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Replacement Spring/coil question

So I have coils on my car already, I don't necessarily dislike them, but the ride comfort just isn't even remotely there, even after adjusting the dampening screw. Along with a pretty intense rattle from the front and won't hold an alignment.I really would love to swap to a-spec springs, but can't seem to find any since they were discontinued. If I was to change over to springs again( I don't have the car lowered, bought it with coils on it already) mainly going for comfort but a bit firmer than stock, what should I go with? or should I buy a better set of coils?
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I would buy a nice set of coilovers and set them up properly.

But it would help to know what is on the car currently and what you've tried to do to make them work.
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If you want ride comfort, one of the most critical components is your choice of tire. It will be a cheaper investment than shocks & springs and it may alleviate your discomfort without you having to spend money on the more expensive parts.

I use General G-Max AS-05 tires at stock size.
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I use General G-Max AS-05 tires at stock size.
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It was per your recommendation that I got these, so thank you.
https://acurazine.com/forums/3g-tl-t...x-05-a-962925/

I was running Continental DWS tires before these and the ride comfort on them was not good.
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Originally Posted by Recolations View Post
So I have coils on my car already, I don't necessarily dislike them, but the ride comfort just isn't even remotely there, even after adjusting the dampening screw. Along with a pretty intense rattle from the front and won't hold an alignment.I really would love to swap to a-spec springs, but can't seem to find any since they were discontinued. If I was to change over to springs again( I don't have the car lowered, bought it with coils on it already) mainly going for comfort but a bit firmer than stock, what should I go with? or should I buy a better set of coils?
coil-overs come in a lot of flavors and with there being so many parts that can be customized it's hard to say do X, Y and Z to fix the issue. You'll need to raise the suspension up and soften the rebound and compression settings if it's too harsh over bumps. BUT If the springs are too stiff and the shocks are too soft the car will feel bouncy and harsh. If springs are too soft and shocks are too soft, car will feel very uncontrolled over large bumps and dips.

Your car not holding alignment and making noise is a issue that needs to be dealt with. It could be a blow coil-over or a bad one on your car causing the issue. Get that fixed first! It could be bad compliance bushings, bad ball joints, bad sway bar links, etc.
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