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Old 06-02-2018, 04:53 PM   #1
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FK Coilovers

Just wondering if anyone has run these yet?
https://www.fk-shop.de/index.php?lan...ewindefahrwerk

I know a few people running FK springs and are very happy with them. Also read reviews of FK Coilovers for previous generation VWs, and most people are happy.

They're incredibly cheap right now, and for me it's a (potential) free upgrade. As I'd be trading my VWR springs for these.

Any thoughts?
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Old 06-04-2018, 03:54 AM   #2
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+1....

I could not believe it is a good option for these price....... too low..... a good inicial price for a good coilovers set are 700_800 $.....

200 eur for a good coilovers ? Thats rare....

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Old 06-04-2018, 02:21 PM   #3
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https://www.fk-shop.de/en/Tuning/Sus...xle.html?cur=3

THIS ? only 178 us ??!!??
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Old 06-04-2018, 03:13 PM   #4
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Yeah the pricing is my concern as well.. These are at least 1/3rd the price of the cheapest options out there.
Even at full price (they are currently on sale), they are very very cheap.

I know some people running the FK springs and are very happy with them. Reviews of these coils on other cars are pretty positive. But I guess they're to new for MK7.

I'm very tempted to take the risk and try them out.
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Old 06-04-2018, 04:13 PM   #5
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I'm very tempted to take the risk and try them out.
me too !!
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Old 06-06-2018, 08:25 PM   #6
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Just placed the order for them.
Lets see how these compare to VWR springs
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Old 06-06-2018, 09:52 PM   #7
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Yeah, no way those ride good or last long
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Old 06-06-2018, 11:40 PM   #8
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Yeah, no way those ride good or last long
They were free for me. So I don’t mind trying them. I hope they don’t ride too harsh. If they last me a year I’ll be happy .

When searching, I found reviews for fk coils on other cars. Most people were happy with them.
It’s German company and apparently German made, and I know some local people running their springs on golfs, and they are very happy with them. . Maybe that will be the same with these. ��*♂️
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Old 06-07-2018, 04:11 AM   #9
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I hope they don’t ride too harsh.
Therein lies the problem. They'll physically work, but the dampening sucks on them (and any cheap coilover)...so you end up with crappy ride quality

Remember: you get what you pay for
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Old 06-07-2018, 04:39 AM   #10
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I had FK on my mk6, wouldn’t recommend them
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Old 06-07-2018, 05:09 PM   #12
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Lol well then Luckiky I don’t have a sunroof to fly out of
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FK makes (or perhaps made) different lines of coilovers for previous generations. Other than the silverline series, they left a lot to be desired. I had a set of streetseries, bouncy as hell.
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FK makes (or perhaps made) different lines of coilovers for previous generations. Other than the silverline series, they left a lot to be desired. I had a set of streetseries, bouncy as hell.
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I installed some FK's for a guy last year and I warned him ahead of time that they're not the best and he said they'd be short term and would hope to get at least 2 years out of them

Not even 2 weeks went by and he had had enough and asked me for a recommendation for something better that wouldn't break the budget & he went with ST's.
Night & day difference, and was way happier
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Old 06-08-2018, 05:36 AM   #17
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Found 1 person on Instagram who has these on his mk7 golf. He’s pretty happy with them, says they are not bad and gives it a 7/10.

I guess I’ll see how they perform on the mk7 first hand in a few weeks. If they’re really bad I sell them and find a new set of springs. Worst case I hit my head on my roof and get a concussion
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