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Old 02-25-2014, 03:55 PM   #26
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Someone else used we know used to do that too. Just saying.(Too soon?)

When I spoke with Kyle the other day he did mention they have stock on the shelves.

The Viking Berserker ASM (Active Shock Management) also sounds interesting but that is still in it's infancy.

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Old 02-25-2014, 10:02 PM   #28
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Kinda like a magnetic ride control in the ZL1. Google it, there is a SEMA video out there.

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Old 02-25-2014, 10:25 PM   #29
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Bilstein is an option for our cars but I haven't heard a single review on them.


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Sounds like you would be the perfect candidate to do some testing!

We have a set here we're going to test, but we won't be able to do so for about a month or so. I feel pretty confident that the RideTech coilover will be a great option; we won't know until we test them though.

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Will the cars you guys are bringing to the Sturgis Camaro Rally have these installed?


Seem like the Ridetech ones are the way to go so far, although the Bilstein setup looks very nice to but like mentioned above haven't heard anything on them.
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KW V1 Middle, KW V3 and Clubsport High end..... agreed. Great Warranty IIRC.
Downside, KW3's do not work with ZL1 sway bars because of the side oil canister.

Ridetech, great company but no one has put them on their car yet so no reviews yet. Some folks have seen them and said the "look" pretty but that does not help us much. I wouldn't mind putting a set on my car but I already have a set of coilovers and do not need two sets. But with the data I have at Autobahn CC with changes I have made to my car it would be interesting to see if they make any difference.

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Bilsteins Pss10 are on my car. Very good stuff that provides the control this 3800 lb beast needed from it's suspension. Inverted shafts front and rear eliminates the lateral slober.
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We're bolting up a set of Ridetechs on our Camaro this weekend. Stay tuned for a complete review!

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Cool. I'm going for a ride along with 90503's when he gets his in to see how they are
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Meh, I'd put more weight on a review by someone that won't be making money selling the product. With Fox behind it, it's sure to be a good product, but the odds of a vendor writing anything but a glowing review is pretty slim.

Always consider the source. If someone is overly high on a product, especially one that hasn't even been released, wonder why. Sometimes there's undisclosed sponsorship deals or discounts offered that may cause someone to be more vocal than usual. Some of this stuff is pretty expensive, it would be really nice if members would disclose discounts/sponsorships they've received (or are going to receive) when reviewing products so that can be taken into account when reading the review.

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Old 02-27-2014, 12:02 PM   #37
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Kw makes some good stuff gotta say I am very impressed
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I'll jump in here 130R. . .I ask that our dealers who have our parts and provide a review state EVERYTHING, good bad or indifferent.

I appreciate constructive criticism and feedback. It's the only way to make our parts better!
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Old 02-27-2014, 12:38 PM   #39
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Meh, I'd put more weight on a review by someone that won't be making money selling the product. With Fox behind it, it's sure to be a good product, but the odds of a vendor writing anything but a glowing review is pretty slim.

Always consider the source. If someone is overly high on a product, especially one that hasn't even been released, wonder why. Sometimes there's undisclosed sponsorship deals or discounts offered that may cause someone to be more vocal than usual. Some of this stuff is pretty expensive, it would be really nice if members would disclose discounts/sponsorships they've received (or are going to receive) when reviewing products so that can be taken into account when reading the review.

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Then you clearly haven't dealt with JDP in the past... I'm not afraid to give my honest opinion as an enthusiast and Camaro owner... We have installed everything out there worth installing and I give it 100% straight. Our Camaro also regularly finishes up top at all the National events we run as well.

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I'll jump in here 130R. . .I ask that our dealers who have our parts and provide a review state EVERYTHING, good bad or indifferent.

I appreciate constructive criticism and feedback. It's the only way to make our parts better!
We work with our suppliers and manufactures to help provide the best possible products for our customers and end users. We're looking forward to seeing how they perform and being a valuable asset to Ridetech!

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I appreciate constructive criticism and feedback. It's the only way to make our parts better!
I hope to help my friend with his and some adjusting to them also to see how they are, we will see.I did ALOT of adjusting to my supercars so know what I like with them. Think I can give a good comparison, though a moot point now anyway
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I like the stance line of coil-overs for these cars. Very high quality and at a very attractive price. If you have any questions on them please let me know!
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Meh, I'd put more weight on a review by someone that won't be making money selling the product. With Fox behind it, it's sure to be a good product, but the odds of a vendor writing anything but a glowing review is pretty slim.

Always consider the source. If someone is overly high on a product, especially one that hasn't even been released, wonder why. Sometimes there's undisclosed sponsorship deals or discounts offered that may cause someone to be more vocal than usual. Some of this stuff is pretty expensive, it would be really nice if members would disclose discounts/sponsorships they've received (or are going to receive) when reviewing products so that can be taken into account when reading the review.

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You don't know JDP. They'll tell you straight up the good/bad/ugly. They sell from multiple vendors not just one.

Although, as a general rule of thumb you are correct. I would typically trust the review from a consumer vs a vendor. However, keep in mind that not every consumer has the ability to try different parts. Example, I've only had BC Coilovers installed on my car. They seem to work great for me but I haven't tried anything else. I couldn't give you a really good comparison unless I were to switch them out with another brand and my wallet doesn't allow me to always do things like that.
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I'm curious on how you adjust the rears on the Ridetech coilovers.
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I'm curious on how you adjust the rears on the Ridetech coilovers.
There's an adjuster knob close to what would be the lower mount on the shock eyelet. You'd just reach behind the rear wheel and turn it.
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There's an adjuster knob close to what would be the lower mount on the shock eyelet. You'd just reach behind the rear wheel and turn it.
So you can get to it with the car being lowered and wheel still on? Just off the top of my head it would seem a little tricky to get to it.

I know a lot of people are very concerned about drilling some holes in the trunk but honestly it's one of the things I love about my BC coilovers. I just pull back the trunk carpet, lean into the trunk some, make my adjustments, and put the carpet back like nothing ever happened. When I'm done racing I do it all over again to get my street settings back.

I'm by no means knocking the Ridetech design. Actually all the other coilovers besides BC seem to be basically the same way. Pfadt did have a cool design of the adjusting knobs being at the bottom of the coilover which would be my second choice of how to make an adjustment.
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So you can get to it with the car being lowered and wheel still on? Just off the top of my head it would seem a little tricky to get to it.

I know a lot of people are very concerned about drilling some holes in the trunk but honestly it's one of the things I love about my BC coilovers. I just pull back the trunk carpet, lean into the trunk some, make my adjustments, and put the carpet back like nothing ever happened. When I'm done racing I do it all over again to get my street settings back.

I'm by no means knocking the Ridetech design. Actually all the other coilovers besides BC seem to be basically the same way. Pfadt did have a cool design of the adjusting knobs being at the bottom of the coilover which would be my second choice of how to make an adjustment.
Getting to it with the wheel on and the car on the ground isn't bad. You can reach the knob with your fingers and roll the adjuster. There's just enough room to get to it. The knob isn't super hard to turn, either. You will have to get on your back, though so I wouldn't suggest doing it in a white shirt.........
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Afco Racing recently came out with a new coil overs, sway bar package for the 2010 and 2011 SS Camaro's. Installed one in a client's car recently and was very impressed by the ride quality and handling.I only drove the car for about 15 miles while we set it up, but I was impressed by the quality, fit, and finish.
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Afco Racing recently came out with a new coil overs, sway bar package for the 2010 and 2011 SS Camaro's. Installed one in a client's car recently and was very impressed by the ride quality and handling.I only drove the car for about 15 miles while we set it up, but I was impressed by the quality, fit, and finish.
A whole 15 miles? Wow.
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A whole 15 miles? Wow.
Client's car, just needed to dial it in, not going joy riding. I have a set route near my shop that i feel will properly exercise the cars i work on to ensure its dialed in without putting excessive miles or joyriding a clients car.
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