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Old 12-21-2014, 11:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm trying to install my f2 coilsovers on my 97 ej8 and the front coilovers will not slide into strut forks. Coilovers are a 1/16th wider then the strut fork hole. Even after spreading it out. Could I possibly have the wrong strut fork or did i get sent the wrong set?
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Old 12-21-2014, 01:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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looks like u have EF front forks instead of eg/dc/ek

EF front forks Diameter is a little smaller than Eg/dc/ek front fork diameter
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Old 12-21-2014, 06:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Figures well I have some off an 98 integra but the bolt that holds the strut in place snapped.inside.
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Figures well I have some off an 98 integra but the bolt that holds the strut in place snapped.inside.
yeah, those pinch bolts are absolute dicks when they haven't moved in 15 years
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Your not kidding about the pinch bolts. Broke 2 easy outs and 1 drill bit and the bitch didn't even budge. Found some local thanks for offer the.
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It's all about the heat wrench and an impact, imo
for some reason, I enjoy hand tools more. but when you break shit constantly it gets old fast lol.
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