The Definitive What Suspension Do You Have Thread...

Discussion in 'Suspension, Brakes & Steering' started by Willis, Dec 8, 2012.

What's Your Setup?

  1. Cup

    117 vote(s)
    38.1%
  2. Non-Cup

    62 vote(s)
    20.2%
  3. P.I Springs - £115

    1 vote(s)
    0.3%
  4. KW Springs - £155

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Apex Springs - £100

    2 vote(s)
    0.7%
  6. Spax Springs - £165

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. H&R Coilovers - £950

    7 vote(s)
    2.3%
  8. Avo Coliovers - £

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Eibach Springs - £195

    18 vote(s)
    5.9%
  10. Ohlins Coilovers - £

    1 vote(s)
    0.3%
  11. KW V1 Coilovers - £750

    12 vote(s)
    3.9%
  12. KW V2 Coilovers - £

    2 vote(s)
    0.7%
  13. KW V3 Coilovers - £1350

    7 vote(s)
    2.3%
  14. Bilstein Coilovers - £750

    8 vote(s)
    2.6%
  15. H&R -30mm/-30mm - £185

    6 vote(s)
    2.0%
  16. H&R -30mm/-40mm - £185

    29 vote(s)
    9.4%
  17. H&R -40mm/-40mm - £185

    7 vote(s)
    2.3%
  18. Spax RSX Coilovers - £750

    8 vote(s)
    2.6%
  19. KW Clubsports Coilovers - £1750

    8 vote(s)
    2.6%
  20. AST Sportline II Coilovers - £1500

    6 vote(s)
    2.0%
  21. The one thats gonna beat Will now as my car works!

    2 vote(s)
    0.7%
  22. GAZ Gold

    4 vote(s)
    1.3%
  1. lild-200cup

    lild-200cup Gold Member

    332
    uckfield, east sussex
    Storm grey ff Clio 200

  2. BenAG200

    BenAG200 Paid Member

  3. lild-200cup

    lild-200cup Gold Member

    332
    uckfield, east sussex
    Storm grey ff Clio 200
  4. rocarter

    rocarter

    11
    clio 197
    My car has Bilstein b14's. Can't say if they provide the most comfortable ride, yet I'm pretty sure that they are solid, less bouncy and offer good control when cornering.
     
  5. Rallyreason

    Rallyreason Paid Member

    52
    Vw
    I have a 197 with standard springs. I am looking at a set up that will be for track only.

    I will be running semi slick tyres.

    Can i get away with lowered springs? If so which ones?

    Or do i need coilovers? If so which ones and are there any offers about?
     
  6. Sheleak

    Sheleak Paid Member

    14
    Clio 197
    Hi, can you please hook me up with Mark Fish? Need AST badly! Thanks
     
  7. Yiannis197

    Yiannis197 Paid Member

    London
    Clio R27
    Hi @Sheleak, I haven't been to his workshop for many years now as his rates are on the high side.

    You can now buy these directly from AST should you wish to, a few members in here are now running ASTs and that's exactly what they've done.

    Speak to Curtis from AST and he'll sort you out:smile:
     
  8. Sheleak

    Sheleak Paid Member

    14
    Clio 197
    Thanks a lot! Still struggling between KW ClubSport and AST 5100 though
     
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  9. kevlar

    kevlar Gold Member

    Wiltshire
    Clio 200 GW slightly modified - member of Team Black Diamond.
    Also keep in mind the Jade Developments B14/B16 kit
     
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  10. Sheleak

    Sheleak Paid Member

    14
    Clio 197
    Where can I learn more about it, mate? Their site is down
     
  11. kevlar

    kevlar Gold Member

    Wiltshire
    Clio 200 GW slightly modified - member of Team Black Diamond.
    Give sean a call hes really nice to talk to


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
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  12. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    Their site was hacked some time ago, it's going to be sorted out soon.

    Until then, use their Facebook.

    I have the Jade Bilstein set up and I think it's absolutely fantastic.
     
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  13. Sheleak

    Sheleak Paid Member

    14
    Clio 197
    Can you please tell me more about the set-up? Like specs and cost?
    Thanks
     
  14. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    Call Sean at Jade Developments mate, he'll tell you all you need to know. Specs... they can be tailored to your needs to best to discuss with Sean. Also, I got a whopping discount on my set as I'm helping him out with something so my price won't be any good to you.

    For what it's worth, there's a quick summary of my thoughts here
     
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  15. tauhammerhead

    tauhammerhead Paid Member

    36
    Clio 197
    My car has H&R springs although not sure entirely what ride height as it was done by the previous owner.

    Ride height isn't as low as some of the others in this thread but I constantly "ground" over speed bumps (especially those stupid "speed cushion" designs) and the ride is pretty stiff and bumpy. I like it to a degree but it is uncomfortable for passengers.

    Anybody else also have this with the H&R springs?
     
  16. DS197

    DS197 POTM Winner - June 2017 Paid Member

    Clio 197
    I've also got 30/30 H&R springs with non-cup shocks and agree. You really do bounce around on rough roads, and unfortunately most of them around here are complete crap.
     
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  17. tauhammerhead

    tauhammerhead Paid Member

    36
    Clio 197
    Need to change a couple of hub bearings and so decided to switch the springs out for some OEM ones at the same time. Money is burning a hole in my pocket! :money:

    The dampers are original but I have no idea if they are cup or standard as the original buyer factory-upgraded several other things but I have no proper record. Is there an easy way to find out which dampers I have so I can order the right springs? Do they have any markings?
     

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