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Old 22-03-2009, 11:36 AM   #1
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How much roughly to get springs installed?

As per thread title.

Just want a rough idea so i dont get ripped off slash know how much much cash to have


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Old 22-03-2009, 02:36 PM   #2
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bring a carton to mine and will do this thing hahahaha ow and get eibachs there on sale.
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Old 22-03-2009, 03:41 PM   #3
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Old 22-03-2009, 03:44 PM   #4
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ya. pluss are u just going to do springs?? or struts too?? would sujest u did them both hey. and even some ajustable strut tops 4 the front well thats what i'm doing. hmm where is astro boy when u need him ASTRO ASTRO. come home from the dirt ASTRo lol
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Old 22-03-2009, 04:40 PM   #5
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Was going to use stock struts till they need replacing, otherwise krudd might buy me some

Sounds good matt Where abouts you live?

EDIT: The springs dont appear to be labeled :/ I got auto exe springs

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Old 22-03-2009, 04:45 PM   #6
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not labled hmm i don't know mate. but can u wait till i get my struts and we can do my car aswell
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Old 22-03-2009, 06:23 PM   #7
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i suggest u get the struts as well, because to replace just springs you have to take struts out take springs out put springs in, and ul have soft shokies, then u wanna change the struts u have to take struts out take springs off put springs on new shocks, put struts back in... if u get new shoks straight away u jsut assemble it and its a 5 bolt per wheel straight easy swap
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Old 22-03-2009, 10:28 PM   #8
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Sure when you getting struts?

Just wanna have these puppies installed for Dorigo
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Old 22-03-2009, 10:39 PM   #9
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mate i'm not going to have them before dorigo i think hey. waitin on ruds money to get them hey. sorry.
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Old 22-03-2009, 11:22 PM   #10
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Thats fine mate.

Theres about a week difference between krudds money and dorrigo :/
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Old 22-03-2009, 11:26 PM   #11
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Thats fine mate.

Theres about a week difference between krudds money and dorrigo :/
more like a day mate (goes into accounts around the 9th, which is the thursday before dorrigo )

Go and see how much pedders/Fulcrum etc charge. I'll ask my bro how much it cost him to put the rears in his commo...
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Old 23-03-2009, 01:10 AM   #12
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OR you can do it your self go get a PAIR of spring compressors from autobarn or super cheap and do it its not that hard. just take it out, screw it down wit hcompressor untill the top plate is loose, take of the top bolt, SLOWLY uncompress,and carefully, and then put new one in, changing the springs over is the shortest part of it.. make sure after u go get a wheel alignment
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Old 23-03-2009, 06:53 AM   #13
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i was just gonna suggest that also.

i am happy to install them if you supply the spring compressors. $30 from autobahn,super cheap.

if it fits into my schedule, i'm happy to do it.
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Old 23-03-2009, 07:27 AM   #14
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another suggestion, why dont we do at dorrigo?? could give us something to do on the friday arv!
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another suggestion, why dont we do at dorrigo?? could give us something to do on the friday arv!
no. there is a lack of wheel alignment gear available to us.
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Old 23-03-2009, 02:14 PM   #16
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Hmm i thought compressors where substantially more.

The main problem i have with doing it myself is the lack of marking on the springs to indicate front rear, left right.

(My dads car has longer springs on the left then the right)
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Old 23-03-2009, 03:48 PM   #17
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Hmm i thought compressors where substantially more.

The main problem i have with doing it myself is the lack of marking on the springs to indicate front rear, left right.

(My dads car has longer springs on the left then the right)
there is only a difference from front to back hey. post email me a picture of them and i can referance tham to the eibachs i got (which the opperations manual is in frickin german or scotish) lol
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Old 23-03-2009, 05:42 PM   #18
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if they're like the RS*R ones i got they're the same left/right.

spring compressor's are cheap, DIY makes it cheaper. i'm willing to lend a hand provided i have the day free
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Old 23-03-2009, 06:10 PM   #19
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ok. well mate. i've got the air compressor in the shed right and a ute. but don't have any spring compressors. how about i just come up with the ute and the aircompressor. and ryan and daveaust can help we can make a day of it like hmmm ISCD (ICE's Suspention change day).
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cosmo is 2000km away, he may find it difficult to help out.
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