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KW v2 cost more than PSS9. Like a few hundred quote from rennsport. Is it worth getting the kw v2 over the PSS9s?
 

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i also have the KW's and i love it too. It's true its more expensive but its worth the money in my opinion:thumbup:
 

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I just don't see what KW V2's have to offer over the PSS9's besides emptying your wallet...I mean they both are height and dampening adjustable, and they are both quality brands...what gives?
u have a limited number of setting with PSS9's ...what is it 9 dampener settings?

KW offers a percentage range 2-99% dampener adjustment ...the lower end of adjustment is slightly softer than and the upper end is much stiffer when compared to the Bilstein

The whole idea behind a coilover suspension is allow the user to finely tune suspension geometry. Offering more flexibility yeilds a more precise configuration...whether it be pinpointing the optimal setup for a specific track...whether it be dailing in the correct settings for a correct balance...setting the suspension up for your local street according to what you the driver prefers.

Bottomline, the more flexibility you have to tune your suspension, the better it can result. Now the steps in getting it set up the way u want or need is not as easy as say your Bilsteins as it requires more feild testing...but the result can be much more tuned to your specific needs.

Hope that clears things up a bit for you
 

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how is the ride? At what setting is the ride close to stock? I dont want a stiff ride. Want to be as stock as possible
 

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KW all the way....no complaints here...and if you really want to lower your **** go KW (end of story)

and JOHN wassss uppp man???? what happened to our EP/NIM meet....too damn cold now...but NIM will be in South Beach for Hot Import Nights this coming weekend

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e46craze said:
KW all the way....no complaints here...and if you really want to lower your **** go KW (end of story)

and JOHN wassss uppp man???? what happened to our EP/NIM meet....too damn cold now...but NIM will be in South Beach for Hot Import Nights this coming weekend

treid coordinating something w/ Eddie and the crew...but jack frost snuck up on us too fast


have fun at HIN and good luck to NIM!:thumbup:
 

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John from jersey said:


treid coordinating something w/ Eddie and the crew...but jack frost snuck up on us too fast


have fun at HIN and good luck to NIM!:thumbup:
thanks man I'll be chilin in south beach....:thumbup:
 

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i also have the KW's and i love it too. It's true its more expensive but its worth the money in my opinion:thumbup:
have you had the PSS9s to say that they arent worth it?

from reading the whole thread, he doesnt want it too stiff, so the wider range of dampening the KW2 offers is not needed. If he is worried about stiff, then more likely he wont be hitting the track, so the KW3 is way out of the question.

If all you are looking for is a nice drop, and dampening to match that of the stock feel, PSS9s should be fine. Althought, the KW2 will give you a flush drop front and rear. I found the max drop for the PSS9 in the front to still leave a 1 finger gap.

Cant go wrong with either setup really. But there is no point in overkill if you arent going to use the full range of options on that package.
 

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have you had the PSS9s to say that they arent worth it?

from reading the whole thread, he doesnt want it too stiff, so the wider range of dampening the KW2 offers is not needed. If he is worried about stiff, then more likely he wont be hitting the track, so the KW3 is way out of the question.

If all you are looking for is a nice drop, and dampening to match that of the stock feel, PSS9s should be fine. Althought, the KW2 will give you a flush drop front and rear. I found the max drop for the PSS9 in the front to still leave a 1 finger gap.

Cant go wrong with either setup really. But there is no point in overkill if you arent going to use the full range of options on that package.
:werd: save yourself some money and get the pss9's, no sense in paying more for features you won't fully use.
 
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