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I finally decided on what upgrades to make to my suspension.Here they are so far......
Steeda coilovers,camber plates,sway bar & K' member braces ect...


mark front strut for camber plates


Grind out area marked




With Camber plates installed


After removing LCA and steering rack Mod for front LCA relocation brackets
Remove factory nut ( spot welded on)



Mark area to drill new relocation hole.


Weld in new brackets ( on both sides of 'K' member) and paint



Installed new X5 ball joints


Rienstall new front LCA with spacers in rear mount



Installed new Coil overs complete with Tokico D spec shocks,Steeda HD upper mounts , springs and snubber


Installed new Bump steer end links


installed new adjustable swaybar links


Continued in Suspension mods part (2) due to limit on # of pics
 

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What are the Heim joint pieces for?
 

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Suspension Mods part (2) continued

Continued from Suspension mods part 1

Finished off with new OEM slotted and cross drilles Rotors from Stillen.



In the rear ....new adjustable Tokico 'D spec shocks , Steeda adjustable spring perches and springs , Fiore LCA's with BMR relocation brackets



Saleen Watts Link with brace




Installed new Watts differential cover with pivot mount and arms.


Drivers side brace and arm mount


Passenger side brace and arm mount.




Set up car for (4) corner weights on scales to get the best balance with driver in the car and adjust coilovers to achieve that balance and rear bite.

Weight with 1/2 tank of gas and driver in the car.


Align the car after corner weight done again with driver in the car





Note: a special thanks to Fred at Evolution performance for all the suspension pieces and Paul Sardo and crew at Sardo's Automotive for the great work to Align and balance this car.
 

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Re: Suspension Mods part (2) continued

Great photos, how's the braking with the new rotors? I'm looking at those, you recommend them?:)
 

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Re: Suspension Mods part (2) continued

Very nice, why didn't this get added to your original thread?
 

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Since they are the same as OEM I think the only difference will be less brake fade due to better venting of the gas build up. It's winter up here so I can't test them fully till spring.
 

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Re: Suspension Mods part (2) continued

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Re: Suspension Mods part (2) continued

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Very nice, why didn't this get added to your original thread?
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Everything Nice & clean looks good, I'm curious to see how you like the D Spec's, post some results on the ride. :)
So far the ride is fantastic no noise at all from the coilovers . You have to realize that with the Watts Link there was a night and day difference in the ride already over the panhard bar. Much more like an independent suspension feel. The fact that with just a turn of a knob on the top of the shock you can make a huge difference in the comfort or performance level to me is awsome.
For example I currently have them set at 4 turns back from all the way down. For a long trip I might back them out even more.
 

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Re: Suspension Mods part (2) continued

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Very nice, why didn't this get added to your original thread?
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For you Coldy !
Lookin' good, George!

Trip to Nags Head should give some eval ops :D

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...and a bump ...and welcome for Coldy ;-) ....Coldy, did you find this yet <sheesh!> :p
 

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Coldy?




Coldy?


COLDY!!


Sheesh, no response.:D
 

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