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Hey Guys Installed KW V3's on my Nismo about a year ago. A couple months ago I kept hearing grinding noises coming from my drivers side wheel well. Anyways, after

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Installed KW V3's on my Nismo about a year ago. A couple months ago I kept hearing grinding noises coming from my drivers side wheel well. Anyways, after some trouble shooting we got it down to the strut/dampener. Called KW and they said that I can send it back to get rebuilt but im not in a situation to have the car sitting on jacks for 3+ weeks. KW said they would sell me just the front coilover since i ran into this issue for 600$. Kind of thinking to get a different set of coils or even a proper spring/shock combo. What would you guys recommend?

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Do you have the stock setup still? If youíre not too low, you could put the one corner back to stock while the KW is rebuilt. Too bad they canít just send you a rebuilt now for a few bucks and refund you when they get yours. That seems plenty reasonable.


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Do you have the stock setup still? If youíre not too low, you could put the one corner back to stock while the KW is rebuilt. Too bad they canít just send you a rebuilt now for a few bucks and refund you when they get yours. That seems plenty reasonable.


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the thing is I am pretty low, like pretty much maxed out. I tried asking them to do that, but im sure if i speak to the right person

do you think I should stay on the v3's?
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I donít know man. Seems like a waste to get rid of them just bc one shock is bad. Iím on BC racing myself.


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thinking the same thing, ill probably just buy the new shock

thank you!!!!
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You’re in SoCal

You can find a buddy who can loan you some stock suspension to bum around on while your coil over is fixed. Buy him some pizza or something
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You can find a buddy who can loan you some stock suspension to bum around on while your coil over is fixed. Buy him some pizza or something
haha genius....I have stock suspension, but I have to drive about an hour to get them installed and uninstalled, so if possible I would want a trade out instantly. blech.....i know

I just tightened the dampeners about 2/3 the way and it took care of 90% of the noise, i think maybe the issue was they were traveling to much
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