to compare them to? T.I.A.

I personally would love to hear the opinions of other people who actually have or have had them. good or bad. a lot of ppl who have not tried them are voicing there opinions. lets hear from the ppl who have. I think these ppl would have the best insight.
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Kpeng has spoken! Argument over! I hate Racelands as much as the next guy but there was no reason to start this thread, there are plenty of others and nothing has been said here that hasn't been said a million times before. This is nothing but another show of Kpeng's arrogance.
LOL ok. I was merely stating my opinion on these coilovers, after reading all the people who are so ecstatic to get them, only to somehow be surprised when they fail.

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I agree that racelands are pretty much the shittiest coilovers out there.
I own them and have the right to this opinion but is there anyone else in this thread that has actually tried them?
I also have a H&R cupkit that I will be going back to when I get tired of it being so slammed so much that my car scrapes everywhere.
yea i own them. my car is slammed on them and i drive hard on them in the city. im NOT complaining tho i love the drop, the performance is not all there but ive had them on for 5,000 miles and they are just fine! i would love some pss9 but ima college student $$$

but dont forget, most of the people out there that have thousand dollar coilovers bought them with a CREDIT CARD! LMFAOOOOOO CASE CLOSED!
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