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Old 05-03-2012, 01:15 AM   #1
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Coilovers install

Tried unsuccessfully to install my ST coils I just got today. I rented a spring compressor and the thing was so big I couldn't find a way to get it to compress the spring enough. I might just admit defeat and have a local shop do the install. Anybody have any suggestions on where to go?
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:00 AM   #2
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Try using a U Clamp from Home depot? I have never tried this before, but I think it is worth s try!
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:00 AM   #3
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Try using a U Clamp from Home depot? I have never tried this before, but I think it is worth s try!
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Old 05-05-2012, 03:07 AM   #4
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Started at 5 and Just finished after midnight, with two trips to the auto part store and one to the hardware store!!!! Here's a quick picture I took.

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Old 05-05-2012, 08:57 AM   #5
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Looks good, glad you got it done.
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Old 05-05-2012, 06:35 PM   #6
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Looks great! How do they ride? Any noises? Also thinking about getting these.
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Old 05-05-2012, 07:50 PM   #7
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They ride great. Not too stiff, not too soft I'm all the way down and have zero rubbing, even in hard corners. I haven't heard any noises either. I'd definitely recommend them!!!
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honestly, call me crazy but I drove ALL the way from Grants Pass, Or to Long Beach, CA to have Fabrizio at EF1 motorsports put mine on. I have a set of Koni adjustables. He did that my front and rear sway and sway endlinks for a great price. I know you aren't going to do the same thing I did, but with this suspension and the way I drive I want piece of mind and it was worth EVERY PENNY. I told my MkV to him when I lived down there and had it. Just make sure you pay attention to the headlight levelign linkage. We put mine on backwards so I had to drive 800 miles with my lights pointing down ha ha
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