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Old 07-18-2009, 12:25 PM   #1
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Exclamation Powered by MAX???

Hey guys. I know that I don't have a 240 yet but it's kinda hard to get one in Iraq. I've been doing a lot of research on the suspension setup that I want since it will be the first thing that I do when I get home. I was planning on getting Stance GR+ Pros as everyone says that they are awesome. Well I found a set by Powered by MAX (PbM). They are their Competion Coilovers with 10k springs up front and 8k in the rear. I know that thats going to be pretty stiff for street use but I really don't care. My question is has anyone heard of these before? Are they any good? Are they going to break in like 6 months? I'm going to be on a pretty tight budget so any money I can save is a big help to me. The cheapest I've found the GR+ Pros is a little over $1100. The PbM coils are $1000. Any help you guys could give a poor dumb soldier would be awesome. Thanks for all the help!
-heres the link if you want to look a little closer at them.-
http://www.gtfactory.jp/cms/page.php?9
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:28 PM   #2
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i hear good things. i like the coils and if im not mistaken you can now get a 8/6 spring rate all you have to do is ask.

if i was you i would buy them

edit: i know doug has some and i believe jihad uses them as well

oh and adiamond says he has experienced different coils so lets wait for him to chime in with his 2 cents
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:33 PM   #3
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Powered by max has good coilover and adjustable links I'm getting my whole suspention set up from powered by max
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:35 PM   #4
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:41 PM   #5
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Here is there sales thread on zilvia.net 105 pages have fun reading..llol
http://zilvia.net/f/advertiser-speci...-shop-max.html

And there website
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:46 PM   #6
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for coilovers i would get stance there dampening is superb for the price, i would highly recommend PBM for all there multilink arms though especially all there version 3 stuff looks really nice and well thought out/made.
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:48 PM   #7
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i've read just about every thread on zilvia on coils and i'm still undecided. i hear good things about stance gr+,pbm's, and now d-max. which one's the best for a daily?
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:52 PM   #8
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Dmax are expensive as hell tho aren't they? I didn't look at there ssale thread I looked at the review thread.
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:57 PM   #9
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Dmax are expensive as hell tho aren't they? I didn't look at there ssale thread I looked at the review thread.
the review thread for dmax?

http://zilvia.net/f/chat/255569-dmax...-write-up.html
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:58 PM   #10
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you guys are awesome!!! I'm REALLY leaning toward the PbMs. I really like all of their links and stuff too. Like I said before, I need to save every penny I can. Not to mention they will fit right in with the over all scheme that I'm going to shoot for. I don't really want to go into it at the moment but lets just say that I've had a lot of time to plan my build. thanks again keep it coming.
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:59 PM   #11
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Stance is very good, but I've heard awesome things about EVERYTHING that powered by max makes.
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Old 07-18-2009, 01:02 PM   #12
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Dmax are expensive as hell tho aren't they? I didn't look at there ssale thread I looked at the review thread.
I got my Dmax coilovers for my S14 for $900 shipped. Love them, ride really smooth and go LOW. My first was PBM though but the wait list was ridiculous
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Old 07-18-2009, 01:10 PM   #13
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Yea the wait list is crazy.. lol a lot of people want pbm coils...and the coils get restocked every 3 months...

And yea 98kouki review thread.. look at this
http://zilvia.net/f/advertiser-annou...ures-here.html
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Old 07-18-2009, 02:41 PM   #14
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i got a bunch of their suspension pieces and like them alot, no coils from them tho.

i know a few guys running their coils and they like them
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Old 07-18-2009, 03:43 PM   #15
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Old 08-30-2009, 08:09 PM   #16
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Werd..powered by max has some good shit
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Old 08-30-2009, 11:23 PM   #17
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Man I've seen this damn question posted on this website more than 100 times already...


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Old 09-20-2009, 12:01 PM   #18
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scc magazine did a coilover review on a bunch of really popular companies and put pbm up near the top with some $3-5000 coilovers
so probably the beset bang for your buck
than spl parts for pretty much everything else /me drools
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Old 09-20-2009, 12:31 PM   #19
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did they compare them on the s-chassis? because 3-5k is what you pay for just good not awesome coils on newer expensive cars.
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Old 09-20-2009, 12:46 PM   #20
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i believe if my memory serves me correctly it was on s13's
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Old 09-20-2009, 01:14 PM   #21
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PBM .

or Dmax is nice.

i have also heard good things about these BC racing coilovers as well.i think chelsea denofa is sponsored buy them i am thinking about getting them there a good price and i heard there nice coilovers.

http://www.enjukuracing.com/racing-t...sx-p-8574.html

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