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VF wagon with Shockworks coilovers

Discussion in 'VF Holden Commodore (2013 - 2017)' started by Fallsy, Aug 14, 2018.

  1. Fallsy

    Fallsy New Member

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    Hi all,

    I’m going to be getting a set of the Shockworks coilovers installed on my VF wagon and would aporeciate thoughts from those who have them. Particularly interested in ride height with 19” wheels (photos greatly appreciated).

    I currently run King ultra lows and love the stance and am hoping to achieve similar with the Shockworks.

    Thanks heaps
     
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    Hey Fallsy, how is the Shockworks gear going?
    I emailed Brett today and am looking seriously at this set up for DPLRBL
     
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    Interested to know as well. Probably get a set when the Magnum is due for new suspension.
     
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    When would that be?
    @Imoengnr
     
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    Imoegnr,
    I asked Brett about durability/rebuild time as I've heard coilovers need to be rebuilt...
    He said they're just getting the first returns now, most 100k old.
    $150 to rebuild each shock as new.
    I'm doing it man. Before Christmas I reckon.
     
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    Sorry,just checked, $120 per shock to rebuild.
     
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    Probably at around 70k kms if they just wear out, about half way there now, just clocked up 38k.
    Replaced the Maloo dampers at 55k with Koni's. LH rear damper was leaking, RH front strut developed a rattle.
     
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    Great to know they're re-buildable!
     
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    426Cuda SUBLIME!

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    What did It cost you do the Koni's mate?
     
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    Rebuildable is one of the advantages (although it's not really a thing on the Taiwan/China ones), people hear this and forget that regular shocks are a throw away once they're fried after 40,000km.
     
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    hopefully i can win that race, november birthday present
     
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    Cant find the invoice, but it was just about $200 per corner.
    I had an old pair of front struts that I modified for the damper inserts.
     
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    Shut up.
    Post it up here please.
    Lots of people are watching.
    Fuggit, I'm doin Saturdays now.
     
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    Paradox, get in here!
    When is your birthday?
    I think you will win...I'm putting all my spare $$ on Trump2020 til next year. Sportsbet can pay for my Shock Work.
    And my 6 pot brakes.
    And by then I'll surely need some free $900 Michelin rubber.
    Thanks Sportsbet!
    Thanks God Emperor Trump!
    :profit:
     
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    #MAGA
     
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    not sure if serious
    [​IMG]
     
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    Ded set, abuch.
    Currently 2.20@Sportstbet.
    Easy money, lads
     
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    bday been and gone, ended up getting exhaust and tune instead.
    i did notice however that they announced their replacement of the rear top hat.
    but that wont ship just yet.
    not sure if i should wait for that.

    [​IMG]

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    Wait, it can only be a good thing. Looks like they've gotten an extra inch or so of travel, so more room to work with to make something better.
     
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    On the topic of rebuildable shocks, has anyone actually done this, and what was the turnaround time? I imagine if one is a DIY person, would need to but the car up on stands, remove all four shocks, and then hire or borrow another car for a few days in order to take them to the rebuilder, and get around while this is being done?
     

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