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Old 03-01-2014, 12:48 PM   #61
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So a couple weeks back I went to figure out why my front passenger door rattled. I kind of ****ed up and popped out the electric lock wrong and the switch internals went flying everywhere. Tried to put it back together. No go.

So the next day I went to the junkyards. Found a switch real quick, but I also found a plastic flat fuel door, cable and lever. So I tore my car apart to put the pull cable in. So here it goes.

First, pretty much take everything out of your car.

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You can just make out the mount for the lever and cable. The cool thing is as most of you have found out, the holes are there and threaded.


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What I don't have pictures of is removing most of the interior trim in the rear in order to route the cable.

But then put everything back together


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The door looks pretty good too. It had pinstripes which I tried to remove, with some luck.


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Old 03-01-2014, 12:51 PM   #62
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Then today I went to the REI Garage Sale in Tacoma and ran into Spazmat's car. He managed to park next to me.


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Old 04-30-2014, 10:11 PM   #63
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Been awhile since anything interesting has really happened, but...
Just ordered some Ground Control adjustable springs for my KYBs. I'm pretty stoked to have some stiffer springs and the ability to adjust height. I got the +1/-1".
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Old 05-06-2014, 11:23 AM   #64
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Been awhile since anything interesting has really happened, but...
Just ordered some Ground Control adjustable springs for my KYBs. I'm pretty stoked to have some stiffer springs and the ability to adjust height. I got the +1/-1".
Can you please send me the link for the ground control springs you got? I have the kyb GR2 struts with mix and match springs and would love to be able to adjust my rear ride height! How have you been taking apart your struts?? Do you have a press to compress the springs?

Oh and btw, real nice progress on your car!
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Old 05-07-2014, 02:31 PM   #65
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Thats the place I got them from, they seem to have pretty good reviews. Its the best price I could find for them as well.
As for taking apart the struts... In my area we have Auto Zone which has a free tool rental program. So I just rent a pair of spring compressors from them.
I haven't gotten my Ground Controls yet. So I don't know personally how it will be different getting the coil over sleeves on, but it can't be too bad.
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:48 PM   #66
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Well I'm thinking my suspension upgrades are finally complete. Over the weekend I was able to install my Ground Control sleeves on my AGX's. It was pretty simple. I didn't grab as many pictures as I would have liked. The instructions from Ground Control weren't very helpful. But it was a super easy install. Only took like 4 hours. The one thing that was kind of difficult was having to grind away the octagon shape on top of the rear struts. I have access to grinding wheel, which made it real quick.

Starting to tear into things
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The rear went real quick
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Stock springs and really dirty shocks
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A little cleaner with shiny things for the rear
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Real dirty fronts
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Shiny toys for the front
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Then I found this guy outside
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I don't have any pictures with the GC sleeves on yet. But I get them soon
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Old 05-19-2014, 11:51 PM   #67
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thats awesome dude! im excited to see how it sits!
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Old 05-20-2014, 08:06 PM   #68
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Alright, so here we go...

These first few are with the springs nearly all the way up, high as I can get her to sit
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Front wheel gap for measurement
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Rear wheel gap for measurement
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Fronts all the way down
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Rears all the way down
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Probably not going to leave it all the way down for too long though
Hurray
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Old 05-21-2014, 07:31 AM   #69
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Looks good man, Are you running the saggy butt spacers?

Looks to be no sag in the rear.
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:14 AM   #70
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No I'm not. Thats the beauty of the sleeves, or at least one of my favorite parts, I can run the rears a little higher, so there's no sag
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