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      01-10-2013, 03:31 AM   #1
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Is this correct, need confirmation

My OCD got the better of me again LOL!! I am 99.9% sure the pic below is right....but need confirmation. Basically you use the upper shock mount "Lower portion and NOT the upper portion (Bolt couldnt possibly fit) just making sure I am not missing hardware. Yes I need ne mounts LOL!!

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You are right rob as I remember with my install. You need the upper rear mounts
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Almost wonder if the above piece is to be used (Rubber only)....that pic is with the suspension down with no load.
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I don't think so but I can go thru my box of OEM suspension later and see what is there and what is not. That should help with what from the OEM suspension is needed

And yes Via your last email you are running to much camber that is not needed take some of it out and for your tires sake make sure the TOE is in proper specs
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You are right rob as I remember with my install. You need the upper rear mounts
Sweet!!! Since I was right give me those damn rims!!
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I don't think so but I can go thru my box of OEM suspension later and see what is there and what is not. That should help with what from the OEM suspension is needed
very much appreciated!!
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Always here to help you dude.

I told you I would give you a good deal so hurry the hell up a beast like your car deserves a real name brand quality wheel on it
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Always here to help you dude.

I told you I would give you a good deal so hurry the hell up a beast like your car deserves a real name brand quality wheel on it
It does and agree 100% with you......exspeacially at the specs you mentioned
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Always here to help you dude.

I told you I would give you a good deal so hurry the hell up a beast like your car deserves a real name brand quality wheel on it
It does and agree 100% with you......exspeacially at the specs you mentioned
I try to convert alll tobtge darkside its my speciality

I will send you pics later on via email dude
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Getting a bad clunking in rear, you can not use the top mounts (Shock shaft is to big fore OEM) only the lower mounts (See pic below) so basically you have a lower mount then on the top all you have is a washer and a nut. Why am i getting the clucking spound, the shock is clearly moving....seems like it should have a top mount as well. Also seems like the bushing supplied is a bit to longs causing the washer/not on the top mount to not seat properly. This sucks LOL!!


This is the only OEM part you can use, only lower mount:
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Find it hard to believe these do not use a top mount???

how about this??



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^^^ The 1st pic in the comparisons above if the way ypu would mount it Rob. You do need to use the upper mount as I mentioned before
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^^^ The 1st pic in the comparisons above if the way ypu would mount it Rob. You do need to use the upper mount as I mentioned before
Upper mount will NOT thread on to BC because BC thread is way bigger....but I can take off the glued on rubber part and it will work, somone did this to (link below). Also in same link there is a what I thought was part of the coilover (actually is) but a guy mentioned he called BC and they said it was a spacer to use if you did NOT want the adjustabilty....should I take this out?? Wish this was stated in the directions...I mean they should come with top mounts....I shouldnt have to modify the OEM mount...my only complaint so far. Car sits pretty awesome where they have it though.

Pic of spacer (according To BC to only use if not want adjustabilty)....Should I remove this and just put the spring in with nothing....noticed a lot of people do.



Link where spacer and top mount are discussed:

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You do need to use the upper mount as I mentioned before
I agree with you to, I meen it has to have rubber there or it will make some kind of noise.....
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I hope there is enough thread to install the upper mount!
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I hope there is enough thread to install the upper mount!
You should have more then enough, don't use that spacer either I know I didn't for sure. Like I said I will take pics I honestly got stuck at work and got home late i'm off at 7pm(it is now 11am here) I can take it then
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You should have more then enough, don't use that spacer either I know I didn't for sure. Like I said I will take pics I honestly got stuck at work and got home late i'm off at 7pm(it is now 11am here) I can take it then
Damn!! Get over hear and takr this shit apart!! LOL!! Going to take it apart now...
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Damn!! Get over hear and takr this shit apart!! LOL!! Going to take it apart now...
Lol you know I would ASAP if that was possible, I will takle pics late4r if you need them just let me know
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Believe I have this fixed:

Here ya go:



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Looks about riight Rob just go for a drive and adjust the settings as you like them
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Lol you know I would ASAP if that was possible, I will takle pics late4r if you need them just let me know
Thanks for the pic man!
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Looks about riight Rob just go for a drive and adjust the settings as you like them
Got it dialed and love them!
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