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Old 01-18-2010, 05:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Cool CPL Civic: DIY Poly Bushing, Ball Joints, Exhaust, etc... [NO-56k]

Hello

here is the ups i'm doing on my suspension for my 99 civic ex ej8...

what i'm doing:
- replacing all bushing by energy black
- replacing the upper ball joint & lower ball joint
- replacing tie rods
- replacing powersteering and driveshaft boots
- new brakes pads, new brake discs
- new exhaust

here is the photos of the progress in the first week of work, hope you enjoy it and help someone with questions about the install

it's posted on my website too, NRTeam: no rice, yes power

i will upgrade this thread as i do more stuff..
now i'm waiting for the new brakes, new arms bolts, new caliper seal set and free time hehe..

greatings from brazil, cpl.

** update 20/04/2010:

-- update 20/04/2010:

What i did:

All rubber bushing replaced by polyurethane from prothane/energy:
-Front Spring Isolators
-Front Upper Control Arm Bushing
-Front Lower Control Arm Bushing
-Front Sway Bar Bushing
-Front Shock Upper/Lower Bushing
-Rear Spring Isolators
-Rear Uppper Control Arm Bushing
-Rear Lower Control Arm Bushing
-Rear Control Arm Bushing
-Rear Shock Upper/Lower Bushing
-Rear Trailing Arm Bushing
-Tie Rod Boots
-Ball Joints Boots
-Steering box passenger side bushing

Plus:
New Tie Rod Ends
New Front Wheel Hubs
New ball joints (upper/down)
New sway bar end links
New brake rotors
New brake pads
Brake caliper seal kit
Stainless Steel 60mm homemade
OBX Twin Loop Muffer

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I gotta get me a press like that..... I bet its going to be sqeaky as hell with all those stiff bushings in there....
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Looks good. Gonna ride on rails
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Looking great! Someday I want to do a complete overhaul like this.

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Looks good! I need to do my rear trailing arm bushing
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+photos/progress..

new brake disc rotors, new lca bushing, new lower ball joint and boot





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Do you have a part number on the energy suspension lower ball joint boots? great diy
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Do you have a part number on the energy suspension lower ball joint boots? great diy
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front ball joints set 16-13101
front ball joint lower boot 13001
front ball joint upper boot 13003
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lucky bastard. If only I had a press, I would of done this too along time ago hahaha.
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lol

i got if from a friend, heheh
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