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Old 07-31-2014, 04:52 PM   #1
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Just thought I would start a thread to update my suspension as I go along.

Bilstiens with Eibach springs.


Installed only on the front.


Alignment before haven't the knuckles bent to correct the camber


After alignment


I've also upgraded all the sway bar links to polyurethane. I plan to just replace all the ball joints and bushings down the road here.
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Old 08-03-2014, 02:00 PM   #2
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You really just bent the knuckle to make the camber not so bad? Is that even safe? I never heard of anyone ever doing that.
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Ran it for over 20k miles on my first Legend. I wouldn't go doing 3 or 4 times to the same knuckle. It only takes a slight bit with a press to fix 2 degrees of camber.
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Old 08-05-2014, 05:23 PM   #4
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now where do you place the press to make this work? I was going to pick up some junk yard upper control arms and play with them to get them to work with adjustable ball joints. or even anchor bolts.
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now where do you place the press to make this work? I was going to pick up some junk yard upper control arms and play with them to get them to work with adjustable ball joints. or even anchor bolts.
I've never watched them do it. I'd imagine you place it right in the middle of the bend. The hole point is to lessen the arch. I like it because I can continue to use all stock control arms and bolts and such. The guy that does it says it takes a couple tries to get it right, so they charge me $150 a side .
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Hi. I'm new to this forum and I just bought my '90 Legend sedan a few weeks ago. Love it to death, but being that I'm a mod freak, I gotta find a legit lowering kit or even coilovers that will work. How are these springs working for you? Is it a perfect fit?
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Old 09-25-2014, 05:40 PM   #7
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Finally got the rears installed.
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they still make bilsteins?
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:29 PM   #9
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I found them as a complete set on ebay. They worked like a charm.
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Anyone who wants to lower your gen 1 you can use h&r lowering springs from a 94-97 accord you just need to heat the rear springs at the top and press 2 coils together or else your rake will be crazy I just did mine will post some pics when I remember to take some
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