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Old 03-06-2006, 08:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is what I spent my weekend doing...

Man this was some serious work when it came to the joints, the suspension upgrade was the easiest most fun ever... but I kinda came to a halt when I saw this...

I forgot to get this now I can't rock my new suspension until a few days from now! but here is a sneek peek!
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Good stuff.

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Old 03-07-2006, 04:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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thaks everyone... Next mod a "wash" and more pics!
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wow that link is proper fuct
i really gotta get on changing some of those parts myself...

hey what do u need to buy/modify to do a tranny switch from automatic and how much does a used 318 manual tranny go for?

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sweet
Im lovin the shadetree mechanic style.
Where in Jersey are you located?
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Old 03-08-2006, 06:18 PM   #8 (permalink)
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yikes that end link looks yucky, but good work on teh suspsension, give us a nice review in the review forum when you get a good chance to drive the car.
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Are those H&R race springs? Very curious as to what that will look like, been thinking of it myself. That sucks on the endlink. Control arm mounted swarbar FTL.
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thanks but that's how i do here in Paterson (northern NJ), and on this same driveway I am going to do the tranny swap too.
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Are those H&R race springs? Very curious as to what that will look like, been thinking of it myself. That sucks on the endlink. Control arm mounted swarbar FTL.
and they are actually Eibach Sportlines the ones with the most dramatic drop.
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and they are actually Eibach Sportlines the ones with the most dramatic drop.
Supposedly the sportlines do 1.8" in front and 1.5" in back while the H&R race springs drop 2.0" in front and 1.3" in back. (according to Tire Rack)
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Supposedly the sportlines do 1.8" in front and 1.5" in back while the H&R race springs drop 2.0" in front and 1.3" in back. (according to Tire Rack)
you are absolutely right my friend... I ment out of Eibach's line I saw those H&Rs but I didn't want to go tha low tho...
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