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Old 12-22-2011, 09:26 PM
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got my coilovers today



other two are in the box
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Old 12-22-2011, 10:20 PM
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Re: got my coilovers today

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Old 12-22-2011, 10:21 PM
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Re: got my coilovers today

that Shyt Cray
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Old 12-22-2011, 11:24 PM
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Re: got my coilovers today

nice i am actually jealous, if i wernt moving i would snag me a set but would prob go with skunks :)
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Re: got my coilovers today

nice but shoulda got the new version coilovers meaning Adjustable from lower mount, which allows you to retain full shock travel.
i believe the tein ss is this way
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Re: got my coilovers today

those(that he got) are adjustable just they are all the way down. you can see the sleeves inside the springs
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:55 AM
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Re: got my coilovers today

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nice but shoulda got the new version coilovers meaning Adjustable from lower mount, which allows you to retain full shock travel.
i believe the tein ss is this way
I believe all teins are " Ride Height adjustable via spring seat"

IMO thats just stupid and very unhandy solution thats why I didnt get them.
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those(that he got) are adjustable just they are all the way down. you can see the sleeves inside the springs
what im saying is thats the older design of coilover which affect the shock travel when u dump the car.

the new design are in the lower mount so you still obtain the full shock travel even if you dump the car
i was wrong in my first post the teins basic and ss are the older design
it was the tein flex that has the new design
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I believe all teins are " Ride Height adjustable via spring seat"

IMO thats just stupid and very unhandy solution thats why I didnt get them.
not all ..the tein flex is not
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Re: got my coilovers today

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"• Ride Height adjustable via threaded body and spring seats"

...still I think that teins are overrated. And still theyre kinda old technology.
and that flex-version is pretty damn expensive.

Tein "Larger piston diameter for strut type front and rear (22mm)"
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BC Racing's "53mm damper shell and large 46mm diameter piston"
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Re: got my coilovers today

where are pics of your car lowered on them?
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Re: got my coilovers today

please don't say that you just got the regular tein coilovers....

the only teins I've found to be decent in performance is the HA, RA, the SS like is junk.
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Re: got my coilovers today

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Re: got my coilovers today

SS have poor damping and also the adjustability factor is highly overated when the shock is no good.

Although I did buy them back in 03-04 for my civic.
I heard that a few years back 08 or so they changed up their design slightly and increased their price because of better shock design. But I think they did more harm than good because the SS kits back then were only $750 any many people got them but were truely not impressed compared to a $600 setup like gc and koni yellows which will out perform the SS on nearly any road racing application.
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Re: got my coilovers today

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where are pics of your car lowered on them?
Took the picture posted when they arrived which was the day of christmas leave for me. Just got back on post yesterday and have a month long survival school starting in a couple of days. Doubt they will be on the car until some time is Feb.
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please don't say that you just got the regular tein coilovers....

the only teins I've found to be decent in performance is the HA, RA, the SS like is junk.
I just got what was suggested to me. The factory struts on my prelude are absolutely shot and I wanted an upgrade without spending a ton of money. I had it down to these or the adjustable kybs with a set of springs. I just wanted adjustables all the way around so I could adjust the height front and back how I wanted. I didn't learn about skunks until after I ordered these. I got a good deal on them so I'm fine with it.
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Re: got my coilovers today

Function Form Type 2's FTW!!!
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Re: got my coilovers today

I have the basics on my car, Ive never had a problem. Ordered mine through JHPUSA. Who dd you get yours from?
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I have the basics on my car, Ive never had a problem. Ordered mine through JHPUSA. Who dd you get yours from?
A friend of mine who owns a performance store in Charlotte.
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Old 02-17-2012, 12:19 AM
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Re: got my coilovers today

Finally got my coilovers installed today. Waiting for them to settle and once adjusted just how I want them I will throw up some pictures.
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