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Old 08-03-2013, 04:22 PM   #1
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Default suspension mods that will help me get traction

Went to the track and kept sliding through first and second gear. Besides obviously needing slicks is there any other mods I should get suspension wise? how should I set the rebound and compression on my coilovers?
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Old 08-03-2013, 06:13 PM   #2
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LCAs and a UCA. You've got to play around with your adjustment clicks on the KW coil-overs. Just my .02 cents.
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Definitely lower control arms. It is recommended to have at least one end be some sort of spherical joint to prevent binding. I upgraded mine and it made a world of difference in my traction. It's a really easy upgrade to install at home and definitely worth any price.
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Yup. UPR control arms. You can keep your shocks fairly stiff, but loosen up the REBOUND side of the struts. That's what I do with my Konis and my '06 hooks hard.
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the rebound of the fronts and backs?
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the rebound of the fronts and backs?
Just the front. You want the rear end to stay down, and the stiff rebound on the rear shocks will keep it down. But loosening up the front rebound will let the front end rise.
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Old 08-06-2013, 08:26 AM   #7
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Are you looking to keep tracking it or do you have other plans down the road? Also, your budget will determine the type of set-up you can go with.

If you would like, you can email me at tim @ steeda.com and we can start looking at the different packages we can put together based on your goals/budget.

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Old 08-16-2013, 10:31 PM   #9
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I would work on adjusting the bump (bottom) on your v3's. Our mod's are similar with the exception of cams and I have no traction issues. I have 305 super sports and I cannot spin them with my "track" setting on the c/o's
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has anyone tied in LCB's with a Swarr-Bar?

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