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      03-28-2012, 02:33 PM   #23
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Good info. Sounds like it's definitely a good idea to put a few miles on the new setup before getting an alignment.

BTW, any worries about the set screw backing off the height adjustment collar?
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      03-28-2012, 03:28 PM   #24
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Just FYI - my ride height settled by 1/4" in the front and 3/8" in the rear over the course of 3 days after installation.
How many miles did you put on it already? Since the install i only drove 5-10miles, been driving my gf's car
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update on the stance of the car, it feels so much better then my old setup and love the stance!


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      04-02-2012, 03:59 PM   #26
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How much damper travel have you got left. It looks like it's right on the bumps
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      04-02-2012, 04:10 PM   #27
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How much damper travel have you got left. It looks like it's right on the bumps
the front has 3 full turns left to max and rear has 2 full turns left to max, it had about a finger gap when i was done with the install but it settled down (lower) since the install. The pictures was taken this morning which i think the stance is perfect
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Looks really good! Very nice 8-9 hours for install is pretty good for the 1st time, mine took me about 20
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Looks really good! Very nice 8-9 hours for install is pretty good for the 1st time, mine took me about 20
Thanks!


I had some help from my gf's brother and my dad, it was a fun learning experience.

Next is DIY BBK if i can ever afford them
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update on the stance of the car, it feels so much better then my old setup and love the stance!


Looks good!
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Thanks OC3!

I want some Black ZCP rims!
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Thanks OC3!

I want some Black ZCP rims!
Wow man, your car looks so nice with the drop, great job!
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Thanks OC3!

I want some Black ZCP rims!
Wow man, your car looks so nice with the drop, great job!
Because of your help I didn't really have to play the guessing game on where to set it

Thanks again! I owe you
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Because of your help I didn't really have to play the guessing game on where to set it

Thanks again! I owe you
I am glad it came out so nice, the perfect drop IMO
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I finally got around to start installing my KW sleeve kit. I did the fronts so far. I ended up using a press to get the stock spring perches off. I tried using a hammer, but those things were on there. My car does have 33k miles.

I also noticed my driver side shock was leaking slightly, so it's likely on its way out already. Guess i'll see how long it lasts from here on out.
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Hopefully everyone marked the perch position on the dampers if you want to put it back to stock later.
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