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Cygnus Performance is a Fortune Auto, Prime Suspension and Super Pro Master Distributor!


The Best Pricing - We will beat ANYONE. More Color Options than anyone else! Exclusive Tophat Options Not available from anyone else! Quicker lead time, the only Fortune Auto dealer on Nasioc with REAL inventory!


Now Stock Prime Supension Coilovers!

Normally starting at only $950 shipped, but PM us for the Nasioc Special Price! Too low to advertise!


PM or Call for a quote today!
If you buy your Fortune coilovers without talking to us first you are throwing your money away!



Special Edition Black Gen 5 Fortune 500 Coilovers!



The blue collars also match the radial bearings perfectly if you decide to use radial bearings!


We also have a custom option we developed with Fortune that allows you to use either Whiteline Com-C offset upper mounts, group n upper mounts or OEM upper mounts:





This is a Com-C mounted on our X-1s, but we can do the same thing on standard Fortune 500s. This is a great option for anyone who daily drives and wants 50% of the harshness with 95% of the performance. As you can see on the second pic the built in radial bearing on the top hat allows free rotation for zero noise.












In the entry level coilover category I strongly believe that Fortune is the best product on the market. There are a couple of popular options out there, but nothing that offers this level of US support and this feature set. Digressive valving, great warranty, US assembly, rebuildable in the US etc. They are also really the only company in this segment that continues to evolve their product. If anyone has any questions regarding this brand or anything they offer I would be happy to help. We are proud to have worked very closely with these guys for many years and to have developed even more options than the standard Fortune catalog has to offer.


-Geoff


Cygnus Performance X-1 Digressive Monotube Coilovers
Quality results for less.







For years Cygnus Performance has been a leader in Subaru suspension parts. We have been a dealer of almost every major coilover brand for a long time, and we have sold thousands of sets of coilovers and replacement shocks. We have also tested and run numerous coilover setups on our own shop cars. This along with feedback from customers over the years has given us an understanding of what works and what people want when it comes to coilovers.


Until now there have really been two main options if you wanted to upgrade to coilovers. You could buy a lower priced set up ($950-$1500) which would get the job done when it came to tightening up handling and giving you proper ride height adjustability, but it would generally offer very little in the way of valving refinement or ride quality. Another downside to most of the coilover sets in this price range is they come with pillowball top mounts which tend to make some noise. So bascially you could get the job done for this kind of money, but the results would be less than ideal for people who wanted a somewhat quiet, comfortable daily driver. Another thing that is important to note is that very few of these coilover options can be rebuilt or revalved in the USA which means either replacing them or sending them overseas if you have a problem with them.


The second option is buying a more expensive set of European designed coilovers which typically start at $2100 and can cost over $10,000 if you get something very high-end. These are a great option if money is no object. They are something we regularly sell and recommend, but they aren't for everybody. The obvious drawback is cost. With topmounts you really can't find anything for less than $2600 in this category that is worth buying. This is a lot of money to spend on a single mod for most people. Performance wise you might be better using a portion of this money for bushings, bracing, swaybars, stage 2 etc. The other potential downsides are lead time and lack of US based support. Many of these options are rarely readily available and may not be rebuildable or revalvable in the USA.


Knowing all of this we saw a gap in the market and decided to develop our Cygnus Performance X-1 Coilovers. We partnered with Fortune Auto to develop these coilovers. We chose to work with them because they are really the only coilover manufacturer with proper support in the USA who could also produce a set of shocks at the price point we wanted. They also had a lot of experience working with monotube digressive shocks which is the technology we wanted our coilovers to use. Our basic goal here was to offer coilovers that used the latest and greatest technology, had a valving profile similar to the highend European models we sell for thousands more and also to allow customers to use hardened rubber upper mounts to make our coilovers a good fit for daily driven Subarus. The result is a $1350 coilover set that gives you very similar results to coilovers twice their price.


Cygnus Performance X-1 Coilovers Feature:

  • Monotube construction for superior performance, durability and a wider range of damping adjustment
  • Digressive valving which allows the shock to both ride and perform better than traditional linear valving
  • Independent ride height control which does not affect pre-load or travel
  • 2 different top hat options unique to these coilovers, both of which offer increased negative camber and Koyo Japan radial bearings
  • 100% rebuildable and revalvable in the USA quickly and for a reasonable cost
  • Valving that has been specifically developed for these applications and the spring rates we offer. This is critical for both performance and ride quality.
  • Hand built in the USA from Taiwanese and Japanese components
  • All shocks are individually dynoed to ensure consistency and performance
  • 100% synthetic oil used in all shocks for durability and longevity
  • An unrivaled 5 year warranty (1 year on pistons)
  • Black bodies and top hats for an understated look. Our Cygnus Performance stickers come right off if you want a stealthy look.
  • Industry leading tech support both before and after the sale.



No other coilover set will bring together this list of features at this price point. We firmly believe these are the best value on the market when it comes to coilovers and by far the best option in their price range.


Top Mounts
For street driven cars we highly recommend the optional Whiteline Com-C offset hardened rubber top mounts. These will last for many years without making noise or causing issues. They are a fixed mount, but they offer increased negative camber which can be fine-tuned using the OEM eccentric bolts. By default we offer these coilovers with Fortune Auto camber plates. With this option we include a set of Koyo Japan radial bearings which reduce spring bind and noise. These are a great option for people who want less strut movement and more camber adjustability. It is important to understand that these camber plates are a motorsports part and like all pillowball top mounts, they have the potential to make some noise. This is why we developed the unique option of using the Whiteline Com-Cs for street driven cars.


Spring Rates
We have carefully selected spring rates that will work with your particular chassis to provide excellent handling at auto-x and the track while maintaining good ride quality on the street. The default rates are 8k front 8k rear for 08-13 Imprezas, 7k front 6k rear for 02-07 Imprezas and 8k front 9k rear for the BRZ/FR-S. If you would like different rates for your specific needs (stiffer for more track use, softer for more comfort, a different split for auto-x rotation etc) our valving offers a wide enough range of adjustment to accommodate most people's needs. If you have questions about springs rates please feel free to ask us. We are able to provide the custom rates of your choice for no additional charge as long as they will work with our valving.


Roll Center Adjustment Kit
If you plan on dropping your car an inch or more we highly recommend adding the optional Super Pro Roll Center Adjustment Kit.


Have Questions?
If you have questions about these coilovers we are here to help. Please PM, email, IM or call us anytime.


Cygnus Performance has a larger Super Pro inventory for Subarus than anyone else in North America!


We will beat any price on Super Pro! Over a decade of first hand experience to help you before and after the sale! PM us today for a quote!


Click Here to View Our Entire Super Pro Catalog!
 
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