Tein HTechs Ordered!

Discussion in 'Gen III 2010+ Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by andino, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. andino

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    Just ordered some Tein Htechs. Pretty excited and hope they get here by the end of the week so I can install them this weekend. It'll be the first major mod for the car. I'll post a DIY if I remember to take photos during the process haha

    Post pics if you have them installed already because I couldn't find much on how they look post drop. Tanabes dropped too little in the front for my tastes.
     
  2. Smirv

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    looking forward to your pictures.
     
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    I too have some on the way, should be here Wednesday...
     
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    If you get your installed before I do, post pics!
     
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    I should have the wheels here Thursday or Friday to complete the look. We shall see! I just got the car 2 days ago!
     
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    Haha yeah I picked up my car this past Sat. I don't have the funds for wheel yet though. I'm getting my tint done tomorrow and I'm also spraying the tails red with smoked backup signals.
     
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    Are you planning to install with OEM struts/shocks? Are there any performance oriented struts/shocks available? Or a complete coilover system? Such as Tein Flex or KW Variant II.
     
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    ^^ I don't plan on upgrading my shocks/struts because these are really just a stepping stone until I have the funds to get either tanabe or tein coilovers. Both tanabe and tein make full coilover systems for our car. The only performance oriented struts I can think of are the trd ones.
     
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    I decided to get these instead of the Tanabe DF210's. Ordered today on lunch, they're shipping out in the morning. Can't wait :D
     
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    ^^ Nice. I chose these over the Tanabes because the rates were a bit stiffer plus the drop in the rear wasn't as much as I do carry heavy things from time to time and I'm moving from Socal to Norcal for school at the end of the summer.

    edit: Josh and Fusion, just curious to where you guys ordered your springs from. I ordered from hipowermotorsports and its being drop shipped from Tein but I haven't received any shipping details other than it was suppose to go out yesterday. I live about 45 mins from Tein and if they were sent yesterday, I would of had them today.
     
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    I actually own an import performance shop and we buy direct from Tein.
     
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    Some quick cell phone pics I snapped tonight just before sunset.


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    Oh man that looks good. That's before they settle too. What are the specs on your wheels?
     
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    Looks great!
    Did you use just springs or coilovers?
    How much did it lower the car?
     
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    ^^ He has H Techs. They drop 1.4f and 1.5r. I hope to have mine in the next few days as they should have shipped from Tein yesterday.
     
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    Thank Andino.
    How much were they?
     
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    I got mine for 136 shipped from hipowermotorsports. I'm still waiting to receive my parts, however its only been 4 days since I order. I'm just itching to get the car lowered already. haha
     
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    Enkei PF01 18X7.5, +38, 215/40/18

    A wheel even lighter than the RPF1
     
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    That's awesome. I love the look of RPF1s so that's what I'll be ordering when I save up enough money. I'll be going 17x8 +35 with a 215/40 tire. I'm hoping there will be more coilover options though soon as I want to do a little Hellaflush styling with the Pri.
     
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    Judging by the pics, I'm probably going to be dissapointed. I had Eibach's on my 05 and they dropped *much* more.