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Old 06-01-09, 10:05 PM
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i just put in the rears on my 95 ls400 , quick question when inserting the strut from the top does it matter what direction the **** is facing, if i did not adjust nything from the box, there is no indicators saying which way to face the struts does it matter ?
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when inserting the WHAT from the top?

if you're talking about the adjustment **** for the dampening then No, it doesnt matter what orientation you put it in.
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lol...just have the mount on the bottom line up parallel with the mount on the body.....should go in smoothly unless u messed with something.
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if you're asking about orienting the top and bottom mounts, then the easiest way is to just loosen one of the collars at the bottom to let you turn the lower mount. Lexus Repair manual tells you to have the llower perch perpendicular to one of the 3 mounting holes, ,but without a picture that's kind of hard to explain.
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I'm surprised with all the Megans going in noone has posted a DIY.
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its pretty straight forward, no need for a pic DIY.
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yeah, if you can't do springs/struts you don't really need to be installing the coilovers anyways.

for the front you can follow LexLS' basic guide. rears are damn easy as well, no need to remove driveshafts or anything else.
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yep +1 to what PD said...coilovers are SOOOO much easier to install since u dont need to compress anything and plus their shorter than the stock ones (at first) so its easier to install since u can just jack the bottom mount in place.
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Old 06-03-09, 08:22 AM
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its all good i know how to install everything went well, looks great it was just a general question because this was the first set of coilovers i put in.
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