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Old 10-02-2012, 07:38 PM   #1
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suspension to do

I have to do it myself. I need to install koni adjustable shocks and struts. Is this easy? Any how to's? And im also going to install maximum motorsports caster cambers. Will i be able to do these myself?
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:43 PM   #2
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yes with some basic tools and an impact you'll be set to go along with jack and stands...for easy install write ups check AMs site or even youtube
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To do the back of the cars suspension is a walk in the park. The front isn't extremely hard but it is a bit more challenging and camber caster just replace the plate up top in your engine bay so pretty much its more time consuming than anything.
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:52 PM   #4
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Alright. Think ill hit this project real soon.
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I just dropped mine and its really simple and its like night and day with the difference in handling.
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Lemme just jump in and ask, what kinda shocks could I use on a 2 inch drop? I did it a couple months ago and I think my stock shocks are starting to go bad
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Lemme just jump in and ask, what kinda shocks could I use on a 2 inch drop? I did it a couple months ago and I think my stock shocks are starting to go bad
not a surprise on a 2" drop, factory's go quick over 1.5"

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I lowered mine and it actually raised it in the rear? Why?
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I would let some one do your struts
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:30 AM   #10
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You can do your struts if you have basic mechanical knowledge. I did all four shocks and struts, changed my fuel filter, installed a rear sway bar and replaced wheel bearings in a little under 5 hrs. If your nervous about it maybe pick up a Haynes manual. About 15 bucks from AutoZone. It helped me with a lot of stuff on my car
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Struts are pretty damn easy lol, but I get the mechanical level thing but it's pretty straight forward once your down there
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I lowered mine and it actually raised it in the rear? Why?
Same height springs as factory higher spring rate would be my guess

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You can do your struts if you have basic mechanical knowledge. I did all four shocks and struts, changed my fuel filter, installed a rear sway bar and replaced wheel bearings in a little under 5 hrs. If your nervous about it maybe pick up a Haynes manual. About 15 bucks from AutoZone. It helped me with a lot of stuff on my car
Agreed its not that bad just takes a little know how for it, but even then you can just look at it and figure it out lol
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:19 PM   #13
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Best to do it yourself
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Old 10-07-2012, 02:02 PM   #14
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Yeah take pics while you're tearing down and follow the pics backwards for help if you forget how things go. But every car I get, I immediately buy a Haynes or a Chiltons. Ask my wife, it drives her nuts! Lol
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Old 10-07-2012, 02:56 PM   #15
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Lmao i dont needa do that. I did my springs and balljoints. Just not aware how those struts join up to the caster chambers
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