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 Post subject: te51 lowering..
PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:39 pm 

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Location: snohomish, washington
its about that time to lower my te51. my question is i want to lower the front 4in but i dont know exactly how. i know i can use ae86 front suspension parts, i cant find any lowering springs that drop it 4in so im guessing i would have to cut the springs? any other ideas to get the 4in desidered drop? thanks for in info on this..

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 Post subject: Re: te51 lowering..
PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:44 pm 

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You can do a combo of cutting and shortening the tubes and cutting the springs. That's a lot of a drop. Are you going to run camber plates also?


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 Post subject: Re: te51 lowering..
PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:47 am 

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Quick how do you know how much to cut off...decided to lower it three inches..

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 Post subject: Re: te51 lowering..
PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 5:12 pm 
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Good question I also want to lower my te51.

Anybody know how to lower the rear?


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 Post subject: Re: te51 lowering..
PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:55 pm 

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Lowering is easy. Just get the size lowering blocks you want. You may have topo ddify some of the brackets. Nothing a grinder can't take care of..

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