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Where can I get the BEST price on a set of S tech springs? Also does anybody know where I can go to install them for a great price in the Orange County/Los Angeles area? please advise.
 

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Like JPLexIS said ebay is the place to go. Or the forums here, but they will most likely be used. I picked up my set off ebay for 90 + shipping. Any shop should be able to put them on its not hard. Just remember you need to get your car aligned afterwards.
 

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Just install them yourself. If you search for the DIY Spring Install on this forum, it is really not that hard even for a beginner with some basic tools and a spring compressor you can rent from Auto Zone. Just a word of advice, be careful taking off the lock lug nuts if you have them. 2 of mine snapped when I was trying to take them off. Good luck!!
 

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Around LA, you will bottom out with tein stechs all over the place.... they are too soft for big highway dips.... Personally I would get something else


I know because I had that setup when I was in california
 

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Average installation price should range from 150-200 at a shop. I charge 175 where I work.

Be careful of getting fakes off ebay, there are some companies out there making a damn good copy of Stech's that aren't the real deal.
 

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I went to Wheel Connection in Lake Forest. I had some coilovers installed there because i was to busy with school and work otherwise i would have done it myself. I paid $130, ask for Dino. Cool guy and really good work.
 

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i was debating on what springs to go with as well (looking at the teins).. my car has about 80k miles on it though, so I don't know if I want to just go with springs on stock shocks with 80k miles on them or just wait and put them on aftermarket shocks.. i would rather just go with the springs, but i want to do it right
 

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i was debating on what springs to go with as well (looking at the teins).. my car has about 80k miles on it though, so I don't know if I want to just go with springs on stock shocks with 80k miles on them or just wait and put them on aftermarket shocks.. i would rather just go with the springs, but i want to do it right
Your shocks/struts are toast.
My stock struts where going out at 55k.
 

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yea mine are shot as well. I plan on putting new springs and struts this spring. I think Im either going to go with illumina's or konis matched with tein s-techs. Does anyone know which ones are a softer ride? New England roads are shitty.
 

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really? I have an 01' with over 100k miles and my struts are still butter. Hard to believe your struts would go out at like 50k or 80k.
 
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