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Old 10-12-2012, 07:55 PM   #1
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My new tokico struts came in today which means my suspension is about to get done! But anyways it didn't come with bolts for the bottom, should I use my stock ones or? Let me know guys!
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My new tokico struts came in today which means my suspension is about to get done! But anyways it didn't come with bolts for the bottom, should I use my stock ones or? Let me know guys!
Always use new hardware when ever possible!.. We're they supposed to come with new bolts?.. If so then give them a call and wait for them!...
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Always use new hardware when ever possible!.. We're they supposed to come with new bolts?.. If so then give them a call and wait for them!...
Haha yeah I know man and idk I got them from American muscle
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I didn't get new bottom bolts with my KYB's I put on last weekend. Stock ones were in good shape and worked fine. It did have new ones for the top of the strut tower.

P.s. don't forget to put the stock sleeve over the top of the strut before you fit it in there like I did lol. The strut will rise out of the strut tower and look hilarious. But you will have to take them back out and do more work XD
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I didn't get new bottom bolts with my KYB's I put on last weekend. Stock ones were in good shape and worked fine. It did have new ones for the top of the strut tower.

P.s. don't forget to put the stock sleeve over the top of the strut before you fit it in there like I did lol. The strut will rise out of the strut tower and look hilarious. But you will have to take them back out and do more work XD
Haha idk if mine will be okay, the stock ones have 103k miles on them so that's my concern but I know with the sleeve and I won't need a spring compressor right if I drop the a arm?
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Haha idk if mine will be okay, the stock ones have 103k miles on them so that's my concern but I know with the sleeve and I won't need a spring compressor right if I drop the a arm?
You shouldn't need one. It def gets a little tricky but with a few pry bars and some courage you should be good lol
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You shouldn't need one. It def gets a little tricky but with a few pry bars and some courage you should be good lol
Haha I know and my friends said I would but I'm like nah I don't haha it's not a Honda hahahaha
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Haha idk if mine will be okay, the stock ones have 103k miles on them so that's my concern but I know with the sleeve and I won't need a spring compressor right if I drop the a arm?
Spring compressors are awful. We tried that first because I was a little under informed on the process. Dropping the a arm was 10 times easier. And my bolts had 160k miles lol, still in good shape.
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Spring compressors are awful. We tried that first because I was a little under informed on the process. Dropping the a arm was 10 times easier. And my bolts had 160k miles lol, still in good shape.
Good! I hope my bolts are in good shape too and I never used a spring compressor, I know to drop the a arm and it's easy after that, I'm also using the stock isos
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Good! I hope my bolts are in good shape too and I never used a spring compressor, I know to drop the a arm and it's easy after that, I'm also using the stock isos
I reused stock isos as well, AM was out of stock of the polyurethane ones.
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I reused stock isos as well, AM was out of stock of the polyurethane ones.
I'm only using them so I get more of a drop haha
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I'm only using them so I get more of a drop haha
Yeah mine dropped a little extra from it I think lol
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Yeah mine dropped a little extra from it I think lol
Lol I hope mine do they should
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Post some pics!!!!
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I will when I put them on this weekend! I have been so busy with work man haven't had the chance yett but I'm off this weekend
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Your doing the springs to right?
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Your doing the springs to right?
Yeah man all at once with the springs shocks and struts, there's no point for double the work
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How much did your full shocks and struts run you?
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How much did your full shocks and struts run you?
Struts were 235 and shocks were 160 and springs were 250 so 645 all together
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