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Old 05-19-2006, 10:34 AM   #31
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400 for ADJUSTABLE struts and dampers is very good i think!!
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Old 05-19-2006, 11:08 AM   #32
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Man I cant wait until I can get mine, what swaybars should I get with them?
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Old 05-19-2006, 01:57 PM   #33
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^^^What do you have now?
IMHO, I'd wait till you get the dampers on, and see if you really need new bars.
Yes, bigger sways will help, but you can also dial the KYB's up another notch if you're getting too much body roll.

I just put em at 3F/6R for the last couple days.
Wo! My car is now a Hoover vacuum cleaner!
It just sucks down to the road now...amazing.

Funny thing, it rides smoother at those settings than when I had them at 1F/2R.
I'm thinking the adjustment has more effect on rebound than compression, even though it does do both.
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And....
Here's my "test route" loop... in fact, 108 miles of testing.
Works out to 88 miles of twisty-turny-beautiful scenery Montana backroads,
and then about 20 miles on the Interstate through Wolf Creek Canyon.
And, the Interstate is everything but boring.
Lots of 55mph posted corners taken at...oh...just a bit faster than that.
1,5 = Home
2 = Flesher Pass
3 = Rogers Pass
4 = Wolf Creek.
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^^^What do you have now?
IMHO, I'd wait till you get the dampers on, and see if you really need new bars.
Yes, bigger sways will help, but you can also dial the KYB's up another notch if you're getting too much body roll.

I just put em at 3F/6R for the last couple days.
Wo! My car is now a Hoover vacuum cleaner!
It just sucks down to the road now...amazing.

Funny thing, it rides smoother at those settings than when I had them at 1F/2R.
I'm thinking the adjustment has more effect on rebound than compression, even though it does do both.
Are you seeing any effect on understeer/oversteer as you play with the strut adjustments?
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^^^Well, with my test route being on public roads, I'm not inclined to push it towards either limit.
(That, and there's some pretty nasty 250'-500' drop-offs on that route)

As you've noticed, I've been setting the rears stiffer in proportion to the fronts to eliminate the inherent push that's built into the car.
It's very neutral at the moment, and isn't really tending towards one direction or the other.
You can pretty much make it go either way depending upon steering, throttle, or braking inputs.

I suppose I should set them outside my "comfort zone", just to see how much it affects the balance.

This Sunday will be my first trek out to the AutoCross course.
^^^That will be when I really start playing around with the new setup.
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^^^Hey WD, Did you run this past Sunday? And if you did...What did you find out about setting up the AGX's?

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^^^LOL!!!
Though, you didn't do too shabby yourself.

Yes sir, I'm liking these dampers quite a bit.
I started the event at 3F/6R, but needed a little more rotation.
So, I went to 3F/8R(max) which netted a little faster times.
Then I noticed I was losing a bit of grip up front, so I changed the settings again.
Final couple runs, and my fastest of the day were at 2F/8R.

You have to remember, I'm also breaking in the new Azenis.
It took 3 or 4 runs till they started hooking up well.

I highly recommend these dampers.
They're very easy to adjust, and each setting is noticably different when changing them.
It's extremely easy now to adjust the attitude (understeer vs oversteer) depending upon conditions.
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$429.00 on ebay with springs, $52.00 shipping. Just ordered can't wait!!!
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