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APR Roll Control Coilovers: The Pros & Cons vs other competitors?

ModdedMK7.5

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Baton Rouge, LA
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Hello all,

I'm just curious about these coilovers that APR offers for the MQB platform. These look pretty nice based off from the pictures on their website. However, my main question is how well do in performance (autox/track) compared to the other branded coilovers such as: Bilstein, BC Racing, KW, ST, etc.? Also, what kind of specs do these coilovers have? (Spring rate? dampening adjustment? Height adjustment range?) And finally, how does the ride quality feel? (Too noisy? Too stiff or soft?) I'm currently on the B14 coilovers from Bilstein with Superpro Camber mounts. There's nothing wrong with them, but I am considering looking around for upgrade options in the future. Any experience or reviews on these coilovers would be much appreciated!

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Track R

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Those are spec runs by Eibach USA for APR and are not an upgrade to a B14 more of a sideways move, Eibach Germany has there kits made by KW and Sachs.

If you want a upgrade get a set of KW ClubSport, Bilstein EVO R
 
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scrllock

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APR won't give out much of any info on specs, which is the main reason I decided not to buy these. They're totally forthcoming with the same info on their lowering springs.
They look a lot like Eibach coilovers, which iirc use ZF Sachs dampers? Should be reliable.
Since they don't advertise damping adjustment, I'm not sure what they'd offer over your current coilovers. You can always fit different springs and have your bilsteins revalved to match. There are more than a couple suspension shops out there that can work with you to figure out what rates would fit your needs.
 

tigeo

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