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Shocks for improved ride in SV6

Discussion in 'VF Holden Commodore (2013 - 2017)' started by andrewr, Jan 13, 2020.

  1. 426Cuda

    426Cuda SUBLIME!

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    I'd back Panhead's grey matter and many of the others in this "bunch of specimens", over that of a rude, insulting, Evoke loving narcissist. One, whom it seems isn't a smart enough specimen to realise they've done exactly what they (wrongly) accused others of doing.
     
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    lmoengnr Well-Known Member

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    I think Fulcrum are telling you fibs... Bilstein now have complete front struts available, Koni are still strut inserts at the front, but do make rear shocks, and have for many years for VE/VF. Usually cheaper than real el cheapo coilovers...
    Formula dampers for $1100 including installation? That's about $600 for installation, that must include one helluva 4 wheel alignment...
     
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    That's how I felt about it too. And wether it would make a difference from stock shocks.
     
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    greenacc Searching for the billion

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    I really can't understand why anyone would bother with coilovers on a daily driven VE. When I put the Boge's in my car it could take those big speed humps at 50km/h and you couldn't feel a thing and it still handles nicely. That's with standard springs and Nolathane tops. All up that lot cost about $500. I'd put FE2 in it if it wasn't for all the speed humps around here.
     
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    Fair enough you're entitled to your opinion especially as it's based on the Holden marketing blurb but my rattly old brain still disagrees with your premise.






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    all opinions are **** including this one. dont be a brand whore.
     
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    I find the FE2 a bit too floaty for my tastes but at the same time the size and rigidity of these cars I occasionally lose grip to one wheel from a corner or bump. Gettting power down doesnt feel efficient even with a half loaded ute.
     
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    greenacc Searching for the billion

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    A decent set of shocks will help with this.
     
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    Noticed quite a bit for difference in body roll and overall bumps in the car. Feels like driving a new car.
     
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    Translation of this post - I'm on Panheads nutsack, and I used spell checker to type 'Narcissist'.
     
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    If that makes you feel better, you go with it mate.
     
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    I can't think of a nicer place to be but that's just me, I've always been a little narcissistic about my nuts.






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    Did you spell check your nuts? Or just stare at them in a mirror?
     
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    Academia is not my thing, I like to watch.







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    Scotty Kilmer approves of Monroes. Nuff said!!! ;)
     

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