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Old 03-16-2007, 12:15 AM   #1
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Installing shocks/struts + springs on my 02 RSX-s

wasup guys.
let me get to the point. i have koni yellows (shocks/struts), eibach sportline springs and spc frontrear camber kits for my 02 rsx s. all that should give me a 1.8f/1.5r drop

i had them for awhile now but just recently i decided to install them. i called wheel works and they charged me 494$ for everything.

so i called this "not so close" friend i knew in high school who i just reunited with last week. i had asked him if he had any hook ups, and he said he can do all that for free. (reason why hes so nice is because hes trying to get with a close home girl i know). i told him that id have to atleast pay him $100. he said that would be fine but i really dont have to.
he also said it will take about 2 hours. i asked him if he had a lifter, & he said he can do it with a couple jacks.

my question is, since i dont really know this old high school friend of mines. what should i be concern about? he had told me once everything is done i should drive it to a shop and get my alignment done.
also, is it possible to do all that with a couple jacks???

let me know . thanks!
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Old 03-16-2007, 01:06 AM   #2
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the job can be done with a couple of jack stands... doing one axle at a time.... be carefull when doing this, use spring compressors when taking the springs off. Also the estimate that wheel works gave you seems high. I called NTB about getting mine installed they said $270 with the Alligment. I might do it with a friend of mine or take it to them. Honda-Tech.com has some pretty good write ups on installing suspensions on all sorts of Hondas and Acuras.

BTW nice set up.
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Old 03-16-2007, 04:34 AM   #3
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just remeber, Nothing is free and...its a get what you pay for world, if you decide to let him do it, be there with him and watch him or learn to see if he is competant.
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Old 03-16-2007, 05:13 AM   #4
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BTW nice set up.


thanks. believe it or not, it took me a couple months to decide. theres so many brands and types and combinations. i finaly went with the koni yellows and sports line.
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Old 03-20-2007, 07:39 AM   #5
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I used a couple of jack stands to install mine. I'm running Koni Yellows with H&R race springs. It's not very hard to do. Just remember, safety first. Those springs if not tied down properly can be lethal.
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Old 03-21-2007, 06:07 PM   #6
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ok cool...
im having them installed friday. ill provide photos by saturday.
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