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Old 06-19-2014, 12:47 AM
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Is that a brake cooling duct in that picture?
Yes. Its is.


I cannot run a splitter due to the rules being dumb. The rules state that a front splitter cannot extend past the nose of the car. So the way the nose of out cars is I cannot run one but mustangs can lol.
As far as results with this setup I think the spring rate will help stay more flat and keep more tire contact patch. I think my current setup simply doesn't have enough spring rate. This is going to allow me to soften my struts and may actually make the car ride better than before with the front on full hard.
I have been on business in Norfolk Va for this week and all of next week. So I dont think there is going to be any updates soon.
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Old 06-19-2014, 12:51 AM
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What kind of results do you expect to see from this setup vs your last setup?
Well i dont think I will know until I get it done then take the time to dial the setup it. Just doing stuff to the car is one thing. Tuning all the adjust ability in all the points in the car is a whole another thing entirely.
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you need to show more info on those brake ducts thats actually pretty slick.
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Old 06-28-2014, 01:30 AM
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Just got back from 2 weeks in Norfolk, VA to a pile of parts. Here are some quick photos I'm going to bed I'll post some more later.





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Always gotta love a pile of parts overnighted from Japan.
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Finished one side. Getting the jam nut off to remove the top hat is a pain.

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Any useful tips for removing that jam nut?
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Old 07-01-2014, 05:38 PM
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Any useful tips for removing that jam nut?
Ahh the jam nut. I was cruising on this project until I hit that thing. Removing the jam nut is not for the faint of heart. You can either make a custom tool if you are a welder (I 'am not) or you can grind down the top hat till the nut is flush with it. Then I put the top hat in a vice and used a 15/16 wrench and some weird spring loaded plumber tool to remove the jam nut.

On a side note you are going to want a electric impact wrench for this project it makes disassembling ever thing so easy. I can get a strut out and and completely remove the spring with the spring compressor in 30 minutes vs when I didn't have it and it took 1.5-2 hours.







One final thought, since I did new brakes do not get pads that at .610 thick get the .5xx otherwise you have to burn them down to seat them correctly.
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you need to show more info on those brake ducts thats actually pretty slick.
http://www.blainefabrication.com/ductplenums.html
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Just finished the front the car is rolling around now and rides like stock lol. Now I need to get the ride height close to the rear and then I will be taking the rear end out this week.

Next up is Posi replacement and rear suspension.
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