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Leon fr suspension

Discussion in 'Leon Mk2' started by orange-fr, Feb 25, 2018.

  1. orange-fr

    orange-fr New Member

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    Hi all it's been a little while since I last posted but I'm thinking about changing my suspension, I want it a little lower but don't want to knock my spine out.... Not sure to go down the coil overs route (ap coilovers) or just lowering springs?


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  2. t121anf

    t121anf Newbie

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    Springs imo though I've never used coilovers, springs and matched shocks gives quite a harsh ride (H&R do anyway)
     
  3. Paulki

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    I fitted Eibach Pro's with Koni FSD shocks a few months after getting my car due to the appalling ride quality on anything but newly resurfaced roads and it transformed the ride comfort, both the springs and shocks are progressive rate. I've also heard good things about just changing the springs, look for progressive rate springs to improve the FR's harsh ride without sacrificing handling.

    Eibach Pro's will lower the car by 25-30mm.
     
  4. Damian @ DPM

    Damian @ DPM DPM Performance

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    How many miles have your current shocks covered?

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  5. orange-fr

    orange-fr New Member

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    145000

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  6. t121anf

    t121anf Newbie

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    Bin them then.
     
  7. Legojon

    Legojon This is the last mod, I promise.

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  8. orange-fr

    orange-fr New Member

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    Yeah that's what I wanted to avoid

    Someone suggested Ap coil overs.. . Has anyone had any experience with these? On the Leon?

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  9. Damian @ DPM

    Damian @ DPM DPM Performance

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    I wouldn't just do springs then as the dampers will be well past their best now.

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  10. orange-fr

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    So I went with Stance +... they arnt bad at all....[​IMG][​IMG]

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  11. auds2

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    @ Orange-fr, How much were these and whats the ride like with them?
     
  12. orange-fr

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    Sorry just seen your message.... not bad at all to fit.... you do have to take the bottom ball joint out abd undo the cv nut...they are a bit stiffer than standard but they a decent ride... they don't knock your spine out

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  13. orange-fr

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    I paid £229 off ebay...

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