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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-07-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,881
Posted By marolf101x
If you go with an AirPod you only need the...

If you go with an AirPod you only need the 3-gallon version, so the smaller one in this pic:
http://www.ridetech.com/store/images/detailed/0/airpodd.gif...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-07-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By marolf101x
If you are being kicked out of the seat upon...

If you are being kicked out of the seat upon hitting the bump, the issue is likely a high compression rate. For street driven vehicles I like to valve the shocks/struts really soft on compression...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-07-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,881
Posted By marolf101x
The Shockwave install (patented air spring and...

The Shockwave install (patented air spring and shock combination) is just as simple as any coil over install. . . unbolt the OE struts, bolt in the new Shockwaves.

When you use the AirPod...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By marolf101x
Each front strut, complete weighs 14.25 lbs.

Each front strut, complete weighs 14.25 lbs.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-01-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By marolf101x
shock settings are a personal preference so I...

shock settings are a personal preference so I cannot tell you where to set them where you will love it. I like to start about 20-22 out and go for a drive. If I need to adjust I make a big change, 10...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-01-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
I'm on vacation and dont have the preload specs...

I'm on vacation and dont have the preload specs in front of me. However it doesn't really matter as the preload amount depends on desired ride height and vehicle weight.
So to do this correctly you...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-27-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By marolf101x
Actually, we have triple adjustable units (high...

Actually, we have triple adjustable units (high and low speed compression as well as rebound). They can be found here:
http://www.ridetech.com/store/2010-up-chevy-camaro-coilover-system-level-3.html
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By marolf101x
So long as the BMR brace has the same hole size...

So long as the BMR brace has the same hole size as the OE sheet metal, and the countersunk bolts for the BMR STB don't hit our lower mount, you can just run longer bolts through our upper mount to...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-13-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By marolf101x
Depending on the spacing of the BMR bolts you...

Depending on the spacing of the BMR bolts you could just drill and tap our lower plate which would securely hold everything together.
Then, with some countersunk bolts you could put the strut cap on...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-12-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By marolf101x
You may also consider countersinking the STB. ...

You may also consider countersinking the STB. This would allow the STB to be flush so our upper mounts sit flat against the STB.

One thing to note. . .our upper mount has a ledge on it that keeps...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By marolf101x
I have not made a fitment to the Pedders camber...

I have not made a fitment to the Pedders camber plates. I won't do so until I have parts I can physically put together to verify it all works (our customers are not beta testers. . .they expect top...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-21-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By marolf101x
Why pay for install? If you can unbolt the OE...

Why pay for install?
If you can unbolt the OE struts/shocks, bolt in new ones, run some air line, and find switched power (ignition source), you can install an air ride suspension.
Our AirPod makes...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By marolf101x
For 3D cut-a-way models of the Ridetech camber...

For 3D cut-a-way models of the Ridetech camber plate see this thread, post 56:
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=336414&highlight=ridetech&page=3

Let me know if you have any...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-13-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By marolf101x
We've been using our Posi-Links for years with...

We've been using our Posi-Links for years with great success:
12mm:
http://www.ridetech.com/store/12-mm-elbow.html
http://www.ridetech.com/store/12-mm-straight.html

10mm:...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-13-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By marolf101x
Our coil over kit has a camber plate. . .just not...

Our coil over kit has a camber plate. . .just not exactly what most people consider a camber plate. It's much more attractive yet allows you to offset the upper strut mount to gain more negative...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-17-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By marolf101x
Nighthawk, I read a review on the RideTech...

Nighthawk,

I read a review on the RideTech about noise complaints? Is this common?
-I've driven a lot of vehicles and I don't think the noise increase with our coil overs is at all noticeable. ...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-15-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,949
Posted By marolf101x
LOL! How many sets of Forgelines do you want to...

LOL! How many sets of Forgelines do you want to see that are now all the same color?

I just received our first shipment of production intent triple adjustable struts from Fox the other day. ...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-10-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
My5th, In an earlier post you stated, "In...

My5th,
In an earlier post you stated, "In addition to the Ridetechs I had Jordan replace the Pedders bushing inserts with the Prothane solid urethane bushings"

Which bushings did you replace? ...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-03-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
Though increased NVH can be measured with data...

Though increased NVH can be measured with data acquisition devices for most of us it's the "butt and ear dyno" that tells us what noise level we'll accept. As such, each and every person is...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-31-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
what's different with the BMR lower arm?

what's different with the BMR lower arm?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-31-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
I need to add a note that the upper shock mounts...

I need to add a note that the upper shock mounts shown in the picture are early prototype units that were not powder coated, just spray bombed. . .hence the surface rust.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-26-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
Yes, we are pursuing the ability to use these...

Yes, we are pursuing the ability to use these with Pedders plates. However, I still don't have a set of plates to play with.
I've been told the Pedders units use a bearing with a 0.7-something inch...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-16-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
I'll get those up on Monday when we are back in...

I'll get those up on Monday when we are back in the shop.

I can tell you we radically improved the ride quality of our 2010. Before it felt like the front and rears were not matched very well. ....
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By marolf101x
that's cool. Can you post up some pics. mainly...

that's cool. Can you post up some pics. mainly the ID of the bearing with a tape measure or caliper showing the dimension?

thanks!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-15-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By marolf101x
Though our shaft is 7/8" we step this down to...

Though our shaft is 7/8" we step this down to 14mm at the plate.
We use a COM12 bearing in our plate (3/4" ID), with an aluminum adapter to go from 14mm to 3/4". This also sets the height of the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By marolf101x
We are supposed to be getting a set of Pedders...

We are supposed to be getting a set of Pedders mounts sent to us.
When I get them I'll make something so you can use the Ridetech coil overs with the Pedders mounts.

Not yet sure if we need to...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-12-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
The shock is simply a TIMING DEVICE. Think...

The shock is simply a TIMING DEVICE.
Think about what you are doing with the shock. You brake, the nose dives, you start turn in and the car begins to roll. As you hit the apex the car needs to be...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-12-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
We have it on our schedule. Not sure yet who...

We have it on our schedule. Not sure yet who will be there, however.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-10-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
Yes, Danny is one of those guys you'd rather have...

Yes, Danny is one of those guys you'd rather have on your side than against you. . .he's one hell of a driver.
He and I spent all Friday and Saturday at Laguna getting the car to his liking. I've...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-10-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,668
Posted By marolf101x
Race Results. . . We outfitted the Lingenfelter...

Race Results. . .
We outfitted the Lingenfelter L28 Camaro with a set of prototype TQ (triple adjust) struts and off the shelf TQ coil overs for the Optima Ultimate Street Car event at Mazda Raceway...
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