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      10-23-2012, 05:14 PM   #1
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Ohlins Road & Track Coilovers Interest List

Update: see this post for details.

Details on Road & Track coilovers.

For more info, and especially the DFV technology, check their site.

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      10-23-2012, 05:34 PM   #2
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LOL. Wake me when we get to 250, but if they build it, I'll buy it.

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      10-23-2012, 06:28 PM   #3
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LOL. Wake me when we get to 250, but if they build it, I'll buy it.
; im with you on that one

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This puts the WISH into wish-list. But I'm in anyhow.

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Are these SA shocks? I'm confused.

What is the huge benefit of these versus TCK DAs? TCK you can run linear springs, DA shocks and a lower pricetag. Not to mention no need for 250 units.

Just wondering, not trying to troll.
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^ Because The HACK is interested

At least that's the only reason I'm interested
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What is the huge benefit of these versus TCK DAs? TCK you can run linear springs, DA shocks and a lower pricetag. Not to mention no need for 250 units.
Ohlins are one of the best racing suspension setups around. Your other options for high end dampers are moton, penske, mcs, etc.

The build quality of Ohlins is extremely high (look up pictures and reviews). They are salt spray tested and fully rebuildable.

Unlike most other manufacturers they actually gather data from a 7 post shaker in order to design the kit optimally for the car.

You also get the DFV system that allows the suspension to absorb bumps and react quickly. So you get great track performance and a comfortable ride, best of both worlds.

Look up reviews for either ohlins road and track or DFV, they get nothing but praise.
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I'd be interested!

I mean Pagid RS29's, ARC-8's and an Ohlin suspension and my cars done!!!

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I'm interested.
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Not to be too much of a downer but you really think you will grow this list from 12 to 250? What percentage of all M's would need to buy?
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i love and mean love my clubsports but they are definitely not geared towards road use imo...... if the ohlins offer Clubsport track performance and better on road manners... id really consider swapping out... so put me down!! plus id love to see some more Coilover options!!!
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Not to be too much of a downer but you really think you will grow this list from 12 to 250? What percentage of all M's would need to buy?
5%? Lol
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5%? Lol

yeahh sadly its pretty clear this will never happen.
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yeahh sadly its pretty clear this will never happen.
It looks like they're developing a kit for e46. If that's the case it would be very little work to adapt the rears (fronts are more like e36). We might not even need to get to 250 to show enough interest.

Yes it's a very long shot, but better to keep positive. If it never happens we just wasted a few electrons on the internet, no biggie.

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