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Old 04-09-2013, 10:56 PM   #281
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How many miles should these last for with non aggressive daily driving? What's the quality like when lowered 2" all around?
Do they come with camber plates? How could I adjust front and rear camber to -2.5 or -3?

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Kris, I ordered the set this morning and its on awaiting fulfillment status. When shall I expect it to show up to 80210 so I can book a time at the shop?
Also, running style 44's I will be needing 5~10mm spacer, looking for a pair right now.

Do you have installation instructions included?
I am going to install the rears myself since I am doing RSMs and RTABs, and get the fronts done at the shop.

Do you recommend to use the OEM rubber pads on the rear springs? top and bottom.

Sorry for the noob questions, but this is my first time doing anything on the suspension. Hence posting here, so more people can get the info if they are looking for one.

Can I drive on just the rear coil over to the shop to get the fronts done? I am sure I can, but just wanted to confirm as I want to be absolutely sure.
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How many miles should these last for with non aggressive daily driving? What's the quality like when lowered 2" all around?
Do they come with camber plates? How could I adjust front and rear camber to -2.5 or -3?
Its fairly hard to pinpoint how many miles these should last. Every car and driver are different. Ride quality feedback is very good. These do NOT come with camber plates. We do recommend using OEM top mounts. When using camber plates with extreme camber you do run the risk of bending the rod of the coilover.
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:06 AM   #286
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Its fairly hard to pinpoint how many miles these should last. Every car and driver are different. Ride quality feedback is very good. These do NOT come with camber plates. We do recommend using OEM top mounts. When using camber plates with extreme camber you do run the risk of bending the rod of the coilover.

Thanks, Kris.
How do these compare to Racelands? What about ST's?
I was initially going to go with ST's because they offer a 2" drop and I've heard great reviews.. but if these are relatively similar (quality wise), I might have to change my mind.
I will probably want to run -2 camber or so in the rear because of my wheels.
x8.5 et30 in the front and x10 et37 in the rear. Fenders will be rolled.
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Thanks, Kris.
How do these compare to Racelands? What about ST's?
I was initially going to go with ST's because they offer a 2" drop and I've heard great reviews.. but if these are relatively similar (quality wise), I might have to change my mind.
I will probably want to run -2 camber or so in the rear because of my wheels.
x8.5 et30 in the front and x10 et37 in the rear. Fenders will be rolled.
Street Edge has a forgiving ride. Some would say softer than our competitor in this price range. Street Edge front spring rate is 345 where our competitor is 378. We also offer a 45 money back guarantee and kick ass customer service has you have read in this thread.

STs are a step above Street Edge and the competitor you mentioned. ST offers a 5 year warranty and it built by KW.
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Street Edge has a forgiving ride. Some would say softer than our competitor in this price range. Street Edge front spring rate is 345 where our competitor is 378. We also offer a 45 money back guarantee and kick ass customer service has you have read in this thread.

STs are a step above Street Edge and the competitor you mentioned. ST offers a 5 year warranty and it built by KW.
So how do they compare to Raceland? Does Street Edge blow them out of the water? Or are they somewhat similar? Is the quality closer to ST or RL coils?
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The way I was told was that the Street Edge coils are similar to raceland performance but the shocks are valved to match the springs much better than the racelands making the street edge coils quite a bit more effective at doing the job of being a good street coil and getting that height adjustability rather than just being able to slam the car and pay the comfort price.
I'd say the quality is definitely lower than that of ST coils but that makes sense as the price difference is very significant. In a sense you get what you pay for. That being said, I'm a huge fan of these for the price the increase in handling ability is wonderful and they are not uncomfortable at all. Very great as a nice street coilover. I might be able to try these out on a track/autox come summer I'm sure they'll be pretty solid



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Perfect. Thank you so much, I appreciate it.
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:27 PM   #291
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I will be ordering a set of these next month, or the end of this month.
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Thanks for PM about the shipping Kris.
It says I will get in on friday. Excited.
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No problem. I need some pictures for our website and marketing. I lost my thumb drive with the pics of customers.
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:38 PM   #295
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Any pics of them maxed out (or close) on 9.5/10" wheels?
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So according to install PDF, in the rear the adjusting perches go to the top?
I always thought the adjustment perches face towards the bottom arm of the car.
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That is correct the perch should be on top.
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That is correct the perch should be on top.
Thanks Kris,
And do I use the factory rubber pads just on top of the arm and not on the top of the perch?
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And do I use the factory rubber pads just on top of the arm and not on the top of the perch?
Yea just make sure they are in good shape. You can also buy new ones at pelicanparts.com
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