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Old 04-04-2014, 03:46 PM   #1
ChronicalCP
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Looking at picking up a set of coilovers for my sti and im unsure about the need for top hats? I think I understand the working order of top hats but im just not sure why I need/want to buy them as well when switching out the stock suspension to a coilover Pros/Cons would be great thanks everyone.
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:57 PM   #2
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Depends on the set of coils.

IINM, you should for most off the shelf stuff.
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Old 04-04-2014, 05:23 PM   #3
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I'd bought new for the fronts and had group n for the rears. Piece at mind for me.
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Old 04-05-2014, 10:56 AM   #4
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To get the more accurate feel and damping from the coilovers you'll need solid top hats, or atleast a set that's harder than stock (ie: Group N)
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