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      04-11-2011, 04:58 PM   #1014
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Originally Posted by Wes. View Post
I don't want to go with ST for two reason:

1. The steel casing is not rust-proof. I don't want to run into problems down the road.
2. ST coilovers only come with a 5 year warranty.

Merci. I like you, too.

Hmm, I like the V2's, but I don't know if I will need the added features. I need to do more research on the V1's.

In my opinion I wouldn't worry about the rust especially since you live in socal. Back when I had a 3 year lease on a 335, I had the STs and when I took them off at the end of my lease, there was no rust problems whatsoever.

As far as the warranty goes, I guess if you plan on keeping your car for more than 5 years, you would want to consider the longer warranty on the KWs but for me, I doubt I'll keep my car for over 5 years...except my e30.

As persion suggested, if possible I would save up and get the V2s even if you don't plan on tracking your car since you can control the dampening.