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Old 27th November 2016, 18:10   #556
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Default Re: Coil Spring Adjusters : VFM Fix for the Honda Civic's (lousy) soft rear suspension?

Got the Rogerab urethane cushion buffer for my 2009 Civic 2 days back. Got 2 pairs - front and rear. I would pen down the experience once I accumulate more miles post-install.

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An interesting demonstration


And here is a test in lab on extreme compression and wear and tear

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I put the coil buffers in my xylo after overhauling the full suspension setup front and back . I think it has dampened the swaying and roll but I think the otherwise pliant suspension has got a slight sharp edge now in terms of vertical judder while going over say a roughly brushed concrete road . The ride is a bit stiffer now I feel ... good or bad I can't make up my mind yet . Maybe after the new suspension settles down it may behave a bit differently . Size C for front and size D for rear.
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Default Re: Coil Spring Adjusters : VFM Fix for the Honda Civic's (lousy) soft rear suspension?

First impressions after installing Ivtec Rogerab on City:

1. Car ride seems to be more taut on the straight line.
2. Stiffened suspension a notch compared to earlier.
3. Slight undulations on the road surface seems to soak up, less vibrations passed inside the cabin.
4. Landing on speed breaker seems better when approached with same speed. Does not mean you can go over bumps faster, feel the thud inside.
5. Deeper potholes and edgy undulations like paver block and concrete edge or flyover edges between concrete are felt with slight thud as before.

My reasons for going for Rogerab:
1. Not scrape over speed breakers.
2. Improvement from bouncier ride quality.

It has been just a day, will update more as get used to it more.
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