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88 civic hb shocks

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by BoogieDown, May 18, 2004.

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    BoogieDown Senior Member

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    i have an 88 civic standard/DX Chass code is ED6(are they the same?) looked on a few sites for the kyb adj. shocks and they list front shocks for 88-91 civic and rears for 89-91? whats the deal w/ that?? can i still use them or not what other things will not fit the 88civic? should i look into a 89-91 because of this?
    i looked but hope this has not been covered before
     
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    :no: 88's had different rear suspension. You need to get rear shocks for an 88.
     
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    yes i know i need the rear shocks but have not seen a listing for the kyb adj gas shocks. should i try a diff brand??
     
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    I've seen them before. Check another site. Or go with Tokico Illuminas.
     
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    AGXs exist for the 88 rears- just look a little harder. You can also get lower control arms from an 89-91 Civic and just use the 89-91 shocks. KYB does make an application for the rear in their GR-2 line, so I'm sure they have an AGX that fits too.
     
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    might be a stupid question but i'm a stupid person so i'll ask if i use 90-93 teg spindles that i get from hmotors (w/b16 swap) i have to use 90-93 teg shocks right?
    i have seen where the part# are the same from 88-91civic and 90-93 teg but i have also seen on other sites where there diff
     
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    :no: the shock connects to the LCA and you still have stock LCA's. Use shocks designed for you car.
     
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    a simple no would have worked but thank you for all the info.
    told you it was a stupid question
     
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