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Old 04-07-2013, 12:00 PM   #1
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I'm definitely auto-xing this summer, so I'm trying to upgrade my suspension

Already ordered 4-DZ101 for my spare 16's I have, now a suspension is next

I been leaning towards KYB AGX with Tein or Progress springs or Ksports coilovers. Not sure Ksports are necessary because I don't plan to be the stanced or slammed look, just looking for good performance with little to no wheel gap.

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AutoX= H&R's race springs w/ Koni yellow's & add a Steeda 28.6mm rear bar, it'll tranfer weight to the inside front wheel & help traction. Add a 22mm front bar also.
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Old 04-09-2013, 02:45 AM   #3
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my opinion is just go race the car as it is. have some fun, learn some things.

work on the driver then worry about working on the car.

also read the rulebook so that you know the conseqences of adding parts, ie. what class that will bump you into.

have fun. you'll be hooked after the first time.
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thenorm hit that one on the head, FIRST have fun - then learn a bit.

You may enjoy "stock" class, part of the fun can be having people at a similar level to compete with.

In any case, if you add pieces to move into another class later you'll have experience of a baseline to see how each piece affects the handling (learning).

SCCA has a "street prepared" class that allows many common mods., but if you don't "build to the rules" one small change could put you in with full race cars & leave no-one with a similar car to compete with.

One other thought for you, If you spend too much time on the car you'll have less time for fun & learning to drive it.

enjoy the racing!
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