I didn't have any of the hardware replaced when my coilovers were installed and I really wished I had. So just to be safe I just ordered the Oem Lemforder ones below. The axle will eventually detach from the hub after some manipulation. Once done on both sides, reapply the sway bar end links. With the raise on start feature, you wont even have to touch the controller! They combine the advantages of an adaptive damping system with a vehicle-specific aftermarket suspension solution.
Step 18 — Get an alignment! Check to make sure all bolts are reapplied except the sway bar end link. They carry a 3-year limited warranty, offer ride height adjustability improved handling, and demonstrate significant benefits over stock suspension components. The earliest model years are less than a decade old, which means even the highest mileage examples of these cars are still realistic to purchase with a hope for reliability and minimal required maintenance. The dirt-resistant trapezoid thread and the composite collar allow years of accessible adjustability and ease of use. No other lowering suspension provides a more versatile package for daily use. Here is a list of the components I just received. Grab your shaker and mix up a post-success protein shake.
The hat, sleeve, and rubber stop are all re-used on the new strut. My 2011 has 31,000 miles btw. Ok here's the fun part, make sure the ball joint mount is completely detached from the control arm. The top collars have prominent subframe locating features at the top, while the bottom ones have flat surfaces for the shouldered M12 bolts. A completely overhauled successor to the original AutoPilot, the AutoPilot V2 offers 8 user-definable pressure-based presets and comes nearly completely pre-wired out of the box.
Lowering can be done via the composite spring collar on the shock body or on the height adjustable rear perch in the rear of the vehicle. As you roll low, the V2 will constantly monitor your pressures and adjust accordingly to your presets. These bolts should be torque to 52 foot-pounds + 90 degrees. I went with Autotech's Clubsport Suspension Kit. Hell I crawl over speed bumps in an effort to preserve my suspension, but this will change when I upgrade the suspension.
Initially, you will find the noise, appearance, and power amplification are incredibly satisfying. You'll hear a pop or two it's normal. The system will also alert you to a leak, a low pressure situation, communication failure or if there is somethonaling wrong with your valve. Step 9 — With both bolts removed, attempt to slide the top collars into the top of the subframe in the correct orientation. Step 2 — Remove the two 16mm bolts securing the dogbone mount torque arm to the transmission. Want to tell more enthusiasts about this part? Each V2 is 100% function and leak tested at the factory after assembly, so you can cruise the streets in confidence! Further down the road as you improve your exhaust and software tuning, the performance difference will be more noticeable thanks to your induction system choice. These will be replaced with the supplied constant-diameter M12x110mm subframe bolts once the locking collars are installed.
This is your last set of bolt-loosening exercises, so let out a few manly? Undo the 3 bolts when you get to the last bolt, hold the strut with one hand and undo that last bolt. You can get a socket in there without damaging the cover just take your time and don't lift up on the cover too much. All proven on racetracks and back roads around the world. The AutoPilot V2 Management Package includes everything you need to experience what enthusiasts everywhere are raving about. If you want to check out an installation for these, we have a convenient document outlining the whole process in a! Slide the axle back into the wheel hub and put the ball joint mount back on top of the control arm. Bolts with 16mm heads are tightened to 52 foot-pounds.
Once all that is in place, re-apply the nuts to the ball joint. Make sure you have all tools needed to install the Subframe Locking Collar Kit. Using a 13mm socket, remove the two 13mm bolts securing the front exhaust hanger to the subframe. If youre looking for the most affordable way to get on air, a Slam Series kit is for you. Step 10 — Install the bottom locking collars into the subframe, and thread in the supplied M12x110mm bolts a few turns to hold up the subframe while you install the remaining two collars. Car modification tends to lean toward either form or function.
Installation could not be easier! Paired with those polyurethane bushings, the sway bar gives up the supple feeling rubber bushings and makes the increased rigidity of the sway bar more effective. I strongly recommend the help of a friend for this part the wheel assembly gets really heavy really fast. Make sure the sleeve is still attached to the hat and goes all the way down to the base. My car has 54k miles and I drive pretty aggressively in a straight line but seldom do any crazy cornering. Among the simplest of our suggested modifications addressed, we can move on to more fun improvements sure to add enjoyment to your driving experience. Realize you consumed far too many scoops of preworkout in Step 7.
Step 8 — Using an 18mm socket, remove both rear subframe bolts, which are probably bent. And while everyone loves the way their car looks laid out on the ground, these Performance Series kits are best enjoyed while in motion! The intake will make an unimaginable difference in performance as you modify your engine and software accordingly. Drop the locking collars as your hand begins to twitch. . Flex your right bicep a few times to get a nice pump going. Step 11 — Next, remove the subframe to frame rail bolt, pictured below, on both sides using an 18mm socket.