E36 Rear coilover

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  1. hammer88

    hammer88 New Member

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    Hello,

    I've built a dual use car (drift and hill-climb) and I'm looking to upgrade the rears to a coilover set-up with rebound adjustability. Rear coilovers for e36s go for silly money, does anyone know if I could fit coilovers from an other car, perhaps a S13/14/15?

    Thanks a lot!
     
  2. zeppelin101

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    You could always get an insert and make a housing body up for it; that way you could buy off-the-shelf Koni dampers (8610 or 8611 - search and a few different PNs come up with stroke length etc) and have them valved to your spec.
     
  3. hammer88

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    Thought of that but Koni inserts are quite expensive at about 170 euros a piece, plus the materials and machining needed to create the housings.

    This is only a stop gap measure as I'd like to upgrade to something professional later on...
     
  4. zeppelin101

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    tbh, if you know what you're after and know a company who can revalve the Koni's then it will probably work out better than the vast majority of stuff on sale this side of £1500.
     
  5. hammer88

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    I've had an other idea, I'll just buy a pair of second-hand KW's of ebay and modify them to fit them in the rear, if anyone is interested I'll post the results...
     
  6. stephenj

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    Feal Suspension Coilovers

    Doesn't look like you are from States but you should look into Feal Suspension Coilovers! They offer a true rear coilover for the e36 right at ~$1300. Believe they are running 10% off for the next few days as well too.
     
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    Check you PM's I have sent you a message.
     
  9. ERTmotorsport

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    You can run Yellowspeed coilovers which run a a coilover setup front & rear!
     

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