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Mar 22, 8:37pm - #132234 
Car needing alignment during or shortly after springs settle?

Okay guys, I've checked out some old and dusty threads and have found that you needed to wait 2 weeks after getting ur car dropped to have a wheel alignment. Now is this only if you get new rims? I still have my GTS 16s and am dropping it with TRDs Performance springs (not the coilovers).

Also, the shop was telling me that the Stock struts have to be removed as well?? So does this mean that I have to get some Performance struts to replace the stock ones when I do the drop?


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Mar 22, 8:40pm - #132235 
No you do not have to get Performance struts yet. It would eb a good idea because your stock struts were not intended for this type of use and will eventually wear out. It is a good idea to let the springs settle before you get an alignment. If you do it too quick it may be out of whack when everything settles and no point in paying double.

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Mar 22, 9:07pm - #132236 
Agree! Stock struts will go fast let me tell you! Just give it some time then get the alignment.

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Mar 22, 9:14pm - #132237 
u got the TRD lowering springs b\c you plan on getting 18's in the future?

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Mar 22, 9:20pm - #132238 
Hell no... the most Id go are 17s or actually lower for Performance reasons.

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Mar 22, 9:43pm - #132239 
yeah wait 2-3 weeks, dont jump the gun or they wont be fully settled and youll have to do it again thumbsdown


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Mar 22, 10:03pm - #132240 
All you would need it's Springs and front alighment kit.
Get Eibach for $26 Click here fot it!
P.S. Check www.modacar.com for springs , they have low price on it.

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