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View Poll Results: How much do you have invested in suspension upgrades for your Z?
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Suspension Investment

Old 10-28-2005, 10:54 PM
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Suspension Investment

Next question....

How much have spent to improve the way your car handles?
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Old 10-29-2005, 04:46 PM
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i need to get that reciept from you...i keep forgetting to get my dads fax number from him

SZ subframe spacers

shocks and springs came with the car but havent been installed

91...where are your lists?
id like to know what all you have now
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Old 10-30-2005, 10:17 AM
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KYB AGX adjustable shocks
Eibach Springs
Suspension Techniques sway bars
more to come.....
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Old 10-30-2005, 10:54 AM
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It is stock right now, but I want to get Eibach springs, with KYB struts in the near future. I am just going to swap them out of my '81 for now, because my '82's rear end is pretty much shot. It don't have much, cushion in the back. And it rides rough down the road. Of course the '81 is not perfect, but it did ride better, than the '82 I am currently restoring.
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Old 10-30-2005, 03:02 PM
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KYB AGX Shocks
Eibach Sprints
Suspension Techniques front & rear sway bars
Sub Frane spacers
Carbing front & rear strut bars
Powertrix tension rods
Powertrix front camber arms
Powertrix rear camber arms
Powertric rear toe arm
Powertrix rear traction arms
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Old 10-30-2005, 03:35 PM
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well i was luky mine has all been done befor i got the car. but it is sweet
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Old 10-31-2005, 09:01 PM
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Tokico Illumina shocks
Eibach Pro Springs
SPL adj. tension rods
SPL adj. upper arms (f&r)
SPL subframe spacers
Stillen sway bars (f&r)
SPL solid endlinks for sway bars
Carbing strut bars (f&r)
Skyline brake kit + goodridge braided lines
SPL master cylinder brace
BBS RC wheels 17x8.5 fr/18x9.5 rear w/Michelin PS 255/40 f & 275/35 r
(imo...more traction is worth the tradeoff for the heavier setup)

still to come in the future....
SPL adjustable lower arms
SPL HICAS eliminator...they're working on a new setup that encorporates the traction rods from the TT and toe arms from the N/A.
AMZ ladder bar
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Old 10-31-2005, 11:41 PM
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Let's see what all I can remember...

KYB Struts all around
Eibach lowering springs
Urethane bushings
New tie rods/ends
New Ball Joints
New Idler Arm/Link Assembly
Bump steer spacers
Upgraded sway bars front/rear
Upgraded Brake Calipers front/rear
Performance brake pads front/rear
Slotted rotors front/rear
New master cylinder and Booster
Steel braided lines (all)
New wheel bearings (all)
Custom Billet adaptors to fit 17" 4x100 wheels (car came with 14"s)
Ten spoke "Riax" 17" wheels with gun metal spokes and polished outer lip.
235/40ZR17 Falken GRB FK-451 tires

And a whole bunch of little miscalaneous stuff I'm probably forgetting right now. I try not to think too much about how much has gone into this car so far...

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Old 11-03-2005, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by dr. buddha
well i was luky mine has all been done befor i got the car. but it is sweet
What all do you have?
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Old 11-04-2005, 12:55 AM
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well i havent got all of the actuel part names but.

Eibach Pro Springs
adj. tension rods
Stillen sway bars (f&r)
adj. upper arms (f&r) not to sure how to work them but i will figuer it out
subframe spacers
strut bars (f&r) not shure who makes them
solid endlinks for sway bars
Upgraded Brake 4 piston Calipers in front they are breamo with 16 inch vented cross driled and sloted(i dont know why the rear was done but it is still stock
steal braded brak lines front and rear
Stillen HICAS eliminator
adjustable lower arms
5 way ajustibel shoks
Urethane bushings
now im not too sure on all of it but there is a lot of **** on my new z. it is over welming
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Old 12-22-2005, 10:09 PM
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Eibach lowering springs
Tokiko struts
Bump steer spacers, I made them myself
F&R upper strut bars
'85 front sway bar, made the adaptors
rear sway bar, early Z
all new urethane bushings
new rod ends
new condition rack from a '75
Toyota S-13 calipers on front with '84 ZX vented rotors, I made the rotor adaptors
'79 ZX rear disc conversion. I made the brackets
17" Revo wheels with Toyo Proxies. I made the adaptors.
Rear diff mount snubber, home made.
Corners like a go kart now, way more fun!

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