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Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:21 pm
by RobsProjectSOHC
jckevns wrote:
RobsProjectSOHC wrote:I can't really give a good sound review because i can hear the cars rev in the speakers, unless i crank pink floyd solos....cant hear it then.
So basically I should look at something else :rofl:
Its just nothing special...and i dont really know what you expect out of a stereo, lol....it plays songs...it has buttons..just liked the flipper, lol.

@Drailed Thanks man, been a very nice ride....it has alot of potential for the summer, im very excited. Base neons suck.....unless its cammed :P lol

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:43 pm
by RobsProjectSOHC
So i posted a vid, not sure if anyone saw....but little clip of me giving it to her. (skip to 25 secs....didnt do a straight up launch because of holding the phone in one hand, changing gears in another)...p.s. - i dont know why i said lets start from low...lol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvN-r4tOthg

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Good news, putting these on next weekend =]

If anyone has any advice on install, im getting all new mounts and bellow tubes to do a straight up swap without compressing the springs.

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:51 pm
by RobsProjectSOHC
Hey everyone, hows it been?
Like to say thanks for some people on here for listening and talking me through some crap ive been going through. i still have the skittle, just grabbed the rest of my parts.

now im back on my feet, i would like to see if i myself can put the suspension parts on. just need a little help on how to put the whole strut assembly together, i have all new bellow tubes to mounts. i have eibach sportlines and ill take it the larger springs go to the back struts...etc etc. any help would be nice. im ready to get the skittles on new shoes

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:38 pm
by akirony
Some say that there are numbers for front and rear to let you know which is what. I just matched the springs going on with what came off. Make sure to spray lube the mount bolts for easier removal. You doing the install at home or at a shop?

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:03 pm
by RobsProjectSOHC
I would like to do this at home or my friends garage. doing the whole assembly swap should be easier, i just dont know how to assemble a complete strut. which goes on first etc. anyone have a diagram?

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:06 pm
by D-Railed_Neon
Good to hear your back up and running. Ill be right behind ya :thumbup: I do believe the rear springs should be larger but like akirony said there should be some distinguishing marks somewhere in the paperwork or on the box the springs came with. Easy job to do, invest in either renting or buying a QUALITY set of spring compressors. Tighten the compressor one side at a time in small increments until you have enough slack to pull the top hat off. then just slide the compressed spring in the compressor off the strut install the new spring. decompress the old spring in the same fashion as you compressed it but in reverse obviously. compress the new spring on the strut and install your components and hat. decompress the new spring. install the assembly.....once all four corners are done GET AN ALIGNMENT immediately. Then......:rockon:

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:14 pm
by RobsProjectSOHC
I have srt struts...no need to compress the springs. im trying to assemble inside, so i can just do a swap. is it just-strut-bellow tube-spring-mount?

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:20 pm
by D-Railed_Neon

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:31 pm
by RobsProjectSOHC
That is perfect! thank you! i hope to get these perpared soon...maybe in 2 weeks they'll be on. im excited to finally get eveything on..including the rims and tires. perfect for summer time, except i cant keep my car clean due to the amount of pillen this year..lol.

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 11:09 pm
by D-Railed_Neon
No problem bro. Hope it helps and gets ya on the road again in style. :thumbup:

Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:30 pm
by RobsProjectSOHC
Was looking throuh my parts...think i might be missing a piece. i couldnt find on rockauto for my car..but from that picture the lower insulator? number 4? what piece is that?

Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:41 pm
by akirony
To be honest you might not have one. I didnt but if you want one you can do the heater hose mod that 4th gen f-bodys do. Put a heater hose around the bottom of the spring where it contacts the strut. Its used to lower the car 1/2in while keeping the noise to a minimal on f-bodies. Youd just be using it for the noise though.

Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:57 pm
by RobsProjectSOHC
Im too the point where im too scared to do anything to my car....only life line i have. might need a professional..unless i saw a vid how to do it. im too paranoid..lol

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:36 pm
by RobsProjectSOHC
All i gotta say...shoes going on next week...struts are gunna be awhile, work catching up