2014 C suspension upgrades

Discussion in 'Prius c Accessories and Modifications' started by fireball, May 3, 2014.

  1. cyclopathic

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    yes used ramps as well

    It really depends on how rusty shock bolts are. :(
     
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    Never had to deal with a fiat issue on any of my cats and I've had 40 plus year old German cars as well as 30 plus year old japanese ones.
     
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    Does it ever rains in California?

    Does it show?

    Do they ever put salt on the road?
     
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    Rain, oh yeah. Snow? In some places. Salt? No. They use silica aka sand.
     
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    As a daily you should be happy with the NF210. Bought my C2 9 months ago and had the Tanabe's installed 3 months later with 16x7 Enkei RPF1's with 185/55r16 low rolling resistance Yokohamas. Maintained mpg with better handling. Slightly stiffer than stock but not really noticeable even with passenger for my carpool. Recently cut half a coil off of front springs for more of a raked look and added Tanabe front strut tower bar and under brace. Car handles even better. Pics coming soon and good luck.
     
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    Point proven. Salt is magic, I had problems with bolts just after one winter. Always keep a bottle of WD40 or PB baster around.
     
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    Thanks for the info. I should be getting my springs today and then off to the shop to have them installed
     
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    Yeah, I love cars too much to live somewhere that the elements kill them.
     
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    They have arrived!!! Tonight the Tanabe springs and TRD rear sway bar go in!!! image.jpg
     
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    EXACTLY!!!!:D:D:D
     
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    Any pics with springs installed?
     
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    I posted them in the wrong area but here are the pics. Had them installed yesterday and so far it feels just like factory. I still haven't tested out the handling very much but from what I did test out it feels good. Here are some before and after pics, nothing too crazy but just enough to close up the gaps very nicely for a daily driver. I'm very happy with them so far! image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg
     
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    The before pics weren't so great but the close ups show the difference. In person you can notice it better than the pics. Also the TRD rear sway bar was added

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    I hope this report and pics helped. I am very happy with the ride so far and these were the Tanabe NF210 springs that lowered the front .08 inch and the rear 1.1 inch.
     
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    image.jpg Here are a few more pics to show how the end result looks. Sorry for blowing up the post with so many pics but I'm just excited about the work I get done to my C image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg
     
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    So the TRD sway bar is the sameone used on the Yaris? What year Yaris?
     
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    I got the Yaris >08 or so... a great modd, feels more secure on highways and less under steer
     
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    ^ did you align yet?

    And, I'm sure you meant 0.8" drop in front...
     
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    Yes, I meant .08 inch drop in front and 1.1 inch in the rear. I didn't do an alignment yet. I'm pretty sure it's 07 and up Yaris but I will post the part number. It fits perfect
     
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    It said 07-13 Yaris and the part number is PTR11-52071
     
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