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Old 04-19-2014, 08:51 AM   #1
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Fortune Auto Performance Coilovers

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Anyone have any experience with Fortune Auto stuff? Good, Bad, Ugly?
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Didn't go to the link, but sounds pretty quality from the name!
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Old 04-19-2014, 10:03 AM   #3
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I have the fortune auto 500 coilovers

I did not opt to get the upgraded bushings, if you don't get them you start to experience coil binding at low speeds, if you're looking to slam your car these don't go as low as some other brands

I believe ilvtofu has them on his Miata, jtanner on his evo, and apl_lb on his evo as well
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I have them on my S14, 500 series with swift spring upgrades. I haven't had any other personal experiences with other brands of coilovers but I remember I chose fortune auto because of the great reviews and rearing online. Can't really go wrong with em
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5 year warranty is pretty good, I had to use it once and they were pretty good in handling the situation.
I'm a fan of how my shocks are set, it's just 8k/6k which is pretty tame for a Miata coilover but I attack potholes and manhole covers with confidence.
Mine have been really quiet but on a double wishbone you don't really get the same kinda binding a mac strut might, some vendors will 'throw in' the roller bearings to land the sale although no guarantees that message will be delivered to Fortune when they put together your set
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never judge a product by its name.
I never heard of BC racing coilovers before too, but it is just as good as bilstein at much cheaper price. I have a set now on my car and I had Bilstein + Eibach before that.
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Been running mine for 3 years now and over 25k miles and track days each summer. Haven't had any issues with mine, decent coilover. Wish I spent more and bought right the first time, waiting for these to go and will be replacing with a better suited coilover when the time comes. Fine for DD/slamming your car if thats what you're looking for.
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