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Dec 5, 8:57pm - #343872 
lowering question...

xmas is coming and i want to lower my car, what suggestions do you guys have in terms of what brands, and wether i should get springs or coilovers.?.?.? confused

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Dec 5, 8:59pm - #343873 
coilovers if you wanna have freedom of which height and a better ride all together.
getting springs depends on how much you want to drop it, not something anyone can just tell you to get.


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Dec 5, 9:16pm - #343874 
does this look like a god deal to you guys?

does it look like a trust worthy site to deal with?

http://www.eracingzone.com/eracingzone/01uptoycelco.html

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Dec 5, 9:18pm - #343875 
I dunno...

I've never seen those before and I don't like the fact that they are so cheap. I would say save up and do it right. If your going to drop the car then I would highly suggest that you get new shocks.


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Dec 5, 9:35pm - #343876 
how much do you think im looking at here? i probably have about $300 for the lowering.

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Dec 5, 9:46pm - #343877 
umm if you have 300 for lowering your car...just get some lowering springs. coilovers are pricey costing you more than a grand. and that just the coil overs.

i say you get some sportlines. thumbsup

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Dec 5, 10:11pm - #343878 
how low do sport lines drop it? and how much do they cost?

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Dec 5, 10:15pm - #343879 
1.8 front, 2.4 rear just like this

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Dec 5, 10:31pm - #343880 
how about cost? . . .do you scrape a lot with that drop?

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Dec 5, 10:37pm - #343881 
nah... for some reason i dont scrape that much.. most speedbumps i can go over them going straight... strange

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Dec 5, 11:00pm - #343882 
sounds nice, i may get these springs. thumbsup

but whats the cost? confused

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Dec 6, 1:21am - #343883 
mvpmotorsports has them for 224 right now. I am going to get them with my xmas money, great for the wingless look.

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Dec 6, 1:35am - #343884 
yeah, wingless and lowered looks good!! thumbsup

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Dec 6, 9:48am - #343885 
hell yea

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Dec 6, 11:11am - #343886 
^^^hey man you live in cali???

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Dec 6, 11:32am - #343887 
i got ground control coil overs with eibach springs, not sure on the height but it rides nice and i do scrape more then i would like to, but i can alway raise it


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Dec 6, 11:34am - #343888 
^^^how much?

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Dec 6, 11:43am - #343889 
Originally Posted by BlkCelicaGT07
^^^hey man you live in cali???

nah. not cali.. VA

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Dec 6, 11:48am - #343890 
TEIN thumbsup


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I hit, what else, oh plus dome.
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Dec 6, 11:52am - #343891 
^^^ how much of a drop is tein? and how much does it run for?

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Dec 6, 11:56am - #343892 
i did 2.5 in da frnt and 2.0 in da back...i got the basics damper 800.0(run pret-ee pric-ee, but worth it imo)...yeah but you wont regret if you get tein.. thumbsup


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Dec 6, 6:05pm - #343893 
i want to get the basic damper tein is the bomb


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Dec 6, 6:11pm - #343894 
Originally Posted by rem
nah... for some reason i dont scrape that much.. most speedbumps i can go over them going straight... strange


ic that you have the stock rims painted in black!!! would you recomend this spring for a celica with stock gt rims like you got except the car with action package? or its gonna scrape the body kit?


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Dec 6, 9:08pm - #343895 
tein s-tech 1.4" drop all around thumbsup


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Dec 6, 11:45pm - #343896 
Originally Posted by mkvirus
Originally Posted by rem
nah... for some reason i dont scrape that much.. most speedbumps i can go over them going straight... strange


ic that you have the stock rims painted in black!!! would you recomend this spring for a celica with stock gt rims like you got except the car with action package? or its gonna scrape the body kit?


nah it should be ok. im trying to get a Wings west kit still

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Dec 7, 4:18pm - #343897 
^^when you say trying, you mean looking for a good price? if so, check out this http://hopupracing.com/aeex29.html . cheapest i've found. back on topic: i'm looking into getting a drop, but i don't want the rear higher than the front. is there a kit that evens out the car?


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Dec 7, 4:41pm - #343898 
The Tein S-Tech springs lower the car 1.4 inches all around. I had them on my old GT. I liked them. I got them off of ebay for $110 brand new. Just make sure to cut the bump stop so you don't bottom out. It looked good to me.

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Dec 7, 4:45pm - #343899 
^^ I'm gonna put them on my GTS over the Christmas break. I'm probably going to upgrade the shocks too pretty soon. I hear they wear out after like a year with lowering springs if you don't have high performance shocks/sturts. Does anybody know?

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Dec 7, 7:32pm - #343900 
was wondering about the safty and performance of springs and coilovers. Saw a civic just run off the road and hit a tellephone poll going 30 for no reason at all. was wondering if shitty suspention parts could do that. I heard ride quality can be bumpier with coilovers, but I don't mind as long as my ride stays on the road.

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Dec 7, 7:41pm - #343901 
^If you lower your car the proper way you shouldn't have that problem.

Cutting you springs which is probably what the Civic did is a big no-no!

Putting lowering springs on your stock struts is also not the best idea since the damper of the stock struts is not meant for lowering springs.

I hihgly suggest that for the best quality drop that you either get a full coil over kit or springs/shocks combo.


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Dec 8, 2:23am - #343902 
for living in california would you guys suggest i get the eibach pro kit? or sport lines? i want the bigger drop but im worried about a lot of scrapping. . . confused

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Dec 8, 8:15am - #343903 
Originally Posted by combatc87
^^when you say trying, you mean looking for a good price? if so, check out this http://hopupracing.com/aeex29.html . cheapest i've found. back on topic: i'm looking into getting a drop, but i don't want the rear higher than the front. is there a kit that evens out the car?


sportlines evens out the car .. drops the front 1.8 and the back 2.4

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Dec 8, 9:05am - #343904 
go with Tanabe I have the GF210. They are the stiffest of the three with a 1.5 dropmakes the car feel very planted to the ground thumbsup


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Feb 25, 2:09pm - #449190 
Hello, I order lowering spring 1.4" drop Front/Rear How many inches do I have to cut out the bump stop? Thank you very much.

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