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I want to lower my car with some eibachs. I have a garage, a floor jack, four jackstands and basic tools. Will I be able to do this myself?
 

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Just a word of advise.

Be sure to get your car the proper alignment once you install the new set of springs. I made this mistake just about four months ago and now my tires are gone! I have to get new set of tires because the inside wears are pretty bad for all four.

There are good articles to show you how you can do the right alignment in mkiv.com technical
 

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For one thing , you'll need a spring compressor. Two, if you haven't already installed upgraded shocks, now is the time to do so.
 

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who's got aftermarket shocks? how are they? i was gonna do it when i got the Eibachs, but decided to save the money for now. any ideas?
 

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i have agx's and they work great
 

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supra4life, that might not be the safest thing to do. each set of springs is specially designed for the car (wieght, suspension system, etc.)... if you've got a set on you car that's not made for it... it might lead to bad results. be careful, take care.

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OK, I have my car torn apart. Eibach springs. Here's the stupid question. Which ones are the front and which are for the rear.

The springs are long and short. The short one is abot one inch shorter than the short one but I want to make sure.
 
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That's what i did too. Based on the spring's wire diameters I think that should be right. I got the front done right now. It doesn't look any lower. I'll move to the back.
 

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Re: alignment

supra4life said:
Just a word of advise.

Be sure to get your car the proper alignment once you install the new set of springs. I made this mistake just about four months ago and now my tires are gone! I have to get new set of tires because the inside wears are pretty bad for all four.

There are good articles to show you how you can do the right alignment in mkiv.com technical
Is this because your tires had a sort of / \ slant to it because of the new springs?

I heard this can be avoided by getting new adjustable shocks as well.

I think it'd be safer to get shocks WITH springs and get them done professionally, than just springs because the stock shocks aren't really meant for the 1-2" drop right?

I plan on doing this too, good thread, thanks for the info and pics.
 
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I got the job done. Thanks to everyone who helped. This is a great owner's forum.

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i think the agx's are the same. for the eibach's, the front is lowered 1.3 in the front and 1.0 in the back for the tt, and for the n/a 1.2 in the front and 1.0 in the back... uhhh.. or is it the other way around...hmmm...... well at least i got the numbers right... i'm pretty sure that's how it is.:D
 

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i think the agx's are the same. for the eibach's, the front is lowered 1.3 in the front and 1.0 in the back for the tt, and for the n/a 1.2 in the front and 1.0 in the back... uhhh.. or is it the other way around...hmmm...... well at least i got the numbers right... i'm pretty sure that's how it is.

Its the other way around.
I have Supra TT Eibach pros and KYB AGX on my Sc300. I love how Supra and SC300 suspensions are the same.
 
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