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Old 02-06-2013, 01:30 PM   #421
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^Thats a terrible story.
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:45 PM   #422
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That is so last-week.

My tophats will be machined from billet Chineseium (translation: poorly-cast pot metal), not welded together. I may even engrave a logo into them.




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Ohhh, yeah last i checked with fat cat they weren't accepting old ones to be rebuilt. I also thought i read on here that some of the last few people that dealt with them said they were kinda sketchey.
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Can't say. Back when I had mine done, there was no "they," just Shaikh. Met him at an event in LA around the same time I was realizing what a ****-poor decision I'd made with the AGX shocks, at which time he was just starting up the business.

He definitely takes his time, and good luck getting a response to emailed inquiries. But if you actually call him on the phone he's quite responsive and happy to talk your ear off about the physics of damping. Unlike a lot of folks in the business of shock valving, Shaikh is actually an engineer.




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(...)it turned out they were gutted stock shocks which he filled with cement and welded shut.(...)
Exactly- what a stupid solution. You've already got ~2,300 lbs of unspring weight, why add 20 more pounds of concrete?

My solution will weigh far less than any competing suspension system, bar-none.
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I suggest Zinc like my $5 steering wheel hub.


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So what's the final verdict? Racelands good or not?








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Old 02-06-2013, 02:59 PM   #425
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So what's the final verdict? Racelands good or not?
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So what's the final verdict? Racelands good or not?








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are you trying to say they are shitty or something?????


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I guess they are good if you are too poor to afford used NB Bilsteins.
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NOT!

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Everyone I have met with them enjoyed them for the price at first but after a year they hated them.
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Everyone I have met with them enjoyed them for the price at first but after a year they hated them.
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I've had my Racelands for around three months now. They provide a much better than stock ride and I noticed a slight improvement in the handling department. I mean a set of four OEM shocks and springs costs more than these do, so that's why I chose them. A race ready super-stiff set of coilovers wasn't what I was looking for. I was looking for a replacement for my worn out OEM ones, and some ride height adjustability. And what I got was just that, and I'm satisfied with them!
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They provide a much better than stock ride and I noticed a slight improvement in the handling department.
Just out of curiosity, what did you have on the car previously?
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2x4's for springs I'm guessing
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I've had my Racelands for around three months now. They provide a much better than stock ride and I noticed a slight improvement in the handling department. I mean a set of four OEM shocks and springs costs more than these do, so that's why I chose them. A race ready super-stiff set of coilovers wasn't what I was looking for. I was looking for a replacement for my worn out OEM ones, and some ride height adjustability. And what I got was just that, and I'm satisfied with them!
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So I'm not the only one who caught that.
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Suspension fallacy number 1:
"Anything is better than stock"
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lol i'll have to disagree with that, my STOCK suspension rode quite nice.
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