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Old July 23rd, 2006, 07:19 PM   #1
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Drop Finally

Well found a sweet deal on some springs today, hopefully will be dropped here within the week!!

Heres what i ended up getting
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...ABCA%3AUS%3A11

will post pics when its done!
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Old July 23rd, 2006, 07:22 PM   #2
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COOL!
hope to see it at the next meet.
i should have my rims on by then.
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Old July 23rd, 2006, 07:25 PM   #3
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never heard anyone using those springs, how much are you going to drop it?
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Old July 23rd, 2006, 07:26 PM   #4
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says 1.5 all around
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Old July 23rd, 2006, 07:30 PM   #5
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that's about what yours is, isn't it Du3ce?
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Old July 23rd, 2006, 07:32 PM   #6
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no mine is 1.4fr and 1.3 rear
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Old July 23rd, 2006, 07:36 PM   #7
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Still deciding if im gunna DIY or have the shop i work at do it for me.... what u think duey?
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Old July 23rd, 2006, 07:40 PM   #8
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air tools is your friend if youre doing it yourself oh and dont borrow spring compressor from the checkers on 88th&sheridan cause me and jeff broke it lol.
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Old July 23rd, 2006, 11:38 PM   #9
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i just go to the local quary and have them load rocks in my trunk and under my hood... it lowers me about 3 inches...
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Old July 24th, 2006, 12:11 AM   #10
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hows the handling? haha
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Old July 24th, 2006, 12:57 PM   #11
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its a tad sluggish....
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Old July 26th, 2006, 06:00 PM   #12
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could you DIY at the shop you work at? using their tools?
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Old July 27th, 2006, 06:30 PM   #13
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Well i got the springs today, they look pretty nice will post up some pics here in a little bit..... WHOHOO Drop time!!!!
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Old July 27th, 2006, 06:31 PM   #14
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have fun if you DIY
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Old July 27th, 2006, 07:05 PM   #15
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Yea im not going to DIY it im gunna bring them to the shop i work at and they can also do my alignment for me, prolly wont be dropped till monday.





the thing that sold me about these is it only raises the spring rate 5% so it wont be such a doozy on my struts.
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Old July 28th, 2006, 03:19 PM   #16
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let me know how the drop goes, can i use your shop for tools and that crap? i want to change out my springs to coilovers
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Old July 28th, 2006, 03:34 PM   #17
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what kind of springs do you have duey? are you going to sell them?
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Old July 28th, 2006, 08:19 PM   #18
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tein htechs, i will if i can find a good deal on some coilovers i might sell my shocks too
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Old July 29th, 2006, 01:14 AM   #19
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what struts are u sitting on right now? Oh and drop is going to happen on monday so ill post up some pics, im super excited!!!!

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Old July 29th, 2006, 08:22 AM   #20
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Old July 29th, 2006, 12:00 PM   #21
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does your car ride alot stiffer and handle better duey? im tempted to buy ur old stuff if you sell them but i want to still have money for my turbo...
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ride is stiffer handling is minimal since its only a 1.3 drop
btw im looking at the tein stech so maybe we can swap them im keeping the shocks if i were to get the stechs but the htechs were made to go with stock shocks.

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Old July 29th, 2006, 01:13 PM   #23
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so i would just need ur springs and not worry bout anything else? sounds good to me..
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Old July 29th, 2006, 01:17 PM   #24
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it might be a while probaly 2 months, btw anyone know how much would it cost to buy a new painted bumper from honda? my bumper is all ****ed up.
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Old July 29th, 2006, 01:19 PM   #25
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check ebay, theres usualy oem bumpers avalible painted to match.... also how much would you sell the springs for?
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Old July 29th, 2006, 01:25 PM   #26
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ill let it go for 100 bucks, do u know a shop where we can have access to air tools and a lift? cause that would be alot easier, cause when i had my springs and shocks installed a guy i know had a shop we can do it at.
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Old July 29th, 2006, 01:30 PM   #27
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i have a friend whos dad owns a saab / import shop, im sure we could use it after hours or during the day but it probly wont be free... ill ask him tonight, (im buyin my turbo from him)

and i'll take em fo 100
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Old July 29th, 2006, 01:33 PM   #28
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we can do it at night after the customer employees leave, thats what we did the last time except it took us until 3am until we finished it.
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Old July 29th, 2006, 01:37 PM   #29
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is it that tough?
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Old July 29th, 2006, 01:40 PM   #30
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it shouldnt be since it was the first time lowering the car it took us a while
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