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Old 09-04-2009, 11:20 AM
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need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

So i bought a 98 SH last weekend and come to find out, i can't take it to work because i can't make it over the speed bumps! the guy i bought it from had it way too low and i need to be able to drive my lude ASAP! now, im not exactly the smartest guy when it comes to suspensions but i'm pretty sure he threw a TEIN suspension on the front and back due to their signature green colored shocks and i need to know how to lift it about two inches. please, if anybody can be of assistance i would appreciate it greatly!! thanks ahead of time.

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Old 09-04-2009, 01:19 PM
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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

buy some used OEM springs off craiglist/ebay for cheap should only be around 50$ for the four springs.

for the mean time just approach the speed bump at an angle which has one wheel hit it first then the other. and go slow
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Old 09-04-2009, 01:23 PM
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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

you should have a coilover setup. there should be sleeves inside of the spring that you can spin to raise or lower the vehicle.

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buy some used OEM springs off craiglist/ebay for cheap should only be around 50$ for the four springs.

for the mean time just approach the speed bump at an angle which has one wheel hit it first then the other. and go slow
he just said he has a full tein suspension why would he need to replace a fully adjustable system with stock garbage?
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Old 09-04-2009, 01:47 PM
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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

well if thats what he meant then I misunderstood. obviously if you have coil overs just adjust the sleeve and raise the car. get an alignment afterwards.
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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

awesome fellas, thanks for the help. are there any special tools i need in order to do this?
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Old 09-04-2009, 05:17 PM
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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

yeah you need the tein adjust wrench or any adjust wrech for coilovers will do.
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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

if they are teins, you need those spanner wrenches to adjust them
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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

sweet, all done. thanks for the help guys.
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if they are teins, you need those spanner wrenches to adjust them
where can you get the spanners? i need some xD
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awesome fellas, thanks for the help. are there any special tools i need in order to do this?
yeah I spanner wrench.
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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

shadownet, try looking at your local autozone. i just found out they rent tools for free and they have pretty much anything you can think of. all they ask for is a deposit and you get it all back once you return the tool.

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Re: need help lifting my 98 SH!!!

ok, thanks...i have been looking for them everywhere but one place that sells them wants 110 per wrench -.-
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ok, thanks...i have been looking for them everywhere but one place that sells them wants 110 per wrench -.-
What? Thats BS, I guess its a fast and furious tool, I swear you see something in a movie and d@mn. What I mean by this is you know those tow rings for drag cars. Usually some anodized color (red, green, blue) whatever. Well I started back to school this semester and thru the parking lot I have seen some cars that have these tow rings, it was all I could do trying not to laugh at them. So next week I am going to pull up in a truck w/ my ATV and go around pulling their cars around the parking lot with my ATV, Ha ha haa LOL

But seriously I would check eBay, you don't need a spanner wrench that says Tein or KYB, or skunk 2 on it. If the tooth fits in there its good.
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I guess its a fast and furious tool, I swear you see something in a movie and d@mn. What I mean by this is you know those tow rings for drag cars. Usually some anodized color (red, green, blue) whatever. Well I started back to school this semester and thru the parking lot I have seen some cars that have these tow rings, it was all I could do trying not to laugh at them. So next week I am going to pull up in a truck w/ my ATV and go around pulling their cars around the parking lot with my ATV, Ha ha haa LOL
HAHAHAHA.... nice dude. if i were in the VA i'd help ya. but yea shadownet, i've found them online for as cheap as 20 bucks so look around.

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