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I saw it in the wctoyota's webpage that the TRD Sportivo Suspension Kit costs $1450 which includes front and rear sway bars, struts, shocks and bushings.

However, if I purchase it sperately, the sway bars costs $400 while the struts and springs set costs $600

so $1450 - 600 - 400= $450 difference!!

I don't think that the bushings make up the $450 differece.

So my questions are:
1)So why should I buy the Sportivo Kit for such a higher price? Or shall I just get those sway bars, struts, springs seperately?

2) Also, if i have the sway bars, shocks, struts installed in a shop, how much should it costs? Since I heard that it is dangerous for a newbie to install the springs....

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1.) Look for deals in other places or call David Draper at WC Toyota and ask him about this.

2.) - sway bars installation = appx. 50-80 bucks
- shocks = appx. 100-120 bucks
- struts = apprx. 100 bucks

Total on high side should be around 300 bucks for installation. Don't go to the dealer!!
 

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i bought the TRD sportivo kit- the whole kit and lemme tell you- its sooo not worth the money. the springs only lower you car at most 1"- thats right, 1" freaking inch! the sway bars are a nice touch, but its such a pain to install the front one cuz you have to drop the engine cradle that installation will cost you an arm and a leg. The only thing i have left of my sportivo kit is the sway bars- i ended up getting new struts and went with Skun2 coilovers instead.......
 

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the springs and struts are different than the ones you get seperately. Th sportivo is not for looks but for performance. Lowering springs can hurt performance if too low.
 

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I think I will get coilover kits and the Hotchkis sway bars now.......
thinking about Tein, APEX, B+G.....etc.
 
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