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#1 Yeto



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Posted 10 July 2020 - 02:54 PM

I bought a Starion with 45,000 miles on it. The car is like new, the only thing the car have that is not original is a set of coil overs. Well I noticed the car needed alignment because the tires are all open in the bottom so I took it to get alignment and they told me thereís no way to get alignment unless I put camber kit. So I order camber plates from the same guy that made the coil overs. When I took the coil overs out I noticed the shaft on the strut itís bent. So now I donít know if it was just cheap bad coil overs or if they got bent because there was no camber plates put on when they installed the coil overs originally. Please any help would be highly appreciated thanks

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Posted 10 July 2020 - 04:21 PM

That sucks. Who made the coilovers?
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Posted 13 July 2020 - 04:50 PM

Have any pictures? I don't know how they would have got bent on the car. Top hat still swivels / tilts right?
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Posted 14 July 2020 - 07:53 AM

If theyre the legion elite coilovers, it was mentioned some time ago, that one of the early purchasers had some concerns about the strut shaft diameter being so much smaller than other coilovers. I tend to agree with crash that it is odd that they bent, I would be very interested to hear and see more details on this.

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Posted 06 November 2020 - 07:04 PM

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Posted 16 November 2020 - 06:18 PM

Would have likes to see pics

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