Did you set the pre-load at 5mm? They should not be bouncy if adjusted properly.Not the biggest fan myself. Bought some new and hated how bouncy they were. Got some on a used 03 Tib I bought and they were binding and popping around turns. Like you said you get what you pay for and they're not bad but not great. That said, they are made here in Utah by a US company so there's that.
There is no preload on Racelands. Look at how they're made, there's only 2 collars which adjust and lock the ride height. The spring rate/compression is directly determined by the ride height.Did you set the pre-load at 5mm? They should not be bouncy if adjusted properly.
Raceland "Primo" coils have preload adjustment. The "Classic" coils (the only ones they make for the Tiburon) do not have independent preload adjustment.The pre-load is there. Its the lower cog that compresses the spring. If you want I can send you a link. On the raceland website they even show you a video on how to adjust pre-load for a stiffer spring rate.
They don't make it for yours either. Have you ever owned them? Or even go look at their site right now. There's one product for 2003-2008 Tibs and it's the pic I posted above. I've had 2 different Tibs with Racelands and they were exactly the same. No preload adjustment, sorry. If you have coils with a preload adjustment they're not Racelands.I have an 2006 I guess they dont make it for yours.
Im quoting this for visibility.For various platforms, common suggestion is buy 2 full sets of Racelands....thus, when a strut dies, you swap one out, install another, then send the bad in for warranty replacement.....although, time/cost for swap and then alignment.....long term......buy better up front....mu $0.02
That is called spring bind, and it was happening when I had them too. According to Raceland coilovers are not supposed to do that.I have been driving on them for a week, and there is a noticeable "Boing" when you turn
Let us know what you think, but you can't go only 1/4" lower with these. They go anywhere from 1" to 3" lower than stock.Thanks everyone for all these replies im getting them installed in probably a few weeks looks like it's production number is pf02 not pd03 lol so im happy about that we shall see maybe I'll be lucky im not planning to lower it that much maybe a quarter inch? I live in Florida it rains almost everyday lol don't want to flood the engine anyways I love you all ill keep you posted
You need to find somebody with a ground level alignment rack. Hell, you dont even need to waste time asking. You can easily see from outside if they have the equipment you need. Dont worry, nobody considers this stuff before they lower their car. You'll also need a camber kit.Hey guys soon I'm having a small annoyance after I got the racelands installed I went to Firestone to get an alignment and they told me they couldn't do it cuz my car was too low im not sure if these racelands can go higher I didn't ask the person about that he just did it and I left so I want to know for anyone who has these coilovers assuming you saw the picture I posted if I can raise it a bit higher so I can get the alignment