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Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by mordantly, Dec 25, 2003.

  1. mordantly

    mordantly Junior Member

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    hi. i have an '87 crx si and i am thinking of putting air rods or bags in but im curious since the front in the gen 1's is torsion bars.. will the strut mounts be sufficient to support a rod?? or will i need to reinforce them?? luckily the rear is stock coilover so its gravy there. so what are the options to rid myself of these damn t-bars??

    thanks.
     
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    ef9civicgen4 Senior Member

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    buy an impala or some olds. don't put bags on a CRX. IMO
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    mordantly Junior Member

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    man whats whit all this negativety?? isn't this the fucking place to come where all these swarmies make hundreds of thousands of post apiece yet i cant get anything but ridicule??

    Gee Thanks!
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    ok why do you want airbags????

    this site is performance oriented

    air bags provide no performance advantage

    if you are interested in performance then DONT PUT AIR BAGS ON A CRX

    there are LOTS of other sites you can get information from if you are looking to be a "stunna" with a "pimped out mad tite show car y0!"
     
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    my apologies. allow me to rephrase my question. i have an '87 crx si and would like to convert the stock torsion bars into a coil over setup. are the existing strut mounts suffecient to support the suspension alone?? the gen2's are the same but there coil overs have a support bracket on them at the top. as for the performance aspect, well i like the idea of being able to adjust the suspention to accomodate a certain type of condition like say primarily sharp lefts. Or maybe so when i approach mine or anyones private driveway, a dip, bump, 6 - 8 inch diameter boulders after a narly earthquake scattered about the roadway etc, i wont damage my car as i am able to increase the ride height as the situation requires.
     
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    1 Gen CRX Adjustable Struts

    Okay, now something i know a little about. They're adjustable to a certain amount, not sure how much. Maybe somewhere between 1-2 inches?
    Not sure though...

    Not sure about where to get the springs.
     
  8. AlphaCivic

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    CRX = Good
    AirBags + CRX = Ghetto
    AirBags + Blingin' 20inch Chrome that you know you dream of + CRX = Very Ghetto

    Keep it real. Springs or Coilovers.
    And stay away from the Altezza's

    :D
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    don't smoke phatties and post :D

    but yeah- we aren't about bags and lights- we are about speed and handeling and performance.
     
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