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    coilovers question

    im buying Jom Coilovers for my lupo over the next few weeks i know there not Spax or a posh other brand but they will do till i can afford more expensive ones or better ones but i was wondering how easy are they to fit my self and what special tools do i need or is there anyone willing to help with the tools to help me il buy the coffee and bacon butties

    also im buying the coilovers first before i buy my rims


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    Re: coilovers question

    I thought they would be difficult to fit but they were easy to do. The only difficulty was separating the bottom of the strut from the front hub. Once I did one the other side was easy. The rear were simple.


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    Re: coilovers question

    its just i dont have the right tool to compress the springs

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    Re: coilovers question

    Not a hard job to do its just the ride hight that takes time to setup, I would fit them for beers......
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    Re: coilovers question

    Quote Originally Posted by madmanmart View Post
    Not a hard job to do its just the ride hight that takes time to setup, I would fit them for beers......

    mad when i get them il buzz you how many beers do you want and what sort of beer you like top man thanks really appreciate your help

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    Re: coilovers question

    Quote Originally Posted by R0b3rt View Post
    mad when i get them il buzz you how many beers do you want and what sort of beer you like top man thanks really appreciate your help
    Right well I'm on holiday from Monday and going be crazy busy this weekend trying to sort out work ect, so ideally have to be after then.

    Depends so soon you need it done but yeh, no probs doing it for a crate of Corona
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    Re: coilovers question

    Quote Originally Posted by madmanmart View Post
    Right well I'm on holiday from Monday and going be crazy busy this weekend trying to sort out work ect, so ideally have to be after then.

    Depends so soon you need it done but yeh, no probs doing it for a crate of Corona

    it will be in a few weeks mate how about 2 crates for being such a top bloke

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    Re: coilovers question

    Quote Originally Posted by R0b3rt View Post
    it will be in a few weeks mate how about 2 crates for being such a top bloke
    Fine by me

    Give me a PM when your ready mate.
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