coilover install

Old 01-30-2012, 07:40 PM
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coilover install

I just purchased a set of Tein coilovers. Now the fun starts. I want to keep the car at the stock ride hight. Has anyone installed these on their S before? If so any help setting the coilover up before install would be helpful. Please let me know. I will take pics and post the install and setup.
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Old 01-30-2012, 08:00 PM
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Oh go ahead and drop it just a smidge...
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:30 PM
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This sounds familiar...I'm shimming my KW's to achieve the same results.



I hope that your Teins are easier than mine. I read that the Teins have seperate preload and ride height adjustments so you might be ok. On the KW's you only have the sping perch adjustment so the height is the only thing that you can adjust outside of the compression/rebound of the struts.
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Old 02-05-2012, 10:11 AM
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Just finished my install. Did the pre-ride hight set up off the car and needed to re lower it by 1/2". Total install and set up time was 5.5 hrs. The dash mounted comp. adjuster module took about 2 hrs by itself because I wanted a very clean install. John i cant thank you enough for the coilover with elec. Controler. Now its time to go have some fun. Oh by the way, removing the driver side rear strut was the most difficult part the rest was a piece of cake.
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Old 02-05-2012, 04:37 PM
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Pics or it didn't happen.
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Old 02-05-2012, 05:06 PM
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Originally Posted by will williams View Post
Oh by the way, removing the driver side rear strut was the most difficult part the rest was a piece of cake.
You know, I keep reading that but I got mine out without trouble. I just wiggled my hands back there and used a deep socket with a universal attached to it and the nuts came off easy peasy. Maybe I just go lucky.

Congrats on the new "set-up". Let us know your opinions!
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Old 02-06-2012, 04:08 AM
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Pics or it didn't happen.
X2 and an update on how it rides
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