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#111\2015-07-09 15:58

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Yeah it was gross, I got my dash put back together and plugged in the dimmer switch and was able to make the LEDs even brighter!



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#112\2015-07-10 22:36

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So I recently found out my driver side was lower in the rear than the passenger side. SO instead of trying to fix it and make it even, I decided just to completely max out the rear coils!


Hopefully within the next couple days we're going to heat the front springs and get it to sit even!

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This is how it sat before.


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#113\2015-07-11 14:30

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That looks better, is the front also leveled?
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#114\2015-07-11 16:48

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Soon.....


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#115\2015-07-11 22:49

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dont heat the springs
#116\2015-07-12 01:30

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It's either that or cut


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#117\2015-07-12 18:29

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Or get some shorter springs?
#118\2015-07-12 21:42

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Money is tight and can't buy really buy anything. But I changed my mind and decided not to do anything until I get front coilovers and raised the rear again.


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#119\2015-07-23 23:13

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SUPER HAPPY RIGHT NOW, a guy is going to bring over some wheels he wants painted and in return I get a front set of CX Racing coilovers!!!!

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Today is a semi sad day, the coilovers are here and turns out one spring is cut. Yes, a cut spring on a coilover. We now only have two options. Buy 2 new springs for $100, or what we most likely will do is cut the other spring to match until I save money to get springs.
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#120\2015-08-02 16:42

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Alrighty, so where do we begin? Yesterday while my dad was running some errands, he notices a car parked next to the Pick 'N Pull just down the road from where I live. He then wondered if it was an S13 coupe, then on his way back home he checks again and it was a coupe. He looks around and the car was torched. I believe I know who the owner was. But he's looking around and it has ALL FOUR TEIN coilovers. He talks to manager and they make a deal saying me and my dad get first pick at the car when they opened today. Here's a couple pics of the coupe.





So we picked off the only good parts left of the car. Yesterday the manager said $36 each. We grabbed all four for my car, and the only really damage to them it just the boots. BUT, MY LUCK HAS CAME! She only marked two of the coilovers. So what was going to be around $140 of my own money, turned out to be $71. 71 dollars...... for coilovers that cost $750+ new... IS THAT A STEAL OR WHAT!?
So we got them and put them in the back of my dads trusty Dodge Durango and went home.

It was a pain in the ass getting the fronts installed. And when we installed the driver side there was massive camber.


Turns out the bottom strut bolt wasn't actually in the strut lol. So after I fixed that I got the other side done and I could never be more happy.


After that I was so tired and only running on 2 hours of sleep I didn't want to do the rear.... But I did them anyways. Got the old TEINS out and are now for spare parts. Got the new ones in and made it level. I had to adjust the front passenger coilover a couple times until I got it to somewhat match the driver side. But in the end it looks beautiful.





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