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Old 04-05-2004, 11:24 PM   #1
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i just bought a 2003 ZX5, completely stock, and want to race it in SCCA stock class which has very strict rules on mods. I can change my shocks but not my springs, and cannot find any aftermarket shocks that work with the stock springs. Does anyone know of any brand that makes a set of shocks that will work with the stock springs and does anyone race in SCCA, i want to know whether my ZX5 will run in G stock or H stock. I've heard both. Any help would be appreciated.
ANd what other mods can i get away with and still stay in stock class


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Old 04-05-2004, 11:32 PM   #2
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I'm curious too, i'd like to get into the solo II events. Although, i'm running a 1.8 drop via progress springs, have my eibach damper kit in my back seat, and have a few engine mods and new 17x7 wheels. Koni is probably the best brand of shocks/struts to use, after that Eibach, and Spax is another decent brand. You can usually pick up eibachs for about 250-320 brand new. The Konis usually about 500-600, but those are very high end and european engineered. Plus they are adjustable, too.
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I put the Konis in the back of my wagon. My choices were Koni and KYB, Koni won because they costed more so they must be better! No really, they are a huge improvement, stiffer but not too stiff!
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Konis, for sure. Designed for stock ride height.
Spax adustibles make for a good alternative.
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hurley, for scca, i think the class for a non-svt focus is h stock (HS).

You are allowed any cat-back exhaust (including a turn down), different struts/shocks, any front sway-bar, any pads, any drop-in air filter element, any dot approved race tire. I'm a big fan of koni's.

Coo, sounds like your would compete in street touring class (ST).
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thanks to all for the suggestions, i'll look for some konis
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