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KYB AGX/Eibach Sportline Install Without Spring Compressor FRONT #55978 Oct 26, 3:24pm Oct 26, 3:24pm
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KYB AGX/Eibach Sportline Install Without Spring Compressor FRONT
Here is some pictures.I installed only front.Did not have time to instal rear.I'll install rear in 5 days.
P.S. KYB AGX Shocks,Eibach SportLine Springs,Eibach Aligment Kit(Front).

Rear installation is at https://www.celicahobby.com/forums/...tall-without-spring-compressor-rear.html

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Installed.

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i thought you needed a spring compressor to install springs and atleast, let alone shocks!?. . is this true!?. .im confused. ..


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Originally Posted by Mp3Supply
i thought you needed a spring compressor to install springs and atleast, let alone shocks!?. . is this true!?. .im confused. ..


Yes, you do need one. You can rent one from autozone or pep boys for pretty cheap.


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I did not use spring comressor you can use a jack, it's what we did.Sorry i don't have a pictures of installation but trust me Front installation is very very easy.I'll post some pictures next week and you'll see.
P.S. One side is 30 min of work w/o any fancy tools.

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damnit, i had a shop do it. i would have done it myself if i knew i cound rent a spring compressor. or even not even use one.. .. damnit damnit damnit... owe'll. . . next time. when i buy shocks. ill try to see fi i can do that myself . .


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Re: My New Shocks and Springs. [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #55989 Oct 26, 7:43pm Oct 26, 7:43pm
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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
I did not use spring comressor you can use a jack, it's what we did.Sorry i don't have a pictures of installation but trust me Front installation is very very easy.I'll post some pictures next week and you'll see.
P.S. One side is 30 min of work w/o any fancy tools.


i dont understand how you did it with a jack? confused

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I'll post some pictures by Saturday and you'll see it.
Sorry i can't explain i don't really know all technical terms if you don't mind to hold till Saturday.
P.S.Esy tryst me, please do not waste your money at mechanical shops it's very easy.

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I'm wondering how much you lowered your ride and if you need for the the Eibach alignment kit? How much degree camber does it give 1.0, 1.5 or 2? I'm looking at H&R for they give up to 3 degrees. I'm not sure if it fits a Celica's suspension. Do you need that and do I need that? That's the question.

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Eibach recomend to buy alighment kit if you install Sportline so..I did.
P.S.Front 2.0 Rear 2.4.

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Hi, to all of you guys!Here is some pictures of KYB AGX Shocks and Eibach SportLine Springs Installation.I hope that this installation pictures will help many of you to save some money on installation. winkand learn more about your celica.
P.S.Sorry for the pictures quality, my camera is not good at all.
P.P.S. My car is very low so i have to use a litle jack to jack it up to put big jack under the car. (Sideskirts protection)

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2) Loose them up first.

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4)After you loose all Nuts Put Litle Jack under the metal plate and juck it up.

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5) So now you be able to take the "METAL STICK" off w/o any problem.Thank you litle jack. grin

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Originally Posted by silver

i dont understand how you did it with a jack? confused


Just like the pics above show, you use the jack to lift the spring and strut into place. However this method is not very safe compared to using a spring compressor. Think of how much pressure the spring is under when you jack it up.. if your jack slipped and you were nearby.. OUCH! eek


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6)Now unscrew the hose.

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SO HOSE IS FREE grin,Now lower your LitleJack a litle and unscrew this bolt. tongue

P.S.Eibach Sportline give you not lot of pressure and you can save $200. grin grin

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8)Hose,"metal stick" and first bolt is taken off. Now take this bolt off. spineyes

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9) So.. Everything is taken off (Upper bolts(under the Hood) are on.
Lower your jack and move rotor down. tongue

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10)Take this 3 Nuts Off grin grin grin And you be able to take the whole thing off.

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11) Here we go! tongue

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12)Take the top off and unscrew the NuT
BE CAREFUL spring is under Pressure!!! Put the whole thing on the side(on the ground) and ask your frend to hold it wile you taking uper nut off grin(eibach SportLine has a litle pressure it's shorter than stock springs).

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13)Here we go again. tasty

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14)Ok, lets put the whole thing back. tongue
First put the "Black ring" on the top of the shock. grin (Use stock)

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15)Now cut on half your stock suspenton's "BumpStop" (yellow litle thing spineyes)and slide it down.

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16)Now put Eibach SportLine Front Spring. thumbsup

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17)Now put the "Dust Protector" (Black thing) grin

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20)Now put the first metal plate and put litle ring on it. tongue

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21)Put the second metal plate on the top of the "litle ring" grin Then Press wery hard on the top and ask your friend to secure the whole construction with UPER NUT Pic#12. spineyes

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22)Here we go!!! tasty thumbsup grin Now just slide the whole thing in .
VERY IMPORTANT!!! IF AFTER SECURING THE WHOLE THING WITH UPER NUT PIC#12 YOU CAN TURN THE NUT, YOU DID IT WRONG!!! CHECK PIC.18-19. FLAT AREA ON THE TOP OF THE SHOCK MUST GET INTO FLAT AREA OF THE FIRST METAL PLATE (SO AFTER YOU PUT THIS PLATE ON SILVER AREA OF THE SHOCK IT WILL MOVE WITH IT IF YOU TURN IT).IF AFTER INSTALLATION WILE YOU DRIVIN YOU HEAR THE "METAL NOZE" MOST LKELY YOU HAVE TO REDO IT AND CHECK PIC.18-19.

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So what do you think guys??? I hope it's clear.

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man those are some crazy installation pics spineyes


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Originally Posted by element_celica

man those are some crazy installation pics spineyes

But helpful.I remember that i was trying to find some installation picture before i install my Shocks/Springs and i did not find any.
So I'm sure some one will use it. wave
P.S.I will edit pictures and post new pictures of Rear/Front installation on Sunday.


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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
12)Take the top off and unscrew the NuT
BE CAREFUL spring is under Pressure!!! Put the whole thing on the side(on the ground) and ask your frend to hold it wile you taking uper nut off grin(eibach SportLine has a litle pressure it's shorter than stock springs).


this is the step where you should have the spring compresser, friend hold the top plate, hands slip, plate comes up, hits friend in face, you are calling 911 to help stop the bleeding from the plate hitting them in the face, then, the lawsuits come lol


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Originally Posted by ssgsky

Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa

12)Take the top off and unscrew the NuT
BE CAREFUL spring is under Pressure!!! Put the whole thing on the side(on the ground) and ask your frend to hold it wile you taking uper nut off grin(eibach SportLine has a litle pressure it's shorter than stock springs).


this is the step where you should have the spring compressor, friend hold the top plate, hands slip, plate comes up, hits friend in face, you are calling 911 to help stop the bleeding from the plate hitting them in the face, then, the lawsuits come lol

Reed it one more time."Put the whole thing on the side(on the ground)"
And... Have you ever see the Eibach Sportline Springs in real life??? grin
Just let you know that it so short so you can do all job w/o spring compressor.
P.S. And of cose it's better to have one.But if you don't??? wave
P.P.S. And defenatly it's better to let the Mechanics to install the whole shit...$$$ grin


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Rear installation post was closed by moderators.
They say that it's to dangerous to install w/o spring compressor. And they don't wannabe responsible...

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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Rear installation post was closed by moderators.
They say that it's to dangerous to install w/o spring compressor. And they don't wannabe responsible...


I told you that when you first posted it. It could slip and blammo frown


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Dude I'm glad it worked for you but I can't stress enough how lucky you got on the front install how can you be sure you have all the top hardware on correctly,do us a favor and stop encouraging people to do this the wrong way. I've done this install plenty of times and I just did it again on saturday with the proper tool's and would hate to see somebody else try it your way and mess up thier car or even themselve's or somebody else.


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Originally Posted by CID498

Dude I'm glad it worked for you but I can't stress enough how lucky you got on the front install how can you be sure you have all the top hardware on correctly,do us a favor and stop encouraging people to do this the wrong way. I've done this install plenty of times and I just did it again on saturday with the proper tool's and would hate to see somebody else try it your way and mess up their car or even themselves's or somebody else.

I am simply show you guys how i did it.And it,s your chose to follow.
Proper tools... I don't think i got lucky i just follow the installation instructions.. and yeah instead of using the Spring compressor (which one i don't have) i use the jack to compress the shocks.
And one more time it was Sportlines installation and sportlines way shorter then Pro or Stock springs and it do not have lot of pressure to harm you...
And i do not ask you to do it my way.
Please take your cars to Mechanics and spend $300
I think it's just good to know that you can do some work with limited amount of tools and it's what my pictures show.
And i know that its better to have all tools you needed... But if you don't???
And front install is not hard at all you can see it your self... wave

REED AND MAKE YOUR CHOSE "BE OR NOT TO BE"IF YOU NOT SURE JUST DO NOT START THE INSTALLATION MY WAY> JUST REMEMBER THERE IS PLENTY OF MECHANICAL SHOPS WHO WILL BE GLAD TO HELP YOU $$$.


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you don't need to spend $300 for someone else to do it right, you can rent a spring compressor or borrow one from a friend for very little $.

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I'm not attacking you by no mean's dude I'm just concerned that some one with no clue as to what they are doing could really get hurt or do some damage by attempting your procedure, You didn't even use jack stand's that alone is dangerous enough you should never work under a car with out them.


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Re: My New Shocks and Springs. [Re: Steven] #56037 Dec 8, 4:16pm Dec 8, 4:16pm
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Yeah .. It's good to know that you know how to use it... But some one just can be a complete donkey and blow his fucking head off by making mistake...
There no cure for dumbness.
I just show the one of posble ways to do the installation.
And it's so funny to see you guys telling me that you so courtesy and careful for other people and know that none of you made any pictures how to install it on the safe way.
This dude telling me that he did many suspension installations and he did not even make any attempt to post any pictures What the curtseys...
And the last one. Instead telling me how bad i am by posting this picture you guys should turn off your computers get your asses outside take the whole suspension off your car, TAKE SOME PICTURES an then put the whole shit back and TAKE PICTURES again . And simply post it here grin thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown
P.S. And check installs. Donkey can kill him self on any of those projects no mater how good the installation pictures will be.
P.P.S. Hope to see your pictures soon. wave


Re: My New Shocks and Springs. [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #56038 Dec 8, 4:23pm Dec 8, 4:23pm
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This is my reply to what I believe you're complaining about.

I told you we closed your posted process because of a liability issue. No site Admin or Moderator condemned you for posting it.

As for you asking us to take pictures, I'll dismiss that remark because there are already enough photos in the gallery and installation section.

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