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Installing New Shocks/Springs soon.

Okay i just bought and recieved my new Shocks and springs. Im replacing all 4 shocks and springs because i currently have some Ground Control Coilover sleeve with Eibach springs i believe. They came with the car. So i bought 4x Koni Sport Dampers and the Sportline Eibach Springs. i'll take pictures of them tomorrow to post them up.

Im lovin it cuz the shocks are yellow and the springs are red :) i think they look awesome together haha.

Also i just wanna ask a question, is there usually any troubles with the 4th gens when changing shocks/springs?
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Re: Installing New Shocks/Springs soon.

nope pretty straight forward. just go rent a spring compressor from autozone.
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make sure you post progress and results!! I am thinking about switching from race springs to sport springs!
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Re: Installing New Shocks/Springs soon.

o yea, and don't forget to SOOOOAKKKKKK all the nuts and bolts in PB-blaster for a solid day or two before working on them.
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o yea, and don't forget to SOOOOAKKKKKK all the nuts and bolts in PB-blaster for a solid day or two before working on them.
okay thanks, ill tell my dad. we are gonna work on this together.
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okay thanks, ill tell my dad. we are gonna work on this together.
Yeah good idea, I did it with my pops, made it much easier.
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Re: Installing New Shocks/Springs soon.

you bastards. my dad blew a gasket when he saw my suspension in 1000 pieces the first time.


little did he know that was just the beginning
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you bastards. my dad blew a gasket when he saw my suspension in 1000 pieces the first time.


little did he know that was just the beginning
ohh yeah my dad was flipping out on my brother the other day when he was putting on his coilovers. So if he helps me he won't get angry plus he knows more than me so it will make it easier.
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you bastards. my dad blew a gasket when he saw my suspension in 1000 pieces the first time.


little did he know that was just the beginning
That's funny, he told me you were sawing off a spring with the shock still on...
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Re: Installing New Shocks/Springs soon.

worked from 9 in the morning until 3 and got all 4 shocks on. Lowered the car about half an inch which is sweet, rides very nicely unforunately the knocking i have is still there and we found out its the upper control arms in the rear =/. Ill get up some before and after photos in the next day or two.

I will be selling my old shocks/springs. Its actually eibach/ground control coil over sleeves over the shock. Ill get pics of those up too in a few days.
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