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Old 07-18-2012, 09:33 PM   #1
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bought coilovers.. need help!!!!

i ordered H&R coilovers and they will be here tomorrow. do i need to order camber plates and rear camber bolts? or is there any other things that i should order? would like some help asap.


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You should buy new strut bearings. I wouldn't worry about camber adjustment stuff right away unless you really need it. I have none and I am also on H&R coilovers.
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You should buy new strut bearings. I wouldn't worry about camber adjustment stuff right away unless you really need it. I have none and I am also on H&R coilovers.
I 2nd that ^^^^^. I wouldn't sweat that camber adjustment stuff until you have an alignment. I'd add new strut bearings thou.
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okay so just get the bearings and not the whole strut its self? what happens if i put the coils on and my alignment is terrible? haha
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you should always get an alignment after suspension work
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yeahh i planned to get it aligned the same day or the next day. i dont wanna ruin my new tires haha. it was just alignment 3 months ago thats the only thing that sucks! paying for it twice haha. so ill just see how it does at the alignment shop and if it needs plates ill order them.
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Yeah I hear you on that. You should be alright camber wise with the stock tire set up I only started rubbing because I have wider wheels now.
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okay cool. yeah i have stock spec tires so hopefully i wont need plates... spent a lot of money in the last few days ahah.
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okay so just get the bearings and not the whole strut its self? what happens if i put the coils on and my alignment is terrible? haha
No the strut bearing goes on the top of the strut you still need the strut. Its what allows the strut to turn when you turn the wheels. Might as well replace because theyre cheap and youre already there and cane save some labor if you wait and do it later.
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Get the plates, you will eat up the tires very very fast + it's a double job if you planning to get them later on + another pay for alignment. Get the rear bolts also and do everything at once.
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