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Spring/Shock Question #280786 Sep 21, 12:17am Sep 21, 12:17am
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Spring/Shock Question
I'm sure this is a re-post to the max...but i want to see what it looks like before i spend 300 bucks on springs. what is the best kind of springs/shock combo for a celica with a TRD body kit and 17s? i want to drop it as low as i can. i was thinkin bout buyin the tein S-tech springs and keeping my stock shocks...but i still want to see what other people have and how it looks. so, in other words...please post any pics of your car thats lowered with 17s. also, the brand name of the springs and shocks would be very helpful. thanks!

Re: Spring/Shock Question [Re: QuikCelicaChic] #280787 Sep 21, 5:59am Sep 21, 5:59am
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dropping it as "low as you can" could mean different things. lowering your car at all with just springs will over time compromise your shocks and can cause uneven wear on your tires. how much depends on how low you go. i'm planning on picking up the TRD spring/shock combo. i think it's only a 1"-1.2" drop but it will suit my needs and the upgraded shocks will last a lifetime.

Re: Spring/Shock Question [Re: Stephen] #280788 Sep 21, 7:54am Sep 21, 7:54am
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just save up a little more and get new struts that will handle the lower springs thumbsup.

Re: Spring/Shock Question [Re: narcolepsy123456] #280789 Sep 21, 10:03am Sep 21, 10:03am
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thanks...but i still wanted pics of people's rides that are lowered...im most likely gettin the tein s-tech springs with a new set of struts...but i dont know what kind of struts ride the best. i want to drop it to the tire, and i dont want to get coilovers...so im basically seeing how much of a drop i need to fill that gap between the tire and fender. im thinkin around 2inches...any suggestions?

Re: Spring/Shock Question [Re: QuikCelicaChic] #280790 Sep 21, 10:45am Sep 21, 10:45am
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KYB AGX

Re: Spring/Shock Question [Re: Sultan] #280791 Sep 21, 11:36am Sep 21, 11:36am
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Originally Posted by Sultan
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i agree. or if you have the money go with koni yellows. the tein drop is pretty conservative and they are guaranteed not to sag, so you should be good.

Re: Spring/Shock Question [Re: fusi0n] #280792 Sep 21, 11:07pm Sep 21, 11:07pm
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thanks guys...any pics tho? anyone?!

Re: Spring/Shock Question [Re: QuikCelicaChic] #280793 Sep 22, 12:43am Sep 22, 12:43am
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H&R only


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Re: Spring/Shock Question [Re: johnsm] #280794 Sep 22, 4:55am Sep 22, 4:55am
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KYB AGX w/ H&R springs...

Re: Spring/Shock Question [Re: gotnos] #280795 Sep 22, 9:47am Sep 22, 9:47am
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i got the teins and it looks nice

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