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Suspense

Postby Dreamstate » Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:41 pm

Front coils are in. I brought them down 1.25" on the threads because it was stock height where we set them.

I bought a gravity protractor to do a rough camber setting and its more accurate than I thought it would be. Silly me though, I have to unbolt the top plates on both sides and spin them around. The camber plates are good only in one direction, so I am at maxed out at zero degrees right now.

My first impressions are good. Very good actually. It changes the feel of the car altogether. I had goosebumps.

They are set at 6/12 stiffness currently. Which does not seem too harsh. They have good rebound feel too.

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Re: Suspense

Postby Maraschino Larry » Tue Sep 01, 2015 1:21 pm

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Re: Suspense

Postby tripwalking » Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:44 pm

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Re: Suspense

Postby Dreamstate » Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:32 pm

The rear coilovers did not go on as smoothly as expected. After pulling off the factory suspension, I found that the bolt pattern was quite a distance off from being able to fit. I'm not sure if it's a bad measurement on the side of the coilover manufacturer, or if the later 964s have a slightly different pattern and I was sent the incorrect set.

Not wanting to go through customer service and wait who knows how long for a new top mount, I took matters into my own hands. I made up a pattern of the factory spacing and drilled out the new holes. Using a bench vice I pushed out the studs and put them into the new holes. This would have gone a lot smoother if I had the vice clamped onto a workbench, but until I have one, the shop floor will have to do.

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After the modification, things went together very smoothly. I took the opportunity to install my new wheels and I am very pleased how it all turned out.

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Re: Suspense

Postby professor science » Wed Sep 09, 2015 7:37 am

So the modified version has the bolts a bit further from the centre than the stock version? Looks like the angles are the same, trying to figure out the difference.

It looks great on those wheels, dude.
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Re: Suspense

Postby Dreamstate » Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:25 am

Yeah, the bolt circle diameter was a little off. Also two of the bolts were about 1/2" closer than the factory holes.
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