CPR Project Car >> Nissan Cefiro A32 “PROJECT MAJESTY” (Part 5) – COBRA SUSPENSION INSTALL

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Project Majesty got an awesome gift for Christmas, and that was a new set of springs by Cobra Suspension, brought to you by Stivo Racing.

We’ve talked about who Stivo Racing is, now who is Cobra Suspension?

They are obviously not your usual JDM-brand suspension. Cobra Suspension is one of the leading manufacturers of sport suspensions in Europe. They have over 25 years of experience with the development of sport suspension for race and street cars, and they’ve been around since the early 1980’s with Race teams in the Dutch Touring Car Championship.

It means that the springs going into Project Majesty is of great pedigree! And thanks to Stivo Racing, you can now have Cobra Suspension on your very own ride. Contact Stivo Racing at +63 917 550 1193 for more information.

Meanwhile, read on to check out how we managed to install Cobra Suspension into our Nissan Cefiro A32 Project Majesty


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This is how things looked on stock springs. Hideous stance, 4×4-like wheel gap. Body roll was ugly when taking corners at speed. It was time to bring things back down to earth. So off we went to Toycool Auto Custom, a.k.a. Toycool Garage, one of our most trusted shops whom we allow to lay their hands on our precious Project Majesty, for the installation of these brand-new Cobra Lowering Springs from Stivo Racing.

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The front and rear springs. The bigger ones are for the front, and the smaller ones for the rear.

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Close-up… Cobra’s part number for the Nissan A32 lowering spring kit is 5215.

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Disassembly was simple. You start with jacking the car up and removing the front wheels.

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Followed by unbolting the top mounts by removing the three nuts on each shock tower…

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Then unbolt the two bottom shock mounts…

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And viola!

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The assembly has been removed!

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Make sure you use the proper tools to compress the springs. Otherwise this could be a very dangerous task. I’ve heard of horror stories all over the internet about guys doing this DIY, ending up with their faces getting bashed when the springs fight back…

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Completely dismantled!

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Stock springs vs. Cobra Spring comparison.

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To install the Cobra Lowering Springs, you now have to compress them the same way you did with the stock springs. Now you can use some cloth to protect your new springs from scratches…

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Assembled! I opted to use a cut-up hose rather than OEM rubber sleeves for the bottom part as apparently these hoses last longer than the rubber sleeves…

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Simply put it back the opposite way as how you disassembled it!

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For the rear, it’s the same procedure. Jack up the car, and remove the rear wheels…

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The rear shock towers are located inside the trunk area, near the back seat. This time, there are only two bolts for each…

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Unbolt the top and bottom mounts…

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And you’ll get to remove the rear assembly…

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Installing the rear Cobra Springs…

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Mounted and ready for the bolts to be tightened…

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Once again, this is how it looked like on stock springs…

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And this is the finished product on Cobra Suspension from Stivo Racing. The new ride height frames our Royal Hyperblack ROTA MXR wheels perfectly! Would you agree?

That’s all for now folks! Stay tuned for our next installment, as we swap out the stock exhaust for a Stivo Racing Street Sport Exhaust. Until then!

Cobra Suspension
Stivo Racing
Toycool Auto Custom
Rota Wheels

Related Stuff:
- Follow the progress of our Project Majesty here
- Read More about Stivo Racing here
- Read More about Toycool Auto Custom here

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One Response to CPR Project Car >> Nissan Cefiro A32 “PROJECT MAJESTY” (Part 5) – COBRA SUSPENSION INSTALL

  1. EJ says:

    How many inches for the drop?

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