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Old 01-14-2010, 01:38 AM   #201
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alright guys. I got my racelands installed and DAMN! I am IMPRESSED! I'm coming from an h&r Sport Cup Kit bought and installed in September 09. Took them for a spin today after I got them installed and noticed the differences instantly. I am currently riding at the lowest setting in the rear and 7 threads up in the front. The ride is definitely smoother than the h&r race springs which is exactly what I wanted. I thought the Sport Cup kit was just a little to firm for my taste. It pretty much rides like the OEM Sport Suspension in my opinion. So this is day 1, I'll keep posting updates.

Oh and I had no problems with the installation, I already had Ground Control adjustable end links prior to installing. I DID have to make a run to checkers to pick up some wheel spacers because my SSR GT3's were rubbing against the soft spring in the fronts. The spacers quickly remedied that and it's running perfectly now. I'm very satisfied with this set. Again, I'll keep updating as time goes on.
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Old 01-14-2010, 07:35 AM   #202
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Thats nice that you can just run out and get some spacers that fit.
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Old 01-14-2010, 07:37 AM   #203
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alright guys. I got my racelands installed and DAMN! I am IMPRESSED! I'm coming from an h&r Sport Cup Kit bought and installed in September 09. Took them for a spin today after I got them installed and noticed the differences instantly. I am currently riding at the lowest setting in the rear and 7 threads up in the front. The ride is definitely smoother than the h&r race springs which is exactly what I wanted. I thought the Sport Cup kit was just a little to firm for my taste. It pretty much rides like the OEM Sport Suspension in my opinion. So this is day 1, I'll keep posting updates.

Oh and I had no problems with the installation, I already had Ground Control adjustable end links prior to installing. I DID have to make a run to checkers to pick up some wheel spacers because my SSR GT3's were rubbing against the soft spring in the fronts. The spacers quickly remedied that and it's running perfectly now. I'm very satisfied with this set. Again, I'll keep updating as time goes on.
wow, you rate these higher than cupkits? snap.
say ah, what are you doing with your cupkit rear shocks, im looking for a pr.
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Old 01-14-2010, 08:20 AM   #204
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southpaw and some other guys found toyota endlinks that work they posted it in aggressive wheels thread
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:22 AM   #206
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wow, you rate these higher than cupkits? snap.
say ah, what are you doing with your cupkit rear shocks, im looking for a pr.
I wouldn't say I rate them higher as of yet being I haven't put many miles. It definitely is not as harsh a ride as the cup kit. I know some people like the firmness of the cup kit. Oh and I'm actually using my rear shocks from the cup kit in the rears.
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Old 01-14-2010, 12:47 PM   #207
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i should be ordering mine soon.... some people got me kind of looking the other way but.... i have yet to read something negative about them....
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I wouldn't say I rate them higher as of yet being I haven't put many miles. It definitely is not as harsh a ride as the cup kit. I know some people like the firmness of the cup kit. Oh and I'm actually using my rear shocks from the cup kit in the rears.
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Old 01-14-2010, 04:27 PM   #209
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Old 01-17-2010, 10:58 AM   #211
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i love mine!!! just got them installed and they ride quit good! i was suprised.
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Old 01-17-2010, 12:49 PM   #212
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i love mine!!! just got them installed and they ride quit good! i was suprised.
I guess Raceland's come with an added bonus of a 7 year old's vocab.
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Old 01-17-2010, 01:25 PM   #213
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I thought that just came standard with BMW drivers?
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Old 01-17-2010, 04:08 PM   #214
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I guess Raceland's come with an added bonus of a 7 year old's vocab.
dude, you recently posted about your super bad ass minor in possession ticket, yet you post like you are the most amazing thing that ever walked the planet, particularly in raceland threads, could you please. please. please... bless us with some info regarding your godlike status. Maybe start a new thread (im sure it will be a long list of godlike achievements), you are clearly ficking better and smarter than everyone else in e46fan's so I'd like to know why exactly. is it all your experience with being 19???

or maybe you can just stop being such a know it all, pompass ass.
ever heard of a typo?? the funniest part is you pointed out the obvious typo but failed to point out the blatant misspelling in his thread.

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Old 01-17-2010, 04:10 PM   #215
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i love mine!!! just got them installed and they ride quit good! i was suprised.
I love mine too! I installed them and they do ride quit good! that was a special treat for my buddy matt.
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Old 01-27-2010, 01:20 AM   #216
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wow! another freaking idiot i have to explain why i put quit. hey reeee-tard. is that ok...or like kevro said mr. know it all...i was on an i phone so it does auto correct and it manually put in quit! is that ok? is there a law on here that says i cant make mistakes? are you an english teacher? are you gonna correct my essay? if not then ****off!!! oh wait ****off is two words! **** OFF!!!
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Old 01-27-2010, 01:23 AM   #217
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ohhh yea and "HARDPARK'D TT why dont you go and park your **** box on the rite forum! this is for e46...if your that bored why dont you create your own forum. audiTTfaggets.com i mean audiTTfanatics.com LMFAOOOOO
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Old 01-27-2010, 03:12 AM   #218
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ohhh yea and "HARDPARK'D TT why dont you go and park your **** box on the rite forum! this is for e46...if your that bored why dont you create your own forum. audiTTfaggets.com i mean audiTTfanatics.com LMFAOOOOO
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Old 01-27-2010, 05:52 AM   #219
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RL coils sound like a pretty good deal, I might switch from my current ZHP to that just for fun..lol

btw, there were one member who mentioned about product out sourcing in China/East Asia. Sorry, i forgot who it was, and I am too lazy to go back. lol
I agreed with him. My dad's once had to out source some speakers for Panasonic, and found this factory in China that produces all kinds of electronics, such as TV, home theater system, etc
And he told me the factory really just use what they produce and fit them into a speaker cases that were designed by Panasonic, then package and ship them to the US for sale as Panasonic products. And so does Sony, and Samsung.
Basically, the electronics we are using in the States that costs us hundreds of dollars have no different in quality from what people in China uses, which probably cost them $50 per piece.
So at the end of the day, RL might not be that bad after all, and probably/possibly/hopefully the same quality as other branded coilover systems.

Also, I was pretty shocked when i saw the price of the RL coilover as well as other members here. $240 for the whole set!! Really? And i saw people judging the quality that we get from RL, which i did too. Well, I also tried looking at it in a business perspective, they are just trying to increase the market shares in the US. This low cost strategy seems to be working pretty well so far. I think another member mentioned something about it as well. For an example, the TV brands Vizio and Olivia are both fairly new to the market compare to Sony, Toshiba, Panasonic. Now they are both pretty mature and settle with their market position in US. People on the eletronics forum probably thought they were crap as well, because they were so cheap? I got an Olivia 27" LCD TV back in 2005, and it was around $400, when Toshiba was selling for almost a $1000. Well, my TV is still working, beside the fact that it doesn't have HDMI port, I am pretty satisfy with the purchase. I think RL will slowly move from the low end segment to at least the middle segment in the car parts industry in the next 4-5 years. And if so, they are still going to be selling the same kit that we are complaining about, but only at a higher price. And by that time, the next generation of 3series after e9x will be out, and no body will remember how much e46fanatics hated RL, but think that they are the good sh1t.

I must say $240 for RL is for sure a better VALUE than paying 1k for DDM. That's just me. =/

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Old 01-27-2010, 02:11 PM   #220
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