Tein Flex Z Coilovers for 1989 Supra

LB7M

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Does anyone have any experience with the Tein Flex Z coilovers?

I still have the original suspension on the car, and would like to slightly lower the car.
Was looking for lowering springs, but seems only H&R is available and I think it would drop the car too low.

Saw these at Driftmotion and they look pretty good.

Car is a daily driver(only in summer) and don't want the ride too stiff...no track use
Car currently rides on 18inch wheels, no TEMS.

If any one has installed these I would appreciate any reviews.

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They ride much better than the super streets and are a higher end coilover as they allow ride height and spring preload to be adjusted independently, allowing the car to be lowered but not ride hard as a rock. I think they're also 32 way adjustable iirc.
 
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I installed these last year and I have no complaints. I like all the adjustments you get and how everything dropped right in for a easy replacement.

I originally had those H&R lowering springs on TEMS shocks but I did not like how low the Supra was sitting especially with some of the holes in the road we have around my area. After I switched to Eibach lowering springs on TEMS shocks for around the last 11 years, I did enjoy the ride handling a lot better. Now after going with the TEIN Z coilovers I feel that probably should have switched over a long time ago.


 

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I installed these last year and I have no complaints. I like all the adjustments you get and how everything dropped right in for a easy replacement.

I originally had those H&R lowering springs on TEMS shocks but I did not like how low the Supra was sitting especially with some of the holes in the road we have around my area. After I switched to Eibach lowering springs on TEMS shocks for around the last 11 years, I did enjoy the ride handling a lot better. Now after going with the TEIN Z coilovers I feel that probably should have switched over a long time ago.



Thanks for the reply.
Did you have to trim the speaker grill area to fit these shocks, or does it all fit in?
 

plaaya69

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No problem. No modifications needed at all, these drop right in as if they were factory shocks. Since these are adjustable, I still put my rear speaker covers on but I do not use that 1 Phillips bolt so I can remove them easily to make adjustments. You also can use the TEIN EDFC (Electronic Damping Force Controller) with these coilovers too.
 
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