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Gachinto
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Jun 14, 12:34am - #198998 
lowerin a GT...

let say i have a VS kit ... and i wanna lower my GT a BIT but not too much (afraid of scratches) ... wat suspension / spring should i get and ... stuff regarding it ~ confused

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Jun 14, 12:35am - #198999 
TRD springs would be the safe bet... but it doesn't "even the car out" like some brands, because it's an even drop in front and back.


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Jun 14, 12:38am - #199000 
oh ... so if i want more drop in front then ... not TRD eh ? confused suggestions plz ? thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Jun 14, 12:41am - #199001 
Eibach Pro-kit.

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Jun 14, 12:46am - #199002 
never heard of it ~ spineyes

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Jun 14, 8:18am - #199003 
Tein S-tech springs...1.4in, not too low, not too high, a good drop for a celica with a kit thumbsup

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Jun 14, 8:23am - #199004 
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Eibach Pro-kit.
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Jun 14, 9:07am - #199005 
Eibach Pro or TRD - basically the same drop... I chose the latter because I like the aggressive stance but still needed ground clearance

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Jun 14, 11:02am - #199006 
eibach pro or TRD thumbsup


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Jun 14, 11:14am - #199007 
IMO, the kit will get scratched up no matter what springs your on. Rockchips alone will jack it up. So why waste your money on springs that do next to nothing for the look of the car.

When I was stock I parked side by side with a GTS that had TRD springs, you could hardly tell he was lower.

Stay stock or go at least 1.5" to 2" lower. Tanabe, Tein, Tokico, for a few brand names.

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Jun 14, 11:22am - #199008 
go with tein s tech, you won't be disappointed


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Jun 14, 12:24pm - #199009 
Originally Posted by Burgh_Mike
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Eibach Pro-kit.
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Jun 14, 12:51pm - #199010 
TRD! I hear if your drop your ride too much you have to get new shocks faster...the TRD spring lower the car but not the life of the shocks.

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Jun 14, 1:03pm - #199011 
i think its still gonna scratch


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Jun 14, 4:00pm - #199012 
Originally Posted by Sultan
Eibach Pro or TRD - basically the same drop... I chose the latter because I like the aggressive stance but still needed ground clearance


accordin tat ... i dun think i want either TRD or Eibach Pro ... Eibach DOES HAVE many suspensions tho ... quality looks fine (price prolly high too eek) plz check out my other post regardin the types of suspension it has:
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thx for the supportin a noob thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Jun 14, 5:58pm - #199013 
I have a GT and im puttin Eibach pro kit in this week. its a 1.2" in the front and 1.1" in the back. You should have got springs first b/c they can shave your body kit so its going to give you clearnce. Either way get eibach pro. dont get a shitty brand.. you get what you pay for...

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Jun 14, 10:29pm - #199014 
oh ... tat's another question tat i have ... do i put kit on before springs or the other way ?

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Jun 14, 10:32pm - #199015 
Originally Posted by Gachinto
oh ... tat's another question tat i have ... do i put kit on before springs or the other way ?


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Jun 14, 11:18pm - #199016 
1 - drop
2 - rims
3 - kit

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Jun 15, 10:52am - #199017 
Originally Posted by Sultan
1 - drop
2 - rims
3 - kit


thx ~ thumbsup

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Jun 16, 11:34pm - #199018 
hey just bought drops on here, eibach's, 2" for my gt, i got 17's on the car, 205/40/17 tires, and i have a buddy club kit being done right now, just wanted to make sure id have enough ground clearance... felt that this was appropriate to post in wave i have a lot of room right now so i dont think it'll hurt but a second opinion would be delicious

to have an idea of how much room here's a pic check out my old thread https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...7485&Forum=,,All_Forums,,&Words=&Searchpage=1&Limit=50&Main=1869967484&Search=true&where=&Name=2534&daterange=&newerval=&newertype=&olderval=&oldertype=&bodyprev=1#Post1869967485

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