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Old 08-01-2011, 01:20 PM   #2500
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fast forward to today.... post list of projects....

projects hijacked by friends....


I can't tell.... but I think there is a pattern in here....



We only hijack the ones we love.

And you are one to talk... Mr. Photoshopper of Flying Cars in Emma's thread! (loved it!)
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Old 08-01-2011, 01:23 PM   #2501
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We only hijack the ones we love.

And you are one to talk... Mr. Photoshopper of Flying Cars in Emma's thread! (loved it!)
He is stealth, tactical, G-14 level instigator and offender.
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Old 08-01-2011, 02:43 PM   #2502
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Start build thread...

Build thread gets hijacked by Tom henry...

go to fest in new car post pics in build thread...

Tom Henry and Friends hijack build thread...

Start with mods, post pics in build thread....

Tom Henry, Friends and the vendors of said mods hijack build thread...

Give in and hang out with all hijackers...

Post wishlist of mods in build thread....

more thread jack....

more and thread jacking....

fast forward to today.... post list of projects....

projects hijacked by friends....


I can't tell.... but I think there is a pattern in here....



There is a pattern. You are spending too much time with the hijackers and not doing enough building.


























Is that shifter in yet?
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Old 08-01-2011, 02:50 PM   #2503
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There is a pattern. You are spending too much time with the hijackers and not doing enough building.


Is that shifter in yet?



Case.... In.... Point.....




OK Pete... I need to squash the wheel hop... what say you?


seems to be more prominent from the drivers side. doesn't happen often but when it does... it's pretty bad....

What do you recommend? would stiffening up the rear coilovers help?
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Old 08-01-2011, 02:55 PM   #2504
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Case.... In.... Point.....




OK Pete... I need to squash the wheel hop... what say you?


seems to be more prominent from the drivers side. doesn't happen often but when it does... it's pretty bad....

What do you recommend? would stiffening up the rear coilovers help?

DRs

Do you have after-market trailing arms?
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:00 PM   #2505
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Do you have after-market trailing arms?
I do not... Looking at Hotchkis and BMR... Needs me some half shafts also.
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:02 PM   #2506
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I do not... Looking at Hotchkis and BMR... Needs me some half shafts also.
I'm looking at axles too.
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:34 PM   #2507
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Case.... In.... Point.....




OK Pete... I need to squash the wheel hop... what say you?


seems to be more prominent from the drivers side. doesn't happen often but when it does... it's pretty bad....

What do you recommend? would stiffening up the rear coilovers help?
Alignment specs are really required to answer this question. Can you post them?
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:35 PM   #2508
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I do not... Looking at Hotchkis and BMR... Needs me some half shafts also.
After market arms are not the answer. Put another way, It ain't the arms.
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:50 PM   #2509
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After market arms are not the answer. Put another way, It ain't the arms.
That's helpful...

What IS it?

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Next time I thread jack this one will be when Chris puts on those damn afterburners on the car.......and I am not talkin about the AAC Afterburner tailights.
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oh i'm sorry.. i thought i'd help threadjack.

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Old 08-01-2011, 04:05 PM   #2512
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That's helpful...

What IS it?

In alphabetical order:

Alignment
Bush compliance
Coil Rate
Damping Rate
Driving Style
Tire Inflation
Tires

It isn't a stronger arm that makes a difference. It is because they have urethane bushes or spherical ends or less bush compliance. In a car like GTAHVIT's, with substantial power and suspension mods the first place we look is alignment, wheels and tires.

But what do I know? I just make it up as I go
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Old 08-01-2011, 04:19 PM   #2513
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Next time I thread jack this one will be when Chris puts on those damn afterburners on the car.......and I am not talkin about the AAC Afterburner tailights.
afterburners.... Hmmmm....

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Alignment specs are really required to answer this question. Can you post them?
zero'd out.


aligned at the dealership back to stock.

I think I can find the print out.
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Old 08-01-2011, 04:24 PM   #2514
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zero'd out.


aligned at the dealership back to stock.

I think I can find the print out.
No need. The OE specs have rear camber at -1 degree or more. That means you are luanching on the inside shoulder and not the full tire contact patch. Get back to the Dealer and have him set your car up to these GTAHVIT specs.

Front Camber -1
Front Toe 0
Rear Camber 0
Rear Toe In .05

Do you have Pedders extended range alignment bolts?
Have you timed your bushes?

Timing your 5th Gen Bushes

Step 1. Pull the car up on to a drive uplift.

Step 2. Loosen the following bolts/nuts:
Front:
---Inner Control Arm Bushing
---Inner Radius Rod
Rear:
---Trailing Arm Bushings (both ends)
---Toe Rod Bushings (both ends)
---Lower Control Arm Bushings (Inner)
---Upper Control Arm Bushings (Rearward)
---Lower Strut Bushings

Step 3.
Grab the subframes or sway bars, and jounce the car up and down a few times.

Step 4.
Tighten all of the nuts/bolts to spec.

Step 5.
Align the car at the new ride height.

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Old 08-01-2011, 04:25 PM   #2515
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When you said zeroed out, did you mean the adjuster was maxed out?
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Old 08-01-2011, 04:36 PM   #2516
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When you said zeroed out, did you mean the adjuster was maxed out?
sorry... rookie mistake. zero'd out meant back to stock...

No I don't have the camber bolts, but they did time the bushes. at least they said they did.

Car feels balanced, not springy at all. so I'm guessing they did time them.
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