2013 SHO Megan Racing Coilover Install/Advice

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  1. Chronic510

    Chronic510 New Member

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    I just got my coil overs delivered today going to be installing them myself in the next couple weeks.

    Any advice/warnings before I install them? I also ordered some adjustable rear cam bolts. After install I am planning on getting new tires (well overdue) and of course an alignment. I am definitely accustomed to working on cars and have a lift to do this on.

    Also, I hear that there is a difference between the 2010 - 2012 and the 2013 +. What is the difference as I want to make sure I got the right ones before I start.

    Thanks in advance!
     
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    Your most likely going to need to drill out the holes on the front shocks where the end links go through... I want to say you need a 9/16ths bit. I have a post around here somewhere...

    Make sure you set the preload correctly as per the instructions. IE.. the springs shouldn’t be loaded but they should be snug.

    2013+ I believe you can do the fronts without taking off the knuckle.. my 2010 was a bit of a chore... had to pull the knuckle.

    Other than that... typical CO install... make sure the height measurements are even.


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    My bad for the delayed post. Not sure why it took so long. Install was super easy and very straightforward. No drilling, did not have to remove any suspension parts. Just the bolts on the struts and shocks and a direct swap.
     

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    I thought the coilovers would level it out more.

    How's the ride?
     
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    It leveled it out pretty good. Here is the before and after. Rides really good actually. A little more bouncy over stock, but feels great while cornering. Although I keep forgetting its lowered and come into my driveway like its stock and scrape my bumper and exhaust.
     

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    Looks like I found the set up I want..
     

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