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help: Changing springs! #422859 Mar 21, 8:15pm Mar 21, 8:15pm
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help: Changing springs!
Hi, where can i find a good tutorial on changing front and rear springs on my suspension. also, what tools are needed?

thanks for the info!

Re: help: Changing springs! [Re: fred416] #422860 Mar 21, 9:33pm Mar 21, 9:33pm
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there's an install guide in here..but its really not that hard finding the bolts...

the fronts are easy to change but the rears are a pain in the ass...you'll need an impact wrench for the back.

i didnt have an impact wrench so i used a rachet and a hammer ahahaha goodluck with urs...a spring compressor is also needed. you can rent one in autozone. They require a $40 deposit and you get it back when you return it so it's basically free rental...

here's for the front:
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1869941140_0_collapsed_2__1.html

and here's for the rear:
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1869941167_0_collapsed_2__1.html

hope that helps...btw there's another one in ncDOTorg but doesnt look like it'll help much. feel free to pm me with any ?'s


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Re: help: Changing springs! [Re: xxmonkeyboixx] #422861 Mar 22, 11:46am Mar 22, 11:46am
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What about the bump stops? They have to be cut right?


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i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
Re: help: Changing springs! [Re: xxmonkeyboixx] #422862 Mar 22, 11:51am Mar 22, 11:51am
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http://www.deepstaged.net/celicahr.htm this is the best tutorial


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Re: help: Changing springs! [Re: VBSURFER] #422863 Mar 22, 11:52am Mar 22, 11:52am
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Link don't work...


Originally posted by RICOGT:
i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
Re: help: Changing springs! [Re: Live42day] #422864 Mar 22, 12:05pm Mar 22, 12:05pm
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Thanks for the help grin

Re: help: Changing springs! [Re: fred416] #422865 Mar 22, 6:24pm Mar 22, 6:24pm
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yea you need to cut the bump stops...trim the bottom


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