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Old 01-09-2013, 12:57 PM   #61
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Imagine my anticipation. Been waiting a year and a half. Just recently decided to really lower thanks to a local forum member. Lowered (more like slammed) my buddies e36 sedan and knew I had to lower mine. It's coming soon.... Maybe even with some 10.5 in the rear...
Yeah i def feel you on that. Damn 10.5! how are you gonna fit that in the rear brotha? Haha i had a 5mm spacer on my 9.5 and had to take it off because it was scraping bad and that was after i even cut and shaved my fenders.
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Old 01-09-2013, 01:07 PM   #62
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Haha oh yeah. It's gonna have some serious stretch. I have a lot stretch on mine now. I've stopped by a couple of shops in the area and they've just starred haha. It's gonna have stretch and camber
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:30 PM   #63
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Haha oh yeah. It's gonna have some serious stretch. I have a lot stretch on mine now. I've stopped by a couple of shops in the area and they've just starred haha. It's gonna have stretch and camber
Yeah thats gonna be quite a challenge i think but i cant wait to see the 10.5 rears and how they fit.
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:47 PM   #64
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Haha yes it will. After seeing a topic... Gonna have to go with an m3 rear with quad exhaust... Just more to anticipate
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:24 PM   #65
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Haha yes it will. After seeing a topic... Gonna have to go with an m3 rear with quad exhaust... Just more to anticipate
Niccceeee! Cant wait

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Old 02-13-2013, 05:57 PM   #66
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Just scored a brand new pair of racelands for 350 shipped. I know most of you will jump on me for buying racelands but I don't plan on tracking it or keeping it for too much longer so I didn't really care
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:00 PM   #67
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Just scored a brand new pair of racelands for 350 shipped. I know most of you will jump on me for buying racelands but I don't plan on tracking it or keeping it for too much longer so I didn't really care
OP I love the car but why invest money in something you will be getting rid of soon?
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Old 02-14-2013, 11:34 AM   #68
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When putting the wheels on I noticed that the rear springs were in half so I just threw in some cheap springs they had at the shop. So I needed a new suspension anyways
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Old 02-15-2013, 09:56 AM   #69
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You can tell how the back is lower than the front... Ups said they'll be here Tuesday
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Old 02-19-2013, 01:24 PM   #70
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Coilovers and new strut mounts just came in.... Finally
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Old 02-21-2013, 10:22 PM   #71
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Got 3/4 of the way done. Probly going to have to get a new passenger side hub spindle. The strut just would not come out. Also going to have to get spacers for the front.
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:06 PM   #72
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:06 PM   #73
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:07 PM   #74
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Old 02-22-2013, 11:54 AM   #75
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Old 02-23-2013, 12:48 PM   #76
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Got 3/4 of the way done. Probly going to have to get a new passenger side hub spindle. The strut just would not come out. Also going to have to get spacers for the front.
I had to wrestle the front struts as well when I installed mine. The most annoying part for me was installing the drop links on the front.
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Old 02-23-2013, 03:46 PM   #77
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I had to wrestle the front struts as well when I installed mine. The most annoying part for me was installing the drop links on the front.
How did you get yours off. We were jumping on the caliper and pulling up on the strut and it would not even move. Pb blaster?
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:02 PM   #78
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:12 PM   #79
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How did you get yours off. We were jumping on the caliper and pulling up on the strut and it would not even move. Pb blaster?
I didnt spray anything, I left the top strut bolts hand tight and got a pry bar and wedged it in between the control arm and the the strut. You have to find the right angle and then it will slip out. Try turning the steering wheel to a full lock both ways as well and try it again.
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:35 PM   #80
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I didnt spray anything, I left the top strut bolts hand tight and got a pry bar and wedged it in between the control arm and the the strut. You have to find the right angle and then it will slip out. Try turning the steering wheel to a full lock both ways as well and try it again.
Definitely going to try that!! Thanks! Will update.
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