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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 10:21 pm 
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Need some advice. Want to stiffen the suspension on my EF. I don't want to lower the car, as I have 17s, spacers and havent had the guards rolled.
I just want the car to not feel like a boat when being thrown through corners. What are my options?
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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 10:28 pm 
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Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:08 pm 
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Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 1:01 am 
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Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 1:24 am 
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Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 1:39 am 
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swaybars and heavy duty shocks, that will do it!

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 6:25 am 
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Pulco wrote:
sway bars

;) Bingo!
Although I'm not sure why you're worried about lowering chong bonger?
Unless you mean you have spacers to give you more track?!?
Which is uber-illegal if you have.
Just go 'low' springs, and you really shouldn't have any trouble with rubbing on guards.
But, either way, swaybars are a must for good handling, with polyurethane/nolathane D-Bushes and swaybar link bushes.
I recommend Whiteline personally, (no surprises there), but Kmac and Pedders both do swaybars for the E-Series believe.

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 10:34 pm 
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How much would these options cost??

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 10:56 pm 
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your gurads wont rub out with 17" with just lows unless u really throw it hard round a dipping corner ... suspension packs I'd have a squiz at http://www.whiteline.com.au for a guide on pricing anyway...they have mild and full works system that does all the getup bushes,sway bars,shocks springs and a little more.

Also guard rolling wont cost u much any how

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 10:59 pm 
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whiteline packs start at $895 heres there pricing for EF/ELs http://www.whiteline.com.au/docs/fact_sheets/CK_EF-EL6.PDF

But u can go much better....i think they use kyb shocks and king springs

My setup was slightly cheaper then the norm and was $2600 fitted without swaybars or hi grade bushes

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 12:17 am 
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My whiteline suspension, lows springs, matching shocks, and front and rear swaybars, plus freight to cairns, and fitting and wheel alignmnt was $1650 all up

Well worth every cent, it is brilliant to drive now

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Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 1:54 am 
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im running 17's and super lows and havnt scrubbed out and i havnt rolled the guards :)

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 2:45 am 
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i've got king lows 17"s and hard shocks in the back no scrubing but if i went for superlows that would be another story!

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 8:59 am 
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Big Kev wrote:
whiteline packs start at $895 heres there pricing for EF/ELs http://www.whiteline.com.au/docs/fact_sheets/CK_EF-EL6.PDF
But u can go much better....i think they use kyb shocks and king springs

KYB and BOGE shocks, revalved by Whiteline to suit the vehicle.
They get there own springs wound by Lovells, and make there own swaybars.
For the price, you won't get better. Simple as that.
No other manufacturer that I know of does testing on suspension kits as a whole.
I've got Whiteline springs, shocks and non-adjustable swaybars, and it transforms the car.
On a local backroad near my house, speed limit 100, with sharp hairpins and sweepers, I can scare the s**t out of passengers, and outrun alot of much more expensive machinery.
I had my sisters boyfriend in the car, who drives an AUI XR6 VCT, and he was literally grabbing the seat and armrests and couldn't stop saying 'f**k'.
I paid just over 1k for my setup (I fitted it all myself), and it's the best money I've ever spent.
You could go out and spend bucketloads of cash on the best of everything, but it won't mean s**t if the dampers (shocks) aren't matched to the springs, and the vehicle.
Nicco loves them, and so does data_mine.
Consider Whiteline highly recommended.

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 11:32 am 
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What exactly is guard rolling?

 

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