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Review: Tein Street Basis Coilovers

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Old 12-12-2018, 11:28 PM
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so now you know what to look out for

moving forward.... always ask for ACTUAL pics of the item .... done deal

thanks im so hyped i finally going to see her lowered
 
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if you can ... the model up, gives you the ability to adjuster damper. if the price jump isnt too much, its worthwhile (imo)
 
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How low is it lowered fully?
 
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I just order some of these 🙂 my question is is the car going to have any negative camber do I need camber plates at all or just install those coils and get it align and Iím set to go?
 
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Originally Posted by Keali'i Pomaika'i View Post
How low is it lowered fully?
that info is easily found on tein's webpage




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I just order some of these 🙂 my question is is the car going to have any negative camber do I need camber plates at all or just install those coils and get it align and Iím set to go?
no plates. camber bolts = front. camber shims = rear


(check my FS thread, I have a spare set of bolts avail)
 
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Message sent charger
 
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Old 03-12-2019, 10:55 PM
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So Iím going to install these tomorrow does these come pre set already and did u guys lower the back more then the front? Would appreciate. If u give me a bit of info about how to set it up
 
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they do not come preset

however, tein provides EXCELLENT instructions. be sure to set it up, exactly as the manual specifies

as far as lowering hte back more, gk5 people will naturally have that look, as oem gk rear suspension components are longer and would give that effect of being "lower"

bit of info about how to set it up = read that tein manual, like read it 2x or 3x, really get a feel for what they want you to do. I did post up pics in my thread, about how I set it up (ie, i simply followed teh manual)
 
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Old 03-13-2019, 03:47 PM
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So I’m going to install these tomorrow does these come pre set already and did u guys lower the back more then the front? Would appreciate. If u give me a bit of info about how to set it up
Just set the height to what looks good to you. No one looking at the car is going to get a tape measure out and make sure the front is even with the back. I made mine look even but if you measured it was not. It took me a few days of tweaking here and there to get it how I liked it.

The manual they provide is very nice like Evil said. Just read it a few times and get all your measurements set before starting to install them.
 
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Thank u guys as Iíve been having problems one of the strut the thread wasnít right had to rethread it and got one install but as soon as I tried taking off my second wheel my lock for the lugnuts cracked 😢 so I just went out to eat Iím not as hyped right now but I know these problems happend
 
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Old 03-13-2019, 10:26 PM
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Finish them besides some hicups but they ride so smooth Iím close to where I want it lowered but overal they are nice I think thatís the touch my car needed
 
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Good deal.
 
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Still needed put the cap on my rims but the ground is in even but soon taking it to my buddyís house love it tho
 
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Old 03-14-2019, 12:09 PM
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lookin good!

over time, you may find yourself wanting to experiment with diff ride heights. have some fun with that. I ended up, going max low (within tein's recommend of course, which I believe was -2.4 in?) to clarify, not ALL THEY WAY low, which I think is -3 in, that'd be crazy.

I also played around with damper, 2 clicks softer, 4 clicks softer, 2 clicks harder .... and long story short, I put it back to tein's recommend as I felt that it was the best for comfort, and performance (too soft degraded performanced/introduced some body roll, and I did not like that, and too hard was simply ... too hard/not comfy)
 
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Old 03-14-2019, 11:53 PM
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I love this suspension should of done this long time ago while I had the everything removed double checked on spark plugs they are still nice n tight yay 😃

After sheís washed up
 
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