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Mad_Game Apr 13, 6:10pm - #153237 
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TRD Springs Level your car>?

im debating on whether or not to get eibach sports or TRD springs. I want a drop that will level your car, soo i was wondering if TRD drop does this, also what is the price difference on these?
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Sultan Apr 13, 6:13pm - #153238 

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no, the TRD drop maintains the car's stance. it will not level it
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trog2233 Apr 13, 6:13pm - #153239 

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i think they are the same price basically...but the sportlines are ALOT lower than the TRD
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isaac Apr 13, 6:16pm - #153240 
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guess who makes the springs for TRD spineyes

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5280vvti Apr 13, 6:17pm - #153241 

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Originally Posted by isaac
guess who makes the springs for TRD spineyes


WORD! grin
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ct Apr 13, 6:36pm - #153242 

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i suggest TRD struts and springs...had them..LOVED THEM!! this was the same combo used in the road and track mag that picked the celica #1 in their desert showdown thumbsup

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trog2233 Apr 13, 6:39pm - #153243 

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Originally Posted by isaac
guess who makes the springs for TRD spineyes


Yea but the sportlines are TRD springs are different...the TRD are the same as the Pro kit.. grin thumbsup
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Mad_Game Apr 13, 7:17pm - #153244 
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i think im going w\ hotchkis now lol, levels the car and is not too low thumbsup
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RoMkApOmKa Apr 13, 7:20pm - #153245 

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Here is sportline drop:
P.S.TRD or Eibach Pro drop not that noticeable.
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NorwayGT Apr 13, 7:21pm - #153246 

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IMO TRD springs arnt low enough. many people wont be able to tell that you lowerd the car. i like hotchkis

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carinv1175 Apr 13, 7:24pm - #153247 

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I would suggest TRD coilovers if you can afford them. If not go with TRD they seem to handle better. My friends car is completely level and his car pushes into corners mine does'nt. Plus the wheel alignment isn't easy.

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RoMkApOmKa Apr 13, 7:28pm - #153248 

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Here is the rear view.
In my opinion Eibach Sportlines and Gold-Line springs have best drop.
Yes you will lose in comfort a little bit, but car will look so much better, even if you do not have a body kit.
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GraSSRooTs Apr 13, 7:29pm - #153249 

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Get a Hotchkis drop. Levels your car and is good height for all season driving. (If you don't have a winter rig)

Edit: Nevermind you live in Cali. Here in MA we have to worry about snow... and potholes. angry
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trog2233 Apr 13, 7:31pm - #153250 

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My hotchkis drop thumbsup
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SCOTT03 Apr 13, 7:31pm - #153251 
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heres my TRD springs, it is noticable.
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RoMkApOmKa Apr 13, 7:32pm - #153252 

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How low is the Hotchkins drop? Same as Gold-Line's?
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SCOTT03 Apr 13, 7:32pm - #153253 
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GraSSRooTs Apr 13, 7:36pm - #153254 

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Goldline is 2". Hotchkis is 1 3/8" inches in the front. 1 7/8 inches in the rear. Correct me if I'm wrong.

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carinv1175 Apr 13, 7:38pm - #153255 

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Car looks great dude but this is problem with eibach springs look at the rear wheel its camber is off top of the wheel is too far in.
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Here is the rear view.
In my opinion Eibach Sportlines and Gold-Line springs have best drop.
Yes you will lose in comfort a little bit, but car will look so much better, even if you do not have a body kit.

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RoMkApOmKa Apr 13, 7:40pm - #153256 

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Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Goldline is 2". Hotchkis is 1 3/8" inches in the front. 1 7/8 inches in the rear. Correct me if I'm wrong.

Gold-Line 1.75" drop Click here! I guess not a big difference betwen Hotchkins and Gold-Lines...
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isaac Apr 13, 7:42pm - #153257 
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Originally Posted by carinv1175
Car looks great dude but this is problem with eibach springs look at the rear wheel its camber is off top of the wheel is too far in.


it all depends on the wheels you install...

The following is an example to help to decode a tire size like 185/65R14
185 = tire width in millimeters, measured from sidewall to sidewall
60 = sidewall ratio, the ratio of sidewall height to tire width
15 = wheel rim diameter in inches

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RoMkApOmKa Apr 13, 7:44pm - #153258 

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Originally Posted by carinv1175

Car looks great dude but this is problem with eibach springs look at the rear wheel its camber is off top of the wheel is too far in.
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa

Here is the rear view.
In my opinion Eibach Sportlines and Gold-Line springs have best drop.
Yes you will lose in comfort a little bit, but car will look so much better, even if you do not have a body kit.

Actually My camber is normal it's a rear bumper and a sideskirt make the illusion of the "wheel is too far in".
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isaac Apr 13, 7:47pm - #153259 
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here is TRD drop with 18s...


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here is stock suspension on 17s...
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RoMkApOmKa Apr 13, 7:50pm - #153260 

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TRD is the best for a larger rim size 18"-19".
I wonder if Sportlines and 18" rims will go together well?
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tru_Asiatik_Pride Apr 13, 8:34pm - #153261 

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as isaac mentioned TRD springs gives a nice "noticable" drop especially on 18" rims(with the right tire happywink ) and a kit. arash you have seen our cars in person and i think your car would like great with TRD drop and rims considering you have the TRD kit thumbsup

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here's your car you can see my car in the background and the drop is noticable with 18" thumbsup
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mastro543 Apr 13, 8:35pm - #153262 

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^ they go on sweet i have sportlines on my 18" adr m sports and it looks sick

EDIT: i would post pics but my computer is acting up
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RoMkApOmKa Apr 13, 8:46pm - #153263 

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Originally Posted by mastro543
^ they go on sweet i have sportlines on my 18" adr m sports and it looks sick

EDIT: i would post pics but my computer is acting up

Please post the pictures when you can and also let me know the size of your rims/tires.
Thank you.
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isaac Apr 13, 9:08pm - #153264 
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same size wheels... 1.2" TRD/Eibach Pro-Kit vs 2"Eibach Sportline Kit

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Mad_Game Apr 14, 2:09am - #153265 
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marco and isaac both of your cars look amazing online\ and especially in person. The thing is i have to wait a bit to get 18's so i was thinking economical. I think the hotchkis is great becuz 18's look perfect on that and the drop is more noticable w\ my 16's.
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surfcelica Apr 14, 3:17am - #153266 
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if you want a better look , look at my post "what do you think of my ride" . I have a TRD 1.2" drop front and back for , back is higher as you know why , bought for $180. And thats w/o the body kit yet, as soon as i put my body kit, it will look more better. i have 225/40/18.
correct if im wrong putting 40 series tires makes the car higher compare to 35 series. depends where you live and how you drive. Put TRD or HKS, plus you wont have problem on your camber(HKS?) and you wont be worrying on your shocks for a long time.IMO
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xplodeloadz Apr 14, 5:06am - #153267 
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i love this pic ROMKAPOMKA!!! haha, imagine coming out of LASIK eye surgery and the very first thing you see coming out of the building is that thing of beauty with 20/20 vision...hahah thas great!!! gourgeous car!!!
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Sultan Apr 14, 5:14am - #153268 

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TRD drop is perfect for 18's imo... I got them installed a few weeks ago and it's even noticeable on my stock GT rims... when I upgrade to the g-games it'll look sweet
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tru_Asiatik_Pride Apr 14, 5:18am - #153269 

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Originally Posted by Mad_Game
marco and isaac both of your cars look amazing online\ and especially in person. The thing is i have to wait a bit to get 18's so i was thinking economical. I think the hotchkis is great becuz 18's look perfect on that and the drop is more noticable w\ my 16's.
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i just notice SCOTT03's post i guess thats preety much what your looking at in terms of how noticable it is with your car. you guys have the same kit/rims/color.
hotchkis is nice i was gonna get the complete set but i think its way too low(2") for LA city driving especially the freeway where theres a lot of dips. buts its your choice both of em are great thumbsup
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Elec-FuYu Apr 14, 5:52am - #153270 
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hey RoMkApOmKa~ ur car is sweet!

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volcomrider6 Apr 14, 6:18am - #153271 

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How come no one ever mentions Tein S-tech springs? They have an even 1.4" drop. It looks clean and is very streetable. Not to mention they're right around $150.
I have the tein s-techs w/ kyb agx shocks and couldnt be happier. Here's a link w/ pics of my car w/ the drop
http://www.kernhigh.org/liberty/Cars_and_trucks/ its vehicle of the week
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