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Does anyone know a good place (in calgary) or chain of service stores (anywhere in Canada) where it would be a good place to get some coilovers installed?
 

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Could you explain further?

What was the hardest part of the install? How much $? How much time did it take approx.?
 

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Removing old shocks:

Loosen lug nuts
Jack car up
Remove wheels
unbolt strut tower nuts
unbolt upper control arm
unbolt the the lower mount for the shock
Remove shock

Reverse to install

^ That is for the fronts. I dont recall if you have to move the control arms around on the rear. But the hardest part of the whole thing is removing and install the LONG bolt for the upper control arms.
 

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Adam...ya only have to do the big control arm bolt for the fronts. the rears are easy as hell.....Actually, the big bolts weren't even hard on mine, just yours... :p

But expect maybe 4-6 hours depending on how fast you work...Bolts will be seized so have a big bar for leverage or know how to use your feet :D
 

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Took me about 30 minutes for each rear, 30 minutes for the front driver's, and about an hour and 15 minutes for the front passenger... stupid upper bolt is a pain to get out (wasn't seized, the washer resevoir is in a bad place, lol, took a while to maneuver it out).
 

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I wouldn't pay a shop to do it, it's very easy.

Tein Flex here.
 
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I will be putting them on myself as soon as the Supra is out of storage and the coilovers arrive... Tein Flex's as well.

Psychot, have you already bought a set or are you still looking around?

Jim
 

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Jim, you got Tein's!

Sweet... you'll love em.
 

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if you are quick i would say 3 hours
add 3 hours for learning and stuck bolts
if you screw up, you can always tow it down to a shop
but you should be able to complete this operation
i personally am running the jic magic system
i purchased it in japan, and had it sent with my wheels
 
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Jeff Lange said:
Jim, you got Tein's!

Sweet... you'll love em.
You bet! I also got some ST anti-sway bars, and they're already here!

I can't wait to take this car to the AutoX!
 
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