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I'm installing some new Coilovers

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by STitch626!!!!!, Nov 9, 2006.

  1. STitch626!!!!!

    STitch626!!!!! STitch!!!!!

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    I drive a 1998 Honda Civic LX Sedan. Im installing some new coilovers, but I'm a little inexperienced. A little help on the Do's and Dont's Please. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
     
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    AHHVTEC Well-Known Member VIP

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    when commpressing the stock springs dont let it pop out and hit you it could kill
     
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    STitch626!!!!! STitch!!!!!

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    Just the stock springs? or do i need to compress the coilover spring as well?
     
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    AHHVTEC Well-Known Member VIP

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    are they real coilovers or the kind that go over your stock shooks
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    considering most real ones come assembled, i'm guessin ebay special style.
    in that case, no... they are like 9 inches to short for that to happen.
     
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    STitch626!!!!! STitch!!!!!

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    What's 9 inches to short? again, im a little experienced and havent had much of a chance to get down into the wheel wells to see whats goin on there.
     
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    TerreHauteSol TerreHauteSol

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    Aren't those ebay coilovers really shitty??
     
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    AHHVTEC Well-Known Member VIP

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    yes
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    sleeve-style coilovers are litterally 9" shorter than a real/oem coil. due to the metal adjuster.
     
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    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    thats what she said
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    Haha, never to me.
     
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    kkid28 He who burns the rubber.

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    9 to short? What kind of ho's you doin' son?
     
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