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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, 02:24 PM   #19
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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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Old 05-27-2012, 01:19 AM   #24
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Old 05-27-2012, 12:37 PM   #25
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Are the spring rates on these equivalent to the SS springs or softer?
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Old 05-29-2012, 06:19 PM   #26
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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.
Well because we use a progressive spring package with our drop springs it's tough to assign one specific rate. At peak spring rate you're looking at about 225 ft-lb/in for the front and 460 ft-lb/in for the rears. This isn't a big jump in rate because we want to keep the factory shocks happy and the ride quality high while still using the factory shocks.

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Are the spring rates on these equivalent to the SS springs or softer?
Our drop spring packages are a slight increase in spring rate. The car can best be described as riding a little firmer, but more like a sports car really should. Most users are actually very pleasantly surprised after a Pfadt Drop Spring install that the ride quality is actually very nice.
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Old 05-29-2012, 06:36 PM   #27
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What's the price on these?
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Old 05-29-2012, 06:39 PM   #28
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Old 07-03-2012, 10:50 PM   #29
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Looks like I will finally get these things on the car! Should be happening Thursday after work, can't wait!
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Old 07-05-2012, 12:19 PM   #30
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:59 PM   #31
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Installed the springs at work today. I like the ride, and the handling, but there's a lot of creaking and popping going on. Springs are lined up right, installed the way they came out. Something just doesn't sound right. Honestly it also sounds like something is loose, and it might be I intend to re-torque everything again tomorrow if I can. It's aligned as close as I could get it to the Street Performance Pfadt specs. I'm hoping the creaking and popping will stop in a week or two, otherwise I might take it to somebody who does a lot of Camaro work to get it looked at. I really like the look and the ride, so I don't want to go back to stock, just hoping it all works out.
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Old 07-06-2012, 12:10 AM   #32
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Installed mine last month and love the look and feel. Just ordered my Pfadt Sport Sway Bars from Apex and plan to install next week!

Here she is. Mine is in back. Even my buddy is jealous.

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Old 07-06-2012, 12:13 AM   #33
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Just found the thread about the insulators being installed incorrectly. I'm pretty sure mine looked like the wrong picture, so I'll be checking that out tomorrow. I also plan on checking the sway bar links to make sure they're tightened properly. Hopefully that will solve my problems, I really do love the way it sits and rides.
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Old 07-06-2012, 11:53 PM   #34
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Update, removing the insulation as described stopped all the popping I was hearing. The only thing left is for me to figure out what it is that clunks every now and again. Not this week though...
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