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Fe-5's or Koni Yellows?

This winter pretty much toasted my suspension all the way around so I am upgrading EVERYTHING in a month or so. Just wondering if there is enough of a benefit of Koni yellows over the Fe-5's from CED to justify the price jump. For springs I am going with B&G's.

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Fe5s will be perfectly fine and pretty much the same ride with less hassle

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I'm on fe5 suspension and b&g springs and its great!
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Fe5s will be perfectly fine and pretty much the same ride with less hassle
That what I thought I just wasn't sure if the adjustable aspect of the yellows was anything really worth having. Thanks.
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The yellows are definitely worth it but mainly for the added handling benefit with performance springs not low springs, aka YYZ springs.

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I had fe5, koni yellow, and stance coilovers, hands down the koni's were the best performing shocks I've had on my cobalt. Takes a little work to install, but you will love them! The only thing I didn't like about them is the fact that you have to remove the rear shocks completely to adjust the dampening.

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comes down to what you want pretty much.

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but doing a performance strut and a lowering spring does seem pointless to me. If you choose the Koni's definitely would go with yyz springs so your car could handle like its on rails.
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I will probably just go with the Fe5's, I'm going more for the look then top performance anyway and it sounds like they are less of a headache to install, plus I can use the money I save to put in a decent exhaust.
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Yay! Another person with b&g springs!!! I'm slowly getting everyone to get my springs LOL.
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