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Old 04-17-2012, 03:45 PM   #1
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Camaro V6 Drop Springs by Pfadt: Now back by popular demand!



Hey folks! One of the most common questions that we take here at Pfadt Race Engineering is, "Do you offer a drop spring kit for the V6 Camaro?" We are now happy to say that, YES! We now have a drop spring kit that will work perfectly for the V6. Our new spring kit will bring your V6 the same great features that our V8 users have come to know and love, but in a package that will work with your factory V6 shocks... including:
  • 1.25" Drop in both the front and rear.
  • Sporty handling without being too harsh
  • Springs designed to work great for the V6 shocks
  • Compatible with V8 shocks. Perfect for those looking to upgrade in the future!
  • Lower Center of Gravity and slightly higher spring rates for improved handling for your Camaro
  • Can be used on Convertible Camaros, as well as those equipped with GFX packages

Drop springs are a fantastic way to set your Camaro apart from the crowd. The aggressive 1.25" drop is definitely noticeable, but still doesn't make the car too difficult to drive or effect longevity of the factory shocks. When we were designing our drop spring package we knew we couldn't drop the car too aggressively without impacting long term durability of the factory shocks, and found that 1.25" was the sweet spot between ride quality, longevity and improved styling. Check out our Pfadt Racing Drop Spring Photo gallery to see photos from happy Pfadt Drop Spring users: Pfadt Racing Drop Spring Picture Gallery

What can you expect as a V6 spring customer? Here is what a recent Pfadt Drop Spring customer, and Camaro5 member 1JEWLDSSRS has to say about his drop spring experience:

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Hey there Camaro family, finally got the Pfadt 1.25 drop springs installed Saturday morning and man what a difference in the ride quality of the car. I thought the car rode pretty smooth and quiet in stock form, but no way. After th install the car rides SO much smoother and SO much quieter it is unreal, and the steering is a dream. And I have to say thanks to the Pfadt folks for a wonderful product and the techs for helping us enjoy these wonderful products without any issues, and solving them for us, you guys rock!! I guess my biggest thing is how MUCH of a difference these springs made the car ride, VERY IMPRESSED, like riding on a cloud with lotsa HP.
We have these available through our technicians in the office and our website. Springs will be available on their own, as well as our very popular Stage2 and Stage3 suspension packages. You can reach us at 1-888-972-2464 or info@pfadtracing.com. Please don't hesitate to contact us for any of your V6 suspension needs!

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Old 04-17-2012, 03:55 PM   #2
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Old 04-17-2012, 05:05 PM   #3
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Awesome! I am glad other v6ers can join the amazing Pfadt crowd. Oh, and great pic.
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Old 04-17-2012, 09:47 PM   #4
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Awesome! Nice to hear. Another item to add to my list.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:33 PM   #5
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:33 AM   #6
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Can you pm me a price shipped to 19901?? I have been patiently waiting for this.. woot woot
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:19 AM   #7
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:25 PM   #8
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Just got the springs in today... I'll have pictures this week hopefully!

Thank you Pfadt!
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:57 AM   #9
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Awesome! I am glad other v6ers can join the amazing Pfadt crowd. Oh, and great pic.
Well it's a sweet looking car... now if only I could remember where we got the picture from!

V6 Springs are in stock and shipping as we speak!
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:01 PM   #10
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Sitting on the V6 PFADT drop springs (& sways)...excellent ride! I would definitely recommend
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:14 PM   #11
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Old 04-28-2012, 11:26 AM   #12
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Is it necessary to time the bushings adder installing these? I know an alignment is but have heard different things.


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Old 04-28-2012, 08:18 PM   #13
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Yes, when you change the ride height, you should time the bushings.
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:58 PM   #14
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Old 04-30-2012, 02:05 PM   #15
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Is it necessary to time the bushings adder installing these? I know an alignment is but have heard different things.
Our stance has always been that while it's not a bad idea to time the bushings when done properly and safely, it's not something we have ever felt the need to do on any of our own cars. For a complete installation it may be a good idea to have the alignment folks time the bushings, but don't expect the car to be radically different after the procedure.

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Old 04-30-2012, 06:18 PM   #16
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Thanks, I'm a newb and have no idea what this suspension stuff is haha. The terms are mostly foreign to me. But thanks for the input. How much do you think a good price for alignment and timing would be after I install the springs?
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Old 04-30-2012, 06:27 PM   #17
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Old 04-30-2012, 06:49 PM   #18
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Thanks, I'm a newb and have no idea what this suspension stuff is haha. The terms are mostly foreign to me. But thanks for the input. How much do you think a good price for alignment and timing would be after I install the springs?
Here is a copy of our alignment guide! It's a really useful reference for different uses and car setups. For most folks driving on the street we suggest starting with the Performance Street alignment setting, this will give you a good combination of tire wear and increased performance over the factory alignment spec. Click the file for a full printable size!

About 3-4 hours for the install, about an hour to time the bushings if you want to have that done, and another hour or so for an alignment. Every area is going to have it's own labor rates so it's tough to estimate exactly what the costs will be... but figure an hour and a half to two hours for timing the bushings and alignment.

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Old 05-16-2012, 03:09 PM   #20
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:30 PM   #21
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Old 05-26-2012, 07:37 PM   #22
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Could you PM me a price for these shipped to 76052? Also I'm curious about the spring rates on these. I'm also looking at the BMR springs for $250, but a friend of mine just put Pfadt springs and sway bars on his SS and I really like the look. BMR posts the rates of their springs but I haven't been able to find the rates for the Pfadt ones.
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Old 05-27-2012, 12:19 AM   #23
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Pfadt springs rock! Just put them on my ss. I was worried the ride would be to harsh but its really good. It is firmer than stock but not a back breaker. I would recomend them to anybody.
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Are the spring rates on these equivalent to the SS springs or softer?
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