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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.
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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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Old 06-03-2013, 02:12 PM   #29
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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!
ZL1,

We already did this on Facebook, but it isn't official until we do it on C5. Thank you for choosing Mike Haddad, Haddad Motorsports and Pedders for your ZL1. We appreciate your business. Welcome to the PEDDERS NATION!

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You get new ride height control bars with the kit. Very easy to remove and install.
You are special We now use the OEM rods.

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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!
Thank you for the kind words.

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in tour mode you can hardly tell the difference. very nice ride, the wife and I went 13 hours almost straight good ride
Tim,

Even with the winter lay-up I think you may have more miles on your ZL1 than anyone.
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Old 06-03-2013, 02:22 PM   #30
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Looks good!
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:22 PM   #31
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You are special We now use the OEM rods.
I see how it is...Well if I'm a lab rat , count me in for more tests! I love how the car handles.
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:34 PM   #32
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I see how it is...Well if I'm a lab rat , count me in for more tests! I love how the car handles.
I was TRACK RAT #1

You can really tell the difference on the track PEDDERS vs STOCK
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Track Rat sounds much better.
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:00 PM   #34
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Track Rat sounds much better.
Might be my new Az plate
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Old 06-04-2013, 05:05 PM   #35
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I was TRACK RAT #1

You can really tell the difference on the track PEDDERS vs STOCK
Fully agree, I have had other ZL-1 owners in my car and they can't believe how much better it handles compaired to theirs.
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:00 PM   #36
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Fully agree, I have had other ZL-1 owners in my car and they can't believe how much better it handles compaired to theirs.

When do you notice the difference the most? How would you describe it?

Is the improvement primarily due to the lowering springs, the bushings or the sways? Was thinking of just throwing on a set of sways if that makes sense..
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I have springs and bushings. No sway bars (yet). The car feels like it hugs the road even more on corners and sharp turns, with it in one of the PTMs its almost as if the car doesn't have to work as hard.
This upgrade just gives a sense of more control over the car.
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:07 PM   #38
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When do you notice the difference the most? How would you describe it?

Is the improvement primarily due to the lowering springs, the bushings or the sways? Was thinking of just throwing on a set of sways if that makes sense..
My .02 cents , is difference on launch on the strip !

I have the full Pedders ZL1 race suspension upgrade (bushings / coil overs /sway bars )

It doesn't sway and feels seated to the ground more ! I bet a video of stock vs Pedderized ZL1 side by side on strip you would see the difference !

At last years Camaros for Heroes event , my only performance mod was Peddders and I beat all those stock ZL1's that went against me !
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:07 PM   #39
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I have springs and bushings. No sway bars (yet). The car feels like it hugs the road even more on corners and sharp turns, with it in one of the PTMs its almost as if the car doesn't have to work as hard.
This upgrade just gives a sense of more control over the car.
Those comments just cost me a lot of money, LOL.. Damn I want this set up. Improvement in looks is awesome side benefit also..
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I have springs and bushings. No sway bars (yet). The car feels like it hugs the road even more on corners and sharp turns, with it in one of the PTMs its almost as if the car doesn't have to work as hard.
This upgrade just gives a sense of more control over the car.


The addition of springs and bushings now allows me to feel the car give feedback thru a turn. Much more feedback from the tires and it tracks smoothly with it's initial turn-in when entering a corner. I have not added thicker sway bars yet. You can feel it the first time you enter a turn.
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Those comments just cost me a lot of money, LOL.. Damn I want this set up. Improvement in looks is awesome side benefit also..
Pedders Permagrin is PRICELESS
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Trademark that....NOW!!!
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PEDDERS PERMAGRIN is PRICELESS! TM
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Ordered my Pedders lowering springs. next up will be Tires. MPSS 325 and 295's.
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Ordered my Pedders lowering springs. next up will be Tires. MPSS 325 and 295's.

You will definitely feel the change in handling and more aggressive look.
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Old 06-10-2013, 02:09 PM   #47
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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.
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Old 06-10-2013, 04:08 PM   #48
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Ordered my Pedders lowering springs. next up will be Tires. MPSS 325 and 295's.
Let us know how you like those tires when you get them. Very curious how they perform compared to stock goodyears..
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My springs are back ordered.

Does anybody have the 4 wheel alignment spec?

I need this so that I can take it to the shop and get a proper alignment.

Thank you

Thinking of ordering the Subframe bushing and Sway bars next.

Just can't stop the mods help me please.

Donation welcome.
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My springs are back ordered.

Does anybody have the 4 wheel alignment spec?

I need this so that I can take it to the shop and get a proper alignment.

Thank you

Thinking of ordering the Subframe bushing and Sway bars next.

Just can't stop the mods help me please.

Donation welcome.

Send Pete a message. He should be able to advise you. I have a print out of mine, but I'm not sure if it would work for everyone as Pete set it up for pure track handling. It's a little aggresive on tire wear.
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