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dietcam
So, it's about that time. I'm trying to find complete strut kits. I'd like to go Monroe, like Scotty Kilmer from Youtube, but I cant seem to find any actual online places to purchase them. If anyone can post links to OEM or OEM-replacement complete kits, that'd be great. I need all 4... so... yeah. Ive got a '94 AT200 Hatch if that makes a difference. I would get the $630 CX racing coilovers from ebay, but I dont want to change the ride height or spring rates, I just want stock.
Box
Here's RockAuto: https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/toyota,...sion,strut,7584

Checked Amazon and eBay with part numbers and seems RA is least for a full set, plus can Google for the 5% discount code too.
dietcam
QUOTE (Box @ Nov 16, 2016 - 1:58 PM) *
Here's RockAuto: https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/toyota,...sion,strut,7584

Checked Amazon and eBay with part numbers and seems RA is least for a full set, plus can Google for the 5% discount code too.


I was looking for something that's complete. Like quick-struts.
richee3
Nobody makes them for our cars that I've ever seen. Unfortunately everything will need to be ordered individually.
dietcam
Would I be making a mistake if I got these?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/142109860751
richee3
Not at all. Many members here on the forum are using Megan Racing coilovers and are very satisfied with them. I don't think they'll be quite as soft as stock suspension but they won't be unbearably stiff either.
rich045
QUOTE (dietcam @ Nov 16, 2016 - 10:23 PM) *
Would I be making a mistake if I got these?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/142109860751



QUOTE (richee3 @ Nov 17, 2016 - 12:34 AM) *
Not at all. Many members here on the forum are using Megan Racing coilovers and are very satisfied with them. I don't think they'll be quite as soft as stock suspension but they won't be unbearably stiff either.



I actually have the same thing, 94 at200 hatch that got blown struts/shocks, i did buy those megans and they ride smooth on regular roads. On the other hand they ride a bit harsh on rough roads (i have them dialed to 6, you can dial them to 15). Also if you are gonna get those, i suggest getting SPC or eibach (which are the same!!! just price difference) camber bolts (2 sets, this car uses mcphearson front bad back). the part number is SPC81270 or eib5.81270K.
the rear brake lines are gonna be a bit hard to get on since the bolt is located opposite to the way it comes factory, also the clear coat makes screwing the lines a bit tough.
hope that helps!
trdproven
^ you need to fine adjust your damper for all roads mine drives better than stock on over a 3 inch drop. Takes a while to tune
cheela
i can vouch for the megan ez's as well. worth the money if you're looking to upgrade. ride is comfortable enough that it won't kill your back or anything.
if you're changing out the struts then I would suggest replacing your end links at the same time as it can be a bitch to remove them. I ended up cutting mine and just upgrading to thicker sportier ones. if you don't want sporty then there are OEM equivalent ones that are better designed as well.
rich045
QUOTE (trdproven @ Nov 21, 2016 - 1:36 AM) *
^ you need to fine adjust your damper for all roads mine drives better than stock on over a 3 inch drop. Takes a while to tune


You obviously dont know about new york city streets LOL
yea the roads are bad, always construction, always a pothole, or a manhole, or some sort of crater

QUOTE (cheela @ Nov 21, 2016 - 10:21 AM) *
i can vouch for the megan ez's as well. worth the money if you're looking to upgrade. ride is comfortable enough that it won't kill your back or anything.
if you're changing out the struts then I would suggest replacing your end links at the same time as it can be a bitch to remove them. I ended up cutting mine and just upgrading to thicker sportier ones. if you don't want sporty then there are OEM equivalent ones that are better designed as well.


you are 100% right, i had to cut one end link cause it was frozen.

so far i got like 2 week on them, waiting for them to settle so i can dial in the suspension correctly.
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