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i need to get coils for my 9-5. and well i was gonna get the k sport ones that

are 900 and i almost have enough but i have bills and i REALLY dont want to

drop that much on coils. then my friend suggested i make my own. is this

possible? like could i do this for the my 2001 9-5?

ive never done anything like this before, but i would love to give it a shot. n

this seems like a pretty cool forum i was wonderin if anybody here could help

me along with what parts to buy and alittle guidance so i dont kill myself. if

people help me out then i will order the parts this friday and well see how it

goes. ive done some research and it looks like i will just need spring sleeves(just a long spring it looks like) and an aluminum adjuster shock with sleeve.

should i go for it?
 

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yeah no thanks. thats a rip off. if i drove a volkswagen i could get coilovers for 300 dollars. im not looking for a performance handling, im just trying to slam my car.
 

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yeah no thanks. thats a rip off. if i drove a volkswagen i could get SHITTY coilovers for 300 dollars. im not looking for a performance handling, im just trying to slam my car.
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^ if you want to just slam your ride with no care about spring rates or dampening you should just get an extra oil pan now, and let your doctor know that in the near future you will have horrible lower back pain and possible kidney failure.
 

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Possible, but do you have any clue what spring rate you'd need front and rear? It's a bit more involved than just cobling together some parts. You really need to know what you're doing. Hence the concept of suspension engineers who do this for a living.

Just sayin' is all. Good luck.
 

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yeah no thanks. thats a rip off. if i drove a volkswagen i could get shittycoilovers for 300 dollars. im not looking for a performance handling, im just trying to fuckup my car.
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JK. Good luck with whatever you do my friend...
 

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Lol idc what anyone says its my car and I know what I want. Instead of flaming my ass you guys could try n help out. Why do youcare if I fuck up my ride? Its my car if something goes wrong its my fault so quit complainin like its yours. And my body is already messed up the car has cut lowering springs on it now. People should be more open minded about going outside the box
 

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if there is already a part available and its only 900$ and you cant afford it, STOP MODDING CARS. keep your cut springs before you WASTE your money on crappy coilover e bay kits.. my roomate thought it would be a good idea to toss some cheap "coilover" springs on his honduh.. lasted about a week till it was unbearable for him to get where he needed to comfortably..ohh and the fact that it bottomed out over every bump and smashed his down pipe in the process.. k sport makes a decent product, just save and buy that, yea you can get 300 dollar RACELAND POS coils for a vw, go get a vw then..

you asked for an opinion, take what you where given.. and no im not some kid who rolls on stock setups, i have had 3 240s on coils, my current car has more adjustable suspension products than any SAAB can shake a stick at..
 

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i asked for help and if i should go for it, but all i did was get attacked because

its dangerous or not the "right" way to drop a car. in the end im

doing what i want. people dont need to become jerks and come at me, if anything id rather

just be called crazy or just say good luck and leave it at that. dont gotta be

like oh your dumb, your just gonna fuck up your car. im not a noob. its my car so people dont need to

worry they arent the ones riding in it and dealing with the shitty ride. bleh

whatever im done with this
 

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it just seems like you know absolutely nothing about what your doing, well possibly because you said you know absolutely nothing about doing it... i mean you didnt even know what a dust boot was... seriously???

ill tell you what you want to hear then.. YES IT WILL BE A SUPER GOOD IDEA TO JUST SLAP SOME COILOVERS TOGETHER KNOWING NOTHING ABOUT IT, BECAUSE A FEW PEOPLE (WHO ALSO KNOW NOTHING ABOUT IT) TOLD YOU IT WAS A GOOD WAY TO SAVE A FEW HUNDRED $$$$
happy??
 

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oh my god. yeah i dont no anything about building coilovers. duh. thats why i asked for help.

i know what a dust boot is man, i was just making sure. you know trying to learn. im not that stupid.

you made it seem like i know nothing about modding cars at all.

i dont want to hear shit from anybody. people here need to just chill out.
 

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I don't get why people aren't like down to help out n tryn find the parts I need to build this. Like you all should stop hatin n we should tryn pull this off idc bout my car like ill be the test goat I could care less I'm tryn to do something differnt that's all
 
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