98-00 Volvo S70 P80 BC Racing Coilovers - BR Type
The BC Racing Coilover kit for the 98-00 Volvo S70 is perfect for street driving and occasional road course duty. With easily accessible adjustment knobs for fine tuning your compression/rebound and separately adjustable ride height, having a performance coilover system could not be any easier. You choose how low or high you want your vehicle, no preset ride height here, and their patented concave lower locking ring keeps it locked in. All of BC Racing systems come with pillowball mounts to provide the most feedback possible from your suspension and to sharpen your steering response. Available front and rear camber plates also allow you to get the perfect alignment setup without compromise. All this while providing a strong, attractive looking coilover system.
Part Number: ZG-04-BR
- Mono-tube shock design
- Full height adjustability through shock body, not spring
- 30 levels of dampening adjustment (compression/rebound)
- Front camber plates are default on all applicable kits
- Rear camber plates applicable on certain applications only
- Custom spring rates available as well as a SWIFT springs upgrade available upon request
- 1 Year warranty against manufacturer defect
- Completely rebuildable and individual parts are available separately for purchase
- Images used may be generic. Actual product may vary.
Spring Rates included : Front Spring Rate = 5k Rear Spring Rate = 4k
For custom spring rates please request them in the comment box during checkout.
This coilover kit is a perfect for the Volvo 850, so don't worry that it doesn't directly say Volvo 850 in the title. The fit and finish is awesome, and I was impressed with the some of it's design details like the "L" cross section sway bar link mount, where many companies would just use a straight cross section.
One thing I was not impressed with is the front top hats are not at all contoured to fit the uneven surface of the Volvo strut towers, I knew about this before purchase, and other companies have the same situation. Initially I had the damping adjusted too high for the rough streets here in Colorado, now I have the rear set to 8 clicks, and the front set to 6 clicks, and the car is smooth and well damped. I think the higher settings, (mid way and up) quickly become over damped for rough streets, and tend to upset the car more than soak up the bumps. I installed the coilovers at the height setting that they came in the box, and although it looks sick, on near full compression there is a hint of bump steer, so I would recommend maybe a half inch to an inch higher than they come in the box. I'm a firm believer in function before form, and these coilovers deliver, I chose these coilovers because BC did their homework, and the price was good. Most of the other coilover brands don't have their spring rates right. My calculations showed the BC coils had the right front to rear spring rate ratio, whereas most other companies have a heavily front biased ratio. After driving with these coilovers for a while, I would like stiffer springs, maybe 7k/5k, or 8k/6k. Overall I am really happy with these coilovers.