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  1. arathol
    06-14-2017 01:06 PM - permalink
    arathol
    Never had yellows. They are more performance oriented and less ride friendly. FSDs will almost certainly be better on a street car unless you have some pretty radical springs. There are a number of forum members who have FSDs and feedback has been all positive. These seem to be a good choice if you want to upgrade and keep oem or better ride quality. I'm not sure who if any have gone from yellows to FSDs though.
  2. gfpettus
    06-14-2017 02:46 AM - permalink
    gfpettus
    Hey Arathol,

    If I remember correctly you switched from Koni Yellows to Koni FSDs?
    I did a quick search for anyone else that had done it, but didn't see anything initially. (I posted something dumb the other day and was making sure I did my due diligence, sorry bout that)

    My issue with my current setup is I feel like the ride could be a little better, I just dont know if I would ever be able to figure it out by adjusting back and forth the Koni Yellows. So I am doing a little more research to see if switching to Koni FSDs would be beneficial in the long run?
    Opinions? Do you know anyone else who also made this switch?

    Hope that wasnt too many questions.

    Thanks in advance
    -Greg
  3. marian.floricel22
    05-24-2017 03:29 AM - permalink
    marian.floricel22
    Hello,

    I am writing you from my desk in Bucharest, Romania. Until June 13 I have contract with Renault Technologie Roumanie. I have worked here as a Vehicle Packaging Engineer. My job doesn't have anything to do with my passion for engines. I am doing this project for my final diploma exam, I am not tryin to fool anyone or to steal precious info, it is only for study. I can prove that, I can send you my project and stuff like that... I am just looking for help that's all...

    ps. My VPN or Ip status shows adress from Paris I think...

    Marian
  4. itsdeekay
    05-07-2017 11:49 PM - permalink
    itsdeekay
    Got it, thank you again!
  5. itsdeekay
    05-07-2017 10:39 PM - permalink
    itsdeekay
    Thank you for the valuable information. Will take this into consideration when purchasing tires/rims. One last piece of info if you don't mind answering. The OEM TPMS would be fine to switch over to another tire/rim after market brand? Members here say they have no problem using the OEM TPMS with aftermarket.
  6. itsdeekay
    05-07-2017 07:47 PM - permalink
    itsdeekay
    I'm purely looking for aesthetic wheels while maintaining somewhat stock settings. stock setting is 205/50/16 so maintaining the same widths wouldn't matter? Some members here as well as yourself have the same set-up of 205/45 or 50/17 and there's no special modifications needed?
  7. itsdeekay
    05-07-2017 06:08 PM - permalink
    itsdeekay
    Thanks for the prompt reply! Indeed, I'll go with 17"s and 205/50!
  8. itsdeekay
    05-07-2017 05:37 PM - permalink
    itsdeekay
    Hey there,

    I saw you were posting in a thread and is that your red mazda 3? you mentioned it was 17" 7.5. Is your car lowered with springs?

    I just got a 2014 and have stock 16". Debating to get 16's or 17's. I like how your car looks too.
  9. BearlyHere
    03-30-2017 05:12 AM - permalink
    BearlyHere
    Thanks for fixing the link. For some reason, when I try to post picks, the site says max size 0 kb. Could you check my privileges please?
  10. minsanity
    01-26-2017 12:58 AM - permalink
    minsanity
    No argument from my end. Don't get me wrong...I appreciate your presence & policing. He must be 1 very dense guy to not have taken warnings seriously.

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