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Old 11-11-05, 03:25 PM   #31
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save money??!!?? Tanabe's and some decent shocks can be had for less than $650-700. the CHEAPEST Tein CS coilovers ive seen have been about $1,299.
I think he meant "why not save up" some more money and opt for coilovers instead of the shock/spring combo.
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thats understandable. in fact, thats what i Am doing. completely stock wheels, tires, and susp. until i have enough $$$ on me to outright purchase them all at once.
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The Bilstein is a good basic set-up and I have about 22K miles on mine. Ride is good and the performance is good as well. For those who simply want a lowered stance and slightly improved handling, it is a modest $800 to put into the car.

The Teins with the EDFC is the better of the ways to go IMO. So much more you can achieve with them that after about 8K on the Eibach/Bilstein, I had made my decision. That's throwing $$ away when it could have been done right the first time. (At least to my desires.)

$1,200 for the CS's, $350 for the EDFC and figure ~$500 for the install and wiring. It's some $$ but I have yet to hear anyone disliking this set-up for a spring/strut. Read all the posts in the GS suspension forum.

If you really want it to be low, AirRunner.

It's your car so you have to make the decision which suits you.
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ok so for 500 more dollars, you get better dampening, ride height adjustability, camber adjustment, and it can go WAY lower! and the ride is way better...wow a lot of lexus owners are cheap

You got 3 out of 4 right. No camber adjustment though
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hey guys, its not about being cheap but i have soo much money in my supra that i really dont wanna spend that much on my lexus......i do have teins in my supra and i know about the benefits of having coilovers...it all comes down to.. do you wanna spend that much on a car that you drive everyday!!! but i am planning on supercharging the car!! hey steff, thanks a lot for your help man!! im very suprised at how helpfull and kind the members are in this forums.
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I'm selling the L-sportlines with less then 5K on them.
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I'm selling the L-sportlines with less then 5K on them.
really now....how much? pm me.
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really now....how much? pm me.
PM sent.......
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I'm selling the L-sportlines with less then 5K on them.
stef has those right grand? his drop looks lovely i hope you still have those for sale next month
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stef has those right grand? his drop looks lovely i hope you still have those for sale next month

Yes he does. and Thanks
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Just to note on the L-Sportline package, the Bilsteins in that had 3 snap ring settings where the book replacement Bilstein has 2 settings. You'll get an aditional 3/8" of lowering with that strut. (or were there four settings?)
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Just to note on the L-Sportline package, the Bilsteins in that had 3 snap ring settings where the book replacement Bilstein has 2 settings. You'll get an aditional 3/8" of lowering with that strut. (or were there four settings?)
Cant remember if its 3 or 4, but the shocks and springs were specially made for L-sportline.
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If you are selling your springs...what's up with the suspension?
Didn't like the ride or....?
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If you are selling your springs...what's up with the suspension?
Didn't like the ride or....?
Nothing wrong with the suspension (especially if you actually cut the bump stops, unlike my installer, ride quality would be even better). Its just that I might be moving this winter possibly internationally, and not sure if Iím going to sell, or ship the car. A whole lot of uncertainty at this point.
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whats the best price to pay for bilsteins? who has them in stock?
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