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I've been lurking around these forums for a while now and finally decided to share something. Based on what I was told when I bought the car, I went ahead and took the plunge on a suspension system.





This is on an Airrex air suspension system. We were able to confirm that a Scion TCs (Gen. 2) system is a direct bolt on to the iM. This could open the doors for people looking to do complete strut replacements, coilovers, or air like I did.

Also, for those wondering about the specs on the rims, they are 18x9 +37.
The tire size I don't know as they were just used for the pictures, but it should give some idea/direction for your own fitment.

I'm just here to share some info. I don't need any negative/criticizing opinions on dropping my car. So please keep those to yourself as I already understand the effects/consequences of what my modification entails.
 

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$6,200.00 is quite a plunge. Looks good!

This could open the doors for people looking to do complete strut replacements, coilovers, or air like I did.
Which GEN TC 1 or 2?
 

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$6,200.00 is quite a plunge. Looks good!



Which GEN TC 1 or 2?
I'm lucky enough to know of the US distributors personally and he was willing to make this work. And I forgot that bit, but it's the Gen. 2 that fits our car.

Now i want air ride.... Did you have to roll your fenders for clearance issues?? What TC kit, gen1 or gen 2??
So far those wheels specs didn't need any fender rolling for clearance. I'll be adding it to my initial post, but it's Gen. 2.
 

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So would coils from a tC2 be a direct bolt on as well? Not much of a suspension connoisseur - I've only changed springs.
 

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Looks awesome!! I wish I could lower mine more but Im scared to because I live on a farm.. lol.. The roads suck here.
 

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I'm lucky enough to know of the US distributors personally and he was willing to make this work. And I forgot that bit, but it's the Gen. 2 that fits our car.



So far those wheels specs didn't need any fender rolling for clearance. I'll be adding it to my initial post, but it's Gen. 2.
If you ever need to, I heard the Eastwood Fender rollers are usually the best out there. The entire kits actually.
 

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That front end shot looks awesome. Doesn't this quality as a VIP-Styled vehicle with those wheels?
Those are definitely wheels commonly associated with the VIP style, but I wouldn't say my car would be VIP just yet. The potential for the iM is there though, it just needs all the additional fine details to finish it.

So would coils from a tC2 be a direct bolt on as well? Not much of a suspension connoisseur - I've only changed springs.
As far as bolting in, yes they should.

Looks awesome!! I wish I could lower mine more but Im scared to because I live on a farm.. lol.. The roads suck here.
One of the perks of running air suspension is that you can adjust the height at will. Not sure how they'd hold up though if the road is really bad all the time however.

If you ever need to, I heard the Eastwood Fender rollers are usually the best out there. The entire kits actually.
I've heard of the brand, but I'm personally trying to stay away from rolling the fenders. I'm working on getting the fitment as exact as possible without any modification.
 

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I've been lurking around these forums for a while now and finally decided to share something. Based on what I was told when I bought the car, I went ahead and took the plunge on a suspension system.





This is on an Airrex air suspension system. We were able to confirm that a Scion TCs (Gen. 2) system is a direct bolt on to the iM. This could open the doors for people looking to do complete strut replacements, coilovers, or air like I did.

Also, for those wondering about the specs on the rims, they are 18x9 +37.
The tire size I don't know as they were just used for the pictures, but it should give some idea/direction for your own fitment.

I'm just here to share some info. I don't need any negative/criticizing opinions on dropping my car. So please keep those to yourself as I already understand the effects/consequences of what my modification entails.

Looks awesome man!!! What size tires did you run to make that size fit? I like the size, but don't want to lose ride quality. I know I know, sacrifices will have to be made for the image, just don't know who much. Thank you for the update for all of us
 

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Looks awesome man!!! What size tires did you run to make that size fit? I like the size, but don't want to lose ride quality. I know I know, sacrifices will have to be made for the image, just don't know who much. Thank you for the update for all of us
I'll try to get the tire size info soon. However, I should point out that I run the stocks at the moment and there's just no way around the loss in ride quality. It simply comes with the suspension itself as it's stiffer than stock.

Regarding the camber, I don't have exact numbers yet since I have yet to get it to an alignment shop. So far I do know the fronts can adjust the camber through the top mount, while the rears only have a significant change in negative camber when fully lowered. Roughly -3 to -5 when fully lowered, but I don't drive at that height.
 

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This is freakin good news thanks for sharing I guess with tax season around the corner it's time to start looking for some coilovers.
 

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cheeee hawaiian!! looks good man! just signed papers today at Servco with Shaggy and Mark. also went with Blizzard Pearl, hopefully will be ready for pick up this coming monday.

aloha!!
 
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