glad to hear such quick progress. it helps to have friends ship parts to you from japan eh?
z1s are not available in the states so the spring rates will be unknown. i do know that all the stateside available spring rates from all the tanabe coilovers i've messed with are all on the soft side (similar to tein). but of course japan-only market products may differ!
wow this is a nice rebuild for the 900 you had in it!!
makes me want to getting my LS back up to par inside!
I hate my mint cloth interior looking trashed up with those little detail pieces falling apart
coilovers are here they are in pretty good condition they even came with the original instructions and stickers not bad for $350 compared to megans and bc for $900.
instaled the wheels on so we can see what a 18x11 and 18x12.5 fits without the flares and fronts seem doable but the rears are not going to happen. edit..disregard the gun on the reservoir
steering wheel is on, i am going more for that GT style than Vip.
now on to fit the fender flares. Note the fronts is easy actually plenty of room after the cut but rears are a pain. i cut the quarter then bend them up and sealed with 3m window seal in the summer when i get ready to paint the car they will be welded.
havent adjusted height but tucks the wheels in well
Now time to get the ride height i need. I do not like the oil pan location on this car. Its crazy low i cant believe how low it is so i am creating a skid pan for it next week then i will go lower.
Check and make sure that is actually the clunk you are hearing... Might actually be the UCAs, LBJ, strut rods and/or swaybar links/bushings. If you actually need to cut the holes, you'll be able to tell by the dent in the strut tower and hammered tip of the UCA.
yes, yes and YES! love it all. killer deal on the coilovers. i would preload it a bit more. what i found is that tanabe has pretty soft spring rates. this may minimize your clunking until you cut the holes. also it will able you to drive lower, once the skid plate is there.