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      02-15-2012 03:29 PM #211
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      How is the ride height adjusted once the coils are installed? I bought these and holding them in my hand, I still don't understand how the height can possibly be adjusted since the bottom collar is what gets adjusted?
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      02-15-2012 03:47 PM #212
      I got my car with raceland ultimo's which are decent, but man do these things look good. 32 way dampening? I had 6 way on my FK's on my old 337. The colors of these are great, too.

      What's the cheapest place to get them? Does eBay still sell them for ~$550?
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      02-15-2012 03:50 PM #213
      I believe it's now just around $600 shipped.

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      02-15-2012 03:53 PM #214
      Yup 590 shipped
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      02-15-2012 06:02 PM #215
      Just ordered them woo

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      02-16-2012 12:08 AM #216
      One more question... Since there obviously no allen key in the top of the front struts to keep them from turning while tightening the nut, how do you tighten down the top mounts?
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      02-16-2012 01:05 AM #217
      Quote Originally Posted by L. Fopps View Post
      One more question... Since there obviously no allen key in the top of the front struts to keep them from turning while tightening the nut, how do you tighten down the top mounts?
      I don't have these yet, but give me a week. Anyways I would assume with an impact gun, that's how I've always done it will coils, Allen key or not. Not do-able in this application?
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      02-16-2012 01:11 AM #218
      I had vmaxx's on my car when I first bought it because I was on a budget. Now I bought H&R ultralows about a month ago. In all seriousness save your money and buy expensive coilovers. My car rides so nice its so awesome to hit a bump being a little above an inch off the ground and having no hop at all . Spend the money the first time and have it done with

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      02-16-2012 03:14 PM #219
      Is there any way to tighten the top mount other than an impact gun?
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      02-16-2012 03:18 PM #220
      Quote Originally Posted by L. Fopps View Post
      Is there any way to tighten the top mount other than an impact gun?
      I'm curious about this as well.. I have a feeling mine isn't tight enough. I did it by having a friend clamp an oil filter wrench on the strut cap while I tightened the bolt as hard as I could get it against the cap. But it didn't work as well as I'd hoped it would work. Better than nothing and it's lasted 6 months or so though.
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      02-16-2012 03:22 PM #221
      you mean the front struts?
      impact is fine, but normally u gotta use this special tool from GAP.

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      02-16-2012 03:33 PM #222
      Quote Originally Posted by PKstrategy View Post
      you mean the front struts?
      impact is fine, but normally u gotta use this special tool from GAP.
      yea but since these are dampening adjustable the allen key that would typically hold it in place, is non existent, thats the dampening adjustment spot. Im gonna try the impact gun I guess or hold the strut with a strap wrench.
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      02-16-2012 03:34 PM #223
      zip them bitches on already, man.

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      02-16-2012 03:43 PM #224
      Quote Originally Posted by PKstrategy View Post
      zip them bitches on already, man.
      I wish I could. Im stuck doing the same thing as you... Working 7-7 in the city.
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      02-17-2012 04:35 AM #225

      A ton of adjustability! Can't wait to throw these on!
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      02-17-2012 06:46 AM #226
      Quote Originally Posted by L. Fopps View Post
      yea but since these are dampening adjustable the allen key that would typically hold it in place, is non existent, thats the dampening adjustment spot. Im gonna try the impact gun I guess or hold the strut with a strap wrench.
      just put them on drop the car on the ground and use an impact to put on the top nut. done.
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      02-20-2012 11:32 AM #227
      Quote Originally Posted by L. Fopps View Post
      I wish I could. Im stuck doing the same thing as you... Working 7-7 in the city.
      I know the feeling man.

      Well, I'm pretty close to biting the bullet on this and buying these.
      Lot's of good feedback here.
      Would someone consider these for a daily?

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      02-20-2012 11:51 AM #228
      Quote Originally Posted by PKstrategy View Post
      I know the feeling man.

      Well, I'm pretty close to biting the bullet on this and buying these.
      Lot's of good feedback here.
      Would someone consider these for a daily?
      I've been dailying them since August.
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      02-20-2012 01:52 PM #229
      i'll be buying these with tax return money pretty stoked
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      02-20-2012 02:10 PM #230
      Daily here too, approx 20-30 miles a day.

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      02-20-2012 10:22 PM #231
      Quote Originally Posted by PKstrategy View Post
      I know the feeling man.

      Well, I'm pretty close to biting the bullet on this and buying these.
      Lot's of good feedback here.
      Would someone consider these for a daily?
      I just put them in man.... and they are unbelievable. I wish i ditched the fks a year ago when i got the car.
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      02-20-2012 11:55 PM #232
      Gawd this thread pisses me off

      I hate seeing everyone getting these coils in

      My fuggin tax return money needs to come in so i can buy these
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      02-21-2012 12:05 AM #233
      i searched ebay and no luck can someone post a link..

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      02-21-2012 12:10 AM #234
      Quote Originally Posted by Hardee-Ardee View Post
      i searched ebay and no luck can someone post a link..

      EDIT: Nevermind, found them with a google search

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/CXRACING-Coi...#ht_5314wt_956
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      02-21-2012 07:46 AM #235
      They went up $50?

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      02-21-2012 08:40 AM #236
      Apparently. I got mine last week from eBay and it was 590 to the door


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      02-21-2012 08:50 AM #237
      That is ****ing lame.
      I mean yeah it's just $50, but still.

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      02-21-2012 08:55 AM #238
      Well $60. But yeah that sucks I'm glad I ordered when I did. But honestly there worth it and clearly cxracing knows it.


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      02-21-2012 09:01 AM #239
      sucks more to me because yesterday I decided I was going to hold off on em for a while longer while I focus on the GTI. true test of patience? must...haz....lowwwww......nao

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      02-21-2012 11:16 AM #240
      hey PK, don't be afraid to send them an email and ask kindly to adjust the price to what it was. If they say no, give them some bs excuse, i bet they'll lower it. And if they don't, then bite the bullet.

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      02-21-2012 11:32 AM #241
      Hey man, yeah i will at least do that.
      But I've got a waiting period as it is anyway.
      Let's see what happens.

      This thread needs moar pics of ppl who are dumped on these!

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      02-21-2012 11:40 AM #242
      Need to buy them myself, the JOMs are getting noisy out back

      This is 2.0_nicks car, coils have wayyy more room to go down, they will lay frame lol.



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      02-21-2012 12:23 PM #243
      As soon as i get mine all finished up there shall be moar pictures. I have to get my rear in right.
      I ran into the same issue as everyone else as with the top threads on the rear not being long enough. Can anyone tell me how they got theirs in? Any parts they didn't use or used substitute parts? Also, these didn't come with the metal dowel that sits in the bushing, Do they not need them or do you reuse your old ones?
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      02-21-2012 12:55 PM #244
      Here is a crappy Blackberry pic of mine.



      I am lower than a 60/40 kit but not as dumped as most on this forum. I thought I had the Drift setup but I looked at the box recently and its the 8k/6k setup. I drives great. I have my dampening set to 10clicks in the front and 14 in the rear. I am going to go lower after I throw my Longbeaches on.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Big Cojones View Post
      Here is a crappy Blackberry pic of mine.



      I am lower than a 60/40 kit but not as dumped as most on this forum. I thought I had the Drift setup but I looked at the box recently and its the 8k/6k setup. I drives great. I have my dampening set to 10clicks in the front and 14 in the rear. I am going to go lower after I throw my Longbeaches on.
      how'd you get the rear in? did you leave any parts out or substitute anything that they gave you with anything else, or have to use anything extra?
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