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lowering question... #343872 Dec 5, 7:57pm Dec 5, 7:57pm
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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

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343873 Dec 5, 7:59pm Dec 5, 7:59pm
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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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Re: lowering question... [Re: VSGTS14] #343874 Dec 5, 8:16pm Dec 5, 8:16pm
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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

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343875 Dec 5, 8:18pm Dec 5, 8:18pm
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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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Re: lowering question... [Re: CelicaGTizzle] #343876 Dec 5, 8:35pm Dec 5, 8:35pm
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how much do you think im looking at here? i probably have about $300 for the lowering.

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343877 Dec 5, 8:46pm Dec 5, 8:46pm
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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

Re: lowering question... [Re: Virgilson] #343878 Dec 5, 9:11pm Dec 5, 9:11pm
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how low do sport lines drop it? and how much do they cost?

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343879 Dec 5, 9:15pm Dec 5, 9:15pm
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1.8 front, 2.4 rear just like this

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Re: lowering question... [Re: rem] #343880 Dec 5, 9:31pm Dec 5, 9:31pm
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how about cost? . . .do you scrape a lot with that drop?

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343881 Dec 5, 9:37pm Dec 5, 9:37pm
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nah... for some reason i dont scrape that much.. most speedbumps i can go over them going straight... strange

Re: lowering question... [Re: rem] #343882 Dec 5, 10:00pm Dec 5, 10:00pm
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sounds nice, i may get these springs. thumbsup

but whats the cost? confused

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343883 Dec 6, 12:21am Dec 6, 12:21am
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mvpmotorsports has them for 224 right now. I am going to get them with my xmas money, great for the wingless look.

Re: lowering question... [Re: BadSeed] #343884 Dec 6, 12:35am Dec 6, 12:35am
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yeah, wingless and lowered looks good!! thumbsup

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343885 Dec 6, 8:48am Dec 6, 8:48am
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hell yea

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Re: lowering question... [Re: rem] #343886 Dec 6, 10:11am Dec 6, 10:11am
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^^^hey man you live in cali???

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343887 Dec 6, 10:32am Dec 6, 10:32am
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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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Re: lowering question... [Re: eric_h] #343888 Dec 6, 10:34am Dec 6, 10:34am
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^^^how much?

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343889 Dec 6, 10:43am Dec 6, 10:43am
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Originally Posted by BlkCelicaGT07
^^^hey man you live in cali???

nah. not cali.. VA

Re: lowering question... [Re: rem] #343890 Dec 6, 10:48am Dec 6, 10:48am
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TEIN thumbsup


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I hit, what else, oh plus dome.
Re: lowering question... [Re: celicajonz] #343891 Dec 6, 10:52am Dec 6, 10:52am
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^^^ how much of a drop is tein? and how much does it run for?

Re: lowering question... [Re: BlkCelicaGT07] #343892 Dec 6, 10:56am Dec 6, 10:56am
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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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I hit, what else, oh plus dome.
Re: lowering question... [Re: celicajonz] #343893 Dec 6, 5:05pm Dec 6, 5:05pm
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i want to get the basic damper tein is the bomb


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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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Re: lowering question... [Re: mkvirus] #343895 Dec 6, 8:08pm Dec 6, 8:08pm
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tein s-tech 1.4" drop all around thumbsup


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Re: lowering question... [Re: mkvirus] #343896 Dec 6, 10:45pm Dec 6, 10:45pm
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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

Re: lowering question... [Re: rem] #343897 Dec 7, 3:18pm Dec 7, 3:18pm
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^^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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Re: lowering question... [Re: combatc87] #343898 Dec 7, 3:41pm Dec 7, 3:41pm
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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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^^ 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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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.

Re: lowering question... [Re: celicatuner] #343901 Dec 7, 6:41pm Dec 7, 6:41pm
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^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.


My car is gunna be 10x faster than yours...haha... I'm gunna buy like 10
of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
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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

Re: lowering question... [Re: combatc87] #343903 Dec 8, 7:15am Dec 8, 7:15am
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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

Re: lowering question... [Re: rem] #343904 Dec 8, 8:05am Dec 8, 8:05am
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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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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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