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Old 12-04-2010, 12:02 AM   #1
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What would be the best type of suspension set-up for a daily driven car? Thanks in advance for all the info
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Old 12-04-2010, 12:17 AM   #2
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Is it pure daily driver or will it include some track time too? What are your goals? How much $$ do you wanna spend? There's LOTS of things to consider other than just being a daily driver.
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Old 12-04-2010, 12:22 AM   #3
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It may see some strip time but nothing major... maybe like $2500... i know i want to lower it and put sways on it but idk which route to go
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You can do a helluva lot with $2500. Lowering springs and sways would be my first choice. In fact they were, . Look at the offerings and decide how low you want to go. I wouldn't go any lower than 1.25in unless you want to be spending more on camber plates. The factory adjustment seems to be fine to 1.25in, then it gets dicey after that. You could also look into replacing a few of the bushings.

Obviously by my sig, i'm a fan of Pfadt suspension parts. TBH, I haven't tried the others but i'm very happy with my Pfadt springs and sways. Give them a call to see if they are still running specials. You can also check with Apex. They are well known distributor for them.
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Old 12-04-2010, 07:50 AM   #5
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Obviously by my sig, i'm a fan of Pfadt suspension parts. TBH, I haven't tried the others but i'm very happy with my Pfadt springs and sways. Give them a call to see if they are still running specials. You can also check with Apex. They are well known distributor for them.
Thanks for the referral axis.

New Gen, $2500 can go a long way for a daily driver with limited strip use. I'll put something together and shoot you a PM.
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Old 12-04-2010, 09:50 AM   #7
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the best i can say is pedders daily driver package is the perfect way to go, it will tighten up the car where it needs to be and still give you an outstanding ride quality add that and a sway bar package and you are set and after install you will have a ton of money left over to take a nice trip and test out the suspension
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Thanks for the referral axis.

New Gen, $2500 can go a long way for a daily driver with limited strip use. I'll put something together and shoot you a PM.
PM sent New Gen. That package should give you what you are looking for and help keep a lot of that money in your pocket. Let me know if you have any questions.
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PM sent New Gen. That package should give you what you are looking for and help keep a lot of that money in your pocket. Let me know if you have any questions.
Please tell us what you suggested!
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I say do the pedders Xa coils I had H&R springs they were ok but the coils were a night and day difference then add some sways and you will be good IMO
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If you want see my thread on the Hotchkis tv1 install and My observations on the road. This is springs and sways only so the base start line as others have said.
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Please tell us what you suggested!
Ok. Since I grew up running the roads in Louisiana I know exactly what kind of use he is looking at. I suggested BMR 1 inch lowering springs, sway bars, and Total Suspension Bushing Kit along with a set of Pfadt rear trailing arms. That will give him a nice street setup that will also keep the rear end planted at the drag strip and leave plenty of money in his pocket.
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Thanks for all the info guys
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eventually i plan on adding some 22s to it as well
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