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Old 05-08-2012, 01:32 AM   #26
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Then they did it wrong. Look here.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=78792

Looks like I got something to do this weekend!

Looks to me that it is just for noise suppression. Maybe I should just leave it in. LOL
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:09 AM   #27
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Looks like I got something to do this weekend!

Looks to me that it is just for noise suppression. Maybe I should just leave it in. LOL
Haha! I first put mine together with them on but something didn't seem right, that's when I found that thread. The only thing I can think is that the load isn't evenly distributed on the bearing and could cause premature wear. If you do take them out youll lose about 1/4" of ride height in front, that's about how thick they are. It's easy to do though.
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:16 AM   #28
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Here is how I originally assembled them, but when I tightened them down the spring kinda went crocked because the adapter won't sit flush on the foam piece.


Heres a good pic of the foam next to the spring adapter.
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:03 AM   #29
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:15 AM   #30
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I have been looking at theses as well. I heard they were rebuildable but haven't seen any rebuild kits available. Hows the ride? bumps?
Don't worry, BC racing makes these for Megan Racing as well so they are rebuildable . Also you should be able to use Certain Eibach springs with these for different spring options.
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:31 AM   #31
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Yep, this ^^^
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Old 05-08-2012, 01:56 PM   #32
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my spring was straight when i tightened them down so i didnt think much of it. oh well, im going to redo mine this weekend
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:26 PM   #33
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my spring was straight when i tightened them down so i didnt think much of it. oh well, im going to redo mine this weekend
Sounds good bro, post up how it turns out.
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:30 PM   #34
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That's slammed! How is the ride on freeways at that height? Can't wait to see which vossens you are getting!
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:44 PM   #35
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That's slammed! How is the ride on freeways at that height? Can't wait to see which vossens you are getting!
Thanks man! I haven't been on the freeway yet but I'm sure it will nice a smooth.

Check these out, its one possibility :-)
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Old 05-09-2012, 02:00 PM   #36
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The new vossen line up.

I think im in love with the CV5 in the middle.
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:30 PM   #37
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Any updates? how are they on freeway joints? big bumps?
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:01 PM   #38
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Any updates? how are they on freeway joints? big bumps?
So far really good. I have the stiffness set at 22 out of 32 front and rear. At this setting its about the same ride as my Hotchkis 1" springs. Im going to soften them all the way up and see how it does. Only minor scrapping so far was in a parking lot with really narly speed bumps but I expected that.
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Old 05-13-2012, 03:47 AM   #39
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Sounds good bro, post up how it turns out.


Did it yesterday with my brother. Took me 2 hours to redo the front end. It feels absolutely no different at all but glad that it's on correctly now.
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:54 AM   #40
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Did it yesterday with my brother. Took me 2 hours to redo the front end. It feels absolutely no different at all but glad that it's on correctly now.
Did it drop the front end? Were the foam insulators smashed?
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Old 05-14-2012, 03:06 PM   #41
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Did it drop the front end? Were the foam insulators smashed?

Well I measured the foam rings first to see how much I need to readjust for...which was about .25". When I let the car back down, it was at the same height as it was before removing the foam.

The foam was fine and was not smashed. I don't see how it can get smashed because it's made out of a steel core. It was in great condition. I kept it in a drawer incase if I ever go back to stock.
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Very detailed pics!

CV5s will be here end of the month and in June!!!
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Old 05-17-2012, 06:08 PM   #43
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Very detailed pics!

CV5s will be here end of the month and in June!!!
Thanks Mike! I think you guys hit a home run....again. All I'll need after my wheels is one of those beautiful Vossen iPhone cases ;-)
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Those of you worried about drilling holes in the trunk of your Camaro, the 2006 Mustang I know for sure has holes drilled in the trunk from the factory for the rear shocks. I have holes drilled in the trunk(2 1/4") for the BC's and drove it home in a downpour rain and not a drop of water in the trunk. Sorry for hi-jacking the thread but I couldn't contain myself
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:55 AM   #45
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Those of you worried about drilling holes in the trunk of your Camaro, the 2006 Mustang I know for sure has holes drilled in the trunk from the factory for the rear shocks. I have holes drilled in the trunk(2 1/4") for the BC's and drove it home in a downpour rain and not a drop of water in the trunk. Sorry for hi-jacking the thread but I couldn't contain myself

Ditto. Water is NOT getting in unless you drive the car into a river. If people understood the way that it goes together they will see.
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Looks good coilovers are the way to go
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Old 05-20-2012, 05:16 PM   #47
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Nice job and great pictures! The car looks GREAT with the new stance!
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:46 PM   #49
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Nice job and great pictures! The car looks GREAT with the new stance!
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:47 PM   #50
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No problem! Did he get you a good deal? Post up some pics when your done!
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