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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 11:03 am 
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hi guys, soon enough i'm going to have around 220rwKW, in a standard EL falcon. i'm getting the intercooler and all that but am somewhat worried about the high, loose rear end of my car. pedders have quoted 1150 to get it lowered with performance in mind, i was hoping there would be a cheaper option??? i'm living in melbourne, any hints?

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 11:31 am 
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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 12:28 pm 
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BOZZ, if you have nothing to contribute in these tech sections then don't say anything.
Take it to Off Topic.

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 12:32 pm 
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Yeah thats seems way to expensive. f**k I would want them to suck me d**k as well for that price and with a Smile. I would of thought near 600-700 to do shocks and all

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 1:07 pm 
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Briggs,

I take it you are going for the Pedder's Sport's Ryder's??? That would cost around $600-700. Are you getting shock's also???

For the price you have been quoted I would expect spring's, shock's and/or camber kit's.

I had my car lowered reacently by Pedders. It cost me $1000 for the Sport's Ryder's and Camber Kit's.

Bit more info on what Pedder's are actually providing for that amount would help us determine if it's a good price or not.

So, is it spring's, shock's and/or camber kit's or just spring's???

Vic, Bozz has a very good point with what he was doing. Alot of guy's go the cheap way and cut their spring's. Not recommended at all. Bozz pointed out the end result by being cheap and cutting corner's.

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 1:43 pm 
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He's welcome to post those pictures in the appropriate Off Topic / Flaming section.

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 1:50 pm 
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Hey mate, it depends on where in Melb you are, but if you're in the Western Suburbs, try Tyrepower Sunshine. They're extremely good on prices and they'll put in whatever brand of spring shock you need at a great price. Definately give them a try...

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:38 pm 
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haha I liked it - a good point with out words, maybe more people on here should take note!! :P

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:55 pm 
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Bozz could have said that if you cut corners it wont be safe but instead he had some pics and i liked it. It wasnt flaming it was giving a valid point.
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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 3:29 pm 
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Vic wrote:
BOZZ, if you have nothing to contribute in these tech sections then don't say anything.
Take it to Off Topic.


VIC go put a god damn football in that big assed mouth of yours!

the question was asked if there was a cheaper option!
and there was a reply!
with 3 pictures showing the end result and how dangerous that cheaper option is

go back to you hole your crawled out of today and when you come back tunr that frown upside down!


ps stop suckign up to mods

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 4:27 pm 
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Actually sticking up a crash picture in an area that is not Off Topic is exactly what I'm referring to. Brigg's didn't write that this was his intention. If you wanna imply someone's incapable of driving or being unable to control their car by way of implied dodgy backyard shenaigans then do it in the Off Topic area where it can be commented on.
As ever where you are concerned Frank, keep talking. I always yawn when I am interested.

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 5:03 pm 
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I got my suspension done with a full whiteline kit. superlow springs, shocks, camber/castor kit, sway bars - the works.

$2,200 - but worth every cent.

Antoher thing to think of with regards to handling is wheels/tyres. A nice wide set of rubber will compliment a suspension package.

I did my suspension first, and then found the pissy 205/65R15 were then the limiting factor (even with quality rubber). Moved up to 235/45R17 and haven't looked back - usually sideways :).

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 5:36 pm 
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data_mine wrote:
I got my suspension done with a full whiteline kit. superlow springs, shocks, camber/castor kit, sway bars - the works.

$2,200 - but worth every cent.

was that with new bushes all round?

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 5:46 pm 
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yep, urethane bushes all round.

Was a complete - everything - upgrade.

 

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Vic wrote:
Actually sticking up a crash picture in an area that is not Off Topic is exactly what I'm referring to. Brigg's didn't write that this was his intention. If you wanna imply someone's incapable of driving or being unable to control their car by way of implied dodgy backyard shenaigans then do it in the Off Topic area where it can be commented on.
As ever where you are concerned Frank, keep talking. I always yawn when I am interested.


here vic just for u...
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