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$100 2 Burn - What to Get?

Old 02-22-2011, 07:50 PM
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Cool $100 2 Burn - What to Get?

Taking a little vote here, got $100 gift certificate to blow on the box through this website; http://www.brandsport.com/xb.html The site's not the greatest but it was a Christmas gift that needs to be spent! Here's what my box looks like, other than the window vent shades I've put on since pics taken. Also worth noting I have a header & exhaust on the way so those aren't on the list



Vote or post your input thanks!

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Old 02-22-2011, 09:09 PM
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better suspension and stability.... i'd go with top strut bar or rear sway
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Old 02-23-2011, 03:29 AM
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Ditto. Beauty is function, not cosmetics.
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Go for the rear sway bar!

EZ install and lots of benefit. Add the polyurethane front sway bar end link bushing set. About $10~15 and great bang for the buck. Might be a tad more than $100 total.

No need for front tower strut bar...fairly short and stiff as is.

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Definitely do the rear sway, you'll be amazed at how much better the handling is with it.
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drop *cough*
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If you're gonna drop it, don't bother with the TRD springs. It's a very slight drop.
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hold on to that 100 and get like 200 more of em and buy urself tanabe df210s !!!
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Yeah I know how big everyone is on droppin the boxes on here lol! TRD springs are the only choice I have on that website for use of the gift cert so probly goin to wait on the springs to eventually get some tanabe's... if I want to deal with a lowered vehicle again, had a '97 Talon on Eibach's & Tokico's that scraped on EVERYTHING! Low looks awesome but is frustrating for a daily.

Diggin the rear sway idea, never had one, you say I'll notice a big difference huh?
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Originally Posted by Puz06xB View Post
Yeah I know how big everyone is on droppin the boxes on here lol! TRD springs are the only choice I have on that website for use of the gift cert so probly goin to wait on the springs to eventually get some tanabe's... if I want to deal with a lowered vehicle again, had a '97 Talon on Eibach's & Tokico's that scraped on EVERYTHING! Low looks awesome but is frustrating for a daily.

Diggin the rear sway idea, never had one, you say I'll notice a big difference huh?
Rear sway is a big improvement.

I run DF210s, if you put em on the stock shocks (not the Echos) the drop is certainly manageable.
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Rear Sway Ordered

What's "manageable"? I already rub the front on some parking spot blocks @ work lol... DF210s are what, a 3" drop? The TRDs are 1 to 1.5"...

What's funny is people who don't know anything about boxes think it's already lowered, and people who do ask what kind of lift kit I've got LOL!
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Floor mats.
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have u installed the rear sway
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Whats your tread like? How about tires? (wouldn't be total cost, but could apply toward a good chunk of it)
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