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Apr 12, 9:24pm - #441157 
hotchkis or Tech S Tech Springs?

which is better? i want something to work with stock struts and i want it to look good. do i need camber links if i get them?hotchkis or Tech S Tech Springs?

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Apr 13, 11:41am - #441158 
Pretty even match-up, I have Teins to be installed as soon as fedex brings my struts! thumbsup wave


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Apr 13, 11:43am - #441159 
i have tein s-tech springs and love them, love the drop height (1.4" all around)! they worked with my stock struts for about a year but i have around 45000 miles on my car too... thumbsup


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Apr 13, 3:32pm - #441160 
I have the tein s.techs on stock struts. No camber kit required. thumbsup

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Apr 13, 9:21pm - #441161 
hotchkis level your car out, by dropping the rear more. I think that you will wear out your stock struts pretty fast with them cause of the amount of drop.

tein s-tech, give the same drop front and rear, so the car still points down in the front a little. I personally love the drop, perfect for a set of 18's, any lower and you will start to rub pretty bad. You can roll on your stock struts for a good amount of time, cause the drop is only 1.4".

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Apr 13, 11:54pm - #441162 
Originally Posted by card00d85
I have the tein s.techs on stock struts. No camber kit required. thumbsup


me too thumbsup


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Apr 15, 9:32pm - #441163 
hmm i think ive made my decesion to get tein s springs, where can i get them and for the best price, so i 'll be able to roll on stock sturts for a while i'll be able to install them rite awawy tongue

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Apr 16, 7:38pm - #441164 
^^^ i hear ebay sells them for a pretty good price, but it will also cost around 100 to install them, depending on where you go...


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Apr 16, 8:33pm - #441165 
just buy a spring compressor and DIY. It's not very hard.

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Apr 17, 12:45am - #441166 
i have hotchkis and it's hella nice thumbsup

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Apr 17, 6:19am - #441167 
Originally Posted by v4shj16

hmm i think ive made my decesion to get tein s springs, where can i get them and for the best price, so i 'll be able to roll on stock sturts for a while i'll be able to install them rite awawy tongue


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Apr 17, 9:12am - #441168 
With either of these two springs, once installed, does the car hop when you hit bumps? I put lowering springs on my 98 200SX, and every bump I hit would launch the front end off the ground, thus giving the nickname "pogo stick"

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Apr 17, 10:17am - #441169 
^^^ you might need new shocks/struts


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Apr 17, 11:59am - #441170 
I did put new Tokico struts on it, but it didn't help. The springs were from R1 Racing and they were coilovers. I just don't want to get springs for my Celica and have the same problem.

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Apr 17, 2:56pm - #441171 
i dont have that problem with my tein s-techs and tokico hp shocks! thumbsup


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