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what would you pick?springs or coilovers #162405 Apr 22, 8:21pm Apr 22, 8:21pm
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what would you pick?springs or coilovers
OK,i am goin to lower my car, but i don't know what to get, springs or coilovers. If i am getting coilovers, i am just goin to get coilovers, nothin else, no new shock and struts. I will have to drive this in winter time, and i will take off the body kit and rims, so it is still goin to be low. What should i go with? give me ur opinons.


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: xrage4200] #162406 Apr 22, 8:23pm Apr 22, 8:23pm
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u mean that if you get springs ur not gonna get struts? BTW, FYI, celica's dont have shock's


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: NorwayGT] #162407 Apr 22, 8:33pm Apr 22, 8:33pm
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nevermind...would you pick springs or coilovers? and whats the difference besides coilovers, you can adjust the height


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: xrage4200] #162408 Apr 22, 8:35pm Apr 22, 8:35pm
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Yeah, the big difference is being able to adjust the coilovers. Since you live here in MI I would probably go for the coilovers so you could lower it in the summer and raise it in the winter.

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: MptGlw69] #162409 Apr 22, 8:36pm Apr 22, 8:36pm
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what performs better? springs or coilovers


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: xrage4200] #162410 Apr 22, 8:37pm Apr 22, 8:37pm
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Performs better in what way? Auto-x? Drag strip?

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: MptGlw69] #162411 Apr 23, 12:10am Apr 23, 12:10am
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i prefer coilovers.

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: ToiletPaper] #162412 Apr 23, 12:41am Apr 23, 12:41am
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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: ToiletPaper] #162413 Apr 23, 12:41am Apr 23, 12:41am
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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: gtscelica05] #162414 Apr 23, 1:19am Apr 23, 1:19am
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coilovers are way better than springs.

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: spaztikid] #162415 Apr 23, 1:33am Apr 23, 1:33am
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Well isn't the story that coilovers you can adjust so when it snows out you can raise your car back to the original height but where as springs are strictly lowering and that's it.


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: Vampyre] #162416 Apr 23, 1:36am Apr 23, 1:36am
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^ yeah, plus coil overs outhandle springs too.

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: v3n0m] #162417 Apr 23, 1:37am Apr 23, 1:37am
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^^^ and you dont need to buy struts for em.

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: spaztikid] #162418 Apr 23, 4:23am Apr 23, 4:23am
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ok coilovers it is. My friend have two for sale, one is arospeed and one is dropzone, what would you pick? And how good are those two company


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: xrage4200] #162419 Apr 23, 4:32am Apr 23, 4:32am
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if i get arospeed or dropzone coilovers, do i need to change it to aftermarket shocks and could i keep stock. Whats the difference if i change the shocks. And is the installation the same as coilovers to springs and how do i adjust the height


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: xrage4200] #162420 Apr 23, 10:33am Apr 23, 10:33am
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if your going to get coilovers i suggest not going with those companies. i suggest getting skunk or ground control

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: SimpleGuy215] #162421 Apr 23, 10:43am Apr 23, 10:43am
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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: spaztikid] #162422 Apr 23, 3:40pm Apr 23, 3:40pm
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
coilovers are way better than springs.


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: eric_h] #162423 Apr 23, 3:48pm Apr 23, 3:48pm
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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: mastro543] #162424 Apr 23, 3:55pm Apr 23, 3:55pm
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he's going w/the sleeve type coil overs, they don't come with a pillow mount.

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: v3n0m] #162425 Apr 23, 5:38pm Apr 23, 5:38pm
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coil-overs are way better than just lowering springs because you're never stuck with your car being too low or not low enough.

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: faran325] #162426 Apr 23, 5:45pm Apr 23, 5:45pm
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cool this helps...i have always perfered springs... thumbsup

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But how much is a decent set of coilovers?

I've seen some for like $50, but they are most likely shit.


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: slidr] #162429 Apr 23, 7:05pm Apr 23, 7:05pm
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for a decent set of real coilcoers youa relooking at 800

for a okay set of coilover sleeves not sure i won't get em

and as for springs to coilovers Performance wise if they are jstu coilover sleeves then yoru springs 2will perform better cause most sleeve type coilovers use progresssive rate springs and when you lower them you change the springs setting. unless yoru getting real coilovers liek tein as a example i would jsut get springs.


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^^ no they "are" shit...not even a doubt in my mind tongue

Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: Krayze] #162431 Apr 23, 7:25pm Apr 23, 7:25pm
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Originally Posted by Krayze
for a decent set of real coilcoers youa relooking at 800

for a okay set of coilover sleeves not sure i won't get em

and as for springs to coilovers Performance wise if they are jstu coilover sleeves then yoru springs 2will perform better cause most sleeve type coilovers use progresssive rate springs and when you lower them you change the springs setting. unless yoru getting real coilovers liek tein as a example i would jsut get springs.


got any links to good full coilover sets for the celi?


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: v3n0m] #162433 Apr 23, 9:51pm Apr 23, 9:51pm
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wow i cant believe its not lowered yet eek


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: eric_h] #162434 Apr 24, 8:06am Apr 24, 8:06am
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arospeed, ground control, skunk2, dropzone...all sleeve type thumbsdown

hotchkis, TEIN, JIC, Tanabe...those are the coilover setups you should be looking for..but its going to cost you thumbsup

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and how much lower you will get when i put on my stock 15s on??


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: fusi0n] #162437 Apr 24, 8:27am Apr 24, 8:27am
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Originally Posted by fusi0n
arospeed, ground control, skunk2, dropzone...all sleeve type thumbsdown

hotchkis, TEIN, JIC, Tanabe...those are the coilover setups you should be looking for..but its going to cost you thumbsup



^^ I couldn't have said it better myself!


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so how much lower it get when i put on my stock 15s on and yes, i wil have my body kit taken out by then. I have 18s righ tnow


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: xrage4200] #162439 Apr 24, 9:06am Apr 24, 9:06am
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it probobally wont change caust the tire height will compensate


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: eric_h] #162440 Apr 24, 4:33pm Apr 24, 4:33pm
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coilovers. hotchkis, TEIN, JIC, Tanabe are all good

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coilovers perform better, and in the long run ur not gonna have to get shocks. with springs, the stock shocks are eventually gonna run out and ur gonna need new shocks so might as well get coilovers in the first place. but i had springs so i just put them in, ill get shocks later

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r there GOOD ones under $1000 worth getting?


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Originally Posted by v3n0m
^ yeah, plus coil overs outhandle springs too.


Coilovers Outhandle Springs? Your all wrong my friend. Now if your talking about a 1500 dollar set of coilovers then yes. If your talking about those ones most people have with the sleeve thing then no. Springs made my reputable companies are much better then those cheap twist with a wrench coilovers. Springs made by good companies are specifically made for your car with ride quality in mind. With a coilover the hight of the spring is your choice and not specifically catered to your car. When you see companies like TRD or Eibach or other Leading manufacturers making 135 dollar coilovers come let me know.


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Re: what would you pick?springs or coilovers [Re: SilverGT] #162444 Apr 25, 9:36am Apr 25, 9:36am
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Originally Posted by SilverGT
coilovers perform better, and in the long run ur not gonna have to get shocks. with springs, the stock shocks are eventually gonna run out and ur gonna need new shocks so might as well get coilovers in the first place. but i had springs so i just put them in, ill get shocks later



with coiloversw you get shocks with them with sleeves you ahve to sue the stock shocks and they will wear them out faster than springs will if you slam it.

seriously don;t get cheap parts stay away from sleeves adn get real coilovers or springs.


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