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    OK thought we could all post up what suspension setups we have and how we would rate them, the pro's and con's of your setup and what your setup is designed.

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    Car:
    Car use (e.g grip/drift):
    Front Struts:
    Spring Rate/ Free Height:
    Inserts (brand/model):
    LCA's:
    RCA's (size if you have them):
    Strut Tops:
    Front Sway Bar:
    Castor Arms:

    Rear Springs:
    Rear Shocks:
    Panhard Rod:
    4 Link:

    Bracing:

    Pro's:
    Con's:

    Extra Comments:




    Look forward to seeing what everyone has!!
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    Car: AE71
    Car use (e.g grip/drift): Both
    Front Struts: AE86 coilover
    Spring Rate/ Free Height: 8kg, 200mm
    Inserts (brand/model): KYB Excel G SS
    LCA's: XT130
    RCA's (size if you have them): 35mm
    Strut Tops: Cusco

    Rear Springs: 200mm 6KG
    Rear Shocks: KYB Excel G SS

    Pro's: stiff, predictable, camber adjustment, track increase through lca's.
    Con's: Shocks not stiff enough, needs rear traction brackets.
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    Car: AE86 Coupe.
    Car use: Drift.
    Front Struts: AE86 Coil over.
    Spring Rate/ Free Height: 8.5kg, 200mm.
    Inserts (brand/model): AE92 TRD Yellow Insert.
    LCA's: XT130 (Fresh bushes/joints)
    RCA's (size if you have them): 45mm.
    Strut Tops: Cusco camber tops.

    I run custom coilovers in the rear, trd shock with sleve welded on.
    Rear Springs: 7kg spring
    Rear Shocks: TRD Blue 8 way adjust.

    Pro's: Stiff & Predictable...love it
    Con's: Anger can come into play when running such rates on brisbane roads.

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    Car:ke70
    Car use (e.g grip/drift): drift
    Front Struts:ae86
    Spring Rate/ Free Height: 6kg 200mm
    Inserts (brand/model):kyb exel g
    LCA's:xt130
    RCA's (size if you have them):
    Strut Tops:cusco

    Rear Springs:ajps 230mm 4.5kg
    Rear Shocks:kyb exel g

    Pro's:nice ride for a daily yet stiff enough for track duties
    Con's:sites higher than i would like. would like someadjustability in the shocks as well as slightly harder springs, but then it would be bad on the streets so i have to compromise

    Extra Comments:cusco swaybars front and rear, adj 4 link, adj panhard
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    Car:ae86
    Car use (e.g grip/drift):drift
    Front Struts:custom coilover
    Spring Rate/ Free Height:8kg/200mm
    Inserts (brand/model):agx 4-way
    LCA's:standard
    RCA's (size if you have them):40mm
    Strut Tops:tein cambertops/ps arms

    Rear Springs:gaz coilover/6kg
    Rear Shocks:

    Pro's:stiff
    Con's:stiff

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    Car: ADM AE86
    Car use (e.g grip/drift): drift/weekend car
    Front Struts: AE86 converted to coilover
    Spring Rate/ Free Height: 8 kg/230mm
    Inserts (brand/model): SW20 KYB AGX
    LCA's: Stock
    RCA's (size if you have them): Nope but have NRCAs (t3)
    Strut Tops: T3

    Rear Springs: AU2 XR8 IRS cut to 210mm
    Rear Shocks: KYB Sierra

    Pro's: adjustability, stiff, good for drift
    Con's:not so good for daily, to stiff on bumpy roads

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    Car: KE70
    Car use (e.g grip/drift): Drift
    Front Struts: AE86 AJPS coilovers
    Spring Rate/ Free Height: 7KG/Unknown
    Inserts (brand/model): KYB/short strokes
    LCA's: XT130 Corona
    RCA's: 40mm AJPS
    Strut Tops:

    Rear Springs: AJPS 6kg 215mm
    Rear Shocks: random toyota ones from a 4wd?



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    Car: Aus AE86
    Car use: Drift.
    Front Struts: AE86 Coil over.
    Spring Rate/ Free Height: 8kg, 220mm.
    Inserts: AE92 TRD Yellow Insert.
    LCA's: XT130
    RCA's : 40mm.
    Strut Tops: Cusco camber tops.

    Rear Springs: 6kg spring 200mm.
    Rear Shocks: TRD Blue 8 way adjust.

    Pro's: Stiff enough for the track. adjustability.
    Con's: I live halway in the bush so the roads really suck + my DRIVEWAY! (tar laid down soon swoit!)

    Extra Comments:only other thing i wil be upgrading is sway bars and bushes all round.

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    Car: AE86
    Use: Circuit
    Front struts: Ae86 coilover 60mm cut
    Spring rate: 380lb/in
    Inserts: TRD blue 5 way
    LCA's: Cusco Fabricated(not standard lca with rod end on inner)
    RCA's: 45mm
    Castor Rods: Cusco
    Strut Tops: Revolver Racing

    Rear springs: 225lb/in
    Shocks: TRD blue 8 way
    Coil over conversion using 2inch OD spring
    Equal length upper/lower arm with Cusco arms, genuine N2 TRD upper arm box section
    Cusco Panhard rod
    Cusco roll centre adj
    Nagisa Auto traction brackets

    Pro's : nicely balanced, very predictable, incredibly neutral.
    Con's : None, I'm very happy with this set up.
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    Car: AE86
    Car use (e.g grip/drift): Both
    Front Struts: AE86 Stage 3 Coilovers
    Spring Rate/ Free Height: 8kg/200mm
    Inserts (brand/model): AGX 4 way
    LCA's: Stock
    RCA's (size if you have them): 40mm
    Strut Tops: Kei Office

    Rear Springs: 6kg 215mm
    Rear Shocks: KYB Excel G SS

    Pro's: stiff enough to hold good grip, still easily soft enough for daily use
    Con's: need a wheel alignment....

    Extra Comments: still plenty of parts sitting in a box waiting to go in...

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