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Old 05-23-2013, 12:38 AM   #1
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Pedders suspension install at Haddad motorsports

Just thought I'd share the joy, I had my suspension installed today! I have not had a chance to really test it properly but it now "tracks" thru the corners I was able to try on the way home. I am posting pics of the install. Thanks to Mike Haddad and Kevin, Hamilton, and all of the crew at the shop!


Arriving at the shop



The parts to be installed




Exhaust removed




Bushing removed



Bushings pre install


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Old 05-23-2013, 12:45 AM   #2
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Installing springs



Mike removing clips from shock



Radius arm bushings installed




Shock and spring re installed



Pedders components installed

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Old 05-23-2013, 12:48 AM   #3
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Re installing the exhaust




Ready for alignment


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Old 05-23-2013, 07:07 AM   #4
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looks good! Glad Mr Haddad took care of ya. sexy rotors by the way.
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Old 05-23-2013, 07:09 AM   #5
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Sweet! How did the allignment turn out? Were you a little caster shy?
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:59 AM   #6
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Sweet! How did the allignment turn out? Were you a little caster shy?
I had a discussion with Mike about that, I was running the GM spec "track" alignment from the video which is more aggressive. He said to try his less aggressive setting for DD and to reduce tire wear. The car is now a lot more responsive thru the turn. You can definitely "feel it" in the steering. I need more driving but what surprised me is I thought the ride would get stiffer with the new springs, but it hasn't even with the shocks in the "race" setting. If anything the car is now "smoother" if that makes any sense?
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:27 PM   #7
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Congrats on the upgrades! Good guys down there at Haddad.

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Your ZL1 is a beauty man. Glad you like the way it turned out. How did the lower tire PSI turn out?
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Old 05-23-2013, 02:27 PM   #9
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I call BS



This has to be photoshopped!
His hand looks like it's dirty!

Sorry Mike, love ya, lol
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I call BS


This has to be photoshopped!
His hand looks like it's dirty!

Sorry Mike, love ya, lol
X2 LOL


So how much did this lower the car? Any pics?
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The dirt is from his G8 monster he has been slaving over.
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Old 05-23-2013, 04:59 PM   #12
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Your ZL1 is a beauty man. Glad you like the way it turned out. How did the lower tire PSI turn out?

It has been great so far. I checked it this morning completely cold with my gauge. The rears were fine. Thanks for the chat at the shop! You car sounds wicked! It was nice to see a Camaro with CF on it finally to see how it looks in sunlight
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Pedders makes good stuff. Looking good!
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X2 LOL


So how much did this lower the car? Any pics?
The kit is a 1" drop all around. No pics yet.
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Pedders makes good stuff. Looking good!

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