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Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 5:37 pm 
Oompa Loompa

Age: 33

Posts: 41

Joined: 11th May 2008

Gallery: 30 images

Location: ipswich
QLD, Australia

sorry man but i dissagree no advantage apart from 1 thing which is hight on the up i've used pedders extrem coil's and the gsr's, gsr's walk all over the coil's on and off track and thats in a el fairmont thats turbo
Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 5:55 pm 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 32

Posts: 2337

Joined: 25th Apr 2008

Ride: Boxcar Love

Location: Brisbane
QLD, Australia

Well horses for courses man, but what do 99% of race cars from any motorsport, winning or losing use? Coilovers.

At the end of the day, its what you choose to believe/do to your ride.

All you have to do is RESEARCH your decisions.



Commodore australia's favorite car??? What a load of s**t

Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 6:36 pm 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 27

Posts: 1323

Joined: 12th Nov 2006

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Ride: 02 xls ute 347

Location: adelaide
SA, Australia

hey guys i got a quot from capa they said about $1800 i think im going to just get some shorten shocks i no they lower the car a bit on superlows and fix up all my steering issues new bushes exetra, do the manual conversion so it sticks in the hills and i think it will be fun enough for the time being.
cheers heaps guys



02 series 3 AU marline ute 5speed 347 stroker

Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 8:20 pm 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 30

Posts: 708

Joined: 19th Jul 2005

Ride: 08 BF MK11 Fairmont Ghia

Location: Manly west
QLD, Australia

call pedders they have made a coilover for the rear as the front is already a coilover just non adjustable.
Posted: Fri May 30, 2008 11:18 pm 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 43

Posts: 1343

Joined: 14th Dec 2007

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Ride: EL fairmont offroader

Location: seaspray
VIC, Australia

Speaking generally though, if someone has the dosh and really wants to learn about suspension, then adjustable suspension is a great canvas. Say threaded bodies, and externally adjustable bump and rebound damping.

Then the questions arise. What spring rates front and rear? Linear or progressive coils? What compression damping front and rear? What extension damping front and rear? Progressive, linear or digressive damping? What height front and rear? How do i actually get the height i want?

What affects what, and how do i fix this or that particular issue? My car is modified in this way, how should i adjust for that? Where can i find out how to work all this out? Am i scientific enough to make progress by experimentation and logic, or will it just be a string of headaches?



wrecking 9/97 EL fairmont sedan burgundy 6cyl auto 270k modBAintake

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