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Old 05-19-14, 09:50 AM   #1
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So it has been about 2 months since I purchased My BC Coils from a friend of mine, and didnt have the time to put them in. I thought of taking it to a shop but they were quoting me about $400 to install So I decided to take a day off work and finally do it myself. Here are the results! My car is an 08 IS250 AWD. Currently, I am 24.7" ground to fender, and my vibrations are very minimal. For anyone with an AWD, If you set your dampers to a harder setting, it actually reduces the vibration / wobble. Anything below 24.5" and it starts to get pretty ****ty.

BEFORE: Terrible wheel gap.
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At the Local Car meet, the Toronto Lexus boys won the best team award!
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Cool man, nice work.

I always a believer in doing most car related stuff myself. In the event that stuff doesn't work to my liking, or gets messed up, I can always be the one to blame and not to mention you kind of know what to look for when going back under.

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OEM ISP wheels FTW! I'd put the caps back on, but thats just me. Looks great either way!
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Looks great! you missed out on the trophy pictures man
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what spring rate did you go with and how does it feel? thanks
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good height for awd
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