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Old 04-29-2013, 07:45 PM   #51
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Anyone know how to get the spring off the mag ride strut? Wires seem to not unplug easily. Anyone have an idea?

.seems I need a pin removal tool to disconnect the MR plugs. figures I started on the rear so im stuck until I get the tool. Not going to cut the wires like ive seen done.
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:23 PM   #52
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Anyone know how to get the spring off the mag ride strut? Wires seem to not unplug easily. Anyone have an idea?

.seems I need a pin removal tool to disconnect the MR plugs. figures I started on the rear so im stuck until I get the tool. Not going to cut the wires like ive seen done.
Have you tried tech at bmr
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:53 PM   #53
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I made my own tool. Got it finished tonight. Will post pics tomorrow in the daylight. Looks much better. Glad I did the split springs.
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Old 05-01-2013, 01:00 AM   #54
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:44 PM   #55
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looks great man. let us know what you think of the ride
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:04 PM   #56
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the ride is great. I drive around in sport mode all the time and it can get a little bumpy being a firm ride, but switch to tour mode and shes smooth. feels a lot better under accel. stock springs would make the nose of the car rise and dip when on the gas and brake, now its stiff and less up and down movement when hitting the gas.

Overall very pleased with the BMR SP025's i'll take a few measurements to see what I actually dropped it.

Looks like I dropped an even 1" over stock front and back. The tip of my splitter is at 5" to the ground.







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Old 05-02-2013, 02:35 AM   #57
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You sir, have a beautiful white convertible ZL1...
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Old 05-02-2013, 05:47 PM   #58
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You sir, have a beautiful white convertible ZL1...
looks really good. i might give these a try
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:35 PM   #59
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Scheduled an appointment with Mike Haddad to install Pedders components on my ZL1! Of course pics to follow installation.
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:47 PM   #60
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Updated pic, lowered on full Pedders ZL1 race suspension ugprade!

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Old 05-11-2013, 02:07 AM   #61
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Old 10-23-2013, 03:47 AM   #62
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Where did you get the front and rear black sticker kit??? I want one OMG
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Old 10-23-2013, 05:31 AM   #63
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does lowering effect warranty?
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Old 10-23-2013, 09:20 AM   #64
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I think the stock height of my Z looks good. I'd be afraid of lowering it due to front scrapes.
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Old 10-23-2013, 09:49 AM   #65
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I have Hutchkis springs and it only lower about 3/4 in front and 1/2 at rear....not that much but the front spilter scraps every now and then already...and the other thing is our ZL1 differential housing is pretty big and are pretty close to the ground already...i am afried it will hit something on the road ...so just gonna leave along for now and enjoy the beast.
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Old 10-23-2013, 04:35 PM   #66
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Had mine lowered this summer using Pedders' ZL1 drop springs. Also installed sway bars and bushings.

The ride quality/comfort didn't change noticeably - MagRide is magical at hiding the fact it was lowered...until you turn, and then you clearly notice the extra stiffness!

I haven't hit a thing with the car in terms of clearance (and you should see some of the gas stations I pull into...) - because the rear was lowered slightly more than the front for performance, the front diffuser actually was leveled out close to factory height.

HIGHLY recommended based on my experiences if you're planning to drop the car! They did their homework with these parts.
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Old 10-23-2013, 05:45 PM   #67
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You can feel the improvement when you push it through the turns!

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I know with my car the Pedders suspension addition allows me to feel what the tires are doing entering and exiting a turn.
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Had mine lowered this summer using Pedders' ZL1 drop springs. Also installed sway bars and bushings.

The ride quality/comfort didn't change noticeably - MagRide is magical at hiding the fact it was lowered...until you turn, and then you clearly notice the extra stiffness!

I haven't hit a thing with the car in terms of clearance (and you should see some of the gas stations I pull into...) - because the rear was lowered slightly more than the front for performance, the front diffuser actually was leveled out close to factory height.

HIGHLY recommended based on my experiences if you're planning to drop the car! They did their homework with these parts.

Do you have a link or site to the exact set you purchased? Thanks
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Old 01-29-2014, 12:43 AM   #69
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Old 01-29-2014, 09:15 AM   #70
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Unfortunately, I don't think you are going to be getting any Pedders parts any time soon unless a vendor has some in stock.

Check out this thread:
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