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funnyman06 12-30-2012 11:12 AM

Swift Springs
 
Im looking to pick up some Swift Springs and Bilstein HDs for my LGT, and ive found the struts the cheapest on eshocks.com, but was trying to figure out who the cheapest place to buy the springs and top hats is.

Thanks

robitrice 12-30-2012 05:22 PM

check with fredbeans for top hats.

AZP Installs 12-30-2012 07:49 PM

Any reason you are going with the Bilstein HDs instead of the Konis?

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funnyman06 12-31-2012 04:38 AM

Honestly because I dont want to have to tear my struts apart to make them work. I know the HDs cost more, but i no longer have access to a complete shop to do it myself. If someone sold them as a completed kit and the price was close to the HDs i would probably go that way.

funnyman06 12-31-2012 12:10 PM

Additionally I've been on Koni website and they offer a kit with springs included which would be ideal but you can only find it overseas and for about $1000 plus international shipping. Not exactly sure how well the kit is but would be interested to see if it could be offered state side and at what price point.

LegacyKid5 12-31-2012 12:41 PM

Not trying to change you're mind or anything, but I just recently installed the konis with swift springs and the install really wasn't too bad. As I'm sure you know, the rear requires no modification, and the little modification that the front takes is actually very simple. That being said, I'm loving the koni/swift combo and the the adjustability of the konis made it all worthwhile to do the modification necessary to the front strut housing.

funnyman06 12-31-2012 12:52 PM

No I'm certainly open to people's opinions. Back when I had a BMW Joni's had great reviews from everyone. I'm glad you like the koni swift combo. How much did you play with the adjustment before you we're happy?

AZP Installs 12-31-2012 04:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by funnyman06 (Post 4225214)
Honestly because I dont want to have to tear my struts apart to make them work. I know the HDs cost more, but i no longer have access to a complete shop to do it myself. If someone sold them as a completed kit and the price was close to the HDs i would probably go that way.

Gotcha. We are contemplating selling them as pre-assembled setups for customers this year.

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funnyman06 12-31-2012 05:43 PM

That would be great. I was reading through the forums and found when you tried it last year. I can understand people not wanting to ship their cores back, with the cost of shipping these days... But that price wouldn't be bad since I'd want to pick up a set of used cores anyways so I can build before I tear into my car. Also I saw you guys were packaging with epic springs, how do you feel about them compared to the swifts?

If I go swifts I'm also looking at doing the whiteline endlinks at the same time to fix the issues associated with lowering the car, any reason to go with the Avos over the whitelines? The cost difference is pretty good.

If I do get these I'm looking at doing it withing the next month or two, last birthday/Christmas gift to myself. So if you decide to try and package again let me know, I might be one of the first to try it out.

AZP Installs 12-31-2012 06:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by funnyman06 (Post 4226050)
That would be great. I was reading through the forums and found when you tried it last year. I can understand people not wanting to ship their cores back, with the cost of shipping these days... But that price wouldn't be bad since I'd want to pick up a set of used cores anyways so I can build before I tear into my car. Also I saw you guys were packaging with epic springs, how do you feel about them compared to the swifts?

If I go swifts I'm also looking at doing the whiteline endlinks at the same time to fix the issues associated with lowering the car, any reason to go with the Avos over the whitelines? The cost difference is pretty good.

If I do get these I'm looking at doing it withing the next month or two, last birthday/Christmas gift to myself. So if you decide to try and package again let me know, I might be one of the first to try it out.

Actually that was Infamous Performance. Our plan is to use actual new empty casings for them. This is our tentative pricing structure...

We are currently looking at a price structure something like...

Option 1
$573 Front Konis w/BRAND NEW housings assembled + Shipping

Option 2
$519 Front Konis w/USED housings assembled + Shipping

Core Refund (either option)(You get refunded $50 when you send back your cores)
$50 for fronts

-Mike Paisan

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LegacyKid5 01-01-2013 07:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by funnyman06 (Post 4225718)
No I'm certainly open to people's opinions. Back when I had a BMW Joni's had great reviews from everyone. I'm glad you like the koni swift combo. How much did you play with the adjustment before you we're happy?

So far I actually haven't messed with the adjustment since I put them in the car, I turned them to one plus and have left it so far, seems pretty comfortable for everyday driving while providing a noticeable improvement in handling.

funnyman06 01-02-2013 10:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AZP Installs (Post 4226129)
Actually that was Infamous Performance. Our plan is to use actual new empty casings for them. This is our tentative pricing structure...

We are currently looking at a price structure something like...

Option 1
$573 Front Konis w/BRAND NEW housings assembled + Shipping

Option 2
$519 Front Konis w/USED housings assembled + Shipping

Core Refund (either option)
$50 for fronts

-Mike Paisan

http://www.pbase.com/paisan/image/91072632.jpg http://www.pbase.com/paisan/image/14...8/original.jpg http://www.pbase.com/paisan/image/133406601.jpg http://www.whiteline.com.au/images/logos/perf1.jpg
11+ Years Maintaining, Modifying and Educating TriState Subaru Enthusiasts.
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So the core is on top of that price plus shipping? So figure $560 plus shipping up front for used housings?

Bolksey85 01-02-2013 08:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AZP Installs (Post 4226129)
Actually that was Infamous Performance. Our plan is to use actual new empty casings for them. This is our tentative pricing structure...

We are currently looking at a price structure something like...

Option 1
$573 Front Konis w/BRAND NEW housings assembled + Shipping

Option 2
$519 Front Konis w/USED housings assembled + Shipping

Core Refund (either option)
$50 for fronts

-Mike Paisan

Hmmm....interesting and tempting. I'm at 65k and I know they can't have much life left on these PA roads.

AZP Installs 01-02-2013 08:59 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by funnyman06 (Post 4227540)
So the core is on top of that price plus shipping? So figure $560 plus shipping up front for used housings?

Nope the core refund would drop the price down below that.

Basically we are selling you used housings or new housings and then IF you send them back, we'll refund the $50 for your used ones.

-Mike Paisan

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funnyman06 01-03-2013 04:19 AM

Oh thats not bad at all then!


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