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Old 02-27-2013, 08:04 AM   #1
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Lowering springs

Can anyone give me a link to some good springs around the $100 area cheaper is better
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:37 AM   #2
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I think for around a $100 you can only find it on eBay or look local on Craigslist! Other than that the cheaper thing on AM is $149.
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I would cut your springs or buy the sr springs on AM. I personally wouldn't waste money on the eBay springs
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I would cut your springs or buy the sr springs on AM. I personally wouldn't waste money on the eBay springs
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I'm probably going to cut mine when I paint my calipers
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:51 AM   #5
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If I do get the Sr springs from am. Will I need shocks and struts ?
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If your car has a lot of miles then most likely. Cc plates would be good too. All of the suspension parts add up but you can find shocks and stuts pretty cheap
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cut your springs save your money especially if your car has a number of miles on it. 1 coil in the front, 1.25 coils in the rear
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1.25 coils front 1 coil in the rear.....thats the best cut. Reversing that will cause a pretty messed up looking stance once it settle
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1.25 coils front 1 coil in the rear.....thats the best cut. Reversing that will cause a pretty messed up looking stance once it settle

So cut stock springs need time to settle?
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:44 AM   #10
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not much but a bit...a few days to a week. all springs really need to settle
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1.25 coils front 1 coil in the rear.....thats the best cut. Reversing that will cause a pretty messed up looking stance once it settle
that's what I ment lol and an alignment too.
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Old 02-27-2013, 11:05 AM   #12
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Cut them!!! Lol it's cheaper and you can get low
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:07 PM   #13
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I may try cutting idk though lol. How much is an alignment?
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I may try cutting idk though lol. How much is an alignment?
$50-70
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Ok thx
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I curenrrtly have a set of lowering springs for 96 don't need them and on eBay the about 150thats where I bought them
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What kind are they?
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Old 03-02-2013, 12:32 PM   #18
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Found some H&R springs on CL for 145 going to take a look at them today any tips on inspecting springs before buying them lol
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Found some H&R springs on CL for 145 going to take a look at them today any tips on inspecting springs before buying them lol
Not really, other than to look for visible cracking or warping.
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Okay thanks
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Well look for heat mark cracks cab b sealed with seldilane torch.. look for cracking in powder coating you niti e the duffrence when you see it
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:58 PM   #22
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bought my dropzone springs on ebay last year and looks great

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bought my dropzone springs on ebay last year and looks great
Did you need to buy shocks and struts when you bought them??
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:33 PM   #24
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Did you need to buy shocks and struts when you bought them??
you don't have to but it's a good touch..you can always buy shocks & struts later down the road if cash is an issue not hard to turn around and replace when needed
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Old 03-03-2013, 08:55 PM   #25
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Got them on and the rear looks a little lower then the front but I guess they still have to settle and damn getting the front springs out were a pain /: but got it done in 2 hrs
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question for you torched...are you in a v6 or GT?
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question for you torched...are you in a v6 or GT?
The question isn't for me, but I've noticed a lot of people have asked him and he stated that he owns both V6 and GT
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Does anyone have a write up on uninstall and instal of springs??
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Does anyone have a write up on uninstall and instal of springs??
youtube has everything lol

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question for you torched...are you in a v6 or GT?
Both just like working on the six more have my GT for sale wanna get a 2013 or a temi
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He put "hot to video" instead of "how to" lol Idk if I should trust this guy... Jk but is it that simple for the front also?
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pretty much....if you aren't the strongest arm grab yourself a spring compressor from any autoparts...it's really straight forward, but google wright ups if you're still curious
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pretty much....if you aren't the strongest arm grab yourself a spring compressor from any autoparts...it's really straight forward, but google wright ups if you're still curious
Since I'm gonna lower it should I replace my lower ball joints??


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if your boots look worn might as well
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