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NYgodfatha27
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Nov 7, 6:28pm - #58704 
Opinion on shocks?

If I get Hotchkis springs, what are the best shocks...I want a really comfortable ride, but I also want it to be able to perform on the corners and things...however, comfort is pretty important to me...

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Nov 7, 8:55pm - #58705 
tockico gas shocks are pretty good...

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Nov 7, 9:32pm - #58706 
n00b question rofl
I will lower my celica and if i buy Hotchkis Performance Coil Spring Set do i need to buy the tockico gas shocks to??? grin

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Nov 7, 10:36pm - #58707 
How much money do you have to spend? I've been praising Tein for a while. Get their coilovers the SS or better TA's. Yes they still sell the TA's from Japan. Just call up Tein and get part numbers for all 4 dampers including springs (I'm sure they will offer custome spring rates if needed). It will cost at least 550 for front dampers w/out springs (2 months wait) or 750 (1-3 weeks) or roughly $1500 for everything excluding springs (1-3 weeks) without pillowballs - because of yet they don't have pillowball mounts that work with the Celica (Soon to be released). JIC has some high quality coilovers for 1900 with pillowballs, I think...SWEET. Tanabe also, but I don't no too much about them to give an opinion. Zeal Function B6 too! NICE. Amongst many others, for example B&G, Bilstein (from Hotckhis) and others i'm forgetting right now because suspension gets me HOT!!!. Just save up a little longer and get a really high quality suspension settup from Japan that beats any sleeve coilover, spring, spring and shock, or American.

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Nov 7, 11:27pm - #58708 
ok tnx but do i need just the springs if i shall lower it i dont have mutch mony now cry
maybe later smile

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Nov 7, 11:37pm - #58709 
Originally Posted by oas
ok tnx but do i need just the springs if i shall lower it i dont have mutch mony now cry
maybe later smile


no, you can use stock shocks on aftermarket springs.


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Nov 7, 11:40pm - #58710 
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Nov 8, 10:53am - #58711 
I have KYB AGX Agstbl. I love it.

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