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Another suspension question.


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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1240734 posted 12/01/17 04:32 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Alright so I've been searching for the past couple weeks on what suspension will work best for my budget, and now is the time for action. I've read just about every suspension post I could find, but nothing really specific to what I want. So here's the deal. I need a solid suspension that won't let the car rock back and forth so hard between shifts when I accelerate fast in a straight line. Right now the car feels like a boat with only about 400awhp, but the engine is getting built this week and shooting for 600awhp so my goal is a nice setup that will stiffen up the car just a bit, I would also like to daily the car so nothing too insane. (Ha we will see how that goes without something breaking first.) I have a budget of about $1000 ish give or take a couple $100. Really would like to stay away from coil overs due to the fact that I can't keep my life time alignments at firestone lol. But if it's my best option I will. Don't really want to lower the vehicle. Don't want evo suspension. Leaning towards AGXs with stock springs, but I don't know if that will be stiff enough as I have never ridden in a car with them. Any suggestions or person experiences will be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1240741 posted 12/02/17 09:06 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
IMHO coilovers or Evo 8/9's with some swift springs are your options. Kybs are garbage the agx's feel like shit on our cars. You could maybe do a koni shock with some h&R's, but I haven't used that setup personally.

Right now I have the newest version of the Megan coilovers, took a bit to dial them in, really nice ride quality, and previously I had the Evo 8 mr's with swift springs, loved these for daily driving, they felt great around corners and one the highway, but i got a deal on the coilovers I couldn't pass up.



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Edited by transparentdsm (12/02/17 09:11 AM)

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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1240743 posted 12/02/17 10:54 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
I really like my D2 coilovers. Very comfortable for being in the budget coilovers genre. There are times we I feel everything on the road, but thatís just a coilover for ya. No body roll, and no lifting sensation on pulls.



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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1240778 posted 12/04/17 11:34 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Does anyone know what koni part numbers fit our cars? Who sells them?



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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1240779 posted 12/04/17 03:39 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
OP, I have a set of zoom lowering springs as well as a set of kg/mm lowering springs for sale. Both are new. Pm me if you are interested.



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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1240791 posted 12/05/17 12:12 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Quoting transparentdsm:

Kybs are garbage the agx's feel like shit on our cars.




^This. You'll be replacing blown front struts in a couple years, if they make it that long. Personally, I've yet to see a set of lowing springs that even out the ride height from front to back of the Galant without having to chop the rears.

IMO, the best bang for the buck suspension system currently on the market for the GVR-4 is the Feal 441 kit. It's on the high side of your budget, and it's a coilover (obviously), but I think you'd probably be happier in the long run with the performance and adjustability. Lots of info on them here: click

Product specs here: click

Hit up David (ApexHunter). He may be able to get you a deal on a set.



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Edited by GSTwithPSI (12/05/17 12:15 AM)

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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1240796 posted 12/05/17 09:55 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post   
have you made the switch to a set of feals yet Brett??



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