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Old 06-02-2015, 02:05 PM   #1
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$500 coilovers?

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Hmmm... All in German.. Good sign? Anybody translate??
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Old 06-02-2015, 03:49 PM   #3
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This gas spring suspension your vehicle gets not only a super sporty look , but also a very good road for extremely sporty driving ! The suspension is adjustable in height and can be adapted to any circumstances even when installed !

Height adjustable
Brand product of TA Technix
Sports-tuned suspension and high quality with gas lift system
High-strength powder coating
100% accurately fitting and easy mounting
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I have Eibach coilovers in my Mercedes c32 amg wagon and will be fitting this brand in my Porsche Boxster s.

I cannot talk highly enough of them.
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Old 06-03-2015, 11:48 AM   #5
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Radium King, those coilovers pictured have no top plates or pillow balls on them. Buyer beware.
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If they turned out to be any good for $500.... dang!
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Old 06-04-2015, 04:36 AM   #7
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Here is an English version of the coilovers:

TuningArt Handels GmbH - TA-Technix coilover kit Porsche Boxster

Edit: with even less information
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http://www.tatechnix.de/tatechnix/gx/media/products/_EVOGWPO01_EVOGWPO01.pdf

They have TUV approval, so I might just try these out for the year/season and save up for a nice set over winter. I'm doing an LSx swap so the it'll be a little heavier in the back and I would like to even it out. I'm sure they're like the other ebay brands I've had theyll probably rust or something.
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Hmmm... All in German.. Good sign? Anybody translate??
I think Boxter is German for Boxster.
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So, did anybody go for these? I'm curious as I need to replace my struts.
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Considering Bilstein HD's are $900+ for a set? I'd be very, very leery.
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Old 08-27-2015, 06:28 PM   #12
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The general consensus on cheap coilovers is that they will work fine as long as you understand what you're buying.

They won't have very good or very consistent damping characteristics (compression or rebound) when compared to more expensive dampers but that may not really matter if all you're doing is regular street driving. They may not last as long as more expensive dampers but then again, that also may not matter. And they will allow you to easily set the ride height and they will look much nicer.

Will you notice the lack of performance? Hard to say. Casual driving, probably not much. Spirited driving, maybe. Track, very likely.

Just realize that they are a downgrade from the stock unadjustable dampers in terms of performance but you get the ability to adjust the ride height. Therein lies the tradeoff.

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