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Suspension

Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:30 am

Need some suggestions... Going to upgrade my suspension. Was going to go with BC coilovers BR series. Noticed that they offer a swift spring upgrade but don't know the difference other than the price. Any suggestions or input on what good option s are available would be highly appreciated... I have a 91 gtfour rc
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Re: Suspension

Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:12 am

Can't fault the BC coilovers although admittedly I havn't done a great deal of miles on them yet as the cam belt snapped a couple months after I fitted them :doh:

I have a 1990 GT4 narrow body and have 8Kg front, 4Kg rear springs. They're a really nice ride, very compliant.

Re: Suspension

Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:29 pm

Whatever you do, don't go with Ceika. They are junk.
I hate mine, and I tossed my old factory struts, so now I'm stuck with them.

Re: Suspension

Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:19 pm

mickeyfinn wrote:Whatever you do, don't go with Ceika. They are junk.
I hate mine, and I tossed my old factory struts, so now I'm stuck with them.


For the money they weren't great for sure :)

If I was buying today I'd look at Feal or Fortune Auto as they both make ST185 coilovers that will bolt onto the ST165. Alternatively modify your rears to accept inserts for a much cheaper option.

https://www.y8s.com/celica_gone/suspension.html

Re: Suspension

Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:37 pm

zaluss wrote:
mickeyfinn wrote:Whatever you do, don't go with Ceika. They are junk.
I hate mine, and I tossed my old factory struts, so now I'm stuck with them.


For the money they weren't great for sure :)

If I was buying today I'd look at Feal or Fortune Auto as they both make ST185 coilovers that will bolt onto the ST165. Alternatively modify your rears to accept inserts for a much cheaper option.

https://www.y8s.com/celica_gone/suspension.html


Thanks for the advice! I really need to look into something better. Maybe over the winter.
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