Assembling Street Basis Z Coilovers?

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Assembling Street Basis Z Coilovers?

Post by DopeVibeGT » Thu Nov 05, 2020 5:37 pm

My shocks and struts are shot (With over 300k on them, lowered most of it's life)and im replacing them with the Tein Street Basis Z Coilovers. Im not reusing the old factory mounts. I bought new Moog K90330 strut mounts. Now, I am assuming with these, I still need the strut dust seals or no? The assembly guide included with the coilovers show the seal but wasnt sure with the Moog mounts. GM part # 88970152 which I cant find anywhere but the Toyota version # 90303-22002 I can get.
Can anyone help with this? Thanks. 8-)
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Re: Assembling Street Basis Z Coilovers?

Post by zbyers » Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:42 am

Yes, those rubber seal thingys between the top hat and the spring itself are needed. Keeps the vehicle from making all sorts of crazy popping and banging noises if they were metal against metal. Toyota version should suffice.
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Re: Assembling Street Basis Z Coilovers?

Post by DopeVibeGT » Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:59 am

zbyers wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:42 am
Yes, those rubber seal thingys between the top hat and the spring itself are needed. Keeps the vehicle from making all sorts of crazy popping and banging noises if they were metal against metal. Toyota version should suffice.
Yeah, found them and have the coilovers assembled. Now to get them on the car. Cant wait because the factory shocks are so bad, they bottom on the bump stop if i hit a sudden bump. Thanks. 8-)
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