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Has anyone replaced the factory coilovers on their GP2, or perhaps considering doing so? If so, I'd be interested in buying your OEM GP2 suspension. Have a little project in mind
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Some people have ran it and really like it. This is what the full kit looks like.

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Has anyone replaced the factory coilovers on their GP2, or perhaps considering doing so? If so, I'd be interested in buying your OEM GP2 suspension. Have a little project in mind
You might want to think twice about installing the GP2 Bilstiens on your car because they seem to fail easily. I've had the fronts replaced twice under warranty by 35,000 miles. I'm starting to look for something more robust now that I've passed the service warranty on wear items.
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Agreed. Plus it won't work as I had planned (in an R55) due to differences in spring rates.
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You might want to think twice about installing the GP2 Bilstiens on your car because they seem to fail easily. I've had the fronts replaced twice under warranty by 35,000 miles. I'm starting to look for something more robust now that I've passed the service warranty on wear items.
Wow twice in 35k miles?! How did you know they had failed BTW? Just based off feel or during service/maintenance at the dealer?

Any other GP2 owners experienced suspension failure like this?
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Wow twice in 35k miles?! How did you know they had failed BTW? Just based off feel or during service/maintenance at the dealer?

Any other GP2 owners experienced suspension failure like this?
Failure was evident by sound. The front struts started to sound kind of clunky. Initial diagnosis was that maybe the top mount had become loose. Further inspection and strut removal revealed lateral play in the strut.

Cause? Potholes/rough pavement? Design/construction flaw? No clear answer yet.
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