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Hey does the upgrade to the trd springs require the trd struts as well?
 

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nope
 

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So this car can be dropped on the trd springs with no other modifications whatsoever without damadge?
 

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Oh btw, what's up all? my name is joe and I'm new to these forums. I have a Super White '05 tC with ground effects, 18" graphite rims, fog lights, carbon fiber b piller inlays, trd exhaust, obx shift knob, footwell neons and cupholder illumination
 

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Originally posted by djhax@Mar 15 2005, 11:49 AM
So this car can be dropped on the trd springs with no other modifications whatsoever without damadge?
Numerous people on this forum have done just that with no ill effects that I've heard about...

By the way, welcome to the site!
 

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Originally posted by basilisk4+Mar 15 2005, 08:04 AM-->QUOTE (basilisk4 @ Mar 15 2005, 08:04 AM)
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@Mar 15 2005, 11:49 AM
So this car can be dropped on the trd springs with no other modifications whatsoever without damadge?
Numerous people on this forum have done just that with no ill effects that I've heard about...

By the way, welcome to the site!
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nice, i hope to get the drop springs on soon, i think with the ground effects and 18s it should be looking real hot after a drop.


thanks
 

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Yes. However, no matter what, you need to plan on a new alignment when you lower the car. Either that, or plan on buying tires much sooner than you should have.
 

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^^^ Indeed. Don't forget the alignment afterwards or if you are having a shop do it ask if they can just go ahead and do that after.
 

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Yeah that'd be easiest to have the shop do it at the same time, I'm gonna get my underglow in first to keep the install price reasonable
 

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The tires will wear out faster if you DON'T get the alignment. If you get the alignment, tire wear will be the same. It's hard to say what will happen to the shock/strut service life, it will depend on the spring rates of the lowering springs. Basically, if the spring rate is higher, then the shock will be working harder, so it will wear out sooner. If they are similar, it won't be as big an issue.
 

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Originally posted by lo bux racer@Mar 15 2005, 03:58 PM
Yes. However, no matter what, you need to plan on a new alignment when you lower the car. Either that, or plan on buying tires much sooner than you should have.
yeah, dont be like me. gonna have to replace my yoko's this summer. cause i didnt get in for an alignment in time to stop them from feathering. now i have tire whine at 30 mph, and its noticeable. align it.
 

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Is there any signifigance in the look of the drop by getting or not getting the struts?
 

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No. No difference in appearance.
 

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Cool
 
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