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Old 05-14-2012, 04:22 PM   #61
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ISC top hats are coming!
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Updates?

I'm gonna be buying a set of Hard S Shocks my self and combining with NB top hats front, ISC 1.5" in the rear and getting fcm bump stops.

No custom valving for me, though :/
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Old 06-10-2012, 06:38 PM   #63
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No updates yet - not enough time to work on the car right now. ISC top hats are here and are waiting to be installed.
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How much did the entire setup cost you?

Btw what are your ride heights froth and rear?
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How much did the entire setup cost you?

Btw what are your ride heights froth and rear?
Around $1,400 with all the shipping charges and other misc. crap. No idea what the ride height is at right now - I set it by eye for the time being. I will set proper ride height when I find time to go corner balance the car.
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Old 06-13-2012, 06:06 PM   #66
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750 mile update:

Car handles like a motherfuxer! I am yet to break rear tires loose on canyons (stock power, open diff, 15x7's w/ 205/50/15 Falken 912's).

Car feels much better over bumps then it did initially. It's stiff but not extremely harsh.

One thing to note - ISC top hats still need to be installed, car bottoms out and produces a loud noise in the rear when driven over large pot holes or bumps. Hopefully it's not coil bind.
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2 things: How long are the rear springs? Are they preloaded when installed/assembled? And, do you have the isolators on top of the spring?

http://www.ground-control-store.com/...tion.php/II=43

I am asking because I ran 700/325 SM springs 6"/7" and now I have 450/275 7"/8" and they do not coil-bind. When I lift the car there is about 1/2" gap between the top of the unloaded spring and the isolator. I would imagine that without the isolator/locator, that 3/4" gap could allow the spring to ---- and make noises when unloaded. Since I run a rear ARB they would unseat less than w/o one. W/o a rear ARB when you transition side to side, the inside spring should unseat. If you have longer springs, they would not unseat but they may coil-bind if pre-loaded at set ride-height.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:50 PM   #68
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I'm running 7" springs front and rear. Neither one is preloaded. There are aluminum spring isolators but I'm getting rid of them.
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