Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 13

Thread: KYB Rear Springs

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    philippines
    Country
    Philippines
    Posts
    12
    Garage empty: add car
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 10 Times in 5 Posts

    KYB Rear Springs

    Kyb just released this here in the philippines, they made this specifically for the mirage.

    Name:  P_20161109_161653_1_p.jpg
Views: 639
Size:  98.6 KB

    Coil specs are the following, got this form our local forum.

    1. Spring rate: 2.3kg/mm (at stock height) compared to the stock which is 1.9kg/mm
    2. Diameter: 10.3 mm compared to the stock which is 9.3mm
    3. Height: 310 mm or 12.2" so still stock height.

    Comparing springs (left is oem, right is kyb)

    Note the difference in height.
    KYB thought of this to maintain stock height.
    Name:  P_20161109_133908_1_p.jpg
Views: 647
Size:  97.6 KB


    After installation
    Name:  P_20161109_161539_1_p.jpg
Views: 630
Size:  92.7 KB
    Name:  P_20161109_161431_1_p.jpg
Views: 645
Size:  93.7 KB

    My impression for the past 2 days. Rear got stiffer as expected, sharper steering because of less body roll during abrupt turns. Overall at least 30% improvement compared to the oem rear springs.



  2. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to NaimaRaiko For This Useful Post:

    ahausheer (11-11-2016),Alex1a1f (11-11-2016),Daox (11-22-2016),Eggman (11-11-2016),MysticMirage (11-15-2016)

  3. #2
    Senior Member ahausheer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Location
    Mission Viejo
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    242
    Thanks
    106
    Thanked 68 Times in 43 Posts
    Any affordable front springs?

  4. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    LA
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    172
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 28 Times in 23 Posts
    Do they lower the car, or just makes it stiffer?

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage G4 ES CVT 1.2 automatic: 42.0 mpg (US) ... 17.9 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.4 mpg (Imp)


  5. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Location
    Portland, Oregon
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    610
    Thanks
    315
    Thanked 298 Times in 179 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by remusrm View Post
    Do they lower the car, or just makes it stiffer?
    Maintain factory ride height

  6. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    maryland, usa
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    199
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 40 Times in 31 Posts
    They are probably OEM springs made for the newer model mirages, as the oem replacement. KYB makes MANY factory suspension parts for many different cars, you probably just bought the oem replacement.....

  7. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    LA
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    172
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 28 Times in 23 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by namco View Post
    They are probably OEM springs made for the newer model mirages, as the oem replacement. KYB makes MANY factory suspension parts for many different cars, you probably just bought the oem replacement.....
    Indeed. All my Lancer components are all KYB

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage G4 ES CVT 1.2 automatic: 42.0 mpg (US) ... 17.9 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.4 mpg (Imp)


  8. #7
    Administrator Daox's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Germantown, WI
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    3,102
    Thanks
    1,210
    Thanked 654 Times in 412 Posts
    Sounds like a good upgrade to me.

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 49.0 mpg (US) ... 20.8 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 58.8 mpg (Imp)


  9. #8
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    philippines
    Country
    Philippines
    Posts
    12
    Garage empty: add car
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 10 Times in 5 Posts
    Well I hope newer mirage rear springs will come with this kyb springs but according to owners of the newer models its the same as the first gen ones.

  10. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Location
    Portland, Oregon
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    610
    Thanks
    315
    Thanked 298 Times in 179 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by NaimaRaiko View Post
    Well I hope newer mirage rear springs will come with this kyb springs but according to owners of the newer models its the same as the first gen ones.
    All 17s in the USA all have stiffer springs, still not enough, but better than previous years. I swapped mine for Beetle springs, I can't remember what was stamped on them though.

  11. #10
    Senior Member mitsumi's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Manila
    Country
    Philippines
    Posts
    727
    Thanks
    425
    Thanked 245 Times in 155 Posts
    this springs is more like of the suzuki swift springs.


        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage GLS 1.2 manual: 26.3 mpg (US) ... 11.2 km/L ... 8.9 L/100 km ... 31.6 mpg (Imp)


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •