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Old 07-08-2011, 07:47 PM   #1041
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when you install the rokkors, dont take anything out. install everything because trust me, this coilovers kit goes LOW and im not kidding when I say that. Keep all the helper coils and rear pads, trust me. If you want to go lower, then take it out, but I seriously doubt you will want to go that low because it will look ugly. And your probably going to need the spacers. Dont quote me on the spacer advice, i'd suggest buying the spacers from a local shop just in case, if not, just return them. I know the offset is really high on the zhp wheels so im almost positive you'll need em. You can also ask someone that has this setup on zhp wheels.
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Old 07-11-2011, 01:37 PM   #1042
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170k on car, had the rokkor coilovers on for approx 6k. Between a high ride, to a slammed (rears bottomed, and front having 5 threads remaining on the coil sleeve) I recently raised the car back up an inch from the lowest point I've ever had it in.

Recently, I started hearing and feeling some type of wheel bearing type of sound from the front left. Will be taking the wheel off and inspecting everything today.

Can be between a wheel bearing/bushings/top hat/ or the suspension itself.

I'll report back if there's anything wrong with the rokkors
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:47 PM   #1043
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The plastic dust guards were chewed up, and looks like the spacer between the helper spring & main spring was rubbing against the threaded area of the shock.
Swapping front wheels around the vibration went away. Think it's possibly my tires which were causing it from riding low for a week, then raising it up..
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Old 08-09-2011, 09:15 AM   #1044
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Does anybody have pics of there car on roks or RLs at FULL HEIGHT...

i dont like slammed i just want a stiffer suspension that i can make the exact stance i want.

Anyone riding at full height?
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Old 08-09-2011, 10:43 AM   #1045
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when you install the rokkors, dont take anything out. install everything because trust me, this coilovers kit goes LOW and im not kidding when I say that. Keep all the helper coils and rear pads, trust me. If you want to go lower, then take it out, but I seriously doubt you will want to go that low because it will look ugly. And your probably going to need the spacers. Dont quote me on the spacer advice, i'd suggest buying the spacers from a local shop just in case, if not, just return them. I know the offset is really high on the zhp wheels so im almost positive you'll need em. You can also ask someone that has this setup on zhp wheels.
Disagree. Take the helper spring out.

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Old 08-09-2011, 12:16 PM   #1046
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What's funny is the OP of this thread has long been on a High Quality GROUND CONTROL SUSPENSION.


That should tell you something.



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Old 08-09-2011, 01:20 PM   #1047
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Old 08-29-2011, 09:44 PM   #1048
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Do they sell a coil over for a 330xi 2001 im looking at geting them
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Old 09-01-2011, 12:13 PM   #1049
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I vouch for racelands, just installed some yesterday for a customer. They feel real good for the price tag. Seriously, the rear can get a bit bouncy and the spring rates could be stiffer. Migs Motorsports might be able to help with getting stiffer spring rates. Better then ground controls on stock shocks thats for sure lol.
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Old 09-01-2011, 03:37 PM   #1050
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I vouch for racelands, just installed some yesterday for a customer. They feel real good for the price tag. Seriously, the rear can get a bit bouncy and the spring rates could be stiffer. Migs Motorsports might be able to help with getting stiffer spring rates. Better then ground controls on stock shocks thats for sure lol.

I guess I just don't get it.

Who in the HELL would want to spend $500 plus dollars to get a new suspension installed, and then drive down the road with a "Bouncy Rear". I wouldn't want to drive through a medium or high speed turn knowing that the rear end is not fully planted.



But then, that's just me.
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Old 09-01-2011, 05:24 PM   #1051
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Check in here.... 30K on my racelands, and I'm still really happy with the set. 3 Track days and they feel VERY solid. Only long term recommendation is to get stiffer spring rates in the rear, only if you track the car.
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Old 10-02-2011, 06:13 PM   #1052
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had mine on for about 10 months. no problem. I swapped out the rear shocks for koni adjustables. next im swapping out the rear springs! too bouncy for my aggressive offset
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Old 10-02-2011, 06:21 PM   #1053
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had mine on for about 10 months. no problem. I swapped out the rear shocks for koni adjustables. next im swapping out the rear springs! too bouncy for my aggressive offset


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You don't need an adjuster...

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why? Do they sell them with adjusters already?
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Old 10-03-2011, 05:24 PM   #1057
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I have read the 50 earlier pages in the past and know im going to need new endlinks and such but can someone please sum it all up for me?

Looking to buy these sometime soon but what will i need to have a safe, low ride(kinda doesnt go together haha) i just dont want to be unsatisfied after purchasing rokkors or racelands

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why? Do they sell them with adjusters already?
No, but they should be all thr way down.

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Looking to buy these sometime soon but what will i need to have a safe, low ride(kinda doesnt go together haha) i just dont want to be unsatisfied after purchasing rokkors or racelands

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Then I guess you'll be purchasing a better quality suspension.

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