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Old 06-26-2012, 08:17 PM   #21
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Old 08-13-2012, 06:54 PM   #22
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So whats the reasone the shims had to be placed? I didnt understand why.
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Old 08-13-2012, 07:19 PM   #23
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the spacing from the notch (for the fork bolt) and the step is larger on the accord. if you didn't use a spacer, you wouldn't be able to put the bolt thru the fork. hard to explain without pics.
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:58 PM   #24
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Oh ok thanks i think i got it.
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:21 PM   #25
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love that oldskool look, btw can that be done to our g1 sedans 87's? n how can it be done? thanks
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It's harder to do it on our Sedan (86-88) because of the rear spring design.
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:36 AM   #27
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true, because of our separate spring n shock suspension, so what do u suggest, or how can we drop our cars from the rear, i've done the front but rear is difficult
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I'm using Intrax Lowering Springs. But they are really difficult to find nowadays. They usually go for around $250.
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Old 09-03-2012, 06:35 PM   #29
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true, because of our separate spring n shock suspension, so what do u suggest, or how can we drop our cars from the rear, i've done the front but rear is difficult
You could possibly use front coilovers in the rear if you swap the top hats.

I'm on Prelude lowering springs from Intrax with the front springs in the rear and the rear springs in the front. The front springs (Now my rear springs) Are really soft, hence the reason I swapped them around.
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You could possibly use front coilovers in the rear if you swap the top hats.

I'm on Prelude lowering springs from Intrax with the front springs in the rear and the rear springs in the front. The front springs (Now my rear springs) Are really soft, hence the reason I swapped them around.
You want to use "struts" in the rear as its mac-strut type in the rear and the shock carries all the load and holds the alignment true unlike the front end where it does not. If you put the front shocks in the rear the shock shafts could bend as the shock shafts arent large enough diameter to prevent bending etc.

I think the rear needs something from a S13 / S14 silvia front. Get a pair of "full-tap" front coilovers remove the springs and have an adapter made to suit the Legend hub which spins onto the bottom of the full tap threaded silvia strut, which I assume is just a "clamp on cup" style ie very easy to make the adapter.

AE86 rear coilover springs & adjuster which should fit straight onto the Legend rear lower control arm would complete the height adjustability in the rear. (may need to play with spring length and spring-rate however.)

Anyone understand what im on about?
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