Coilover H A L P

Discussion in 'Gen 1 & 2 - Suspension, Brakes & Body' started by SHOwishuwood, Dec 26, 2019.

  1. SHOwishuwood

    SHOwishuwood New Member

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    Howdy y'all, fellow SHOwner here renovating "Larry" into what I hope to eventually become a "Kanjo"-style racer when all is said and done.

    I've been searching high and low for some help with Coilover installation and have found bits of info but nothing concrete enough for me to have confidence in what I'm doing.

    Any pointers are appreciated as well as any observations, questions, or concerns but I would mostly want a crash course on what makes a full install from after getting the stock strut assembly out.

    The only thing I know I'm missing are the camber/caster plates but if there's anything else I need to be aware of, please let me know.

    Thanks all, hope everyone had a great Xmas spent in the warmest of companies and will have it be an even greater segway into 2020!
     

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    If you just sent that for a picture reference, it looks like all I'm missing are those darn camber/caster plates.

    If not, though I still appreciate that input, I've already got SHOsource coilovers. I'm just looking for help on installing them after I've removed the OE assembly.

    I've not found any place on this forum or elsewhere that specifically covers said content. :shrug:
     
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    Thanks so much for your help!

    That thread you referenced was great to look at and I feel a little more secure about the installation of at least the rears.

    Gonna try and do some more research though.

    As far as SHOsource themselves, I have been on and off with them on communication as I can imagine they're busy and probably pretty cold.

    I'll keep this post alive indefinitely until "Larry" is on his feet again. :thumb:
     
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    Members are usually very helpful. If you reach out to a few you should be able to get the info you need. Alot have probably moved on but they may still respond to direct messaging. You use the start a conversation function from your inbox. It will send them a message on this board and also sent a notice of a message to the email address listed when they signed up.

    I'll send you a test one to see how easy it is.
     
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    Yeah I've managed to reach out and as you've said I'm getting some much needed assurance from the SHO brethren here on the forum...

    More to come hopefully soon!
     

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    LOUDSHO92 SHO Master Staff Member Sponsoring Vendor Club Mod

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    SHO Source made the caster camber plates so I would check there.

    KSport never made coilovers for the SHO.
     
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    luigisho SHO Member

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    My bad. I thought I read that somewhere. Been around too long with too much info rolling around the brain.
     
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