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Old 02-18-2015, 02:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I'm currently trying to find a honda that has the same or similar layout as this


Reason being is that I would like to lower my honda logo without buying bc racing for basically 800
im looking for changable parts like you can do on the EK to EF to make there coilovers fit by changing the forks
But to me this looks like a totally different layout so would be looking for a less popular honda of the same era as the logo, already checked hrv and they don't have a massive stock of coilovers
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Old 02-18-2015, 02:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think Spax do a set of lowering springs. Cobra, too.
This might be the way to go if you don't need to adjust the height once it's set.
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Seems like you need to find custom dampers. I heard EFs have the "shortest dampers", and then go with a shorter spring. The less shock travel you have should lead to stiffer springs.

Find the shock body that fits your setup and you can get Koni to shorten up the system to work in your favor. At least you're spending money on dampers and springs which will be better in the long run.

Idk anything about the logos, so my guess is that normal shock bodies are too long? And that's why you're asking?
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looks like a mix between dc5 and dc2 suspension. hmmm
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thanks for all the info, im trying to find some coilovers from japan at the moment as there logo is called "lachic"
i was thinking about doing koni and ground control but if i do that i might aswell buy the bc racing v1 coilovers
i've seen some photos of a logo lowered 40mm on springs but there is still a fair bit of gap

custom is the only way to go it sounds
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