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Hello,

Looking for some visual info on how to properly adjust the ride height on the BC BR Coilovers (Divorce) setup on the rear.
I've been looking around online, and many seem to keep on removing and lowering the control arm. Do you have to do all that just to adjust ride height everytime?
I'm new to this divorce setup. Any advice would help. Thanks!
 

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you can do that (remove the bottom) or simply turn the entire shock body in the coils itself (twisting the top part rather than the bottom) At least that's how it worked on my previous Lexus
 

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you can do that (remove the bottom) or simply turn the entire shock body in the coils itself (twisting the top part rather than the bottom) At least that's how it worked on my previous Lexus
The coils and the shock body are separate on the rear of the ct200h 😔
 

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The coils and the shock body are separate on the rear of the ct200h 😔
yeah I was taking a look at the pics, and I look again, and I have no clue how they work haha. Makes me glad I'm done with the coilover game! Hope you can figure it out sorry
 

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You adjust the ride height with the spring load and preload. After that you adjust the shock to the correct length on the lca. Thats because you dont have a straight spring in the back. Atleast thats what someone told me.
 

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You will have to loosen the lower control arm bushing as well as unbolt the lower shock when you make changes to the rear ride height. Reason for this:

When the lower control arm bushing bolt is tightened, it preloads the bushing at ride height (wheels on the ground) If you don't loosen the bolt it will effect the height adjustment you're attempting to make (plus it will wear down the bushing)

Unbolting the lower shock mount is needed because when you change the height of the spring, the amount of preload changes. Preload is set by the shock so there is no getting around this.

Yes you can adjust the height without doing the above but you're only going to get so far before you start binding up the spring and bushings.
 
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