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Suspension Upgrades for Honda Civic EF - Fresh Footwork

Updating Old Sloppy Suspension, Brakes And Wheels

Charles Trieu
Dec 9, 2008
Photographers: Jonathan Wong, The Project Car Archives
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Break It Down Cost: Fast Brakes disc upgrade and conversion kit $1300; SPC suspension arms $893.85; Super Pro bushings $288; Suspension Techniques sway bars $375; TEIN SS coilovers $1,415

Pros: Wheels and being lowered, the only two things mandatory for any car build.

Cons: It's still too high Jonny. Slam your ish already!

Install Difficulty: Medium; most everything can be done at home and with a moderate tool supply. TIME: Set aside a day for each install. Do not attempt to install all of these parts in one day.

Verdict: The best things you can do to an old car are new suspension and old school kicks.

In this phase of our EF project, we lower the car the right way. And we don't leave anything out. From coilovers, to sway bars, to bushings. When we're done, the car will brake, handle and ride; better and faster than Jonny will ever put to use, and of course better than it had coming out of the showroom at Honda. We even restore two sets of classic rims for the JDM master.

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Sources

Tein USA
Downey, CA 90241
562-861-9161
http://www.tein.com
Suspension Techniques
800.445.3767
http://www.stsuspensions.com
SPC Performance
800-525-6505
www.SPCPerformance.com
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