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Lower Spring HELP

So I've owned my 97 prelude sh for about a year now, and now things are starting to turn for the worse. When I bought the car, the kid before me put on skunk 2 lowering springs, but kept the stock strut. I have no idea what he was thinking..

Anyways, as of right now my inner and outer joints on my front axles are shot. I am replacing them right now.

The lower ball joint on the knuckles are shot. Replacing them too. F my life. I actually have ended up to take them to a mechanic to press the lower ball joints in and out because a pickle fork and a 8 foot cheater pipe didn't work, or the ball joint separator unit you pick up at advanced auto.

And not to mention my boots on my cv axles for power steering are busted.. probably means i need to replace the boots, the rack and pinion, AND the power steering gearbox.

So my MAIN question for help is what is the best strut that matches the skunk 2 lowering spring?? I'd rather not have to replace EVERYTHING all over again because of a suspension issue.
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Or would a camber kit be another possibility?
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Re: Lower Spring HELP

how much those springs lower your car?
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Re: Lower Spring HELP

Whats your budget?
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Re: Lower Spring HELP

Honestly can't give an exact amount of how much the springs lowered the car, I'm pretty sure thought that it is low enough to change the geometry of the suspension.

My budget, just like anyone who'd say they'd be happy to win the lottery.... I'd probably be just as happy if someone gave me ten dollars. I'm looking for a middle class fix, something not cheap and that will get the job done. And save up for the proper fix.

I'm not too worried about having it happen again. Gotta love advanced auto, lifetime guarantee
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Re: Lower Spring HELP

KONI Sport Yellow Shocks - Koni Yellow Struts - Koni Inserts
Koni yellows are still talked about highly, I cant speak from experience yet, but they look good and the price is ok.. You would love them basically.

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