Who has fitted Coilovers? I still havent got mine fitted right

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Who has fitted Coilovers? I still havent got mine fitted right

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this is how they came, i didnt use that plastic washer as i thought it only packing thing,:confused:
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i asumed i didnt need the old spring top bit.
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as the new one sat in it at an angle:confused:
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but if i just bolt it on ther is room for it too move about:confused:
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heres the bearing bit i assumed i still need that?
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Re: who has fitted coil overs? i still havent got mine right

Does Mrs Dave know your doing this in the living room:eek:
 
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Re: who has fitted coil overs? i still havent got mine right

not fitted coilovers yet, but theyre on my wish lish as shall be ordered fairly soon

looking really nice them dave, what make are they?

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Re: who has fitted coil overs? i still havent got mine right

Sorry I cannot help Dave, but to give you a bit of encouragement I had to take mine to a second garage to get them sorted after I had them fitted but nothing extra was bought other than the kit.

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Re: who has fitted coil overs? i still havent got mine right

steve1219 said:
Sorry I cannot help Dave, but to give you a bit of encouragement I had to take mine to a second garage to get them sorted after I had them fitted but nothing extra was bought other than the kit.

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did they give you your original bits back? if so what bits?
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I'll try and dig them out from my junk heap -the shed- this weekend and let you know.

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dave said:
they are fk highsports


Snap fuzzy brother just had pm about mine did you purchase from Proven Products for the stilo nearly £500 cant u compare your old strut to the coilover should go back the same the only difference is the adjustment if i lived closer id come and help but its a long drive(y)
 
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Re: who has fitted coil overs? i still havent got mine right

thats how i had them, but without the blue washer, i thought that was just packing, but now i look at link above you get the washers with new bump stops, so i going to put it back together with that washer under the top cap if it fits.
got mine off german ebay
 
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:bang: that wasnt right either just broke the washer now :( i hope its not needed
 
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heres a better pic of what worries me, the top cap is held on place with this nut, hut has a round bit on bottom, but its smaller than the hole, so it could move couldn't it?

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Weird :confused:

Im sure that oval thing goes in the top of your stut top and the top of the strut goes up through from the bottom and there should be a large dished washer that sits inside that that allows for the adjustion :confused:

This is very confusing. I take it theres no joy from asking on their website about fitting it is there? :(
 
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I dont know if i can help, but have you got a picture that compares old to knew dampers? and have you got a single picture of it in pieces? I assume these are defo for the front of the cars yehs?
 
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more photos, see if i fit cap-nut-bearing/rubber thing like this.

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it don't look right and i only get a tiny bit of thread left left at the top :( like this
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Im sure that the gold bit goes in the top of the inner strut top then the bolt oes inside that, as althoguh thats looks correct, im sure that isnt the way they go. I'll be wrong likely! have you emailed the makers to see how they fit?

BTW early when i sed is it defo for the front, i wasnt having a blonde moment (coz im ginger :D ), i just wondered as i have worked with coilovers like that for the rear where the spring is replaced from the standard position of the normal rear shockers like the picture
 
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