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domino24
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Nov 21, 10:50pm - #332550 
Im new to import tuning

Im new to import tuning and dont know a lot about cars,im plan on buying a celica soon and i plan on lowering it,I dont want to sound stupid or anything but what is the difference between lowering springs and coilover kits? any help would be great thanks. thumbsup thumbsup

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Nov 21, 11:19pm - #332551 
coilovers are adjustable and the ride isn't as smooth someone correct me if i'm wrong. I have prokit springs with Tokico HP Struts/Shocks

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Nov 21, 11:51pm - #332552 
so i guess that lower springs would be better for a smoother ride. thanks for the explanation thumbsup
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Nov 22, 12:23am - #332553 
Welcome to Ecelica! wave

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Nov 22, 1:18am - #332554 
first rule to know about import tuning is dont talk about import tuning.. hahaha welcome thumbsup

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Nov 22, 1:56am - #332555 
Originally Posted by domino24



where are you from in NJ?

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Nov 22, 3:10am - #332556 
Originally Posted by 2003cbgts
first rule to know about import tuning is dont talk about import tuning.. hahaha welcome thumbsup


LOL.. the second rule of import tuning is DON'T TALK ABOUT IMPORT TUNING!

yes welcome!! my experience with coilovers is that it's not comfortable whatsoever, i kinda hate taking my car places sometimes cause of the rough ride. springs are more for the street.


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Nov 22, 7:51am - #332557 
Coilovers can be comfortable if you buy a top end set. I used to have JIC SF-1 full cooilovers on my 95 Eclipse they werent adjustable stiffness wise but was a great ride and excellent performance, the only down side was they cost me about $1,200.


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Nov 25, 10:51pm - #332558 
im from cinnaminson New Jersey.
what part are you from ravadude? oh and thanks for the welcome everyone thumbsup

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Nov 25, 11:14pm - #332559 
welcome.

check out Tein S-Tech lowering springs, one of the best in the market! there's a guy on ebay that is selling them for $129 total. i think his name is kurumamotoring thumbsup


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Nov 25, 11:18pm - #332560 
lincoln park NJ...morris county...and welcome wave


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Nov 25, 11:23pm - #332561 
yo welcome to the forums.
wat kinda celica you plan on getting?


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Nov 26, 3:04pm - #332562 
hahaha i got come ground control coils with eibach springs and it rides kinda bumpy but its a lot better then both of my friends lowered sport compacts. and they both have coils and say how much smoother my car rides then theirs


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Nov 26, 3:18pm - #332563 
go with hot chiks lowering springs thumbsup just orederd some the other day...welcome!!!! wave

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