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Old 04-09-2018, 02:15 PM   #15
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No one's gonna ask him why he's running 18 kg/mm springs?

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Old 04-09-2018, 02:17 PM   #16
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Damn, talk about rake lol.
Yea haha i raised up the front to match cause it looked terrible
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No one's gonna ask him why he's running 18 kg/mm springs?

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The person i had bought the coils from put them on im not sure why he chose to though.
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Old 04-09-2018, 02:26 PM   #18
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I meant actually check the springs you have front/rear to see which rates are on which end and how long the springs are front/rear.

If you have the springs on the wrong end and the front springs are longer then this is explained really simply.
I bought the coilovers used from someone but he had the swifts on the rear when i got them. The fronts are the 8k springs that come with the coils and rear is 18k which. As for why he chose to get the swifts i have no idea.
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Call PBM in San Diego, they'll be able to tell you exactly what's wrong and probably fix it on the spot if you can make it down there. They have a great facility and helpful staff.

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I assumed he was towing a 5th wheel or something.
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I have PBM Coils and never had that issue. I recommend buying new short springs from PBM. IIRC they are like $100 for a pair and you can get whatever spring rates you want, up to 20k. I couldnt max out my rears because it was too low if I did, so I bet the spring is the wrong size... also if the previous owner didnt have the struts on those tuned for the stiffer springs the struts could be blown, not saying they are but when i talked to their customer service they were telling me stiffer springs without the dampening spec'd correctly could create issues. also if you max out the rear with what looks to be all stock arms, you are going to have some pretty shitty toe. i found that out the hard way. rlca's, toe arms, and traction arms are highly recommended when lowering your car that much. PBM sells all of that stuff too, and their rlca's will drop your car an ext 40mm i think. good luck!

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I thought it was a typo. He has stiffer springs than my buddy’s lifted 4Runner if that’s the case.
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I thought it was a typo. He has stiffer springs than my buddy’s lifted 4Runner if that’s the case.
Haha yea they are indeed 18k swifts. Not sure why the person i bought them from out them on.
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Haha yea they are indeed 18k swifts. Not sure why the person i bought them from out them on.
That’s probably what your issue is then. I have 4.5k springs in the rear and they compress nearly all the way up into its wheel well slot.
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That’s probably what your issue is then. I have 4.5k springs in the rear and they compress nearly all the way up into its wheel well slot.
Maybe but the guy i bought them from said when he put the springs on it didnt change his ride height. Idk just gonna end up getting some stance lca’s
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Maybe but the guy i bought them from said when he put the springs on it didnt change his ride height. Idk just gonna end up getting some stance lca’s
Stop being so naive. The guy who sold you the coils is a lying idiot who knows jack shit about suspension setup.

Many people already told you what the problem is. Why even post here if you are just going to ignore their advice?
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Maybe but the guy i bought them from said when he put the springs on it didnt change his ride height. Idk just gonna end up getting some stance lca’s
Perhaps he meant they didn't change his ride height as in when he set the car down on the ground after installing them they didn't compress much at all because they are so stiff.

Those spring rates aren't the best choice for your car IMO. My guess is the guy who sold you those coilovers was trying to be a drifter, but didn't do a very good job of building his suspension. That's putting it nicely.

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Stop being so naive. The guy who sold you the coils is a lying idiot who knows jack shit about suspension setup.

Many people already told you what the problem is. Why even post here if you are just going to ignore their advice?
I havent and idont think he is lying because his car was slammed on them. And people have given me multiple reasons on what they think the issue is. I havent ignored anyones advice. No need to get heated.
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