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Old 05-14-2010, 09:05 PM   #1
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Coilover Install... Video

I used this back in the day and found it quite useful. I'm sure this has been posted before but I thought I'd post it again anyways so I don't lose the links. lol.

















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Old 05-14-2010, 10:30 PM   #2
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Wow, just watched all the videos, and I now feel a lot more confident that I can do the coilover installation by myself. Thanks!
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Old 05-14-2010, 11:03 PM   #3
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I had to wait 3 days till I got spacers, because my wheels didn't clear.
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Old 05-14-2010, 11:12 PM   #4
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great post man

NOW to get those coilovers! what kind do you guys prefer?? (no raceland)
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Old 05-14-2010, 11:57 PM   #5
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what's wrong with raceland coilovers?
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they are usually making poor financial decisions and rolling over debt.

No offense to some members on the group but there are dudes making less than $35K driving in fairly new cars - lol like leasing a $40k car - wtf - the car is worth more than what you make in a year!

OP just be sensible - good luck!
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Old 05-15-2010, 12:18 AM   #6
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what's wrong with raceland coilovers?

Just wanted to know some others besides raceland. Do u have them installed in your car? if so how is it?
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Great videos. Getting ready to install my coils soon, but I'll be re-using the old shock mounts
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Old 05-11-2012, 04:17 PM   #12
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Been watching these

Great videos. Getting ready to install my coils soon, but I'll be re-using the old shock mounts
Don't do it yet if you're going to install without new RSM's! You'll regret it in the long run and it's just so much more convenient to be doing it all at once.

I haven't done it yet (about to purchase ST coils and RE RSM's sometime soon) but I'm planning on doing it right the first time after doing countless searching.

OP, thanks for the video links, I'm sure they'll be very helpful!
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I just put together my TCKlines...WAY EASIER since the springs are shorter. I was trying to use a spring compressor...
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:29 PM   #15
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