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Old 05-28-2009, 08:36 PM   #2061
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how is this.

the fronts are too low for the sway bar endlinks, they keep snapping.

my adjustable ones should be here today
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just got my adjustable endlinks and my 10mm spacer lugs.

putting em on in a couple hours.

then going lower.

Stanceworks is coming.
Nice! Didn't know that was a problem with the oem endlinks.
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Old 05-28-2009, 08:59 PM   #2062
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Yea. it sucks.

I just got 2 turner adjustable ones. and it turns out they are still too short. fack.

i guess i'll daily drive with no endlinks, then raise the car for an autocross.
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Old 05-28-2009, 09:23 PM   #2063
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^no endlinks? haha
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Old 05-28-2009, 09:23 PM   #2064
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Yup.
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:34 PM   #2065
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LOL thats gonna f up your SB bushings too. how are they too short? you are jacking up the rotor while putting them on right?

most people dont know how to install them. you need to jack up your rotor and then torque them down. or else you will keep breaking them.
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:59 PM   #2066
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LOL thats gonna f up your SB bushings too. how are they too short? you are jacking up the rotor while putting them on right?

most people dont know how to install them. you need to jack up your rotor and then torque them down. or else you will keep breaking them.
yup. i put my other 2 ton jack under the rotor and jack it up, thus giving it the feeling that there is weight on the rotor or whatnot.

yet it still snaps the second i lower the car from the jackstands
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Old 05-28-2009, 11:27 PM   #2067
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are you lowering the car itself while having the jack under the rotor? That is the only way to preload the swaybar for proper installation of the TMS adj links
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:09 AM   #2068
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:09 AM   #2069
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never posted this pic in here. i believe it meets the criteria though... the rear atleast
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:15 AM   #2070
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are you lowering the car itself while having the jack under the rotor? That is the only way to preload the swaybar for proper installation of the TMS adj links
Yes i am.
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:16 AM   #2071
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you cant adjust the collar where the swaybar mounts on those brandon?

make the shock longer and drop the spring more
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also - you have to have both sides unloaded or the sway will twist up making it impossible to attach and adjust properly. You effectively need two jacks and a jack stand/or third jack for the other side
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:57 PM   #2073
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Ya Jer and Stuart, i do all of that stuff. I have 4 jacks and i utilize them all when adjusting the coils.
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Old 05-30-2009, 12:54 AM   #2074
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Anyone have pics of the current gen IS. Lic plate = JDM nub?

I saw it tonight in person. I almost started fappin to it.

Wanted to talk to the owner, but he was on his phone.

It was amazing. Work Miesters with incredible stretch, poke, and stance. it was amazing.
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Old 05-30-2009, 02:00 AM   #2075
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Old 05-30-2009, 02:06 AM   #2076
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any pics? i have seen a **** load. didnt his car used to be purple or something? or army green?
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Old 05-30-2009, 02:25 AM   #2078
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holy fuuck yes.

it looks just like it does in the 2n pic. if not, lower.
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