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Old 11-02-2010, 11:48 AM   #1
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Best shops for suspension repair?

Hi,

Recently, I've been noticing very poor ride quality. There is very little dampening, and my ass hurts every time I go over speed bumps or potholes.

I'm riding on stock suspension on 03 RSX base, and have about ~70,000km on them.

What shops do you guys recommend for suspension repairs?
Or do you think I need new ones?
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Old 11-02-2010, 08:53 PM   #2
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There's not much you can do about poor ride quality. It's most likely that your shocks have worn out and you will need new ones. Do you have lowering springs?
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Old 11-02-2010, 09:36 PM   #3
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where can I buy OEM suspension set for RSX other than Acura dealerships?
I guess I could go with coilovers, but I'm looking for ride comfort more than handling.
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If you're going to go OEM again, your money is better spent on aftermarket shocks like Koni, Tokico, etc. You'll spend less money and have a nicer ride.
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best bet is tokico blue

they're like oem replacement and better pricing
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i see i see...
the problem with koni is that it has to be modified to fit my RSX...
where can i buy these Tokico blue in lower mainland?
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Order through one of the RS sponsors
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I got koni yellows of tein s lowering springs if you want?
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only Koni are available for a shock on this. we can order them. we can get H&R and KW coil overs as well.
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best bet is tokico blue

they're like oem replacement and better pricing
Tokico Blue aren't OEM replacement they're a lot stiffer than stock, but they work great if you want something with a better performance and you're willing to sacrifice a comfortable ride. Kyb Gr-2 are a direct OEM replacement.
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there is a problem with tokico blue as well....no one is warehousing them
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there is a problem with tokico blue as well....no one is warehousing them
Problem as in manufacturing defect?!?! I installed my blues in September, please don't tell me there fucked up.
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no. Warehouses are not stocking the product. the reason is that tokico is not coming out with new fittings, and are getting rid of the old part numbers.

You probably bought yours on ebay?
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because of that, there is no support from warehouses.
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what about KYB shocks?
are these available through RS sponsors?
what's the pricing on these?
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We can also provide KYB if you need.
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