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Old 11-12-2013, 12:41 AM   #15
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John, I lowered mine (BMR) and love the look, but once I did, I lost 60-foot time until I also ditched the front sway. Seems to help weight transfer.

But now I'll be checking the axle angle as suggested above with my new 9" DSS, which is going in as I type.

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I used an angle gauge from the centerline of the axle.
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Old 11-12-2013, 08:09 AM   #16
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I put my stock 20's back last night and measured the gap like Jeff Brown. I'm 2.5 inches in back and 2 inches up front. So I'm guessing I can do a 1.0 front/ 1.5 rear drop kit like from BMR.

Rake is okay if the car is set up for it and mine is not. Mike if you ditched the front sway bar you get more extension up front as the car isn't as strapped down. I have done that in the 4th gen days, but hadn't gotten there with this car.

Nspar, so the different springs up front require drag shocks?
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Old 11-12-2013, 09:07 AM   #17
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I used an angle gauge from the centerline of the axle.
Question: what angle are you shooting for at rest? Level?

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Old 11-12-2013, 01:36 PM   #18
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I can tell you John that removing the sway definitely helped! As far as street driving I don't even notice is gone, other then the front end coming up higher on the gas.
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Old 11-12-2013, 01:46 PM   #19
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I pulled an endlink off my front sway this weekend. Much easier to launch and be consistent...and from the vid you can see the nose come up more. On the street it is VERY noticeable at turn in that it is missing. I have Pfadt upgraded sways though.
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Old 11-12-2013, 01:47 PM   #20
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Yeah I was surprised when someone said they couldn't notice a difference without a front sway bar lol

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Old 11-12-2013, 02:21 PM   #21
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I put my stock 20's back last night and measured the gap like Jeff Brown. I'm 2.5 inches in back and 2 inches up front. So I'm guessing I can do a 1.0 front/ 1.5 rear drop kit like from BMR.

Rake is okay if the car is set up for it and mine is not. Mike if you ditched the front sway bar you get more extension up front as the car isn't as strapped down. I have done that in the 4th gen days, but hadn't gotten there with this car.

Nspar, so the different springs up front require drag shocks?

Yes, they require the narrow body strange S2063 coilovers, it's what they were designed around by strange.


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Old 11-12-2013, 02:21 PM   #22
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i took my sway bar off and i cant tell much diff. but stock 10 bar on mine. i can tell a lil bit but not much. i dont road raceor anything tho.
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Been a while since I've had the hood come up, I got pretty used to that over the last 15 years...

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Old 11-12-2013, 03:27 PM   #24
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I can tell its not there if I push a turn a bit harder, but nothing that would make me reinstall it. Putting aroun town I can't even tell.
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its def worth takin it off if u like straight line stuff. i can tell a big diff on the front end lift onmine
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Old 11-12-2013, 04:02 PM   #26
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K buds, it's coming off first chance I get. I'm not taking corners like a drift guy as it is.
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Ha...we talked him into it!! Lol, it's not my falt if you don't like it! Lol
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Ha maybe I need to drive someone else's car first.

Is your car lowered by the way Mike?
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