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Install time/difficulty with sway bar, coilover, camber arms & brake cooling kit

I can wrench on my car, but time and space is a huge issue for me now. Out of the items i mentioned, which one would be worth doing myself

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Old 10-21-2013, 05:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I can wrench on my car, but time and space is a huge issue for me now. Out of the items i mentioned, which one would be worth doing myself and which one I should just pay to not do it?

Coilovers, sway bars, camber arms, stillen brake cooling kit

I think sway bar labor is one hour each, not sure about the rest. The brake kit might be 3 hours or so

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Shop labor isn't cheap so I'd do (and have done most) all of the above myself. For you:

Normally, front sway bar you should do yourself. Rear you should farm out. Front camber arms are more effort than the rears but neither is bad. But since you are doing coilovers at the same time I would have a shop do all three. Much of it will be overlapping work. No sense in taking some of the same bolts out three times.

If you are not changing the front endlinks along with the swaybar, the front swaybar is stupidly easy. The rear goes up and over both the exhuast and a brace.

In your position I'd be temped to have someone else do the dust shield portion of the brake duct install for me. It requires removing the hub which can be a pain to tap out. The routing of the hoses themselves and the front clips I would want to do myself to be familiar with and confident in before going to the track.
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coilovers took me 4hrs to install for rears but i have no power tools handwrenched everything. sways are pretty easy to, not sure about camber arms or brakes but thats my future plans as well
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Front and rear sway bars I just did. Took me about 2 hrs tops to do them.

You talking about the control arms in the front? If you are. Changing them and the coilovers should take you about 4 hrs depending on your skills.

The brake cooling kit. That will take you between 3 to 5 hrs. Depends on how picky you are with routing the hoses.
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I am doing it at my apartment, trying to keep it low key. I was hoping the front coil over is simply in and out, I guess there is more to it
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