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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:00am - #71820 
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Eibach sportlines installed... WOOHOO!

Finally got done.. here comes my picture story, so please wait till I have posted all pics b 4 any replies,I will let you know when Im done grin thnx fellaz thumbsup

1) here is a pic of tha sportlines in tha box (duh) spineyes
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:01am - #71821 
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2) what you need to do in order to install them springs grin (duh) rofl
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:02am - #71822 
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3) We used an air compressor and man does this thing come in handy, but as you will see later on in this tale, it may not have been enough wink
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:03am - #71823 
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4) compressing tha spring ($40 deposit for unlimited rental from autozone, getin my money back tomorrow grin )
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:03am - #71824 
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5) another shot of the spring compression grin
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:05am - #71825 
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6) With the first spring off, we can now see the diff between the two .. Stock obviously being the black durrrrrrrty one grin
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:07am - #71826 
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7) now here are all the peices of the suspension minus the actual spring grin
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Steven Dec 22, 5:08am - #71827 
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Nice!!
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:09am - #71828 
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Tadaa, the first spring installed, with this done the other side was done in ten minutes, I kid you not.. It was actually too easy...
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:10am - #71829 
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9) my celi minus 90% of the suspension spineyes
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:12am - #71830 
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10) Here is some interesting shit, its a top down view of the whole for the suspension (shock) shaft.. <--- wtf I dunno how else to describe it... confused rofl
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:12am - #71831 
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11) First spring installed back into the celi.. all down hill from here.. or was it rolleyes
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:15am - #71832 
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12) here is where we hit a big hole in the road.. These damm mother $%@#%ing rear bolts were on SO DAMM TIGHT!!!!! I could not belive it.. I was beginning to think it would taking nothing less than a nuclear blast to get these bastards off, but once again the ppl at ecelica.com hinted that I needed some better weaponry to wint his war so we headed on down to home depot and came back with a strong army and ...
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:22am - #71833 
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13) here is a pic of that damm mother f#$%#@$er angry angry angry
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:23am - #71834 
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14) pic speakes for itself rofl
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:27am - #71835 
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and finally a complete shot, sorry but my batteries ran out, this was the one of the two I could get grin

the test drive was awesome!!! OMG!!! what a diff.. I take corners now with amazing speed and no tire chirping.. Feels like I have super power steering now because its twice as responsive..

Deff the best mod I have done to my celi so far thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

And thnx again to Isaac for hookin me up with a local pickup.. grin thumbsup grin

and a big huge thanx to my friend rick for letting me help him install these hahaha and his girl, Narges for her photography skillz rofl
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:27am - #71836 
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aaaaand im spent rice (aka done) rofl

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Awesome good job on the install by the way you have 2 numbers 13's lol
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 5:37am - #71838 
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Originally Posted by spyder00367
Awesome good job on the install by the way you have 2 numbers 13's lol


what...where... rofl

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LinkTallica Dec 22, 6:21am - #71839 

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sweet job thumbsup thumbsup love the pictures
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ArchV Dec 22, 6:22am - #71840 
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Excellent pics! I died laughing at the damn bolt... just figures something like that would get in the way of a perfectly flawless install.

Car looks nice too! By the way, I'm getting springs, and it's a toss up between the pro and the sportlines. My car has the stock sideskirts with MUD FLAPS. I'm concerned the flaps would be too low with the sportlines frown

The attached picture is my stock ride height (which seems unusually low for some reason).

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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 6:30am - #71841 
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I checked mine right now and you shouldnt have any probs with the sportlines.. Trust me, the pro kit just doesnt change much, it will beh ard to notice the diff.. not woth the price diff.. go with the sportlines thumbsup

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ArchV Dec 22, 6:32am - #71842 
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Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
I checked mine right now and you shouldnt have any probs with the sportlines.. Trust me, the pro kit just doesnt change much, it will beh ard to notice the diff.. not woth the price diff.. go with the sportlines thumbsup


Done! You've single handedly decided for me... Thanks smile

I think I can take the flaps off if they cause problems... Not sure if the front flaps are molded onto the sideskirt or not.
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 6:33am - #71843 
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SWEET... Trust me bro, you will be sooooooo happy you chose em thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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element_celica Dec 22, 6:39am - #71844 

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cool!
that air compressor is TINY! rofl

rip celi...
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DJ_Curtiz Dec 22, 7:01am - #71845 
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yeah I know lol.. we had to sometimes wait for it to recharge up rofl rofl rofl

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stefanoc Dec 22, 7:19am - #71846 

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Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
14) pic speakes for itself rofl


rofl rofl thumbsup
best pic of all the "tale"
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1sweetGTS Dec 22, 4:55pm - #71847 
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very nice!

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Angelica Dec 22, 5:58pm - #71848 
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great job...looks awesome!!!
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browneyedchikk Dec 22, 6:17pm - #71849 

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nice!! i think i'll get those too since i'm not gona get a bodykit...good work maybe you can help me install mine?? hehehe thumbsup

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TulsaGTS Dec 22, 6:29pm - #71850 
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awesome...looks really good.
I'm thinkin about going full TRD?
anyone have opinions? what about skunk2?
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Johnny178 Dec 23, 1:15am - #71851 

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looks awsome... If Im not mistaken since you dropped it isnt an alignment required?
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fastceli2001 Dec 23, 1:25am - #71852 

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so you did the install at your house? how easy was it?

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damn dude...nice thumbsup

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DJ_Curtiz Dec 23, 1:48am - #71854 
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Originally Posted by Johnny178
looks awsome... If Im not mistaken since you dropped it isnt an alignment required?


Well so far I drove it and I dont feel like its needed but I will take it when I have some extra cash grin

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DJ_Curtiz Dec 23, 1:49am - #71855 
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Originally Posted by fastceli2001
so you did the install at your house? how easy was it?


Lets just put it this way, at first I was hesitant on doing it myself but after we were done iwth the first wheel, it was kinda too easy, except for those two mother f#$%#@$%@#$ing bolts angry angry angry you need help with those.. ask anyone who did the install themselves rofl

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ArchV Dec 23, 4:23am - #71856 
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Have you noticed any camber problems? That was one thing I was worried about getting a 2" drop. I didn't want to have to shell out more cash to get a camber kit.
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RoMkApOmKa Dec 23, 4:32am - #71857 

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Originally Posted by ArchV
Have you noticed any camber problems? That was one thing I was worried about getting a 2" drop. I didn't want to have to shell out more cash to get a camber kit.

$26 for Eibach front camber kit...
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RoMkApOmKa Dec 23, 4:33am - #71858 

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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by ArchV
Have you noticed any camber problems? That was one thing I was worried about getting a 2" drop. I didn't want to have to shell out more cash to get a camber kit.

$26 for Eibach front camber kit...
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RoMkApOmKa Dec 23, 4:34am - #71859 

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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by ArchV
Have you noticed any camber problems? That was one thing I was worried about getting a 2" drop. I didn't want to have to shell out more cash to get a camber kit.

$26 for Eibach front camber kit...
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sweet bro! wait until those sportlines settle...installs on the front springs were easy and the only problems on the rear are the bolts and bending the rear strut to get the entire shock assembly out, other than that, simple!
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thats awesome man...eibachs are great thumbsup
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Nice job on the install and the pic's man! I know that bolt as well:rotf:.

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TRDCelica01 Dec 23, 7:41am - #71863 

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One of Eibach's manufacturing buildings is just down the street im going to go check it out one day
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Yea that bolt is a piece of shit isnt it rofl I started with an impact and it didnt work so switched it up w/ a 20" breaker and some WD and it came off like a hot knife through butter thumbsup For the Pro kit, it looks sweet, just enough of a drop to be noticed and not too much in order to drive on Michigan roads thumbsup + the kit looks baller w/ the brand new 19" ADR M Sports, they take up the gap like a huge drop but w/o the real rough ride of both rims and giant drop.
P.S. ride looks great w/ the drop thumbsup

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Spanish_celica Dec 23, 8:05pm - #71865 
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That looks tight DJ_Curtiz, btw what size rims are those.
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nice got the same drop thumbsup

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DJ_Curtiz Jan 12, 8:19pm - #71867 
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Originally Posted by Spanish_celica
That looks tight DJ_Curtiz, btw what size rims are those.


They be 17's grin

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