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Dec 22, 6:02pm - #356818 
dropping my car

i just put 17's on my car what is the reccomended drop to were you will be able to see a big difference yet i wont have to worry to much about scrapping if i go up a little hill. thanks

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Dec 22, 7:07pm - #356819 
eibach pro-kit. i think its like a 1.2 drop or something like that.

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Dec 22, 7:08pm - #356820 
Originally Posted by specsgt
eibach pro-kit. i think its like a 1.2 drop or something like that.


there is also one for 1.8-2.4, but have it put in... don't do it yourself, it did it this last week, god was that a pain.

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Dec 22, 8:08pm - #356821 
Originally Posted by DaytonaCelica1
Originally Posted by specsgt
eibach pro-kit. i think its like a 1.2 drop or something like that.


there is also one for 1.8-2.4, but have it put in... don't do it yourself, it did it this last week, god was that a pain.

When you say "don't do it yourself" do you mean have a shop do it for you or just have some friends help you? Cause i am also looking to drop my celi once i get tire/rim set up. confused


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Dec 22, 8:30pm - #356822 
Its more easier to have a shop install them. (since shops have the right tools needed)

if you have the tools and love to work on your car, then by all means, install them yourself. it'll take a while though, but it's free grin


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Dec 22, 8:31pm - #356823 
Tein S-Techs give about 1.4" front/1.5"rear drop. with 17s that should give you plenty of ground clearance thumbsup


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Dec 22, 8:32pm - #356824 
i say have a shop put it in, it was a bitch to do it yourself. you can do it with another persons help, but i would recommend having a shop manual for the celica handy. you will also need a strut spring compressor (rent from autozone - $40, but you get it back when you turn them back in)

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Dec 23, 10:46am - #356825 
Ok when droping the celica do you still need camber links to adjust the camber or will the camber still be to spec with a 1.8 drop?

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