View Full Version : E30 coilovers

04-19-2009, 09:35 AM
http://store.phantasmusa.com/d2b16.html Has anybody heard anything about these good or bad?

04-19-2009, 11:28 AM
theres been some talk of the valving not matching the spring rates, i initially was going to go for these and ended up getting H&Rs, wish i went with KW's

If you decide to go with D2s, I can get you them for just under $1000, there would need to be 5 ppl or so interested

04-19-2009, 11:31 AM
kw's i also found for about $1000.......maybe that would be a good choice

04-19-2009, 04:27 PM
I used to have them on my 240sx and loved them. I knew they made them for e30's but I haven't seen anyone running them.

If your able to get kw's for 1000 id go with those. Where'd you find them

04-19-2009, 04:28 PM
$1000? thats a hell of a deal, variant 1, 2? new?

they're especially hard to find for the e30, i'm sure they've discontinued them at least in north america

04-19-2009, 07:04 PM
sorry misread the title these that i found are k sport

04-19-2009, 07:06 PM
the kw set i found is 1385

04-19-2009, 07:47 PM
the kw set i found is 1385

post up a link

K-Sport is essentially the same as D2, it's they're north american counterpart.

they also offer a wider variety of spring rates

I also have a hook up for K-Sports, much less then the 1000USD, shipping and duties

04-19-2009, 11:32 PM
hmmmm i may be interested in those coil overs that you can get for under 1000. Heres the kw link.....http://www.tunershop.com/Suspensions/Coilovers/KW_automotive/?hersteller=4&modell=837

04-20-2009, 12:33 AM
I wouldn't mind seeing how they mount in the front.

04-20-2009, 06:23 AM
Same question was asked recently on another forum.

D2's have a terrible reputation for poor quality and poor spring/damping combo. Dampers are also prone to leaking, and have poor rebound.

But I have no personal experience.

04-20-2009, 10:04 AM
on the kw's I agree with Sam, I would like to see how they mount in the front, those 2 bolt tabs don't seem right for an E30, unless they just post the same pic for all there coil overs.