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i just got a set of aerospeed coilovers for my 99 si and i need some advice on how to install them
 

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If you aren't mechanically inclined then I suggest having a shop install them for you.
If you want to do it yourself then the best investment you could make is to get a shop manual for your car. Removal (and installation) of the suspension components will be covered in there.

Oh, BTW, did you get new shocks with your coilover sleeves?
 

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not yet
i wasn't sure what to get
koni yellow or kyb


would the stock shocks work for the time being till i get the new shocks??
 

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Of course, the stock shocks should last you pretty long.
I would always say to save some $ for the better. ;)
 

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You could seriously hurt yourself installing springs or coil overs if you dont have the mecanical skills. If you dont feel confident in your abilities take it to somebody that can do it for you. Its just safer and smarter .
 

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Get the Koni Yellows. While your stock shocks might last a while, you are going to blow them out much sooner with the new springs, and it will cost you more in the long run to get them installed after you get the springs installed. Plus your ride will not be as good with the stock shocks as with good aftermarket shocks.
 

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Get the Koni Yellows. While your stock shocks might last a while, you are going to blow them out much sooner with the new springs, and it will cost you more in the long run to get them installed after you get the springs installed. Plus your ride will not be as good with the stock shocks as with good aftermarket shocks.
 

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how much would a set of koni yellow's run for my 99 si??

or what other brands should i consider

i'm a lil bit of a budget

i need something that is inexpensive and works good
 

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Koni Yellows are expensive. Try Bilstein HDs (also kinda expensive), or Koni Reds. If those are more than your budget then maybe KYB AGX shocks...a lot of people with coilover sleeves are happy with these, but the warranty is void if you lower the car more than 1.5".
 

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i think i'm gonna go w/ the kyb agx shocks

i was wondering about the drop though

i was thinking about goin with a 2.25 in the front and 2 in the rear
or would that be too low??

if so then how bout 2 in the front and 1.8 in the rear


and what about a camber kit

i want to put 17x7 konig tantrums on in the future
 

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EBP 99 Si said:
i think i'm gonna go w/ the kyb agx shocks

i was wondering about the drop though

i was thinking about goin with a 2.25 in the front and 2 in the rear
or would that be too low??

if so then how bout 2 in the front and 1.8 in the rear


and what about a camber kit

i want to put 17x7 konig tantrums on in the future
I have H&R sports with KYB/AGX's. It is a 1.75 drop in the front and 1.5 in the rear. It is a perfect drop for an Si IMO. The ride is great, I have my struts set at 2. The stiffer you set them, the rougher the ride. 2 is just like stock.

Here is a before and after pic of my Si.

http://www.superhonda.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=10179
 

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EBP 99 Si said:
i think i'm gonna go w/ the kyb agx shocks

i was wondering about the drop though

i was thinking about goin with a 2.25 in the front and 2 in the rear
or would that be too low??

if so then how bout 2 in the front and 1.8 in the rear


and what about a camber kit

i want to put 17x7 konig tantrums on in the future
KYB AGXs are fine, but I wouldn't go 2.25 down in the front and 2 in the rear no matter which shocks you get...except for maybe the Koni Yellows, or the shortened shock body shocks that are available. 2 in the front and 1.8 in the rear is better, but 1.75 front and 1.5 rear would be the best IMHO, and since there's another Si owner that likes that drop it would prolly look good too.

Maybe v00tecsi will post up a pic of his car so you can see what that drop would look like...
 
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