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Old 04-07-2014, 05:43 AM
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Installed the rear BMR springs and Bilstein SLP shocks yesterday, the hardest part was pulling back the carpet the rest was a breeze!





I havent done the front springs yet so I left the rear spring bushing in place with the new springs. Once I get the front springs done I will decide whether or not to do the heater hose mod based on how she sits.



Sorry for the crappy pic. I drove it about 10 miles down a bumpy country road, no rubbing and no weird noises and the car already feels tighter



Hope to take her to work in the next week or two for the front Strano springs and Biilstein SLP strut install on a hoist then do an alignment.
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Started on the Strano front springs and Bilstein SLP struts last night, my biggest fear was that one torx bolt under the master cylinder but I took a T50 bit, pulled it out of its socket and used a rachet wrench to work it out. I did loosen the master cylinder mounting nuts and put some duct tape on the inner fender to keep from scratching the paint.


Its nice to work on a incredibly low mile car, all the nuts and bolts come out easy and everything is nice and clean

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Both struts out in 45 minutes and I left her to be for the night

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Got up this morning and headed to my buddies shop to mount the struts.

Painless install and no issues with anything!


Now she is frickin dirty sexy looking!! The ride height is perfect and what a world of difference in handling and corner carving.
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Next step either BMR or Strano sway bar package front and rear...
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Looks good Chris.
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Old 04-27-2014, 02:12 PM
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Craigslist score today
Local small town ad, guy was selling a watts link setup, strano springs, konis shocks, UMI subframe connectors and Strano hollow front and rear sway bars. None of the stuff had been on the car very long and he was taking it all back off just to sell the car.
I ended up buying the Strano sway bars and UMI subframe connectors for less than half of what they would have cost new.
cant wait to install them later this week!

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