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Old 01-10-2012, 03:10 PM   #1
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Rokkor COil Overs

This is my first winter with these coils. Has anyone with these had a problem after winter when wanting to lower their car again? I know there not top of the line so i am curious if there is a point of lowering and raising my car in the winter? Or from past experience has anyone found you should just stay to one height all summer/ winter?

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Old 01-10-2012, 03:15 PM   #2
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The only way I'd see you having a problem with adjusting after winter is if the threads on the coil are caked full of grit. If you're going to winter drive a car with coilovers, every spring you should take time to take apart and clean the components, or at least give them a good cleaning on the car (warm soapy water and a brush). Other than that you shouldn't have a problem.
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Old 01-10-2012, 03:18 PM   #3
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Thank you for the info... I will do in spring....Even though our winter does not seem too harsh this year...
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Old 01-11-2012, 12:01 PM   #4
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You may want to look into getting coilover socks to protect everything. Here are some options.
http://www.rs25.com/forums/f105/t146...uspension.html
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=522068
http://www.dirtskins.com/product_p/ds37-4.htm
http://www.shockpros.com/yamaha_rhino_shock_covers.cfm
http://www.summitracing.com/search/P...r+Boots&RC=100
http://kirkey.carshopinc.com/product...id/31770/00041
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Old 01-11-2012, 01:23 PM   #5
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^ That's a good idea
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Old 01-11-2012, 05:29 PM   #6
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those look awesome....dont know which one would be the right fit though
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Old 01-11-2012, 05:35 PM   #7
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I contacted some of them and they said just give them the size of your coilover and they'll supply the correct size.
I didn't get coilovers yet, but I plan to get some socks to protect them in the winter.
As you've probably seen, they're commonly used on ATVs to protect them from mud/snow/etc.
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Old 01-17-2012, 04:52 PM   #8
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Bubble wrap?
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Old 01-19-2012, 06:49 PM   #9
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I don't think you should have a problem adjusting them each year. Just be sure to maintain them. Put some grease over the adjustment threads to prevent corrosion, and then simply wipe the grease off when youre about to adjust them since pebbles and dirt will get stuck to the grease eventually.
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