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      01-27-2012, 04:49 PM   #45
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Actually you can install them as pictured above without issue. The lower control arm is not attached and that's why the spring isn't seated. Once the control arm gets bolted up, the spring seats correctly. I've had mine mounted this way for the last 10 months and about 10k miles. Really just a matter of preferance and they are MUCH easier to adjust with the seats on top.
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      01-28-2012, 11:01 AM   #46
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No problem. I just wanted to make sure we're all on the same page
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      09-17-2012, 09:49 AM   #47
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Just got these installled over the weekend. Loving them so far. Review is here.
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      12-25-2012, 12:31 PM   #48
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      02-26-2013, 10:44 PM   #49
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So you can for the rears you can install the rings at the top and adjust them from there?

Seems like the bottom rings would be hard to access to adjust.

Anyone here with harsh winters tried adjusting them before?
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      04-23-2013, 06:11 AM   #50
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Wondering if anyone has any long term review/comments to make about the sonic S1 with camber plate?

I have been talking to ray about buying an S1 set. I was going for Prokit-FSD but dont want to go that low and have issues with irregular dampening.

That being said I dont want a hard / crashy ride.

Keen for any comments on the S1 as a daily driver - especially at the softer setting (5 or less) which I am likely to use.

appreciate any and all comment before I pull the trigger-age!
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      04-29-2013, 06:49 PM   #51
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I installed the Sonic Tuning S1's two days ago. The problems I ran into are the lack of detail in the owners manual/install guide. The biggest help for me was the ECS tuning ST coil over install. I'm still left with questions on the install. After I get a final ride height and questions answered I'll post my immpresions on the ride.
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      05-02-2013, 07:43 AM   #52
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Hows it working out hawk?
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Yeah if sonic tuning would put out an install video the way ecs did for the st coils it would be awesome
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      08-28-2013, 08:07 PM   #54
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I had these installed Monday evening. Haven't driven on them more than 50-60 miles. I'll post up a review after a week or so with my initial impression and some pics.

Edit: Have the dampening set to 5 up front an 6 in the rear.
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