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Old 04-09-2005, 06:22 AM   #1
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give me the low-down on a complete suspension overhaul

everything i need. this might be stupid, but i want to do it right.

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heres the set up I'm looking to do.

Koni adjustable shocks and struts(dampening force not curb height) with springs for a total drop of 40mm.
Eibach anti-sway bars
polyurethane replacement bushings
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I did the SVT suspension with new bump stops and stress bars on the front and rear. I love the way the car handles now and sits. I cant wait to get new bigger wheels to decrease the wheels gap more.
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Old 04-09-2005, 10:28 AM   #5
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heres the set up I'm looking to do.

Koni adjustable shocks and struts(dampening force not curb height) with springs for a total drop of 40mm.
Eibach anti-sway bars
polyurethane replacement bushings

actually those are good suggestions but slightly off

koni adjustables with 1.5" HR Sport Springs if you want to keep the drop minimal or the HR Race Springs which will go about 2.2", both are good depending on how low you want to go

Progress REAR sway bar and keep the front stock sway bar

and polyurethane bushings for only the front control arm, rear trailing arm and rear sway bar (the bushing comes with the progress if you get the progress sway. all the others are not worth the change, it will make the handling worst apparently if you go FULL urethane on everything.

Another lowering option to look at is the HR cup kit, but there are rubbing issues under hard cornering thats making look away...and also possibly the GAZ adjustables in place of the Koni's. Coilovers are overkill unless you autox and know what your doing.
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Old 04-09-2005, 01:19 PM   #6
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Will it be fine for me just to have the Eibach Sportline springs?
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Old 04-09-2005, 05:40 PM   #7
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thanks

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Will it be fine for me just to have the Eibach Sportline springs?
if you dont change your dampers with sportline springs, the dampers will go bad VERY fast, the stock dampers are only made to handle the factory springs.
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My suspension setup is completely satisfactory to me. Minus p-51 shims for rear shocks.
total cost was $634 cuz im on a budget.
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My suspension setup is completely satisfactory to me. Minus p-51 shims for rear shocks.
total cost was $634 cuz im on a budget.

i see your profile, definitely a nice setup for that price...those dampers work good with your springs?
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