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Old 05-01-2005   #1
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I lowered my car!

Finally it's done..
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Tein S Tech springs + SPC front & rear camber kit
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it looks nice bro"
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looks good...i plan on doing the same suspension set up as you...how do you like the ride quality?
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ive got tein s-tech springs, they are very nice, however ive never driven on stock setup so cant compare, it holds the road nicely though.

simony: why did you use camber kits? s-techs lower the car less than 2 inches
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thanks

i like it so far.. no scratch when climbing speed bump or the ramp.. but with the lip kit, i think it will/might be.. gotta be cautious..

i wasn't planning on getting the camber kit.. but i was told it's recommended to get it for any drop.. so i just bought a set from truehonda... don't wanna mess up my car...

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Nice, what's next?
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oem style fog light, lip kit, and new set of rims!
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that place looks firmiliar
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looks good

sounds like my plans for mine. what kinda prices you lookin at for the lip kit?
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ive got tein s-tech springs, they are very nice, however ive never driven on stock setup so cant compare, it holds the road nicely though.

simony: why did you use camber kits? s-techs lower the car less than 2 inches
it applies to some drops less than 2 inches, but i would check with tire shops and get them to do an alignment and camber check.

i need a set of camber kit for mine too.
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looks great. i had to get a camber kit with eibach prokit and that's only an inch drop. alignment was way off.
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the place is the preserve forest park.. but it's not the one we met last time by schaumburg.. it's near the o'hare airport... there are couple of the parks like that nearby my place.. they are great for photoshoot..

i still haven't decided which dc to get... FujiFilm S5100 or Nikon 8700/8800.. i know nikon is good but money-wise is not so good.. because i just spent a lot lately with the drop and the HID... but more pics will be coming once i get the new dc, especially with the night shots!!!
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it applies to some drops less than 2 inches, but i would check with tire shops and get them to do an alignment and camber check.

i need a set of camber kit for mine too.
well ive got same drop, had an alignment done and all is well.
i aint sayin he shouldnt have gotten them just saying i didnt
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we dont have any nice parks like that for photoshoots, all of ours are like kiddie playgrounds
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the place is the preserve forest park.. but it's not the one we met last time by schaumburg.. it's near the o'hare airport... there are couple of the parks like that nearby my place.. they are great for photoshoot..

i still haven't decided which dc to get... FujiFilm S5100 or Nikon 8700/8800.. i know nikon is good but money-wise is not so good.. because i just spent a lot lately with the drop and the HID... but more pics will be coming once i get the new dc, especially with the night shots!!!
i got a 3.2 megapix canon a300 for 200 bucks along with free printer and for a cheap one it has impressed me, to make them fit on 7thgen ive changed settings so they are the smallest and crappiest quality selection on cam., but still they are nice
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looks nice, lip kit and fogs will be a great addition. keep up the good work
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the place is the preserve forest park.. but it's not the one we met last time by schaumburg.. it's near the o'hare airport... there are couple of the parks like that nearby my place.. they are great for photoshoot..

i still haven't decided which dc to get... FujiFilm S5100 or Nikon 8700/8800.. i know nikon is good but money-wise is not so good.. because i just spent a lot lately with the drop and the HID... but more pics will be coming once i get the new dc, especially with the night shots!!!
Get the Nikon. I sell cameras for a living, and the fuji isnt the best quality. its all lite weight, cheap plastic.
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nice, looks clean how much of a drop is that?
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That looks lovely! Keep it up!
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i like the rear better though...
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