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Old 07-12-2013, 10:09 PM   #31
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Your supposed to alway preload your suspension. I dont know why you wouldnt want to preload it. I preload stock suspension parts i install on vehicles everyday because thats what your supposed to do. Especially aftermarket suspension you should. And money i already spent on another coilover set. And honestly anyone can add a camber plate to their coilovers. But the plates are thicker than the stock ones just an fyi. So becuase i build mine right i can not post my numbers? Thats not right imo
You're supposed to preload, but you are supposed to do the whole car at once-not one wheel at a time.

How much would someone be looking at spending on top of the V-Maxx cost for different upper mounts? The question is about installing the coils in conjunction with the OEM parts, because the selling point of the V-Maxx coils is the cost.
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Steeda because it was hollow, i now have solid whiteline front and rear swaybars
It snapped because it was defective not because it was hollow
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No, he is saying yours is not the same as the kit out of the box, so the issues he duane and Eman had you might not be seeing, this thread is about feedback on the kit, and while you found the solution to a lot of their issues, the way the kit is advertised and what it actually delivered don't match.
I gotcha. That clears it up i was just posting on how i installed mine so it would help out everyone else. Im used to installing these and suspension parts so any questions i can try and answer :)
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Steeda because it was hollow, i now have solid whiteline front and rear swaybars
Oh snap! Wait till the Tboner reads this one.
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It snapped because it was defective not because it was hollow
Lol i typed the wrong thing he got it right with the defective :)
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You're supposed to preload, but you are supposed to do the whole car at once-not one wheel at a time.

How much would someone be looking at spending on top of the V-Maxx cost for different upper mounts? The question is about installing the coils in conjunction with the OEM parts, because the selling point of the V-Maxx coils is the cost.
I would say from what i see k sprt has some camber plates but not totaly sure on the price. Maybe 150 plus

And i was able to do it one at a time because i have a hieght measurement tool
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Lol i typed the wrong thing he got it right with the defective :)
Then why swap over to solid's front to back? If defective wouldn't they have just given you a new one free of cost?
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Then why swap over to solid's front to back? If defective wouldn't they have just given you a new one free of cost?
They did but im not to found of hollow bars. Didnt realize they were until it broke
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I would say from what i see k sprt has some camber plates but not totaly sure on the price. Maybe 150 plus

And i was able to do it one at a time because i have a hieght measurement tool
So now we're at a $640 kit plus maybe $150 plus.

I preloaded my suspension by setting my wheels on blocks. I don't have access to a lift. You preloaded beyond what the rest of us have, and that's why you're so much lower. It's all good. But the original point is still the same, the kit doesn't come remotely near specs. No matter how you preload, you aren't getting the adjustment that is specified.
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No, he is saying yours is not the same as the kit out of the box, so the issues he duane and Eman had you might not be seeing, this thread is about feedback on the kit, and while you found the solution to a lot of their issues, the way the kit is advertised and what it actually delivered don't match.

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You're supposed to preload, but you are supposed to do the whole car at once-not one wheel at a time.

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All of ^^that. Thank you. We're trying to gather feedback about the "out of the box" V-Maxx coilover setup.

Most people do not pre-load a suspension, and V-Maxx numbers are not advertised as pre-loaded and certainly not advertised as sans helper springs and "find your own upper mount."

There in lies the rub and the inherent issue with this setup. It does not provide what it claims to for the money spent.

I'll be contacting V-Maxx tomorrow morning per their request.
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