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Old 02-27-2007, 05:11 PM
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My 99 civic is needing some coilovers, i found some on ebay that im considering, thier just the sleeves.

I alyready have my car on a 2" lowering springs, not enough...i need coilovers.
anyways..i was wondering how low can i go before needing a camber kit??
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Old 02-27-2007, 05:23 PM
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what size tires do you have
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if you our running tein or a good company spring just cut alittle it will still ride good
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Old 02-27-2007, 06:04 PM
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by 95jdmferio &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">if you our running tein or a good company spring just cut alittle it will still ride good</TD></TR></TABLE>

Yeah, don't do this.

If you're getting coilovers, I would look into Ground Control.
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Old 02-27-2007, 06:08 PM
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The sleeve style coil overs are not worth it. I owned a set a few years ago and it rode like crap. Plus they are real coilovers IMO. I wont buy them again. Just my 2 cents.
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get ground controls, they work out nicely for me
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Man anytime you lower your car more than a half an inch or so, its probably a good thing to get camber kits.

Plus if your going to buy something from ebaymake shure its not fake stuff. I would just save your money and get some skunk2 coilovers!!!!
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by ej63_civic &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Man anytime you lower your car more than a half an inch or so, its probably a good thing to get camber kits.

Plus if your going to buy something from ebaymake shure its not fake stuff. I would just save your money and get some skunk2 coilovers!!!!</TD></TR></TABLE>

I think most will agree..

Ground Control &gt; Skunk2.
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Old 02-27-2007, 07:12 PM
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Those cheap ebay ones suck. I had those and I regret it.
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by killektiv &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">The sleeve style coil overs are not worth it. I owned a set a few years ago and it rode like crap. Plus they are real coilovers IMO. I wont buy them again. Just my 2 cents.</TD></TR></TABLE>

Well just because YOU had some and didnt like them, doesnt mean they suck..it means you obv had some cheap ones OR had rediculous spring rates with stock shocks.. i know PLENTY of owners of GC sleeves and SWEAR by them.(used with koni yellows or others). GROUND CONTROL OWNS ALL!! muahahaha

PS...i think you MEANT to say they ARENT* real coilovers...but they are!
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The thing that kill tire the most is your toeeeeeeeeeeeeee angel. I know you can do the front, but anyone know we can adjust the rear toe??I know you can do camber on the rear but not sure the toe
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rear tore adjustment is on the front of the trailing arms.
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Old 02-27-2007, 07:41 PM
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have ground controls if you need them
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are ground controls better than omni coilovers?
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Old 02-28-2007, 12:21 AM
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Anyone have/take a picture and show how to set the rear toe??
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Don't get those cheap ebay coilovers. They ride like sh*t. If you are going for the sleeve-style, at least get some Ground Control's. They are pretty nice (I have them on my hatch) and they are very easy to adjust. And as far as the camber kit goes, I don't believe you really need one if you are concerned with tire wear. I have been riding pretty low (slight tire tuck all around) for over a year (about 20k miles) and my tires are holding up fine. I did, however, do the washer trick on the rear. Cheap and easy fix for the back at least.
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ebay brands suck. people just trying to get rich by selling other people bullshit.
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Old 02-28-2007, 06:34 AM
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their a whole thread on this.

its for accords, but same concept
https://honda-tech.com/zerothread?id=797528
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so with the gc coilovers, do they all come with eibach springs?

And i dont like the design of these, b/c if u are in a snowy conditions, the allenhead bolt to tighten the collar will get rusted in there. Happened on my buddys teg and we could never get it loose.
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by 95jdmferio &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">if you our running tein or a good company spring just cut alittle it will still ride good</TD></TR></TABLE>



Do not do this... Progressive springs do not work the same when you cut them. LOL wtf...

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by vtec99ej &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I alyready have my car on a 2" lowering springs</TD></TR></TABLE>

If you are this low you probably already need to adjust your camber... Go have a tire shop do an alignment, then come back here and post your results.
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Function&Form Type IIs FTMFW
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