Lowered 2010 with Tanabe DF120 Springs

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  1. Hugo Sanchez

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    questions guys how much is it to get the springs installed? just called the culver city dealer where i got my car from and they said it would be about $1200 to get done.
     
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    $1200? That's a rip off! The shop I went to here in Nor-Cal charged me $200 for installation & alignment.
     
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    Agreed. For a competent mechanic, this is a 2 ~3 hour job, so $200 ~$300 max.
     
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    Thanks guys now I just need find someone to do it.
     
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    PM @sfv41901 if your looking for someone to install your lowering springs. I would highly recommend him, as would a lot of other members here. (y)
     
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    Got them installed today!
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    Looks good sir! Murdered out, I like it.

    Yes,those are stock rims. Sorry for the late reply, Cheers!
     
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    Nice dude.. Which springs are those?
     
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    Like the drop, do you plan on adding wheels? Also how many miles were on your Struts when you added the springs?
     
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    Tanabe df120

    Not sure about new wheels yet don't think so though. And I just got my Prius it has about 2k miles maybe a little less.

    Thanks I'll post pics when I get it done. Maybe this weekend.
     
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    Installed 15mm spacers at the front.


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    I see a headlight baking project in the near future! ;)

    oopps I didn't read down all the way before posting ^ haha
     
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    @Hugo Sanchez what percent tint do you have on the windows? and if you recall, how much did it cost you?
     
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    I'm missing something? you have a 2010 with 2k miles???
     
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    thats common. sometimes things are leased as company cars and used rarely (once or twice a month). then when lease is up, sits in back of lot so they can try and sell the newer models first, then sold pretty cheap when actually desired or sought after by the dealer.

    @hani1400 did you pin-stripe the front and sides? if, so do you have better pics?
     
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    2015 and I just hit 2k today

    Back is 5% front I think is 10% or 20% not 100% sure
     
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    Ahh Congrats on car, looks great!
     
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    Hey, car looks good. Can you post more picture please! Are the front tires sticking out with 15mm spacers?
     
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    Hey guys,
    I'm in a 2010 Blizzard Pearl and just bought the Tanabe DF210 based on all the feedback of those who have used them. I've shopped around for an installer in NorCal but the lowest I've been quoted for install and alignment afterward is $500. Most is $831 so far. I'm leaning toward $500, since the springs were already $167 from eBay
     
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