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Old 03-31-2013, 10:04 PM   #1
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Suspension overhaul

• KYB AGX adjustable shocks and struts
• Maximum Motorsports caster/camber plates
• Steed X 2 ball joints
• Steeda bump steers
• Right Stuff Cobra 2-piston calipers, rotors pads
w/braided brake lines
• Prothane urethane bushings:
Steering rack
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Rear U&L control arms
• Rust busted and painted LCAs
• Rust busted and painted rear control arms
• New hardware all around
• Multiple trips to Ace, Harbor Freight, and Sears
• Busted knuckles
• Good times!!!

Ready for autocross next Saturday. I need to get it aligned but it's sitting sitting well. Next, drivetrain upgrades and more power...
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Thats a good plan. Id get the bump steer gauge when putting on the kit. JUst get a full alignment afterwards.

Also done the road look into a Panhard Bar and Full Legnth subframe connectors too.
Just my 2 cents.
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Thats a good plan. Id get the bump steer gauge when putting on the kit. JUst get a full alignment afterwards.

Also done the road look into a Panhard Bar and Full Legnth subframe connectors too.
Just my 2 cents.
It's done. Getting aligned tomorrow.

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Are those the weld-in frame strengthens? I heard good things. Apparently SN95's straighten up a lot with them.
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It's done. Getting aligned tomorrow.
Have them add neg camber and max out ur castor angles too.
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Have them add neg camber and max out ur castor angles too.
Will do.
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It's done. Getting aligned tomorrow.

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Are those the weld-in frame strengthens? I heard good things. Apparently SN95's straighten up a lot with them.
Yes subframe connectors are the way to go. I got mine fully welded in 8 yrs ago.
And is the best mod u can do to eliminate chassis flex under load.

Here is a pic of mine.

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Have them add neg camber and max out ur castor angles too.
I'm going to have them check all my torque specs etc. also while they're down there.
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Also a good set of rear lower control arms like Maxi Mo will make ur car launch better and reduce wheel hop issues. Leave the UCAs stock.
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Yes subframe connectors are the way to go. I got mine fully welded in 8 yrs ago.
And is the best mod u can do to eliminate chassis flex under load.

Here is a pic of mine.
Nice! I'm impressed about how clean your undercarriage looks. I went through a box of shop towels and 3 cans of brake clean and 2 cans of engine degreaser cleaning off the road grime. Looks better now. I used urethane spray paint for the LCA. Made it looked like a refurb (I guess it is really now).
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Im not sure how long KYBs will hold up to AutoX though. What springs r u using.

View my pics to see my setup.
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Im not sure how long KYBs will hold up to AutoX though. What springs r u using.
H & Rs Super Sports.

At some point I'm going to do a full coil over upgrade. Probably when these shocks/struts bite the dust. At least it will ride and handle better than new and certainly better than 16 yr old factories that have 75k miles on them.
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Nice little lost if upgrades there. Little 2nd Christmas with the tax return? Lol
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H & Rs Super Sports.

At some point I'm going to do a full coil over upgrade. Probably when these shocks/struts bite the dust. At least it will ride and handle better than new and certainly better than 16 yr old factories that have 75k miles on them.
Im gonna throw my panhard bar on after axle rebuild.
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Nice little lost if upgrades there. Little 2nd Christmas with the tax return? Lol
Yeah it was some. No not a tax return. Just finished remodeling the house for my wife so now I get to play. Plus graduating from MBA in May so I figure what the hell.

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Im gonna throw my panhard bar on after axle rebuild.
Sweet. What brand? That's some serious race equipment.
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Im running Maxi Mo panhard bar. Going with FRPP 3.73 and an Eaton LSD.
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