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#1 Fordy

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:09 PM

I have been looking around today for which shock absorbers to go for on my Mini build.

 

Anyone got any recommendations as to which are the best to go for?

 

Thanks



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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:10 PM

what useage?



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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:14 PM

Sorry, not a daily, will be for a drive out in good weather, fast road. Potential for track, but no real plans to do that yet



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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:16 PM

Protech or Koni IMO.


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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:17 PM

Budget - KYB Gas a Just, really good shock for the money
More money - Protec, highly rated shock

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:48 PM

Protech



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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:57 PM

Protech for me, I had GaZ and thought they were terrible. The protechs are much better quality.



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Posted 19 May 2019 - 10:13 PM

Ok thanks I'll have a look into them, lool to be around the £400 mark for a set of 4.(on the site I looked on just)

If I was looking more around the £250 region is there a brand anyone woukd recommend?

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 05:57 AM

Ok thanks I'll have a look into them, lool to be around the £400 mark for a set of 4.(on the site I looked on just)

If I was looking more around the £250 region is there a brand anyone woukd recommend?


I googled after seeing the thread and found them for £260

http://protechshocks...t-rear-package/

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 07:17 AM

Sorry, not a daily, will be for a drive out in good weather, fast road. Potential for track, but no real plans to do that yet

never had issues with Spax.



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Posted 20 May 2019 - 07:32 AM

If I was looking more around the £250 region is there a brand anyone woukd recommend?

 

yes, KYB Gas A Just



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Posted 20 May 2019 - 09:05 PM

Ok thanks I'll have a look into them, lool to be around the £400 mark for a set of 4.(on the site I looked on just)

If I was looking more around the £250 region is there a brand anyone woukd recommend?


I googled after seeing the thread and found them for £260

http://protechshocks...t-rear-package/

Thanks, I couldnt get on that site it lept coming up with an error, but through your link it allowed me.

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 09:15 PM

Protech. After sale care is amazing with them too.

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 09:28 PM

Ok thanks I'll have a look into them, lool to be around the £400 mark for a set of 4.(on the site I looked on just)

If I was looking more around the £250 region is there a brand anyone woukd recommend?

I googled after seeing the thread and found them for £260

http://protechshocks...t-rear-package/
Thanks, I couldnt get on that site it lept coming up with an error, but through your link it allowed me.

No problem.

I've gone for KYB Gas a just on mine (black "self adjusting" type) but if I feel they aren't enough then I will be going for protech myself

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 09:57 PM

Thanks for the input everyone, looking at going for the Protechs, all reviewson sites look good as well.

 

Just now need to decide between the standard length or lowered length...... 






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