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Old 09-28-2017, 10:09 AM
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Full Coilover Kit for MM

I'm planning on doing a full restore/improvement on the factory suspension on my MM. The idea is to go full coilover kit as i have done with my previous vehicles. Currently from what i read is most people go for the HQ Ridetech kit with the NAAKE/QA1 being a hit or miss.

This is where i get a bit confused, it seems Both kits only offer a front kit or am i not searching correctly.

Does any one have a full Front/Rear Coilover kit for the MM?

For a reference i have a 300A MM
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Old 09-28-2017, 10:26 AM
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Have you taken a look at your rear shock, or its placement?
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Old 09-28-2017, 10:32 AM
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Have you taken a look at your rear shock, or its placement?
Yes, what about it ??
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Old 09-28-2017, 10:34 AM
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just use your air ride height adj. there ae no coilovers for the rear. it would need fabbed up to hold.
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Old 09-28-2017, 10:42 AM
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I should of mentioned this in the original post, My MM is equipped with rear coils. not airbags
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I should of mentioned this in the original post, My MM is equipped with rear coils. not airbags
Please share pictures and details. You relocated control arm, moved shock, etc.
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Please share pictures and details. You relocated control arm, moved shock, etc.
While you're throwing money all over the place, maybe get someone to develop a un-poverty coil rear spring set up.

The op's car had the air suspension swapped out with coil springs. Doing such is commonly referred to as "poverty coils".
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the present rear mounts are not rated, nor room for coilovers. custom job to make work
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Old 09-28-2017, 12:33 PM
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I didn’t modify anything in the rear suspension. I bought the car like this. My idea was since it was a 300a it was a pre air suspension car.. but now I’m starting to think i may have been wrong this whole time
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My idea was since it was a 300a it was a pre air suspension car..
No such thing. All Marauders have RAS unless converted by a previous owner.
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marauders were all rear air spring cars..someone switched them out to springs. rear coilovers ae not a bolt on option, will require fabrication
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Old 09-29-2017, 07:32 AM
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Well, this is what i get for not doing a better research on these vehicles.. So i found the switch, the compressor and what seems to be the lines are still there. Well since now i know i can only get the front Coilover kit, ill be removing the rear coils and replacing them with the appropriate airbags and using the ride height adjuster to lower the rear end. With that in mind what brands do you guys recommend?
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Get the suncore ones. Prob the best aftermarket bags out there
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Not to create a war, but the Arnott Limo bags are also very good.
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OEM air springs seem to still be available from a quick online look.
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