Adjustable Suspension..

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Still okay, cuz not aiming on adjustables that soon yet but most probably have to replace absorbers by this year also.. :rofl:
Like I say if intend to upgrade 17" got straight up, don't say change 16" first then later only 17", likewise if thinking of changing to adjustable, might as well go ahead also, why change absorber first, or you really got RM to burn.....hhahahhahaa:biggrin:
 

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Like I say if intend to upgrade 17" got straight up, don't say change 16" first then later only 17", likewise if thinking of changing to adjustable, might as well go ahead also, why change absorber first, or you really got RM to burn.....hhahahhahaa:biggrin:
Cuz no RM to burn, only burn $$ LOL!

For Jetta, that one yes, if want to change will straight go Ftuned also...kena poison again hahahah!
 

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Rode along Farouk demonstrate how his product could perform, i could tell you comfort isn't far from OEM. In fact i liked it more because stock suspension always give me wavy sort. Despite all corner he whacked like a real race i could still enjoy it pretty much, heck my seat wasn't even bucket one.

Dude is such a great person to meet with :biggrin:

Sorry the shaky one, should had placed a mount.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_WZi9r3w04
KenDiriwan, the car you rode with Farouk is using what type of Ftuned suspension? Hi-Lo monotube / inverted monotube or Hi-Lo/Soft-Hard fully adjustable inverted monotube? I'm asking this because I'm planning to get a set for my ride but still considering which type to go for. Pls share. :driver:
 

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why you want adjustable suspension? do you plan to adjust? when and why?

KenDiriwan, the car you rode with Farouk is using what type of Ftuned suspension? Hi-Lo monotube / inverted monotube or Hi-Lo/Soft-Hard fully adjustable inverted monotube? I'm asking this because I'm planning to get a set for my ride but still considering which type to go for. Pls share. :driver:
no need to consider. very easy. will you crawl under your car, adjust, drive, then write down the differences on pen and paper, and repeat the process through the range of settings?

will you go to the track, and then do the above all over again? because setting for track is harsher than street, since track should not have road surface undulations and pot holes.

or..its a street only car...and you just want the best setting and forget about it?... if yes..why you want adjustable for? let the sensei get the settings right..and you just enjoy the ride lah.

a lot of people consider adjustable because, wah damn canggih, can adjust. yes..macamlah you want to adjust.

for people who go track, no need to consider, terus they get adjustable. because they are track junkies and they want to shave seconds off their time sheet... if they have to adjust, test, record..adjust again test again record again until they find the best setting..they will do it.
 
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KenDiriwan, the car you rode with Farouk is using what type of Ftuned suspension? Hi-Lo monotube / inverted monotube or Hi-Lo/Soft-Hard fully adjustable inverted monotube? I'm asking this because I'm planning to get a set for my ride but still considering which type to go for. Pls share. :driver:
To your question, it was a fully adjustable with inverted mono. But you sound unfamiliar with adjustable. In this case i don't suggest you to get one before knowing what you want to do and why you need it for.

Have said few times and please listen again :
What i think you should had done was hang out with people that owns similar car with aftermarket coilovers and have a ride on it so that giving you a preview of what feedback and adjust it with your requirement. But being that most oversea brand does not provide tuning unless they have sifu of their own.

I don't buy the idea of others saying which brand is comfy and which is not. Being able to sit in the exact car as mine and gather feedback is what matter most to me before deciding which, because not everyone's butt prefer the same bounce/roll of the car. Feeling it yourself should be prioritize. Then the rest features come into consideration as in tuning, maintenance, specs etc.

After that come back and seriously put on a budget for a good one at least for not short-term. Suspension is not something like changing steering wheel or bodykit. If it is the wrong one for you, you get to suffer and withstand with all that uncomfortable. Until you get yours current sold or could afford different one.
 

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Having adjustable not necessary adjust every time. With adjustable I can fine tune until the setting I want....:driver:
out of group of 4 friends, all running hi/lo soft hard adjustable, only 1 guy actually adjusts it.

myself and another guy never touched 3 months after installing. and another 1 tweaks once every 3 years when he change tyre.

Fine tune... when you do the custom abs first time..get the sifu to fine tune...then pakai only lah..why pay extra for adjustable feature.

I not kaya maaaaaa
 

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out of group of 4 friends, all running hi/lo soft hard adjustable, only 1 guy actually adjusts it.

myself and another guy never touched 3 months after installing. and another 1 tweaks once every 3 years when he change tyre.

Fine tune... when you do the custom abs first time..get the sifu to fine tune...then pakai only lah..why pay extra for adjustable feature.

I not kaya maaaaaa
If not adjustable how to fine tune. Height is fixed.

Anyway I got good deal, 2nd hand full adjustable. If pay full also have to think twice....hhahahhaha:biggrin:
 

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ixeo, of course I need to consider. All the set ups I mentioned above are different from each other, in terms of specs and prices. Adjustables are not only for track lah..

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Fine tune... when you do the custom abs first time..get the sifu to fine tune...then pakai only lah..why pay extra for adjustable feature.

I not kaya maaaaaa
This, I agree 100%.
 

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adjustable is not only for track. adjustable is only for people who actually adjusts...

i am the guy who will pay for custom setup the first time, do proper corner weights for all 4 wheels, set proper height so the lower arms are parallel to the ground, and then get sensei to match the dampeners to the spring selected by the sifu..

after that..i will forget about it because my boat used to go pasar only, not track.


so all i'm saying is that..buy adjustable if you want to adjust lah...
if you intend to adjust to get the setting you want then you'll never touch it after that..get custom.

examples of sifu i am talking about is like RCS or FTUNED...
 

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Thats the reason why i install GAB ADFC... electronic damping controller in car..
before i own it ill adj the soft/hard time to time, or follow my mood.

i strongly recommend who use adjustable suspension try to get a set of this kind of in car controller, what ever brand..
with this thing i found my preferred or so call perfect (just for me) 3 settings saved within 1 week..
1 - Normal Drive (only wife & 3 kids, empty trunk, weight Distribution. est F 80% R 20%)
2 - Sport Mode (all same as no.1, but i traded comfortable to gain handling when mood kick in)
3 - Full Loaded (Full loaded trunk, deliver goods to customer, weight Distribution. est F 55% R 45%)

so adjustable suspension is made for u to adjust to suit the changes of weight distribution, and ur mood too..
with this controller u dont need to crawl here crawl there, open hood open panel...
if u dont hv.... then u should start crawl ... :biggrin:
 

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Thats the reason why i install GAB ADFC... electronic damping controller in car..
before i own it ill adj the soft/hard time to time, or follow my mood.

i strongly recommend who use adjustable suspension try to get a set of this kind of in car controller, what ever brand..
with this thing i found my preferred or so call perfect (just for me) 3 settings saved within 1 week..
1 - Normal Drive (only wife & 3 kids, empty trunk, weight Distribution. est F 80% R 20%)
2 - Sport Mode (all same as no.1, but i traded comfortable to gain handling when mood kick in)
3 - Full Loaded (Full loaded trunk, deliver goods to customer, weight Distribution. est F 55% R 45%)

so adjustable suspension is made for u to adjust to suit the changes of weight distribution, and ur mood too..
with this controller u dont need to crawl here crawl there, open hood open panel...
if u dont hv.... then u should start crawl ... :biggrin:
Your ADFC works with GAB only or any brand adjustable?
 

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Thats the reason why i install GAB ADFC... electronic damping controller in car..
before i own it ill adj the soft/hard time to time, or follow my mood.

i strongly recommend who use adjustable suspension try to get a set of this kind of in car controller, what ever brand..
with this thing i found my preferred or so call perfect (just for me) 3 settings saved within 1 week..
1 - Normal Drive (only wife & 3 kids, empty trunk, weight Distribution. est F 80% R 20%)
2 - Sport Mode (all same as no.1, but i traded comfortable to gain handling when mood kick in)
3 - Full Loaded (Full loaded trunk, deliver goods to customer, weight Distribution. est F 55% R 45%)

so adjustable suspension is made for u to adjust to suit the changes of weight distribution, and ur mood too..
with this controller u dont need to crawl here crawl there, open hood open panel...
if u dont hv.... then u should start crawl ... :biggrin:
That is making full use of adjustable. I agree if THAT is what you intend to do with your adjustable.

So yeah..either buy that.. crawl..or don't buy adjustable..
 

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Your ADFC works with GAB only or any brand adjustable?
hmm.. im not sure, they dont mention but i get info that it may use on other's brand..
u know, marketing issue.. they wont tell u more if there's no gain ....

But fore sure is the "remote motor head" is share supplier with Blitz Japan..
and its made for 32 clicks (actual setting available only 30, 1st & last click is freeze for safety), and 16 clicks (actual setting only 15 or less 1..)

Thats waht i knew about it..
So who wish to know more can direct gv GAB a call..
i tk no commission, just sharing ...:driver:
 

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That is making full use of adjustable. I agree if THAT is what you intend to do with your adjustable.

So yeah..either buy that.. crawl..or don't buy adjustable..
But before this you said most people don't need the adjustable features (soft-hard)? I'm confused because I'm really a newbie to all these adjustable suspension things..
 
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Hi, i wanted to ask. Im very newbie about this. I wanted to change adjustable hlsh. Few of the sales man told me to change improve hyperflex adjustable. But few of my friends told me to change bc racing. But one of my wira friend asked me to change hwl on my new vios. I really need all sifus sifus advice.. one more month i need to confirm change already. Desperately need help!!!
 

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Different people different preference especially branding. Search and read more before buying
 

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Hi, i wanted to ask. Im very newbie about this. I wanted to change adjustable hlsh. Few of the sales man told me to change improve hyperflex adjustable. But few of my friends told me to change bc racing. But one of my wira friend asked me to change hwl on my new vios. I really need all sifus sifus advice.. one more month i need to confirm change already. Desperately need help!!!
BC Racing and Improve Hyperflex are pretty much the same thing except BC is cheaper. HWL if setup right is pretty decent too but getting it exactly how you want it takes time and money.

Suggest you just make friends with a reputable installer, and go with the installer, not the brand. If the installer knows what he's doing, regardless of brand you'll get what you want from the suspension. Each person has different requirements and my hard may not be the same hard for you if you know what I mean.

However if you ask me to choose between those brands for a Vios, I'd go for BC.