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    Default Your Suspension Setup

    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.

    Fill this lil template out and post it

    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!!
    Last edited by sonsta; 12th February 2009 at 01:47 PM.

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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: AE86 coupe
    Car use (e.g grip/drift): grip/daily
    Front Struts: 86, coilover, shortened ~60mm
    Spring Rate/ Free Height: 6kg with helper
    Inserts (brand/model): kyb excel g late celica
    LCA's: stock
    RCA's (size if you have them): 40mm
    Strut Tops: SP-tec
    Front Sway Bar: 27mm? pedders
    Castor Arms: normal

    Rear Springs: AJPS 4.5kg custom 215mm
    Rear Shocks: 2nd hand comodore wagon
    Panhard Rod: stock
    4 Link: stock
    tractions brackets: yes
    rear sway bar: trd 16mm?

    Bracing: cusco front tower brace

    Pro's: quite decent as a daily. heaps of grip
    Con's: too much grip

    Extra Comments: was hoping the car would still be slide able. def not. i have a small port with cams and there is just no where near enough power.
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    Car: AE86
    Car use: non-drift/daily
    Front Struts: AE86, TRD coilover
    Spring Rate/ Free Height: ~8kg/mm, 200mm
    Inserts: Tokico HTS 102F
    LCA's: XT130, RA40 rack ends
    RCA's: T3 33mm
    Strut Tops: Cusco normal caster
    Front Sway Bar: 21mm Stock, urethane bushes
    Castor Arms: Stock

    Rear Springs: TRD ~6kg/mm
    Rear Shocks: TRD Blue 8way
    Panhard Rod: Whiteline
    4 Link: Whiteline solid lowers, adjustable uppers, urethane bushes
    Tractions brackets: T3
    Rear sway bar: 13mm Stock

    Bracing: Whiteline strut brace, Cusco half cage

    Pro's: Plenty of grip, very direct
    Con's: Little stiff at times

    Extra Comments: Did previously run 24mm front and 18mm rear Whiteline ARB's and the car handles much better without them. Rear could probably go a little bigger, maybe ~15mm.
    Last edited by timbo; 25th May 2012 at 12:30 PM.

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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
    stroked 2L ca18-ae86 in the build...eta xmas 2012?

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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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