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Old 03-11-2004, 12:23 PM   #1
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best suspension setup for drag

This is what I have come up with from reading posts so far. I don't care much for road racing or circuits, let me know if this is the best. Im trying to keep under 500$ as well:

Steeda Street/Strip LCA's 208$ shipped
FMS C Springs 109+32$ship
Mach 1 Tokico 179+26$ship

Is this the best setup for the price or are there other things I should change first?

At the time of the install I also have a 8.8''rearend w/3.55 gears that will go in as well.

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You might want to look at Lakewook drag shocks or some kind of adjustable shocks/struts, not sure on springs, I think they make special drag springs too, these are designed for weight transfer and better launches.

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Old 03-11-2004, 10:09 PM   #3
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koni adjustables or 50/50 shocks rear and 90/10 struts front along with front drag springs will help you loads. also adj. UCA's can get you down .05 on your 60' with tuning. like rick said, lakewood makes cheap effective drag shocks, but they aren't adjustable and won't make for as nice ride for sure.

c springs i'm believing are alright, as a drag spring needs to be pretty stiff, but the fronts need to be spongy to provide better weight transfer. for 30 or 40 bucks more shipped, at, you can get maximum motorsport LCA's with spherical frame bushings. you'll get a little more road noise but a lot better planting.
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