The new Civic Type-R has been released for over a year now, and finally more and more manufacturers are starting to release parts for it. While many of these manufacturers have had parts ready for a while, they haven’t stocked them yet as they are still feeling out the market.
Today Megan Racing has announced that they have released their new EZ Street budget minded coilovers for the new Civic Type-R. With a price of $649, these are what I believe are the least expensive coilovers on the market. But don’t think just because they’re cheap that they’re bad. In this case, they’re designed to be or those who mainly want to lower their car but don’t want any fancy features.
These coilovers have a spring rate of 6k front and 6k rear, are 15 way adjustable and you must reuse your OEM top hats – this means you need to get a spring compressor and take apart your OEm suspension (yes it’s more work, but you save money on parts).
Megan Racing includes new sway bar end links to ensure you have a complete kit. So for those of you guys with the new Civic Type-R that mainly use it on the street, track 1-2 times a year (or not at all), this kit is for you.
It didn’t take long for the new 2016 and up Civic Si and Civic Sport hatchback to get some available suspension modifications. What seems to be one of the newest and already a popular one, is the MonoSS Coilover kit by Godspeed Project which includes all 4 shocks, adjustable height springs and front camber plates.
Godspeed coilovers have had pretty good reviews recently as their quality has increased and they’re no longer known as just an eBay coilover. Godspeed has been standing behind their products and developing kits that offer great ride quality and long lasting performance.
These have pretty high end features such as front camber plates, mono-tube stainless shocks with 16 way adjustability, Japanese internals such as Koyo bearings and various other goodies to make them an awesome entry level coilover.
Well, here you are and here I am. I’ve been thinking for a long time about starting an automotive media site and figured I might as well stop thinking and start doing.
Let me give you a bit of history about myself. My name is Alex, and I’ve been in the automotive industry since 2002. I’ve owned a race shop, owned an automotive e-Commerce site and have done online marketing for many years. I haven’t ever had a blog/media site and that is something I’ve always wanted.
So why misshift?
Honestly, no idea. During one day at my day job a few years back, someone on my team found a tool that lets you scan a site and find broken links. So I asked him to run it for me on a popular site I used to go to and one of those broken links was misshift.com – and I jumped on it. The name was short, it was available and it was automotive. The only problem is that it’s a negative word, no one likes to misshift their car, so I thought of how I could make it into a positive thing… and I’ve thought about it on and off for years. At this point, whatever. Let’s see if I’ll even do this and then we can go on from there.
So this is going to evolve over time. I’m not the best writer, nor do I claim to be, but this site is going to be my outlet for everything automotive. I hope you follow my journey!