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87 Classic Torsion problem

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by crookie_85, Jul 26, 2006.

  1. crookie_85

    crookie_85 Junior Member

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    Hey all, i own n old school 87 civic, the old torsion bar setup ront. Springs for the rear is a piece of piss but i have no idea how to lower the front, if its a big job or what but im also told i may need to buy a new torsion rod, longer! true/false?
    anyone wanna gme the run down n any step by steps wld be good.
    Thanks:mellow:
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    turn the nut at the end of the torsion bar. turn it one way, it raises it. turn it the other, it lowers it.
     
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    thanks guys, sounds to simple?
    im told on he orsion bar in there i can expect 30mm drop (just over n inch) ut if i want a 100 mm or 4inches il have to change the threaded bar. Anyone undertakin this b4?
     
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    I wouldn't recommend trying to go that low on your stock torsions.
     
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    Fair enough, how low would u recomend max?
     
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