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Forum: USA - California 08-27-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By DMSDesign
Probably 2-3 days mike dms

Probably 2-3 days

mike
dms
Forum: USA - California 08-26-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By DMSDesign
Our school is back into the suspension mode...

Our school is back into the suspension mode again. I am looking for 2-3 vehicles to do updates on. The parts do not have to be Pedders. There are some items I may elect not to install due to quality...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-18-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,704
Posted By DMSDesign
:popcorn::popcorn::popcorn:

:popcorn::popcorn::popcorn:
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-12-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,739
Posted By DMSDesign
Hello Mike, I can tell you that Pete did a...

Hello Mike,

I can tell you that Pete did a significant amount of R& D with the Camaro coil overs. I do not remember how many corrections and changes were made. But there were a lot. I can tell you...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-10-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,827
Posted By DMSDesign
With respect to suspension, your experience...

With respect to suspension, your experience definately shows that you do get what you pay for

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-05-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By DMSDesign
I can understand the the confusion with sway...

I can understand the the confusion with sway bars. The biggest challenge is the hollow bar thickness verification.

The weight savings on a hollow bar are minimal and in terms of affects, the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-05-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 25,412
Posted By DMSDesign
Nice writeup

Nice writeup
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 06-05-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By DMSDesign
So where are you hiding the reservior?

So where are you hiding the reservior?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-05-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,902
Posted By DMSDesign
A very nice look indeed. Mike dms

A very nice look indeed.

Mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-05-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,034
Posted By DMSDesign
:):):sm0:

:):):sm0:
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-15-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By DMSDesign
There are far better sway bars on the market than...

There are far better sway bars on the market than these. They are better than current OE. But if you are going to spend the money and time to upgrade, choose the best for your money

mike
dms
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 05-13-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By DMSDesign
Rich has always been one of my favorite guys I...

Rich has always been one of my favorite guys I have ever met. His events are classic and well worth the time to go.

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-13-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By DMSDesign
What are the front and rear goals for alignment...

What are the front and rear goals for alignment and what type of driving are you going after?

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-12-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,482
Posted By DMSDesign
Between the G8 and Camaro, I have done my fair...

Between the G8 and Camaro, I have done my fair share of rear of rear cradle bushings and inserts. I personally would not use a torch if I was installing just the inserts. The OE bushing material...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-12-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,785
Posted By DMSDesign
It always amazed me just how significant the...

It always amazed me just how significant the handling improved with a Pedders Track II system. Then to see it again installed on a beautiful Camaro like this makes me smile.

Does not appear you...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 02-10-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,146
Posted By DMSDesign
I did not know Pedders made coil overs for 2001 F...

I did not know Pedders made coil overs for 2001 F bodies. LOL

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-18-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,660
Posted By DMSDesign
there are so many suspension upgrades available....

there are so many suspension upgrades available. A strut tower is the last one that I would consider, and would be more for esthetics than practicality. I believe it was that showed a max movement of...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-30-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,622
Posted By DMSDesign
the only thing I have seen in writing from GM has...

the only thing I have seen in writing from GM has to do with installation of supplemental programs in the PCM. They say if a dealer finds a supplemental program, and they report it, they will void...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-28-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By DMSDesign
Not sure what bushings BMR does not do with this...

Not sure what bushings BMR does not do with this kit, but to do literally every bushing in the Camaro is a 10-11 hours plus alignment.

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-27-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By DMSDesign
the Pedders XA coil overs will get you back to...

the Pedders XA coil overs will get you back to stock height.

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-27-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By DMSDesign
One additional thing I will add. I have found...

One additional thing I will add. I have found that when adding lowering springs, it is possible for the upper strut shaft hardware to make contact with the inner strut bucket in the frame. This is...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-27-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By DMSDesign
Greasing any rotating poly bushing is critical...

Greasing any rotating poly bushing is critical for noise reduction.

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-23-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By DMSDesign
Dropping in 1 inch has a lot of pros with little...

Dropping in 1 inch has a lot of pros with little cons. There is a slightly higher sportier ride, meaning a little firmer, but feels great. If you set up your alignment correctly, there is some nice...
Forum: USA - California 12-18-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By DMSDesign
So have your suspension done and get a tax...

So have your suspension done and get a tax deduction.

Contact me.

thanks
mike
dms
Forum: USA - California 12-17-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By DMSDesign
Our school is a non profit corp. We can perform...

Our school is a non profit corp. We can perform suspension operations for you at no charge. We can, in return, accept donations, that would be tax deductable

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-17-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By DMSDesign
Great job on your display mike dms

Great job on your display

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-15-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By DMSDesign
You will want to reduce rear negative camber to...

You will want to reduce rear negative camber to the max. Even then you are not maxing out on what can be done with rear cambers. Pedders does make a rear camber kit that is easy to install, and you...
Forum: USA - California 12-07-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By DMSDesign
Cannot have you in the shop. Plus most likely few...

Cannot have you in the shop. Plus most likely few jobs will be done in a day due to class schedules, lecture, and labs.

The school is Center for Educational Training.

thanks
mike
dms
Forum: USA - California 12-07-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By DMSDesign
Training Camaros needed in SF Bay Area

Those that know me in the SF Bay area, know that I was the trainer for Pedders, and have done more Camaro suspension work than just about anyone in the USA. I no longer work for Pedders. I now am...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-02-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By DMSDesign
I respectfully disagree with Pfadt. It is my...

I respectfully disagree with Pfadt. It is my opinion for opimum handling, the rear camber needs to be 50% of the front camber. When adding drop coils in the front and rear, and putting the front...
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