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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 11-06-2009, 01:41 AM Thread Starter
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Talking Updated: Got My Eibach Kit Installed (now with pics)

So I finally got my new springs, shocks, struts and sway bars intalled on my 08 ls. My car handles so much better now. I also love the way it evened out the back end. Before the upgrade the backend sat so high and just did not look right. Now I just need to get my new moog sway links installed (didn't get them till yesterday). I will get some pics up as soon as I get the car washed (I deliver pizza so it gets dirty pretty quick).

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Current Mods: Eibach Pro-kit springs and anti-roll kit, KYB Excell-G struts and shocks, Moog sway links, Prothane Front Control Arm Bushings (coming soon)


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lol , Dont put much money into your pizza delivery car - you better get another car for like 1000 . Springs is must do for my car as well but I dont realy know how to install it - How dificult is the install of those springs and how much a shop will charge you to put it on for you ????
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our town is not that big so I am only putting about 100 mi. to 120 mi. a night on my car. I figure thats not too bad since there are people who commute longer than that.

As for the install, some friends and I did it ourselves. Its not that hard. The rears were pretty simple, but the fronts were a little more work. The biggest pita was changing the front sway bar. we had to loosen the bolt on the front of the engine cradle, unbolt the stearing rack and unbolt the back of the cradle to get it to drop enough to swap the bars. As for having a shop do it, it more than likely will not be cheap.

Current Mods: Eibach Pro-kit springs and anti-roll kit, KYB Excell-G struts and shocks, Moog sway links, Prothane Front Control Arm Bushings (coming soon)


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lol oh man ya buy yourself another pizza delivery car (a real beater) and keep this thing clean as hell in your garage for the weekend :P jk lol. How much did everything end up costing? I'm forsure getting the sportlines but not sure if I should get shocks and struts and do it all atonce. If i can get good shocks and struts for under $300 I'll do it forsure but right now I don't know what is the best shock/strut set to go with the sportlines, and where to buy it the cheapest (i gotta get em shipped up here to canada, usually a PITA.)
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lol oh man ya buy yourself another pizza delivery car (a real beater) and keep this thing clean as hell in your garage for the weekend :P jk lol. How much did everything end up costing? I'm forsure getting the sportlines but not sure if I should get shocks and struts and do it all atonce. If i can get good shocks and struts for under $300 I'll do it forsure but right now I don't know what is the best shock/strut set to go with the sportlines, and where to buy it the cheapest (i gotta get em shipped up here to canada, usually a PITA.)
why you jk , this is what should happen if you work delivery. Its funny to see pizza delivery with Mustang or marcedes SLK axaaxax how funy is that - If I have pizza delivery car I wont put penny into it and yeah I will keep my weekend car clean as hell just like I do with my car now .


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lol oh man ya buy yourself another pizza delivery car (a real beater) and keep this thing clean as hell in your garage for the weekend :P jk lol. How much did everything end up costing? I'm forsure getting the sportlines but not sure if I should get shocks and struts and do it all atonce. If i can get good shocks and struts for under $300 I'll do it forsure but right now I don't know what is the best shock/strut set to go with the sportlines, and where to buy it the cheapest (i gotta get em shipped up here to canada, usually a PITA.)
It ran me right about $900 for the suspension parts (about $1500 total, I also got new brakes and tires.) I got the the shocks and struts from tirerack. Shocks were $31 each and the struts were $79 each. I did mine all at once since me stock struts were leaking oil. As far as whether you would be ok with the sportlines on stock struts and shock I am not sure. But I bet there is someone on here that knows.

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why you jk , this is what should happen if you work delivery. Its funny to see pizza delivery with Mustang or marcedes SLK axaaxax how funy is that - If I have pizza delivery car I wont put penny into it and yeah I will keep my weekend car clean as hell just like I do with my car now .
To each their own. Even if I had a beater I would still rather drive the cobalt for work. Its more comfortable than some beater is going to be. Plus like I said our town is not that big.

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yay i wanna see pix! lol


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yay i wanna see pix! lol
Will probably be a day or two before I can get some pics up.

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you guys are funny.. A cobalt is an economy car.. Its like people buying a beater so they don't put miles on their ford focus.. If you have a lot on money into it, than i could see it, but really?



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