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Old 08-14-2009, 09:17 AM   #81
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Old 08-14-2009, 01:55 PM   #82
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^^ come on now, painters tape is the new black :P

Once the suspension is done, I hope to paint the trim on the car white, debadge it, and get some number graphics that look good.
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^^ come on now, painters tape is the new black :P

Once the suspension is done, I hope to paint the trim on the car white, debadge it, and get some number graphics that look good.
Haha! It all looks good though!
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First in class, not a lot of FSP competition. I consider the car completely unsorted as it is right now, but I was the most prepped FSP car there. This is of course excluding 2 of the guys that run in our Pro class with FSP cars.

I was 4 to 4.5 seconds off thier pace on a 60 second course, so I have a lot of work to do on my driving and the car. Of course both of these guys are excellant drivers, and I would expect to see them both trophy at nationals this year. Gives me a good target to get myself faster though.
I'd say still a good first time out with a new car.
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Been working on replacing the bushings this week. I soon decided it would be stupid of me to not change teh ball joints since I have the control arms off the car, so I'm going to order some today. Also debating whether or not to do the trailing arm bushings. Any body done these too?
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i've done trailing arm. its harder than the front control arm because its a little more unwieldly (I left the hub/drum connected to it while i worked on it) and i think the rubber needed to be torched out, but i cant remember, i know i needed to torch one of the bushings.
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So…time to revive my build thread. First I’ll thank my friends Ken, and Austin (BlackcatN20) for their help over the weekend. My car is finally back on the ground and no longer on jackstands.

I’ve completed the bushing and suspension install and I should be set up for the rest of this season and next as far as suspension is concerned. I’ll be running at an event at BMW this Sunday, so I’ll have an update soon on how the car does. Suspension is now upgraded to the following.

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Koni Yellow Struts
LCR Race camber plates
H&R Race Springs
Prothane control arm bushings
New Balljoints
Stock FSB
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Rear:
Koni Yellow Dampers
H&R Race Springs
All prothane bushings except for trailing arm
Auto-x-zts adjustable RSB
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I've been waiting for an update!

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^^^LCR Race Springs? (I'm sure you meant H&R?)

Do you have any sort of camber adjustment in the back?
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^^ ahhh, good catch, must hire editor...

No camber adjustment right now for the rear, I'll see what the alignment shop says it is. I could install some camber bolts I have sitting around, though I may wait until next year's rules come out and make the best choice for camber adjustment.
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Front:
Koni Yellow Struts
LCR Race camber plates
H&R Race Springs
Prothane control arm bushings
New Balljoints
Stock FSB
Moog Sway Bar End Links

Rear:
Koni Yellow Dampers
H&R Race Springs
All prothane bushings except for trailing arm
Auto-X-ZTS adjustable RSB

That is a good basic suspension setup. Save for the bushings, that is pretty much what I ran on my STS car.
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