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Old 09-06-2013, 04:00 PM   #1
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Suspension Thoughts???

Anybody have any personal preferences on control arms, springs etc? Basically I'm looking to ditch the 4x4 stance, eliminate the wheel hop from a launch and not drag my Long Tubes. Any thoughts are welcome and def appreciated.
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Anybody have any personal preferences on control arms, springs etc? Basically I'm looking to ditch the 4x4 stance, eliminate the wheel hop from a launch and not drag my Long Tubes. Any thoughts are welcome and def appreciated.
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Anybody have any personal preferences on control arms, springs etc? Basically I'm looking to ditch the 4x4 stance, eliminate the wheel hop from a launch and not drag my Long Tubes. Any thoughts are welcome and def appreciated.
Get upper & lowers , ditch the quad shocks
Some welded full length subframe connectors
H&R SS are a good drop, I say leave off the ISOs
And a good set of struts/shocks would make a badass difference
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Get upper & lowers , ditch the quad shocks
Some welded full length subframe connectors
H&R SS are a good drop, I say leave off the ISOs
And a good set of struts/shocks would make a badass difference
He won't have long tubes very long with no isos..I know I wouldn't in my area.
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He won't have long tubes very long with no isos..I know I wouldn't in my area.
He will be fine , I know plenty of people who run H&R SS no IsOs with LTs

Now if your springs are heated that's a diff story lol
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Appreciate the thoughts guys and I've been looking at the H&Rs. Is it roughly a 2 inch drop what I should be looking for? And are the upper control arms a necessity for the wheel hop right off the bat? Thinking maybe get the sport sprigs and the lowers to help with the drag radials
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Appreciate the thoughts guys and I've been looking at the H&Rs. Is it roughly a 2 inch drop what I should be looking for? And are the upper control arms a necessity for the wheel hop right off the bat? Thinking maybe get the sport sprigs and the lowers to help with the drag radials
The h&r springs are nice , really give the car a nice stance, you will need caster camber plates to get a correct alignment , I wouldn't do upper control arms, most brands are to stiff and cause the rear end to bind in hard launches , rebuild your stockers and you'll be fine, invest in the lowers tho , and believe it or not a good quad shock will help plant the car in straight line driving.
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The h&r springs are nice , really give the car a nice stance, you will need caster camber plates to get a correct alignment , I wouldn't do upper control arms, most brands are to stiff and cause the rear end to bind in hard launches , rebuild your stockers and you'll be fine, invest in the lowers tho , and believe it or not a good quad shock will help plant the car in straight line driving.
Yikes last thing I want is binding lol. Thanks for the insight. I'm not very familiar with any of the suspension components but know there important so this is a good place to start. Thanks again
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Yikes last thing I want is binding lol. Thanks for the insight. I'm not very familiar with any of the suspension components but know there important so this is a good place to start. Thanks again
Mine never binds (;
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Not trying to hijack but does anyone have any input on these?? They say that it requires removal of upper control arms

http://www.americanmuscle.com/mm-torquearm-sd-7904.html
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Not trying to hijack but does anyone have any input on these?? They say that it requires removal of upper control arms

http://www.americanmuscle.com/mm-torquearm-sd-7904.html
That is a very good setup. Requires panhard bar and subframe connectors and you'll no longer have tail pipes.
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That is a very good setup. Requires panhard bar and subframe connectors and you'll no longer have tail pipes.
Requires all of that? Hmm well I plan on getting the subframe connectors and I can't seem to find a panhandler bar for my year only 05+. And the tail pipe issue lol I guess you'd have to do side exit exhaust
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Requires all of that? Hmm well I plan on getting the subframe connectors and I can't seem to find a panhandler bar for my year only 05+. And the tail pipe issue lol I guess you'd have to do side exit exhaust
Go to Maximum Motorsports website for a Panhard bar.
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Go to Maximum Motorsports website for a Panhard bar.
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