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Old 05-25-2013, 10:25 AM   #15
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it looks great but i dont think id be able to go 1 more inch lower. we have stupid florida drains and the biggest friggin speedbumps in the country. i just couldnt imagine being any lower or id have no splitter.
I did some research and was told it seems to be the consensus that more than 1" and you are asking for clearance problems. I now have to slow down and angle on driveways with deep aprons that I did not before to save the splitter. It's not a problem.
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Old 05-25-2013, 10:29 AM   #16
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what bushings were actually replaced? thanks


The sealed package in the picture are the bushings for the front radius arms. Next, the bushings on the far right in the picture are for the front portion of the rear subframe, the bushings above the radius arm package are the rear bushings. There are six total you can replace on the rear subframe. I replaced the main four that connect the subframe to the car. Huge difference in the feel of the rear end now!
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Old 05-25-2013, 10:42 AM   #17
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You get new ride hieght contol bars with the kit. Very easy to remove and install.
I thought the same until Pete corrected me in a PM I had sent him before the install. Pete stated they are re-used. I did not need use new ride height arms. PFADT is the same.

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Old 05-25-2013, 10:54 AM   #18
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I did some research and was told it seems to be the consensus that more than 1" and you are asking for clearance problems. I now have to slow down and angle on driveways with deep aprons that I did not before to save the splitter. It's not a problem.
I'd love to lower mine, but have I have a rolled curb apron at the end of my driveway. I purchased a Bridjit curb ramp and still barely miss scrapping the bottom of the splitter when I leave and enter the driveway. No way could I lower an inch and not have some major clearance issues with my drive.
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Old 05-25-2013, 01:17 PM   #19
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Lookin good! Who did the install?
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Old 05-25-2013, 01:23 PM   #20
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I thought the same until Pete corrected me in a PM I had sent him before the install. Pete stated they are reused. I did not need use new ride height arms. PFADT is the same.
Really? I guess my proto type kit is different than what he offers. Looks like my setup is different than yours.
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Old 05-25-2013, 01:55 PM   #21
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Lookin good! Who did the install?

Thank you. It was Haddad Motorsports. They did 3 other ZL1's prior to adding mine in the mix.

Oh by the way, when are we going to meet up?

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Old 05-25-2013, 01:58 PM   #22
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Really? I guess my proto type kit is different than what he offers. Looks like my setup is different than yours.

PM from Pete regarding the rods!

"You don't discard the rods. You'll re-use them. Foundational bushes are covered. Lowering covered. Did we upgrade to Pedders 27/32 Z bars"?
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Old 05-25-2013, 03:41 PM   #23
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Looks awesome welcome to the Pedders family
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Old 05-25-2013, 04:22 PM   #24
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Thank you. It was Haddad Motorsports. They did 3 other ZL1's prior to adding mine in the mix.

Oh by the way, when are we going to meet up?
Haddad and Pedders is a good combo, I used both when I had my GTO.

I've yet to ride in a ZL1 so if you're offering then I accept!
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Old 05-25-2013, 05:28 PM   #25
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Looks awesome welcome to the Pedders family
Thanks, I'm really liking it! Not propaganda at all, the stuff works.
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:31 AM   #26
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Thanks, I'm really liking it! Not propaganda at all, the stuff works.
Love the looks of your car man. Even more interested in the set up now that I hear that it improves handling. Only question for me is who is capable of doing the install in the Boston area. Wonder if Janetty in CT does this. Anyone know?
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Old 06-03-2013, 03:31 AM   #27
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Which lowering Kit

I am looking at lowering my ZL1 1 inch.

Need help in figuring out which would be better.

Pedders, Eibach, Pfasdt, or MSR.

Will be on the ring maybe one time, 1/4 mile one time and then mostly highway and cruises.

High speeds on the Germany Autobahn until I return to the states.

Which one will give the same or better handling without having a real harsh ride. I know I can't have one with out the other.

Thank you for your assistance.
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Old 06-03-2013, 05:49 AM   #28
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I am looking at lowering my ZL1 1 inch.

Need help in figuring out which would be better.

Pedders, Eibach, Pfasdt, or MSR.

Will be on the ring maybe one time, 1/4 mile on time then mostly highway and cruises.

High speeds on the Germany Autobahn until I return to the states.

Which one will give the same or better handling without have a real harsh ride. I know can't have one with out the other.

Thank you for your assistance.
Jim
in tour mode you can hardly tell the difference. very nice ride, the wife and I went 13 hours almost straight good ride
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