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    E70 suspension TRd and short stroke questions

    So I am trying to recreate my awesome suspension on my Orange ae86 in my e70

    I had 8kg/6kg with (yellow) short strokes of some sort in the front (ae92???)

    Rear had trd springs and 8 way adj trd greens

    Just wondering if you have suggestions as the e70 is tad lighter. I am open to new combos and might even lighten it up and go 6/4 ... Thoughts ??? also part numbers???

    I can find stuff in japan just suck at finding it in north America.

    I'm also thinking of picking up some cheap yahoo coil overs and shipping them over. Just buy fresh shocks if they are needed. anyone else want a set ?

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    You'll be low on power and probably have more fun on 8-6.

    My Alto at 1200lbs is on 7-7. It's retarded, and I hate it, but it handles amazing.


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    You're ordering stuff from yahoo auctions in japan? I may be interested in a thing or two.
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    Quote Originally Posted by projectae86 View Post
    You're ordering stuff from yahoo auctions in japan? I may be interested in a thing or two.
    Yeah but im going to go over and pick it up. Protip Golf bags are great for shipping suspension on the cheap

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    Quote Originally Posted by JungleMatic View Post
    You'll be low on power and probably have more fun on 8-6.

    My Alto at 1200lbs is on 7-7. It's retarded, and I hate it, but it handles amazing.
    Yeah its going to be a D/D it has just been a while winc ei was in my orange car. I'll prob just buy/borrow 6/4 to see if i like em.

    http://page18.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/j...ion/w101773610 see if i can snag this for under 140

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    I run 6/6 now, it's awesome. swift springs all around, koni race in the front, yellows in the rear

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    8/6 feels fine to me.
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    I've run both, focus on dampener not spring rates.

    "Stiff" spring complaints are usually just poor choice in dampener.

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    I've got 7 and 4.5-5ish in my 1uz corolla. It rides really nice. Maybe a bit soft in the rear for amateur drifting. It really hooks under power.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 666 View Post
    I've run both, focus on dampener not spring rates.

    "Stiff" spring complaints are usually just poor choice in dampener.
    so what do you run now? or what did you prefer. i cant complain with konis dampening, but i do want to try 8/8

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    GL bringing them back on the plane. Seems regulations have changed wrt pressurized gas items exported from Japan.

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    Keep your Nissan stereotypes out of here. I got 4k rears. And it's still to stiff.
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    I'd be interested in the coilovers if ya brought some back.
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    Aren't these 8/6?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulC23 View Post
    I'd be interested in a japanese girlfriend if ya brought some back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PandaCoupe View Post
    GL bringing them back on the plane. Seems regulations have changed wrt pressurized gas items exported from Japan.

    http://www.aeu86.org/forum/showthrea...=13285&start=0
    I was going to remove the shocks and just send them sea mail if they were any good

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    My rear springs are cut ae86 fronts... works out to about 3.5-4k is what my math is telling me. These cars have no weight in the back. Tin box.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 666 View Post
    I've run both, focus on dampener not spring rates.

    "Stiff" spring complaints are usually just poor choice in dampener.
    suggestions on dampners.. I have only really "Liked" the trd setup i once had. That being said I have never tried koni's

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    Quote Originally Posted by thatoreoguy View Post
    suggestions on dampners.. I have only really "Liked" the trd setup i once had. That being said I have never tried koni's
    Talk to Duy..... and you'll want to kill anybody who suggests anything else....Ok maybe not, but The Cult Of Koni is strong.
    Last edited by b-rock; 04-30-2014 at 10:53 AM.
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