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Old 05-27-2006, 10:36 PM   #1
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Rear Struts.
Thank god for Pneumatic tools..
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Don't worry , I was carefull NOT to damage the ball joint lol
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And My cleaned up LIM I just got
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Should of taken a picture of it, but I had my mom in there helping me, hold the strut up in the tower while i bolted the nuts onto the studs
lol

Handling now? Way better in the rear, not so much squat, not so much float..and yes..i reconneced all my ELC connections, even though it was undone in that one picture.

How hard was the job? Would of been impossible without air tools, the knuckle to strut bolts were TIGHT lol
I had to borrow some of my nieghbours tools, he is over 80 himself, the tools were from his father in law. What Brand? Bonney. Yup, Bonney brand sockets, that company stoped making tools in 1938!!! Freaking SOLID tools.
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feel a difference?

cute sheets.
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****** rights they're cute.

The LIM is far cuter though, shes gunna make er squeal.
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looks good, hows the ride feel now?

and P.*. you double posted a pic
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Ride is more firm in the back end, I really like it forsure. Cant wait to do the fronts.
Gotta go buy a spring compressor now lol.
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I've got something new for your rear suspension (after you're done with the fronts), after billboost finishes testing it. It works great on mine. I've achieved what I feel is pure neutral handling now.
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I've got something new for your rear suspension (after you're done with the fronts), after billboost finishes testing it. It works great on mine. I've achieved what I feel is pure neutral handling now.
Applicable to only SSEi or anythign with ELC right?
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I've got something new for your rear suspension (after you're done with the fronts), after billboost finishes testing it. It works great on mine. I've achieved what I feel is pure neutral handling now.
Applicable to only SSEi or anythign with ELC right?

nope...but its being tried on the FE2 Cars first
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Potentially FE1w/o ELC, but someone else will have to try that. Two FE2 cars first. Mine (quite modified from stock suspension) and Billboost (refreshed OEM suspension).
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Can't wait Bill.
Next week is for the front suspension lol
Cant wait for that either..
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