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Old 02-02-2016, 03:25 PM   #197
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Cool now all I have to do is decide on a set of coilovers
I highly recommend Ridetech. They are made in the US and come with a 1,000,001 miles warranty.
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Old 02-02-2016, 03:32 PM   #198
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lower but how much

I have this offset tho
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Old 02-02-2016, 03:37 PM   #199
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Old 02-02-2016, 03:40 PM   #200
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tryin to lower as much as possible

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Old 02-03-2016, 10:25 AM   #201
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After seeing those rear offsets you might not want to lower it at all.
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Old 02-04-2016, 11:41 AM   #202
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I highly recommend Ridetech. They are made in the US and come with a 1,000,001 miles warranty.
The 3 things I am looking for in a coilover is
Stock or better ride for long trip or DD
Drag racing set up capable for 650 rwhp M6
Road course set up capable for once or twice a year club outings

Will the ridetech2 be a good choice?
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Old 02-13-2016, 01:57 PM   #203
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The 3 things I am looking for in a coilover is
Stock or better ride for long trip or DD
Drag racing set up capable for 650 rwhp M6
Road course set up capable for once or twice a year club outings

Will the ridetech2 be a good choice?
Absolutely. The ride quality is great and Ridetech is very well known in the pro-touring market.
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Old 02-14-2016, 02:46 PM   #204
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What I don't understand is what spring rate would be best for achieving a good daily driver and drag racing/road coarse duty. Maybe there is know such animal?
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Old 04-04-2016, 10:17 AM   #205
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What I don't understand is what spring rate would be best for achieving a good daily driver and drag racing/road coarse duty. Maybe there is know such animal?
There is an optimal set up for daily driving, an optimal set up for drag racing, and an optimal set up for a road course and they are all very different because they require the suspension to do very different things. Honestly, the difference between those setups is not even so much about spring rate as it is about the dampers. Something like Pfadt or BMR springs will ride well and improve performance but nothing like you would get with coil overs where you could dial in a set up for whatever kind of driving you are doing.
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Old 04-04-2016, 08:02 PM   #206
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what would u recommend for lower spring running 20 x9 off set 40mm all the way around. that wouldn't hit the front strut plate for daily driver just want the better ride and lower look
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Old 04-27-2016, 04:54 PM   #207
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what would u recommend for lower spring running 20 x9 off set 40mm all the way around. that wouldn't hit the front strut plate for daily driver just want the better ride and lower look
A 1" inch spring should be fine.
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Old 05-01-2016, 03:13 PM   #208
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AsI'm looking at new wheels ('11 SS/RS) - and - lowering. Stock is +35 front and +40 rear. Reducing the offset would better clear the Brembos... Is ths correct?
Also, looking at lowering 1.25" - with aFe Control PFADT Series (from apex-speed) - so this is important not to stick my tires out more then stock.
I prefer +25 front AND +35 rear - IF it won't interfere ?

Lastly, to find a shop in Central VA to install, reclock bushings, and align. The folks that did my previous engine/tune pretty much called me stupid doing this...

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Old 05-02-2016, 08:00 AM   #209
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AsI'm looking at new wheels ('11 SS/RS) - and - lowering. Stock is +35 front and +40 rear. Reducing the offset would better clear the Brembos... Is ths correct?
Maybe, and probably depends on how the offset was obtained. If the offset is made less positive by thickening up the mounting pad on a wheel designed with a higher enough positive offset, you should be able get enough caliper-to-spoke clearance that way. I think some wheels have back-side spoke shapes that accomplish the same thing. But if the offset was made by moving the entire center section inward (as mounted on the car), probably not.


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Old 05-05-2016, 09:35 AM   #210
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With a 2015 1LE camaro my rear at stock ride height is about 1/4" higher than the front. I would like to lower the front 1" and the rear 1.25 while still retaining the cornering characteristics of the car. If it rides a little harsher Im fine with that I just do not want increased body roll. Any suggestions on doing this without going to coilovers ? Thanks
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