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Old 08-06-2013, 06:35 PM   #581
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Old 08-06-2013, 07:27 PM   #582
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installed coilovers with new shock/strut tops. front sitting a touch higher than stock ? (adjuster pre set from suspension source is 3/4 down.) but still a touch higher than stock ? DOES THE PIN STICKING OFF SIDE OF STRUT GO DOWN TO TOP OF BOTTOM CLAMP ? thank you !anybody who can help me out ?
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Old 08-06-2013, 07:39 PM   #583
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just read thru some and see the pin sticking out the side of strut goes down into crack of clamp ..did that but still seems as if its stock hieght in front still
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Old 08-06-2013, 07:46 PM   #584
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Re: *Street Edge Coilovers Review *

It does go in, make sure that is fully seated all the way in. If you can, remove the wheel, put the car on a jack stand. Loosen the pinch bolt, and jack up the control arm to make sure it's seated all the way. It also takes a little bit to settle afterwards too but I would think that you'd notice at least a little at first over stock.
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Old 08-07-2013, 11:42 AM   #585
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Sounds like you do not have the housing sitting in the hub correctly.
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Old 08-07-2013, 04:40 PM   #586
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ok could you explain correctly? some instructions with the kit would of helped. are u saying the strut housing is not in the clamp correctly. the pin slid down into the crack of clamp and bottomed out. will not go further down ? please lmk asap
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Old 08-07-2013, 06:31 PM   #587
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got it .lowered collar all the way down. car sitting low. actually if it settles a little i might raise it up . everything is in ..just got to get strut bolt tight at top before test drive.
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Old 08-09-2013, 07:56 PM   #588
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test drive complete ..all is good . installed new top stut/shock tops with them,no clunks ..super happy .i recommend them .
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Old 08-09-2013, 11:46 PM   #589
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Awesome to hear ya got it seated! Still loving mine 1k miles after install
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Old 08-11-2013, 01:22 PM   #590
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Hi Kris, I just ordered a set, and was wondering if I would need wheel spacers. I am running 16x7.5 et30 wheels.
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Awesome to hear ya got it seated! Still loving mine 1k miles after install
hey thanks for your help . cool of u to help .thanks again
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Old 08-12-2013, 07:20 PM   #592
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You were on the right track, I'm sure you would've gotten it either way As much help as this forum has been to me, I try to offer what I can too
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Old 08-18-2013, 07:01 PM   #593
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fronts all the way down.rear about half way down. on 19" wheels
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:28 PM   #594
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bad91, what front bumper are you running?? I want a lip

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So where can i order a set of these? seem to be the best bang for the buck for coils. better than racelands it appears
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Old 08-19-2013, 04:56 PM   #596
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its just a ebay lip. but im so happy with it.it fit perfect ,its urathane type so it can take a beating. heres a pic.it should be easy to find .if not ill send u a link if u need it.
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Old 08-19-2013, 05:10 PM   #597
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Just click The Suspension Source links in Kris's signature, it'll take ya there.
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Old 08-19-2013, 05:19 PM   #598
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:35 PM   #599
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*Street Edge Coilovers Review *

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Old 08-29-2013, 12:23 AM   #600
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Looks good. Few questions though. Is that at the lowest setting? Any issues so far? Though I know these are not for the track but how do they perform compared to stock sport suspension?
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