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Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup #339673 Nov 30, 6:10pm Nov 30, 6:10pm
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Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup
Ok, so I'm getting a suspension setup for christmas. Here is what I'm thinking about. Ignore $$ for this comparison:

IDEA 1)
Hotchkis Street Coil Springs
Hotchkis Street Sway Bars
Hotchkis Front Strut Tower Brace
Hotchkis Rear Camber Links
KYB AGX Shocks

IDEA 2)
TRD Coilovers
Hotchkis Competition Sway Bars
Rod Millen Front Strut Tower Brace


So what should I go with? Truthfully, both ideas will be costing equal. It's just, do I want the ease of coilovers, or do I want the comfort of springs/shocks? I can't really find anything on here about people who have TRD Coilovers and what they think about them. Do they have adjustable dampening?


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: CRBN BLU] #339674 Nov 30, 9:50pm Nov 30, 9:50pm
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I think you cant go wrong either way. They both look like good setups. The TRD coilovers do not have dampening adjustablity.

Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: Johnsgt] #339675 Nov 30, 9:54pm Nov 30, 9:54pm
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Originally Posted by Johnsgt
I think you cant go wrong either way. They both look like good setups. The TRD coilovers do not have dampening adjustablity.


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: bmw52786] #339676 Nov 30, 10:19pm Nov 30, 10:19pm
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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: cycocelica] #339677 Nov 30, 10:29pm Nov 30, 10:29pm
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i would go with 1

Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: spaztikid] #339678 Nov 30, 10:57pm Nov 30, 10:57pm
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I just ordered a set of the TRD Coilovers. Got them for $695 shipped. If you're interested, and fast, there are more available HERE.

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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: CRBN BLU] #339679 Nov 30, 11:16pm Nov 30, 11:16pm
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I don't know bro. For some reason, those don't look authentic. The reason why I say that is because I've only heard of the TRD sportivo coil overs. And those don't look like it. But I could be wrong.


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: 401Celica] #339680 Nov 30, 11:32pm Nov 30, 11:32pm
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I like the first option better, but id go TRD Sways insted


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: FastCelicaGT22] #339681 Nov 30, 11:37pm Nov 30, 11:37pm
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That sucks. I just paid $865 for my TRD coilovers. Let me know how they feel. It will be a few months before I get home to try them out. Will you let me know? I never could find anybody who has used them.

Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: badceli] #339682 Dec 1, 12:44am Dec 1, 12:44am
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Originally Posted by badceli
That sucks. I just paid $865 for my TRD coilovers. Let me know how they feel. It will be a few months before I get home to try them out. Will you let me know? I never could find anybody who has used them.


That sucks. PM me a couple days past Christmas. I actually have to wait to get these, and let them sit in the house knowing they're there for me. wtf


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: 401Celica] #339683 Dec 1, 12:46am Dec 1, 12:46am
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Originally Posted by 401Celica

I don't know bro. For some reason, those don't look authentic. The reason why I say that is because I've only heard of the TRD sportivo coil overs. And those don't look like it. But I could be wrong.


I disagree. I did my research. They're authentic.


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: CRBN BLU] #339684 Dec 1, 1:53am Dec 1, 1:53am
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Option 1, i have the same thing except for the front strut tower brace, i have APR!


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: qbanprepster21] #339685 Dec 1, 2:04am Dec 1, 2:04am
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Hotchkis > TRD tongue


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: RevMonster] #339686 Dec 1, 2:25am Dec 1, 2:25am
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I'd say option 1
but with Koni Sports and TRD Sway Bars

the TRD coil overs do have a stiffer spring rate then the Hotckis Coils... so they will keep your car flatter...
why not check out other coil over options.. I M Racing has JIC Coil overs with 15 way adjustable dampening aswell as height adjustment

Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: HJC_Celica] #339687 Dec 1, 11:48am Dec 1, 11:48am
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If your intersted i have the hotchkis tvs. Full coilovers, front strut bar with camber adjustment, rear end links, and rear camber. The only thing i dont have are the sways. I might sell due to needing money. Make me an offer.

Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: Johnsgt] #339688 Dec 1, 12:09pm Dec 1, 12:09pm
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Thanks, but no thanks. My money is already on its way out for parts.


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: CRBN BLU] #339689 Dec 1, 12:11pm Dec 1, 12:11pm
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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: Chaz] #339690 Dec 2, 1:18am Dec 2, 1:18am
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Finally found a pic of them installed. They say if you drop your car more than 1.8 it will blow these shocks quick. Anybody know if this is true?
What drop are you going with?

Love the looks of these.

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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: badceli] #339691 Dec 2, 4:53am Dec 2, 4:53am
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Good find. I'm going with the drop that TRD reccommends: Front 1.68"; Rear 1.75"


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Re: Give me your opinion on my (potential) suspension setup [Re: CRBN BLU] #339692 Dec 2, 5:04am Dec 2, 5:04am
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How do you set it to that exact drop? Most people with coilovers don't how far it is dropped.

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