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Dec 7, 2:25pm - #66053 
KYB AGX/Eibach Sportline Install Without Spring Compressor REAR

Ok Let change that Trash Coilovers thumbsdown and Stock Struts thumbsdown on somthing nice... Like Eibach Sportline And KYB AGX Shocks/springs. W/o Using a SPRING COMPRESSOR eek
P.S. You will need two jacks. wave

Front installation is at https://www.celicahobby.com/forums/...all-without-spring-compressor-front.html

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Dec 7, 2:26pm - #66054 
2. Take this 3 nuts off.
P.S. You have to take all trunk plastics before you start.


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Dec 7, 2:30pm - #66055 
3. Put the second jack under your drum plate and juck it up. So you be able to take this first nut off easy.

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Dec 7, 2:36pm - #66056 
4. Now take this bolt off.

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Dec 7, 2:38pm - #66057 
5. Now lower the jack a little bit and unscrew this bolt.


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Dec 7, 2:40pm - #66058 
6. This one.

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Dec 7, 2:42pm - #66059 
7. After you take that bolt (Pic 6) lower the jack.

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Dec 7, 2:46pm - #66060 
8. After you lower the jack pull the drum down and you be able to take the whole strut/spring out.

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Dec 7, 2:50pm - #66061 
9. #1 Eibach Sportline Spring and KYB AGX Strut.
#2 No name, Shitty Trash Coil Over ($ 50 ,E-bay) on stock Strut.

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Dec 7, 2:53pm - #66062 
10. Now you will need a knife to cut (make it shorter)Spring Bumper (Yellow thing).

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Dec 7, 2:55pm - #66063 
11. Here we go!

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Dec 7, 3:01pm - #66064 
12.#1 Upper Insulator, #2 Short Spring Bumper, #3 Eibach Sportline Rear Spring, #4 Metal Plate,#5 Nut ,#6 KYB AGX Strut.

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Dec 7, 3:06pm - #66065 
13.You have to put the Suspension Support (metal plate) On the top of the Spring Bumper(yellow thing) and slide the whole thing on the strut .
But only after you put the spring on it(strut) first.


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Dec 7, 3:09pm - #66066 
14. Now slide the Upper Insulator down.(Black thing)

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Dec 7, 3:11pm - #66067 
14. Now put the Spring Braket #1 and Cushion #2.

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Dec 7, 3:13pm - #66068 
15. Now put the metal plate on the top of the Cushion and secure the whole construction with the Strut nut.

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Dec 7, 3:17pm - #66069 
16.#1 Cheap Shit CoilOver (It's what you get for less then $60 off e-Bay ), #2 Stock Strut,#3 KYB AGX with Eibach Sportline are ready to slide in.

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Dec 7, 3:20pm - #66070 
17. Now just slide the whole thing in. Use the jack to compress the Strut/Spring.

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Dec 7, 3:23pm - #66071 
18.Now secure this 3 nuts and don't forget to secure bolt on pic.# 17 and nut on pic.#3 and a bolt on pic.#4.
P.S. Do not forget to put the Stiffness changing ring (Reed the KYB AGX manual)on the top of the Strut before you slide the whole thing in.

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Dec 7, 3:37pm - #66072 
19. Here we go! Everything is done! And we just saved some money $$$ grin
Rear installation is litle bit harder than front and take about 1 hour on each side to install. Front takes 30 min on each side to install.
Here is the link for FRONT INSTALLATION by Me CLICK HERE!
Ok I'm Done. wave

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Dec 7, 3:56pm - #66073 
thats krazy grin

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Dec 7, 4:22pm - #66077 
Most hardest part it's to put the strut back in place.
But if you take the Muffler off first and it will be easy.
But i did everything with muffler on.
Front installation is Easy too.



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Dec 7, 5:29pm - #66078 
That's just craziness!!! In a good way. I wish you were around in Jersey when I needed an install. Great pics and info. How's the Celica's ride by the way over stock and those cheap ebay sleeve overs?

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Dec 7, 5:42pm - #66079 
Coil overs was really bad... Very stiff. And my car was bouncing like a basketball. thumbsdown
After i change everything it's feel so nice and soft.
It's stiffer than a stock suspension but lot more softer and nicer than those Cheap coil overs. wave





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Dec 7, 8:32pm - #66081 
I know you're proud of your installation but I do not recommend ppl to do this. I recommend people to use a spring compressor. I know this may work but I don't feel as if it is safe for everyone to perform. It is easy to mess up and can cause injury to yourself and damage to your car.

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Dec 7, 8:55pm - #66083 
Excellent install guide. Very detail. But, Steven is right. If you're not mechanically incline, this is very dangerous without spring compressor.


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