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New shocks or OEM? #418350 Mar 16, 6:09am Mar 16, 6:09am
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New shocks or OEM?
I bought some Tein Stech springs for my 05, should I install them over the OEM shocks, or buy new ones. Car has 967 mls on it. Would there be any differance?
I have 225/35/18's. Anybody with that combo? Thanks!


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Re: New shocks or OEM? [Re: zugzug12] #418351 Mar 16, 6:32am Mar 16, 6:32am
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if the drop is more than 1 inch then you should replace them


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Re: New shocks or OEM? [Re: celicadragon] #418352 Mar 16, 6:58am Mar 16, 6:58am
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Originally Posted by celicadragon
if the drop is more than 1 inch then you should replace them


1.5 it states, any suggestions on brand? confused


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Re: New shocks or OEM? [Re: zugzug12] #418353 Mar 16, 6:59am Mar 16, 6:59am
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TRD or eibach are like 1.2 and the stockies will work for a while on those maybe like 30,000 miles possibly


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Re: New shocks or OEM? [Re: celicadragon] #418354 Mar 16, 8:22am Mar 16, 8:22am
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you dont have to right away but in the long run new shocks would be a good idea

Re: New shocks or OEM? [Re: celicadragon] #418355 Mar 16, 8:22am Mar 16, 8:22am
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KYB AGX. a lot of people use the combination of KYB AGX with the Tein S.Techs.

theres a seller on ebay, Kuruma Motoring, who sells a bunch of stuff for a great price. thumbsup

Verano bought some stuff, i think it was the KYBs and Teins from him, and he had no problems with the transaction thumbsup


Cliff Notes: get KYB AGXs thumbsup


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Re: New shocks or OEM? [Re: Zero] #418356 Mar 16, 8:39am Mar 16, 8:39am
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Originally Posted by Zero
KYB AGX. a lot of people use the combination of KYB AGX with the Tein S.Techs.

theres a seller on ebay, Kuruma Motoring, who sells a bunch of stuff for a great price. thumbsup

Verano bought some stuff, i think it was the KYBs and Teins from him, and he had no problems with the transaction thumbsup


Cliff Notes: get KYB AGXs thumbsup


Yup, that's where I bought the springs! Small world! Xlent ebayer. spineyes thumbsup


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Re: New shocks or OEM? [Re: zugzug12] #418357 Mar 16, 11:42am Mar 16, 11:42am
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i had my tein s-tech springs running with my OEM shocks for about 10,000 miles then i had to get some new shocks (tokico HP) but thats also because im at around 45000 miles right now... you should be alright with ur OEM shocks for a while but honestly i think new shocks have been my best mod yet!


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Re: New shocks or OEM? [Re: bmw52786] #418358 Mar 16, 11:43am Mar 16, 11:43am
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u also save around $100 with install charges if you get them both installed at the same time


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Re: New shocks or OEM? [Re: bmw52786] #418359 Mar 16, 1:06pm Mar 16, 1:06pm
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Originally Posted by bmw52786
u also save around $100 with install charges if you get them both installed at the same time


Good point to consider! Thanks loads! That helps me! thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup


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