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Sultan Sep 14, 6:13pm - #274728 

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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TRD Sways Installed...

It's difficult to get pics of the sway bars once they're installed, however I can post a review... thumbsup

The car handles the turns much better now - I can take them faster and it feels a lot more stable. The only disadvantage is that the stock endlinks may become worn on aftermarket suspension such as my TRD springs. This is because they're used to the stock ride height and the drop causes added strain... To alleviate this, I plan to purchase the Hypermotive endlinks for both front and rear (pic is included below). These are adjustable endlinks and are built to much higher standards than the ones we have from the factory. Therefore, just set them to 1" lower than stock and be on your way... no worries mate. They're also useful for those that auto-x since adjusting the endlinks takes very little time.

Finally, I'll also get the Hypermotive lower arm bar (2nd pic). I'm not expecting much from this piece in terms of stiffening the chassis, however it will complete my list of Hypermotive products - thumbsup


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Sultan Sep 14, 6:14pm - #274729 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Hypermotive adjustable sway bar links...


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Sultan Sep 14, 6:15pm - #274730 

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Hypermotive lower arm bar...


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AZZKIKR Sep 14, 6:23pm - #274731 

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oh wow...DOes it ever end with you man!!!!!! congrats thumbsup
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Speed Omen
Sultan Sep 14, 6:25pm - #274732 

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^^^
seems like whenever I think I'm done modding, something else catches my attention - happywink
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C'mon & hit me!
ct Sep 14, 6:26pm - #274733 

C'mon & hit me!
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

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i remember puttin on my sways...it was the best mod i ever bought!! thumbsup

Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Speed Omen
Sultan Sep 15, 12:01am - #274734 

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Originally Posted by ct
i remember puttin on my sways...it was the best mod i ever bought!! thumbsup


yeah - I'll never regret getting them. not a show mod but they are instant fun - thumbsup
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hephaestus Sep 15, 3:09am - #274735 
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Congrats Sultan especially on the lower arm bar. I'm glad you got it. You are definitely doing it right other than the sways. You should have went Hotchkis on those and probably the street anti-roll bars. The hypermotive endlinks are amazing, but takes some trial and error to get set up right like any other adjustable endlinks. Start small and go from the 1" deviation unless you got the specs from the source and still you will need to tweak those. Those things could realy adjust you're sways, handling, and comfort like you couldn't believe whether it's correct or not. I hope you have at least a day to figure out things or PM me because I would like to know the length of the stock endlinks from center joint to center and end to end anyways and maybe I could help just a tad if any.
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Sultan Sep 15, 4:21am - #274736 

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thanks hephaestus... I think I should be ok with adjusting to 1" shorter than stock and going from there - hit me up on pm if you having any advice you'd like to share... wave
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cycocelica Sep 15, 4:25am - #274737 

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sultan...you bastard...i want your mods cry
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Stephen Sep 15, 4:27am - #274738 
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good job thumbsup i'm still saving to get my TRD sways installed frown i'll probly just wait until the spring anyways
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Speed Omen
Sultan Sep 15, 4:46am - #274739 

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Originally Posted by cycocelica
sultan...you bastard...i want your mods cry


wave
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Erick
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Erick Sep 15, 5:45am - #274740 

Bread Fishing..
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cry

but indeed nice thumbsup

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Sultan Sep 15, 2:44pm - #274741 

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thanks Erick... wink
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SquadOne Sep 15, 3:18pm - #274742 
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SPec_ceLICA Sep 15, 4:48pm - #274743 

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Nice thumbsup

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Speed4TheNeed Sep 15, 5:03pm - #274744 

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awesome sultan thumbsup your car is at the top of my favorites
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Sultan Sep 15, 6:26pm - #274745 

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thanks Caleb...

stay tuned -> I've got a bunch of things being installed on the 22nd - wave
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Clos Sep 15, 7:23pm - #274746 
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same here ur car is tite as hell keep it up thumbsup
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kglee79 Sep 16, 2:11am - #274747 
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How hard is it to put on sways? Can it be done by someone who doesn't know much about how to fix cars or would it have to be done by a shop? If it can't be done easily by myself at home, how much do you think it would cost to get it done at a shop?
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Mp3Supply Sep 16, 4:07am - #274748 

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Sultan Sep 16, 5:38am - #274749 

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Originally Posted by kglee79
How hard is it to put on sways? Can it be done by someone who doesn't know much about how to fix cars or would it have to be done by a shop? If it can't be done easily by myself at home, how much do you think it would cost to get it done at a shop?


I had them installed at my dealership... but I've got a sweet hook-up there so prices are much lower than what you'll be charged. I heard the rear sway is an easy install but the front one takes time...
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Stephen Sep 16, 7:25am - #274750 
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^ My dealer wants about $500 to install them regardless of how long it takes because their TRD book says it should take "x" amount of time. Every dealer around here operates like that. Hence I get the shaft frown
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Sultan Sep 16, 4:25pm - #274751 

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^^^
that sucks bro - mine were done for around $150
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celicajonz Sep 16, 8:06pm - #274752 
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i got em too best conering mod that i felt, supper stiff the first day i installed them. pretty coo
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