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Old 03-27-2012, 01:47 PM   #1
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TRM Coilovers

Wow. Picked them up in Buffalo yesterday at 10:30 am, was out ripping up backroads by 7pm. They are firm, but liveable. Feels no worse than HR sport and bilstein shocks, and only a bit rougher than my HR race / koni setup I had on the e30, but that's mainly because I have the dampeners set to default TRM "starting point" configuration. If I can dial out a bit of the harshness on the street, they will be perfect. How do they do in the corners? Amazing. The car went from nervous on any sort of turn to perfectly composed in all situations. Just badass. Will give more detailed review of them as time permits, going back out to "test" them, as I fly back west for work on Thursday. Need to spend all the time I can putting these Eurowinters through their paces, which are also amazingly capable winter tires, and after several hundred km of extremely hard driving on them, they are doing great with no weird wear.
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:01 PM   #2
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Sounds good, did you snap any pics before or during the install?
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:51 PM   #3
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Nope, had the DSLR out and ready to go but it was too cold and sunlight was fading fast so I just did the install as quickly as possible. I will take some installed pictures when swapping over to summer wheels on the 18th of April.
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:49 PM   #4
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Lookin haggard. New hood, d/s fender, m3 bumper and skirts to come soon.
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:59 AM   #5
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Where did you pick them up from? Price?
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:52 AM   #6
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Direct from TRM.
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you didnt have any concern about the design/durability?

Ive read about some issues(besides leaky shocks..things like torn mount points )
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you didnt have any concern about the design/durability?

Ive read about some issues(besides leaky shocks..things like torn mount points )
You read too much
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Old 04-04-2012, 02:31 PM   #9
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you didnt have any concern about the design/durability?

Ive read about some issues(besides leaky shocks..things like torn mount points )
I did, and my concerns were addressed directly by the man who designed the system. He expects a 10 year life cycle on the system, similar to a Bilstein setup.

Please post all leaky shock and torn mount documentation you have. I am genuinely interested in reading the information.
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You read too much
that may be true but doesnt make the data points untrue.

Ill post something If I see something but Im not gonna purposely spend time searching it out
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Old 05-08-2012, 01:35 AM   #11
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how much did it cost if u went directly to them to buy them?
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I paid the price on their website + shipping to Buffalo, picked it up and put it through customs on my own and paid duty, so overall it's more than an H&R Sport / Bilstein but came with camber plates and are surprisingly civilized for how insane the spring rate is. If I had real size tires then it would be even better.
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