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Dec 6, 6:47pm - #345017 
Got my christmas present today... TRD Coilovers!

They were waiting for me at my front door when I got home today. Very nice! The only thing is there are no instruction included?!?! I emailed the shop I ordered them from to try to get them to send me a copy. I was wondering if anyone on here knows where there might be instructions online for them. Will I need a spring compresser for them, or will they just bolt right in?


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Dec 6, 7:24pm - #345018 
you dont need a spring compressor... install is cake thumbsup

make sure you have a good socket set and a breaker bar.

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Dec 6, 8:22pm - #345019 
it depends are the springs already mounted on the struts? they prolly are so just take off your old springs/struts and replace.


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Dec 6, 11:37pm - #345020 
nice - thumbsup

... hope you got them for a good price - because there is one place that I know of selling them for around $600

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Dec 7, 12:06am - #345021 
wow 600

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Dec 7, 1:59am - #345022 
what!? $600 seems impossible. TRD won't sell any part at a resonable price, even though its just a re-badged cheaper aftermarket product.


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Dec 7, 2:57pm - #345023 
Got them for $695, shipped. That's dealer cost.


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Dec 7, 3:09pm - #345024 
TRD makes coilovers??? wtf since when? you mean springs and shocks, right???

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Dec 7, 3:10pm - #345025 
are TRD coilovers better than the others?


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Dec 7, 3:15pm - #345026 
no they make coilovers now


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Dec 7, 5:11pm - #345027 
thumbsup thumbsup post some pics up after you have them installed

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Dec 7, 7:01pm - #345028 
nice thumbsup


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Dec 8, 1:51am - #345029 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
no they make coilovers now

really? for celica??? confused

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Dec 8, 6:35am - #345030 
Please post a link to where these can be purchased. wave

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Dec 8, 7:32am - #345031 
Originally Posted by brianhaman
Please post a link to where these can be purchased. wave


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Dec 8, 7:34am - #345032 
Ok, so everytime I try to post the links, it tells me "All required fields not filled in"?!?! What the hell. There isn't a thing blank. I'll try again


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Dec 8, 7:35am - #345033 
Type this in for your search on Ebay and you'll find them:

Celica +TRD +coil


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Dec 8, 8:17am - #345035 
If you're still having trouble with the install, email the shop who has my TRD coilovers still in the box waiting to be installed. The shop owner is Brent Davison www.bdaudiocreations.com he will help you out if you still need it.
Can't wait to hear how those things handle. Be sure to come back and let us know.

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Dec 9, 1:02am - #345036 
are they adjustable dampening wise? or just height?


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Dec 9, 8:34am - #345037 
Just height.

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Dec 9, 4:38pm - #345038 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
you dont need a spring compressor... install is cake thumbsup

make sure you have a good socket set and a breaker bar.


I just got my instructions in the mail today. A spring compressor IS needed in order to reuse a couple support pieces at each corner. I did a cost analysis to see what it would cost to purchase an entire new set of each piece I would need (so I could have two complete suspension setups ready to be bolted in). It would cost roughly $262.58 to get all the 12 parts required. In other words, that's not a cost feasible route. Looks like I'll be renting a compressor.


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Dec 9, 8:03pm - #345039 
goodluck. do it yourself is always the way to go smile atleast its awlays the cheapest way wink

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