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Jul 31, 5:26pm - #32273 
coilovers

what is a good brand of coilovers?? i just got TRD springs but haven't installed them yet...would coilovers be better? how expensive are they and where can I find them?? thanks!

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Jul 31, 6:12pm - #32274 
i have Ground Control coilovers, the coilovers are made by Eibach, cost 475 thumbsup


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Jul 31, 6:31pm - #32275 
How much of a drop are GC coilovers? Any pics?

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Jul 31, 6:33pm - #32276 
Originally Posted by TeaQBD
How much of a drop are GC coilovers? Any pics?
isn't it a 0-4" drop?

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Jul 31, 6:46pm - #32277 
Originally Posted by celica2kgts
Originally Posted by TeaQBD
How much of a drop are GC coilovers? Any pics?
isn't it a 0-4" drop?


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Jul 31, 6:53pm - #32278 
damn i good rofl

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Jul 31, 6:58pm - #32279 
how do you adjust the coilovers?

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Jul 31, 6:59pm - #32280 
well with the gc i believe you can crank them with ur hands but others there is a tool that you use

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Jul 31, 7:03pm - #32281 
it comes with this tool, looks like a wrench or somethin


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Jul 31, 7:06pm - #32282 
oooops sorry, its .5 to 2.5 grin

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Jul 31, 7:09pm - #32283 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
oooops sorry, its .5 to 2.5 grin

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Ya beat me to it street thumbsup..also an allen wrench comes with the kit for adjustments.


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Jul 31, 7:57pm - #32284 
Originally Posted by Black Panther
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oooops sorry, its .5 to 2.5 grin

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Ya beat me to it street thumbsup..also an allen wrench comes with the kit for adjustments.


that's pretty cool because you can like bring it to stock height when you want to get on like a steep driveway or somethin right?or close to stock height

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Jul 31, 8:11pm - #32285 
Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
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oooops sorry, its .5 to 2.5 grin

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Ya beat me to it street thumbsup..also an allen wrench comes with the kit for adjustments.


that's pretty cool because you can like bring it to stock height when you want to get on like a steep driveway or somethin right?or close to stock height


yes ice, thats a good thing about coilovers...

gotcha Black Panther lollol


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Jul 31, 8:50pm - #32286 
helpful like you wouldnt believe! Thanks thumbsup

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Jul 31, 11:24pm - #32287 
go hotchkis i did and ill never go back

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Aug 1, 3:59pm - #32288 
is it hard to adjust it?
and once you lowered the car...the space between car and rim is narrower...how your hands gonna fit it and adjust it? i am talking about the GC coilover here...
does it feel BUMPY after installed?
how is the performance of GC coilover?
thx...

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Aug 1, 4:46pm - #32289 
yea how would you adjust it if its too low confused

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Aug 2, 5:17am - #32290 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
i have Ground Control coilovers, the coilovers are made by Eibach, cost 475 thumbsup


Not to nitpick but isn't it just the springs on the coilovers that are made by Eibach.


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Aug 2, 5:47am - #32291 
you would have to jack it up and take the tire off to get to it on the front, but on the rear i believe if you have wheels like mine you should be able to reach in there

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Aug 2, 6:06am - #32292 
Originally Posted by Celicatastrophe
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
i have Ground Control coilovers, the coilovers are made by Eibach, cost 475 thumbsup


Not to nitpick but isn't it just the springs on the coilovers that are made by Eibach.


yes the springs/coils thumbsup


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Aug 2, 9:23am - #32293 
i am not a fan of coilover sleeves(not true coilovers). Most use progressive springs and the lower you go the more you change your spring rate. If you get true coilovers(i.e. tein jc ) they come with linear rate springs same rate through the entire suspension travel. they are not cheap but they are the best you can get.


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Aug 2, 10:19am - #32294 
Originally Posted by Krayze
i am not a fan of coilover sleeves(not true coilovers). Most use progressive springs and the lower you go the more you change your spring rate. If you get true coilovers(i.e. tein jc ) they come with linear rate springs same rate through the entire suspension travel. they are not cheap but they are the best you can get.


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Aug 3, 12:09pm - #32295 
skunk2 make pretty good coil overs.


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