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theretiredpimp Apr 11, 3:34am - #150893 

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Got my Tanabe Springs today.

I'm thinking about installing them myself so I can save money for other mods. Are there any resources out there that can provide instructions to assist me?

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ToiletPaper Apr 11, 4:18am - #150894 
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check the install section.
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Speed4TheNeed Apr 11, 11:14am - #150895 

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it'll be something quite similar to this:

ecelica.com: installs: trd springs

the most important thing to remember (do NOT do without) is to use a spring compressor. without one you can quite easily dismember yourself and even kill yourself if a compressed spring comes flying at you.

if you have mechanical knowledge..it can be done without a lot of difficulty (about a 6 on a scale of 1-10) and obviously you have to use at least 2 people.

if this is your first mechanical project, i recommened taking it to a shop. thumbsup

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grcelica Apr 11, 12:55pm - #150897 

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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
it'll be something quite similar to this:

ecelica.com: installs: trd springs

the most important thing to remember (do NOT do without) is to use a spring compressor. without one you can quite easily dismember yourself and even kill yourself if a compressed spring comes flying at you.

if you have mechanical knowledge..it can be done without a lot of difficulty (about a 6 on a scale of 1-10) and obviously you have to use at least 2 people.

if this is your first mechanical project, i recommened taking it to a shop. thumbsup


Well put and very true! Good luck whichever you do
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theretiredpimp Apr 11, 4:47pm - #150898 

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Thanks for all the advice. I'll give it a shot myself. I think I'm mechanically inclined grin. If I can't do it, I'll take it to a shop.


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spaztikid Apr 11, 4:50pm - #150899 
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its cake dude... the only thing is that you have to do it 4 times grin
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Mad_Game Apr 11, 4:53pm - #150900 
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post some pics after you or pro installs it
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theretiredpimp Apr 11, 5:48pm - #150901 

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I will thumbsup

Originally Posted by Mad_Game
post some pics after you or pro installs it

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VSGTS14 Apr 11, 7:07pm - #150902 

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thumbsup thumbsup

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Sultan Apr 12, 5:21am - #150903 

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I got my TRD's done at the dealer but it's apparently pretty easy with spring compressors. You can rent them for cheap I've heard.

- let us know what avenue you take and how they turn out...
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