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Old 09-04-06, 11:48 PM
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you did the full A/S conversion right?

what kind of wheel-tire combo u running?

sounds like u got a pair of bad shocks.
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Old 09-05-06, 01:35 AM
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Yeah sounds to me also like you have a bad pair of shocks.. How low is your car sitting? I'm running Tokico's with stock springs and this never happens, however my rear does sit lower than my fronts and when I had 5 people in the car I still didn't manage to bottom out. Not sure about the drop with the Tanabe springs though.
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Old 09-05-06, 02:32 AM
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Yes did the full A/S conversion. Currently, running stock 16" rims and tire combo until my 19" tires get in.
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Old 09-05-06, 06:16 AM
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Sound like you got some bad shocks. I had some very unpleasant experiences with the Tokico shocks. I was running them with the H&R Lowering springs and in 4-5 months, I had to completely replace them twice. This was completely unacceptable to me since my car is not used too often since I drive trucks across the country for a living. For the most part, my car was only used every other weekend. After 2 complete sets (8 shocks), I finally changed over to KYB-GR2 and have never been happier. They are a little more stiffer than the Tokico's and they take out that mushy ride that you may be experiencing. Like I said, you probably got a bad set of shocks. Replace, if you were happy with them, but I would suggest going with another brand all together.

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Old 09-05-06, 11:20 AM
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Old 09-06-06, 12:21 PM
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Did you cut the bump stops to account for the lower ride height? If these weren't cut, you will have approximately 1" or so of suspension travel.
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Old 09-06-06, 07:14 PM
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Yeah those were cut when I had mine put on. I was just really unhappy with the ride of these shocks. Very mushy, too soft. Shocks kept blowing in ungodly amounts of time.
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Old 02-10-07, 12:58 PM
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Hello,

Anybody running Tanabe Springs on UCF20?
Please post picture, wanna see how low it will be
Thanks
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Old 02-10-07, 02:38 PM
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thats a UCF10/11 but the drop is going to be roughly the same, but it will be high initially since they need to settle in a bit.
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Originally Posted by tomsmr2 View Post
Hello,

Anybody running Tanabe Springs on UCF20?
Please post picture, wanna see how low it will be
Thanks
My local speed shop advised against Tanabe - said quality wasn't as good as H&R or Eibach. I got a 1" drop from the springs and about another inch with the Bilstein HD on the lowest perch (almost 2" like the Tanabe). If you go with Tanabe please post how you like them.
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Old 02-11-07, 09:49 PM
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hi Steveski,

So how much did you cost for your whole setup??

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I got Tanabe's on my UCF10/11 and the ride is fine. Would love to get coils...maybe in the future.
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Old 02-12-07, 07:09 AM
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