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Old 11-08-2013, 11:49 PM   #18
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did you remember to "reclock" your bushings after adjusting the ride height?
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Old 11-09-2013, 07:49 AM   #19
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Reclocking the upper control arm bushings cannot be done but the others can be. If all of them have been swapped with polys then its not needed.
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Old 04-07-2014, 11:01 AM   #20
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Did anybody solve this?

I just got my BCs Installed and it looks exactly like the first pictures.
I'm out of adjustment.
Not that I want my car any lower. It looks great as is, but I want to make sure they are setup properly.

something I should add, I preloaded the springs myself.
some people have said that the spring preload is set by BC.

Could that be the problem?
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Old 04-07-2014, 01:48 PM   #21
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Yes you should not mess with the pre loading. You are not supposed to mess with the spring loading as per manufacture (2 top lock nuts). As stated by others above the seals can be affected and the rear end geometry can be affected. "Bad"...

You adjust your ride height by loosening the bottom lock nut and spinning the upper part into the "body" (the part that bolts to your hub). You must do this while the car is jacked up and there is no load on the coil overs. The video above shows you how to do it.
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Old 04-07-2014, 04:55 PM   #22
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Thanks Jerry7297,

I'll jack up the car today and remove the spring preload.
I'm assuming just enough tension so that the spring does not move up or down.

also, I did adjust the height of the car using the bottom lock and spinning the shock body,
by the time the car looked low enough there was no thread left between the spring lock nuts and the height nut (lower nut).
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Old 04-07-2014, 11:10 PM   #23
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No problem. Hope it works out for you.

This may also help you also.


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Old 04-09-2014, 11:48 AM   #24
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Here's another option for going lower.

http://www.airliftperformance.com/ap...vrolet-camaro/
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Old 04-12-2014, 09:18 PM   #25
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Check your ride height with the endlinks removed at one end. If you're not using non-adjustable endlinks, you're most likely pre-loading the sway bars adding adjustable spring tension. Stock endlinks at a lower ride height would put preload on the sway bars.
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:19 PM   #26
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MiSTER,

Thank you, I know this was a long time ago.
I went back checked and double checked. Nothing helped the car go any lower.

So I will check my sway bars to make sure they have not been pre-loaded like you stated.
I installed the Turbonetics Kit so now I actually need to lift the car because the wastegates scrape here and there.
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:31 PM   #27
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The problem is the way they were set up. You can slam the car with them if that is what you want.

The picture I posted shows how they should be set up. I could set my car on the tires if I wanted.
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Old 06-11-2014, 11:02 AM   #28
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Bkscott, when I was setting them up I followed BCs youtube video for preload.
Than I went back and removed all the preload. nothing seemed to help.
you can see how low the car is in some of my profile pictures.
the only thing left is disconecting the swaybars see if that helps. btw they are not the stock ones. they are the eibach ones.

Other than that, the shocks work great!
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Old 06-17-2014, 10:21 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by Jeremy@AirLift View Post
Here's another option for going lower.

http://www.airliftperformance.com/ap...vrolet-camaro/
Its the only option I know.
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