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Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today #322325 Nov 9, 8:46pm Nov 9, 8:46pm
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Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today
just got done installing my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs, very pleased with the outcome. The rear looks slammed, I have 17inch ADRs and they fill up the wheel well perfectly, I cant even fit one finger between there. They are so low that they only left about 1 inch of shock so I set the KYBs to next to highest stiffness setting to avoid maxing out the shock too often. The front isnt as low but still looks great. I feel like im riding heavy in the rear, and the front is comming up, I guess ill get used to it.

The handling...Wow a tremendous difference. feels like a go cart, barely any body roll, a little bit of understeer, and a reasonably stiff ride. Im sure all noticable body roll will be gone when I get the hotchkis sways installed sometime next week. So now my suspension is as follows, front and rear strut bar, lower tiebar, KYB AGXs Hotchkis springs and sways.

Now that my suspension is up to speed ill concentrate on the turbo kit, all im waiting for is that manifold from Hass auto, should be done this week sometime. If I can get the manifold in soon, then the turbo will hopefully be installed the week after thanksgiving. Ill keep you guys updated!

Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: Aerowilson182] #322326 Nov 9, 8:49pm Nov 9, 8:49pm
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get some sticky tires and it'll be 10x better

Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: Steven] #322327 Nov 9, 8:53pm Nov 9, 8:53pm
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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: SmutasticGT] #322328 Nov 9, 8:55pm Nov 9, 8:55pm
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Before and after pics on the way, look for them late tomarrow


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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: Aerowilson182] #322329 Nov 9, 9:18pm Nov 9, 9:18pm
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Congrats on all the modding. Looks like you are doing it the correct way. Happy modding!!!


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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: blackcel] #322330 Nov 10, 6:32am Nov 10, 6:32am
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I have the same setup on my celica thumbsup

Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: CelicaRyder] #322331 Nov 10, 6:53am Nov 10, 6:53am
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thats nice man...im thinking about going with the sportlines because 1.5 isnt enough for me i guess...what do you think it will look like with 17" rims? you got any pics?


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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: AzNRaCeR] #322332 Nov 10, 7:00am Nov 10, 7:00am
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sounds awsome, I would really like to see some pics. thumbsup


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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: AzNRaCeR] #322333 Nov 10, 9:35am Nov 10, 9:35am
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Originally Posted by AzNRaCeR
thats nice man...im thinking about going with the sportlines because 1.5 isnt enough for me i guess...what do you think it will look like with 17" rims? you got any pics?


Well they have a 1.5 in the front and the rear is suppose to be 1.75 but I seriously think it was around 2 in the rear. My 17s fill up the well perfectly now, If you have 18s I can see them having rubbing problems in the rear and possibly creasing a fender in the front if you hit a hole or something while turning.

Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: Aerowilson182] #322334 Nov 10, 9:36am Nov 10, 9:36am
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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: PnOy2nv] #322335 Nov 10, 9:48am Nov 10, 9:48am
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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: gts2k] #322336 Nov 10, 10:11am Nov 10, 10:11am
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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: SLVCELI] #322337 Nov 10, 11:35am Nov 10, 11:35am
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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: Aerowilson182] #322338 Nov 10, 11:37am Nov 10, 11:37am
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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: Aerowilson182] #322339 Nov 10, 11:44am Nov 10, 11:44am
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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: Aerowilson182] #322340 Nov 10, 11:48am Nov 10, 11:48am
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Re: Installed my KYB AGXs and Hotchkis springs today [Re: Aerowilson182] #322341 Nov 10, 2:14pm Nov 10, 2:14pm
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