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Customer Review: Ford Probe Yonaka Coilovers


Since their introduction, the Yonaka Coilovers have been extremely popular amongst enthusiast who are looking for a good suspension at a reasonable price. The Yonaka coilovers are fully height adjustable and offer many features that give your car sharp handling and precision cornering all while maintaining a quality ride that is perfect for the daily driver.

One of our customers, Erik, was very interested in these coilovers, and wanted to try them on his Ford Probe. He sent us a review and a write up to feature on the site. Enjoy!

I was unsure about purchasing this suspension at first. I’ve had coilovers in my Civic for 60,000kms, so I was not worried about the stiff ride. Always wanted ksports, heard good things and bad things, but I just was struggling to find a set for a decent price.

The yonakas seemed to be a good alternative.

Cost – 660.00 USD shipped to my door in Canada (vs well over 1000.00 for new ksports)

Pro’s
-Cheap cost
-Stainless steel adjustment rings
-Limited lifetime warranty
-4″ of drop

Cons
-no dampening adjustment
-unable to find someone esle that ran them, so i had to take a chance

I tried to do research for a couple weeks on this suspension but couldn’t find a damn thing on a probe or mx6. I read numerous Honda reviews and a few Toyota etc, which I figured would give me at least a feel for the reliabilty of these coils.

Warranty is limited lifetime VS ksports 1 year.

I received the coils 3 days after ordering and I was very excited!

They looked to be high quality peices.. The thing that really impressed me was first off the stainless adjustment rings, but as well the coil keys that came with it. (little claw looking guys for adjusting the ride height). A normal coil wrench is around maybe 4 inches long, these were twice that, and very thick, so at least they wont strip and you will get some leverage.

Installation was a breeze! No different then any other coilover, aside from the use of stock strut mounts.

This is the only pic I have of them installed, excuse the fender roller, was working on fitting a 18×9.5 in the rear.

Heres a before reference with B&G springs, dropped just over 2 inches.

This was on 19×8.5′s and lowering springs. No near low enough for me.

Here is a few after shots





I am dropped just over 4 inches from stock. The front has all the drop I can get out of them, the rear has another inch and a half or so it can drop. I did 11,000kms on these this past summer and had no issues, no change in ride or feel, they did settle a little lower as the summer went on, but not really any change.

There is no dampening adjustment on these, where they are set is what you get. My car never ever sees a track so it wasnt an issue for me.

The roads are very bad here, and yes they are stiff, but not horrible, less so them ksports I think.

There is NO BETTER SUSPENSION FOR THE MONEY!

I love them and would recommend them to anyone.

Erik

PS: I attached a few other pics from the summer that you may want! Not much or a write-up, but do not know what esle to say but they are great. I would love is they had camber plates and i didnt have to use my stock strut mounts, since my wide wheels required some camber adjustment. I was the first person ever in the world to run a 9.5 wide on a probe and the yonakas let me do it!

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