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What are the inexpensive adjustable coilover set ups available for the 2002? Not too concerned with performance. I'm more interested in the stance applications. Is there anything that can lower the car more than the standard ~2" that the various spring setups offer?

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Buy some 4- cylinder Honda Accord stuff off ebay.

Then use Rabbit inserts.

it's cheap, and will lower your car.

t

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Buy some 4- cylinder Honda Accord stuff off ebay.

Then use Rabbit inserts.

it's cheap, and will lower your car.

t

funny I own a 4 cyl Honda accord. are you telling me I can swap parts :)

Only kidding, I.prefer my engineers to drink Spaten over Sapporo .

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Lets see --

oil pump $400.00

washer bottle w/ pump $200.00

1 license plate lamp ( takes 2 ) $80.00

4 pistons (sealed power ) BAV 400.00 forged 700.00 and up.

FORGET ABOUT IT !

You have got the wrong car and mind set if cheap is part of your vocabulary.There are several books and articals that expound on the lack of cheap when associated with the numbers 2002. I love my 74 wouldn't take 10 grand for it .Oh shoot ! I have 10 grand in it.

Had it 2 years - guess what is next .Can you say OVERHUALED.

By the way deep throated c clamps work great for valve sprin compressors.

Catman

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It depends if your willing/able to do some fabrication on your own. If you are any 2" coilover sleeve kit will work, but GC and Ireland ones are normally the go to. If you want to buy a coilover kit that will bolt up to the '02 out of the box then again, the Ireland and GC complete kits are the only choices (on this side of the pond at least).

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Buy some 4- cylinder Honda Accord stuff off ebay.

Then use Rabbit inserts.

it's cheap, and will lower your car.

t

Yeah I came up with this. This was before ireland and GC would sell you the bits separately. The honda kit ran the right spring rates for the 02 application but there are certainly better options now.

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Oh, yes, from a lot of standpoints, there are better options.

Just not for $50 shipped.

If cost really is job 1....

t

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just want looks + don't care about performance + must be cheap = hacksaw the springs.

No, no, they have to be adjustable so you can look all stanced out for some artsy photos, then raise 'er up and drive home.

Granted my car is on adjustable coilovers partly (ok, mostly) for looks, but I actually DO care that the car performs somewhat. I mean, I actually chose a certain spring rate and length.

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adjustable rear springs.....

change number of firring strips holding spring in to change height. cheap.

take em all out to be all stancy, jack it up and stuff them back in to get over the speed bumps in the high school parking lot....;-)

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