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Old 05-13-2013, 11:00 AM   #1
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FRPP kit on a 2011 SES?

So i ordered the FRPP shocks for the 06-07 which is supposed to fit, but my question is should i get 08-11 springs to match up with the shocks?


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No, you need 06-07 springs. The 08+ springs have a pigtail at the top.
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so i can just unbolt, and rebolt the new stuff or will i need the omni kit?
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if you get the kit then it comes with everything you need. if you just get the struts and shocks and go for the springs that H&R, Eibach and (I think) Roadmagnet that are engineered for the 08-11 you need to use the spring top hats that come with the car.

and yes if just bolts right up. no you don't need the omni kit
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^right, if you ordered the kit it comes with 06-07 top hats and strut bearings. You will need 06-07 springs to use those top hats. Or get 08+ springs and use the top hats on your car already. There was a thread somewhere showing the difference. I'll try to find it.
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if you get the kit then it comes with everything you need. if you just get the struts and shocks and go for the springs that H&R, Eibach and (I think) Roadmagnet that are engineered for the 08-11 you need to use the spring top hats that come with the car.

and yes if just bolts right up. no you don't need the omni kit
yeah i just ordered the struts and shocks, & thats a relief i was really wanting to go with H&R sport springs.. i appreciate the help!

what setup are you running on your's? it looks good
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^right, if you ordered the kit it comes with 06-07 top hats and strut bearings. You will need 06-07 springs to use those top hats. Or get 08+ springs and use the top hats on your car already. There was a thread somewhere showing the difference. I'll try to find it.
okay thanks man! i don't wanna be an inconvience but i'm not used to the new suspension stuff i got used to my 05' and the slight suspension change threw me off a little
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I'm running tokico HP's with the H&R sport springs. I was confused about this whole issue and figured everything out the hard way

I think PSUrivie is referring to the thread I made. I asked for it to be stickied so here you go if it still confuses you

difference between 06-07 and 08-11

and for reference this is how the two gens front springs differ



the spring/strut combo to the left was what I bought used from another member on here with an 06-07. I ended up assembling them upside down (before this picture) which made the right terrible and me look stupid . SO I flipped them around. It didn't seem all that lower to me so I bought the H&R's. the spring is about an inchshorter but the ride feels better suprisingly



you'll be happy with them
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I'm running tokico HP's with the H&R sport springs. I was confused about this whole issue and figured everything out the hard way

I think PSUrivie is referring to the thread I made. I asked for it to be stickied so here you go if it still confuses you

difference between 06-07 and 08-11

and for reference this is how the two gens front springs differ



the spring/strut combo to the left was what I bought used from another member on here with an 06-07. I ended up assembling them upside down (before this picture) which made the right terrible and me look stupid . SO I flipped them around. It didn't seem all that lower to me so I bought the H&R's. the spring is about an inchshorter but the ride feels better suprisingly



you'll be happy with them
awesome man, i really appreciate the help! hopefully once all my parts get here i will soon be lower to the earth lol, i'll post some pics up once its all said and done.
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no problem man

wish I could see you my springs but without the money I can't proceed with my goals.

i'll be waiting for pics
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