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Old 03-04-2011, 08:03 AM   #81
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I don't know that I would totally discredit the product just yet. those mounting studs for the front struts are just pressed in, and if you are the FIRST case where one broke, may have been a defective stud. Hit up a local McMaster or Fastenal and grab 6 new stainless or grade8 studs and see where you fall without those purple brackets on the rears. Although, if what has happened left a bad taste in your mouth about them and they are willing to give full refund, go for it.....cause you dont wanna be driving around regretting the purchase.
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:45 AM   #82
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The front studs are very easy to over torque, they only need something like 15 ft/lbs max. (or less) which isn't very tight at all.
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:02 AM   #83
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I could have sworn it was 35ftlbs when I installed my useless stress bar.
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Old 03-04-2011, 12:28 PM   #84
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I could have sworn it was 35ftlbs when I installed my useless stress bar.


Correction, I just doubled checked the instructions that I used for my SVT kit and it specified 18ft/lbs for the three top mount bolts (see link below). That's still not much more than hand tight/snug. Pretty sure that other manufacturers wouldn't be much different. The strut shaft nut does, however, require 35 ft/lbs.

http://www.fordracingparts.com/downl...m-3000-zx3.pdf
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:10 PM   #85
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I thought it over and I'm going to keep them. Contacted them today and they are sending me a new top mount. I'm just paying shipping. Still sucks that it happened to me.
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Old 11-24-2011, 12:59 AM   #86
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I thought it over and I'm going to keep them. Contacted them today and they are sending me a new top mount. I'm just paying shipping. Still sucks that it happened to me.
Any updates or pics?
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hey guys. I bought the same coilovers. Mine were installed with no hassle. I'm still running on stock tires and rims though cause the rims that I ordered hasn't arrived yet.

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Any updates or pics?
here's mine with the d2 coilovers street but with stock rims and tires.

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here's mine with the d2 coilovers street but with stock rims and tires.

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nice tuck in the rear, what are the front and rear fender heights and how much lower can the coils go?
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