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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-24-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By SSteve
I'm not sure that Hypercoil makes all their...

I'm not sure that Hypercoil makes all their springs, they just scrambled to find some springs to resolve the problem units.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-24-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By SSteve
Yes, they replaced the springs. The originals...

Yes, they replaced the springs. The originals were a new design they had hoped would eliminate the need for the "helper" spring; it was a dual spring rate spring. But the problem was that the lower...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-23-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,385
Posted By SSteve
Ford screwed up the design of the Mustang rear...

Ford screwed up the design of the Mustang rear section. They need to shorten the section behind the rear wheels by 6-8 inches and redesign the shape of the rear bumper and tail lights. As is, it's...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-23-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,620
Posted By SSteve
The hole is reamed to clean the rubber so the...

The hole is reamed to clean the rubber so the plug adheres well. I've plugged dozens of tires over the years and not one failed. Just because it's simple doesn't make it the wrong way to fix a tire.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-23-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,620
Posted By SSteve
I've got 3 plugs in 2 tires, no problems so far. ...

I've got 3 plugs in 2 tires, no problems so far. Tire shops won't plug tires due to liability concerns; but also because they'd rather sell you a new tire.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-23-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By SSteve
Yes, true professionals!

Yes, true professionals!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-23-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By SSteve
I had this concern too, Pfadt explained to me...

I had this concern too, Pfadt explained to me that the car would have to be airborn for 4+ seconds for the suspension to fully extend and the spring to become loose (due to the shock dampening). ...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-23-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By SSteve
Pfadt Coilover Issue Resolved

If any of you have been following my issue with the Pfadt coil overs I thought I'd post to let everyone know the issue has been resolved.

Throughout this process Pfadt has been 100% responsive and...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-23-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
NM
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Posted By SSteve
NM

NM
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-22-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By SSteve
I would not recommend using bolts that are not...

I would not recommend using bolts that are not the same length as the stock ones. However, a heat treated/hardened 8.8 bolt should be fine. Be sure to use red loctite.

I'd replace the spark...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-22-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By SSteve
The heater hoses are a pain in the rear, no...

The heater hoses are a pain in the rear, no doubt. I removed the clips that held them together and installed them individually then reinstalled the clips.

Also, make sure you have the hoses...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-22-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,837
Posted By SSteve
Issue #1 is what I'm running into with the...

Issue #1 is what I'm running into with the Pfadt's. Also, #2 is a problem because I had to remove the rubber bushing for the Pfadt's.

Would you happen to know the part number for the rear upper...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-21-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By SSteve
The company is Australian but are the coilovers...

The company is Australian but are the coilovers actually made there?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-21-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By SSteve
Agreed, but it's in their best interest to do so.

Agreed, but it's in their best interest to do so.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-21-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By SSteve
Pedders Coilovers Made in China?

Someone told me the Pedder coilovers are made in China. I was under the impression they are made in America. Does anyone know?

I don't want any aftermarket suspension parts on my car that are...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-20-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By SSteve
Excuse me while I change my shorts; what a...

Excuse me while I change my shorts; what a beautiful setup. I'm guessing that's a $5K set of wheels.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-20-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 51,254
Posted By SSteve
Indeed, that does say allot about him. I hope...

Indeed, that does say allot about him. I hope I'm wrong about the kid and he has fun with the car and doesn't hurt himself or anyone else with it.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-20-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By SSteve
Thanks for the responses gents...I'll give them a...

Thanks for the responses gents...I'll give them a call and see if they have an ETA on its release.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-20-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By SSteve
Edelbrock E-Force CAI

Edelbrock offers a "competition" CAI for the E-Force but I've not been able to find it for sale any place (See about halfway down here:...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-20-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 51,254
Posted By SSteve
No question that car deserves to be on the track....

No question that car deserves to be on the track. Unfortunately it will probably end up rolling up and down the streets of the "hood" with thug rap music bouncing it up and down (another reason for...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-19-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By SSteve
Interesting, my coilovers do not have a helper...

Interesting, my coilovers do not have a helper spring like that. In fact your springs look completely different than mine.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-18-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 51,254
Posted By SSteve
That is some of the best fabrication work I've...

That is some of the best fabrication work I've ever seen. Very, very nice.

I hope that kid knows how to handle the kind of power that car is going to produce. That level of power will break the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-18-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By SSteve
Thanks for the tip on the alignment. I've not...

Thanks for the tip on the alignment. I've not heard any noise from the rear yet, but I did notice the rear springs are loose (I mean sloppy loose) when the car is on the lift. I guess that's not a...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-18-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By SSteve
I suppose some folks are more forgiving than...

I suppose some folks are more forgiving than others. I've upgraded many components on my car; the cam shaft, valve springs, push rods, added a super charger, throttle body, axles, shifter,...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-18-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,475
Posted By SSteve
Do you have any more pictures of that car with...

Do you have any more pictures of that car with those wheels? Closeups maybe?

Looks friggin awesome, I'd like to see more.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-18-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By SSteve
Yea, I was pissed off too. I've spent over $20K...

Yea, I was pissed off too. I've spent over $20K on modifications since I bought my car in May, this past weekend was the first in a series of track tests I have scheduled and due to this problem I...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-17-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By SSteve
Aaron at Pfadt called be today and explained what...

Aaron at Pfadt called be today and explained what is going on. Basically their supplier of the springs for the front coilovers didn't make them to spec so they were compressing 100% solid which made...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-17-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,475
Posted By SSteve
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-16-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By SSteve
Aaron, no one answered so I left a VM on your...

Aaron, no one answered so I left a VM on your technical support line.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-16-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,718
Posted By SSteve
Hi Aaron, I'll give you a call later this...

Hi Aaron, I'll give you a call later this afternoon.

Steve
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