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Mar 14, 10:37pm - #125589 
lowering my car?

I want to lower my car but am no very sure what i need. I am looking to use the eibach sportlines on my car, what else would i need to complete the job.

Thanks

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Mar 14, 10:39pm - #125590 
You shouldn't need anything else dude...Do you plan on keeping your stock shocks?

Get an alignment though!

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Mar 14, 10:39pm - #125591 
nothing... except possibly struts if you have a lot of mileage on your stocks

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Mar 14, 10:44pm - #125592 
Originally Posted by Sultan

nothing... except possibly struts if you have a lot of mileage on your stocks or you plan on slamming your ride

Not really my frend.
You will need at list an alighment kit for the front. You can use Eibach alighment kit YOU CAN GET IT HERE.
Rear... You can use your stock camber plates or you can get Hotchkins kamber links $240... But it's not a big deal.
You can also change your shocks. Best shocks for Eibach sportline springs are Eibach or Tokico...
P.S.Just let you know that w/o an alighment kit on the front Alighment shop will not do the alighment.
P.P.S. And yeah you can get the Sportlines for $185 FROM www.MODACAR.COM

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Mar 14, 10:48pm - #125593 
^^^
your right bro, of course an alignment is necessary - just thought that was obvious to anyone with plans for an aftermarket suspension

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Mar 14, 10:50pm - #125594 
Originally Posted by Sultan
^^^
your right bro, of course an alignment is necessary - just thought that was obvious to anyone with plans for an aftermarket suspension

Just making sure that he knows... wave

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Mar 14, 11:03pm - #125595 
Thanks alot. i only have like 50,000 miles, so do i need new struts?


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Mar 15, 12:26pm - #125596 
Originally Posted by 2shady
Thanks alot. i only have like 50,000 miles, so do i need new struts?

New shocks will not hurt you...

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Mar 15, 12:29pm - #125597 
Just have a shop do it for you? Trust me, doing it yourself can be a pain in the ass. Plus, you still need a spring compressor and also a impact gun to do the job. You can do it yourself but it can be tough and dangerous without the right tools. Just to let you know, don't forget to get an alignment right after your done installing the springs. You don't need to get a set of shock's. Just replace them only when they're worn out. The stock one's will do just fine.

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Mar 15, 12:36pm - #125598 
Originally Posted by joebelin

Just have a shop do it for you? Trust me, doing it yourself can be a pain in the ass. Plus, you still need a spring compressor and also a impact gun to do the job. You can do it yourself but it can be tough and dangerous without the right tools. Just to let you know, don't forget to get an alignment right after your done installing the springs. You don't need to get a set of shock's. Just replace them only when they're worn out. The stock one's will do just fine.

Spring and shocks installation is VERY easy... It's takes around 3 hours to change it all at home w/o any fancy tools...
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P.S.And do not do the aligment right after the installation let the springs to settle down for about a week and then do the alighment...

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Mar 15, 12:48pm - #125599 
hmm...so you need that eibach alignment kit when you get eibach springs or does that go for any spring aftermarket upgrade?...i thought just gettin an alignment by a shop would be fine

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Mar 15, 12:53pm - #125600 
Originally Posted by Blue_Jaggon
hmm...so you need that eibach alignment kit when you get eibach springs or does that go for any spring aftermarket upgrade?...i thought just gettin an alignment by a shop would be fine


any alignment will suffice...

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Mar 15, 12:55pm - #125601 
Originally Posted by Blue_Jaggon
hmm...so you need that eibach alignment kit when you get eibach springs or does that go for any spring aftermarket upgrade?...i thought just gettin an alignment by a shop would be fine

You can use an Aligment kit with any springs and shop will not do the aligment for you unless you have an aligment kit.


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Mar 15, 12:57pm - #125602 
^^^
unless you take it to the dealer of course...

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Mar 15, 1:44pm - #125603 
Thanks for all the great help. ill be ordering my spotline real soon.


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