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Old 03-05-2013, 07:23 AM   #1
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eBay coils?

Guys

anyone have any idea on these eBay coils? Was browsing through and stumbled across these - just wondering if there are any reviews or feedback:

G-R-P Coilovers

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/ADJUSTABL...item41711d6577

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Old 03-05-2013, 07:52 AM   #2
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Jk, but seriously. Ebay coils are a no go.
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usually any kind of ebay "mods" are a no-no. We have reputable suppliers in the sponsored sectionm They sell quality stuff for the most part. All though those coils are "tuv-approved" id still rather save up another 200 and get a quality brand name.
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dude has 2k posts and is asking about eBay coils? Trollolololol.
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:38 PM   #5
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:41 PM   #6
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nothing wrong with them, i had TA technix coilovers and im guessing its pretty much the same thing.

and also 'ebay coils' can include BC, KW etc..
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:47 PM   #7
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Old 03-05-2013, 05:00 PM   #8
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Jk, but seriously. Ebay coils are a no go.
Jake, get out of my thread and back in your hospital bed! Jk. Hope you're better soon.

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usually any kind of ebay "mods" are a no-no. We have reputable suppliers in the sponsored sectionm They sell quality stuff for the most part. All though those coils are "tuv-approved" id still rather save up another 200 and get a quality brand name.
Thanks, I've started looking in the suspension forum for some ideas. Keeping in mind that we usually pay a lot more here for the same components (dollar wise) than ConUS or Europe due to shipping and well, just because, it what's caused me to ponder what's out there.

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dude has 2k posts and is asking about eBay coils? Trollolololol.
Oh Jesse, you so funny...

No, I'm not trolling. I have very little experience or understanding of coilovers / shocks / struts aside from the simple physics of how they work, so this is a genuine question.

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BC Racing /thread
Yep, good rep on price / quality / performance. Some Aus members here already have them...

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nothing wrong with them, i had TA technix coilovers and im guessing its pretty much the same thing.

and also 'ebay coils' can include BC, KW etc..
Yeah, I ended up on the TA Technix website somehow. Haven't found much info on them. What can you tell me?

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^ haha! thanks Aaron...


I have factory M-sport II suspension and I've been thinking about changing the shocks / struts. I don't much care about lowering, but I should be able to maintain or improve factory "feel", perhaps with some adjustability. I would not like to go much stiffer than M-sport II dampening. Yes, I am aging, and with that comes some lameness

I also notice that for a proper refresh the top hats, RSMs, spring pads etc need changing too and mostly these are additional to the suspension kits. Right?

Thanks all...
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If you want to maintain OEM feel stay away from coilovers unless you wanna drop serious kesh
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:16 PM   #11
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Haha! Dan, you were the first person I thought of. Budget does not extend that far at the moment otherwise it would be a no-brainer.


N4NOOK - yeah just seeing what's out there at the moment without spending too much. Trying to hit up a mate who distributes car spares to see what he can do
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$439AU for an entire coilover setup??? Did I read that wrong?

What the **** made you think that would be a good idea??
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$439AU for an entire coilover setup??? Did I read that wrong?

What the **** made you think that would be a good idea??
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:28 PM   #14
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$439AU for an entire coilover setup??? Did I read that wrong?

What the **** made you think that would be a good idea??
Valid - won't argue with you.

If ECS can offer a coilover set for $499, why can't eBay have one for $439?
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