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89CivicSi

new toys ordered

haha ordered these today will have them wed at the latest.
89 LX SOHC ZC

Sweet.
4dred6

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Sweet.


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89CivicSi

thanks  Wink only paid 150 for the set, just gotta roll rear fender a tad to give the tuck I want and I will be golden.
4dred6

What kind of wheels you have on it?
89CivicSi

was rollin on 17s but bent front right one right after I changed rack, an not to mention on way to alignment shop, so gotta get 2 more stock tires for rear than I shouldn't have an issue, so needless to say stock steelies in front an 17s in back. gay I know lol
89CivicSi

Best part of all only 150 for the complete set Smile
89CivicSi

ok well upon bein bashed on cuz these are supposibly bad choice of springs whats your guy's thoughts on them?
stormdrop

my roomate had a set of skunk2's on his ep hatch, and now on his 06 si, both cars lowered nicely, both cars rode well for being lowered, and drove well. i liked them i dont see a problem with them
89CivicSi

see they are all sayin ur car is gonna be bouncy as hell an gonna bein killin shocks and struts.
stormdrop

my roomate got his ep in 2006 and a week after he got it, we put springs on it. it had 64k on the odo. when he hit the deer at 150k ish miles, he was still on the stock struts. still rode good for being a lowered car. it is not the same kind of car so i dont know if that makes a difference or not.
89CivicSi

my thing is everyone is tellin me to check out the spring rates and go from there, thing is the rates mean nothing when u have no clue what they mean ya know.
89CivicSi

well startin to reconsider, tired of hearin shit bout my shocks with these springs. hear yeah it will look good, then hear wont last long,gonna be goin thru shocks and struts. so idk now, will have to see what my mind is like weds.
EF Sedan Enthusiast

You'll be fine.  Skunk2 makes a great product.
89CivicSi

See that's what I was thinkin, but everyone keeps sayin I need to spend another 450 in parts or its just waste of time an money on springs.
EF Sedan Enthusiast

A lot of people say anything is a waste that isn't a full coilover from a name brand company.

Are the people telling you this on Honda-Tech?
89CivicSi

Yes sir and d-series
89CivicSi

im tired of hearin stuff so im jus gonna send them back an go oem spring an shocks.
89 LX SOHC ZC

People love to talk trash you will be fine with Skunk2 springs man.
89CivicSi

well from everyones point of view I cant use them with oem shocks
EF Sedan Enthusiast

Rolling Eyes
89CivicSi

lol whats that face for??
89ef2

You will be fine... the face is the influence some people may have on you.. this site is not about putting people down... lowering spring on OEM shocks may not be great but it is fine and a starting point... if the funds aren't there springs are fine
89CivicSi

lol its not like im offroadin it and ya its only gonna have stock for maybe a month 0r 2 an will order skunk2 pro shocks.
89ef2

Will be fine... I rode on my ksport springs for awhile before I bought tockios shocks
89CivicSi

lol a friend made a point I can just buy kybs from parts store, and use those till I save up for better brand. and if they blow out, its under warranty  Wink
HondaJunkie

You can look into Tein S tech springs they have a spring rate designed to work with oem shocks it's only about a 1.5 - 1.8" drop but the ride quality is really nice.
89 LX SOHC ZC

You'll be fine man put them on run them on your stocks until you can afford something better just remember the spring rates are higher on the Shunk2's so you may get a little bouncing but it wont be that bad.
89CivicSi

lol iv learned to drive low and slow awhile ago, had a dropped mercury before the sheriffs "stole" it from me. that's how I got the Honda lol but il look into tein's
jmanwantsboost

I can't stand when people talk smack and let fellow enthusiasts drown in indecision. You will be fine on stock struts till you can pick up some  Tokico blues or similar aftermarket shocks. I have eibachs and blues and its a mild, clean setup.
89_ed3_love

Im rolling on skunk2 springs and trust me they ride very nice  Cool
89CivicSi

well decided im gonna hold up on the springs till I get adjustable shock dampers, but I may have came up on some pretty good Smile anyone wanna guess.
tenkaracole

eibachs Confused
89CivicSi

lol no I wish, I was at my local yard an noticed a lil shine and color coming from the front of their newest edition to the civic line.
89CivicSi

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ot n]bad for 60 bucks
HondaJunkie

That's a good deal for $60 nice find im a sucker for purple. I have two of those bumper lips myself one from a ef civic the other from a da teg.
89CivicSi

that's where that lip came from a da, I need to find a rear tho, an ya since top hats alone on ebay are like 50 I think plus shocks an coilover set
89CivicSi

anyone know what the difference is between the 88 front struts and the 89?? would like to know before I install them lol
jon_akers

Did that stuff come from a white 88 model?
What motor is in there if you don't mind? I might need to make a trip.
Is there anything in the Monroe yard you need? (Check inventory online).
89CivicSi

d15b2 looks like might of had some work, painted vc lol, but il check oh its auto tho
tenkaracole

damn I wanted to see some eibachs Very Happy
89CivicSi

lol I sorry tenkaracole so did I but these will do since its a complete set and new top hats  Smile
89CivicSi

neeeedddddd help installing trailing arm bushings I couldn't get materials needed to make a homemade press like energy suspension says
4dred6

I used a hammer
89CivicSi

on new rubber bushings?? an jon yes I need front wheel well splash guards.
4dred6

My bad I thought they were the oem replacements. Can't u use like a long bolt with nut and two big washers?
89CivicSi

no where had big enough washers
4dred6

Make ur own with a drill and a grinder, doesn't even have to be round.
89CivicSi

im gonna have to I need these and new coilovers on for tomorrow to get alignment and first time dyno Smile
tenkaracole

good luck Very Happy
89CivicSi

got one done, need to clean pin for other and install
4dred6

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got one done, need to clean pin for other and install


Pics
89CivicSi

yes sir as sooon as I get this put back on, they are on my camera Smile
tenkaracole

Need Pics Twisted Evil  Twisted Evil  Very Happy
89CivicSi

alright ya pic whores Wink
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4dred6

What method did you end up using?
89CivicSi

had 2 extra tops from coilovers and just made a press out of them il post a pic here in a few of it, worked like a dream Smile
tenkaracole

nice Cool ! and i am a pic whore Rolling Eyes  Wink
89CivicSi

lol thank you, and when  ya don't have something the redneck way is always there  Smile
89CivicSi

4dred6 AND Pic whore(tenkaracole) this was my method of getting them in
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89CivicSi

hopefully tomorrow I can get the coilovers on and find another set of 13's for the rear so I can properly slam her  Smile
than weds will be engine bay wire tuck and cleaning for paint
tenkaracole

deffinetly need to post pics after weds! Very Happy  And if im ever in lousiana i need to look you up man i wanna see the progress with this car! Cool
EF4lyf3

Bro, don't believe the hype. They have great function. People have bad experiences because of the work they put into it. my last sedan had AutoZone Gabriel shocks and I tell you it was probably the stiffest suspension ive had. And it has lifetime warranty!!! do what you feel is good, don't listen to those people. Especially D-series.org people, They are mostly a bunch of bashers. that's why I left the site anyways.
tenkaracole

i agree EFCivicSedan.com for the mfw
EF4lyf3

^ and one face book like for your comment my friend  
89CivicSi

lol facebook? and ya well im just gonna use the stock shocks and struts with these coilovers.
EF4lyf3

89CivicSi wrote:
lol facebook? and ya well im just gonna use the stock shocks and struts with these coilovers.


Couldn't find a thumbs up emoticon so I had to say something that closely resembled lol. and my phone likes to space things un necessarily (Damn autocorrect)
89CivicSi

lol well after my meeting with the manager at the car dealership today ill be installing the coilovers an lowering the ride
EF4lyf3

You got the JOB??? lol That's awesome bro! I hope all goes well.
89CivicSi

not 100% sure yet he wants me to come speak with him today at 2. its at a Nissan dealership tho lol
EF4lyf3

I was going to work at the Nissan Dealership but my license was suspended due to speed contest Laughing  Crying or Very sad. Work is work though so lets hope all goes well. That will be your second interview so I'm positive you got it!
89CivicSi

hopefully, my buddy works there so that helps, the guy had to speak with the shop techs an see if they needed an extra lube tech, which my friend says they do because they are using regular techs for oil changes. but it also would mean free lift time after work haha
tenkaracole

Good luck bro! Very Happy  Hope it works out!
89CivicSi

gotta be back at 830 to talk to him in the morning, now gotta get some hamburger for dinner, girls makin tacos if anyones down haha jk but seriously mmmmm tacos  Twisted Evil  an when I get back its slammin time  Very Happy
EF4lyf3

Pics or it didn't happen lol jk bro, and I'm hella down for tacos. You are only about 7 hours drive time away so I can make it for din din lol. I noticed that I chase people on here when it comes to posting lol. Does anyone else do this
tenkaracole

im in town and down for tacos! Twisted Evil  (not really, just wanted to see what u would say.) and i want tacos Sad  Crying or Very sad
tenkaracole

i definetly follow you EF4lyf3, and 89CivicSi. dont know why Confused  just find myself doing it. Confused  and didnt mean to sound like stalker
EF4lyf3

LOL don't trip man I didn't think anything of it till you mentioned it hahaha. yea man I refresh t front page and just post on anything and everything. Not being an attention whore but I know a lot of this stuff and want people to learn as well.
tenkaracole

i dont think i have posted one thing without you commenting.........thats good Very Happy
EF4lyf3

That's how I do brotha.
89CivicSi

haha pics will be comin soon, and ya I follow the both of u as well seems like. but yes gotta watch out for tenkaracole, hes a pic whore and stalker  /foxes_171.gif" alt="" border="0" />
tenkaracole

you know it LOL how do u think i found this thread Evil or Very Mad i followed you Twisted Evil . i just realized you should have posted pics of the tacos lol! Very Happy
89CivicSi

tooooo late  Razz
tenkaracole

no taco pics for me Sad  Crying or Very sad  Sad  Crying or Very sad  sad
89CivicSi

no and coilovers in back did absolutely nothing but bottom shock out, so now gotta find new way to lower rear Sad
89CivicSi

im wondering if I should use the top hats for the rear instead of the front! anyone?
EF4lyf3

I haven't tried it so I'm not going to confirm nor deny. Try it I guess but don't waste your time if you feel it's not worth it
89CivicSi

anyone ever installed coilovers in rear??
89CivicSi

ok well fixed rear end issue but question is go lower?
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EF4lyf3

Much lower my brotha. And you never asked if ive done coils in the rear lol you asked if you should use the top hats for the rear lol. with that info i cannot confirm.
89CivicSi

lol well pm me your num, cuz it takes forever on here haha you and tenkaracole both need too. and well I got in trouble with the girl for lowering it  Sad  I guess what was said was mean   Rolling Eyes
89CivicSi

the befores
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89CivicSi

the work
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the bushing
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the power lol
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89CivicSi

this was the pain in my rear, an I mean rear lol couldn't lower and didn't have any suspension do to it bein smashed against the coilover sleeve so off it went
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lil lower
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top hats
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not liking it so far
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damn I need a ef header
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the afters not sure if in order lol
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89CivicSi

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lowered more
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89CivicSi

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old front
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I couldn't run over a soda can without my header hittin it, but car needs to come down a lil so can cant fit there lol
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4dred6

Definitely needs more low
89CivicSi

iant because the header turn down pipe isn't for this chassis, so it hangs real low
EF4lyf3

Join the scrapped life man! just do it lol it wont hurt anything.
4dred6

EF4lyf3 wrote:
Join the scrapped life man! just do it lol it wont hurt anything.

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