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Re: (Capt. Obvious)

So any updates on the fronts yet? Are you going to be shortening the forks or not? My bad if you said it already and I missed it. The rear stance however makes me do this,
. (and yes while wearing a santa hat)
 

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Re: (FAIL)

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So any updates on the fronts yet? Are you going to be shortening the forks or not? My bad if you said it already and I missed it. The rear stance however makes me do this,
. (and yes while wearing a santa hat)

Yes, I'm going to shorten the forks on the front suspension. It'll probably be a couple weeks, but I will do it fairly soon.
 

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Damn dude.. very very nice... i like it.. is there a possibility of modifying the top strut bushing? or anything to ge the frotn a little lower? besides that it looks sick.
 

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well then cut those damn forks

can't wait to see it done man http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

Ditto, those forks gotta get trimmed for sure! Looks great thou, wheels are going to make a big difference.
 

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Re: (MFZERO)

looks good man.
i also want to see if you can get the front lower.
thats what kinda bothers me about air suspension.
ive never really seen some good rake on it.
but it looks like your having fun with it already http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: (Capt. Obvious)

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I'm prone to having "OOOH, shiny!" moments and changing my mind.

I think they call that attention deficit disorder.
Car looks great, nicely done http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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how much is the project costing you so far?

Funny you should ask:
Sorry this is kinda hard to read, I can't embed spreadsheets or anything:
Qty Item Cost
2 Aero Sport front bags and brackets $190 (Usually 180 each, found a slightly used set for sale on the cheap)
https://www.universalairsuspen...8a06f
2 Strut bag mounting brackets $0 (should have been around $45, but came with the front bags)
https://www.universalairsuspen...b10f0
2 Slam Specialties 5" rear bags $150
http://www.suicidedoors.com/Sl...t.php
1 Rear brackets $20 (had custom drilled to work with the Slam Specialties bags)
http://www.suicidedoors.com/BagAdapterPlates.php#
1 S10 upper cups $45 (modified to be only one inch tall and the bolt location was moved)
http://suicidedoors.com/S10Sin...s.php#
1 Bilstein Sport shocks $325 (usually around $500 a set)
Bought used in the classifieds
1 5 gallon air tank $55
http://www.suicidedoors.com/Black5Gallon8Port.php
1 Viair 480c Compressor $220
ebay
1 110/150psi Pressure Switch Came with compressor
1 AFC valve block set $175
http://airbagit.com/product_in...=1672
1 50ft. Red 3/8" DOT airline $20
http://www.suicidedoors.com/50...e.php
1 Misc air line fittings $86
Sourced locally
3 LocTite 545 (red) (or liquid teflon) $6
http://suicidedoors.com/Loctit...t.php
1 7 switch box $50
Excentrix Automotive Innovations (on ebay)
1 Digital 5 sender pressure gauge $127
ebay (or http://www.fbirides.com)
1 SMC Water separator $30
http://www.suicidedoors.com/SMCWaterTrap38.php
2 30 amp inline fuse $0
Aleady had
1 30/40 amp relay $7
http://www.suicidedoors.com/30...t.php
1 Shipping/misc $150

TOTAL $1656
The "misc" stuff on the last line includes things like MDF to make the trunk setup with, carpet for it, random nuts and bolts needed to mount things, several spools of wire and connectors, and other things of that nature. Since I got the front bags and shocks used, I saved about $450, so if you were to buy all-new components, expect to plunk down about two grand.
I also actually purchased my valves from a company called JP Kustoms (www.jpkustoms.com). However, they ripped me off by charging me $370 and then sending me the AFC valves (which wasn't even what I ordered!) that are actually only $175 from ChassisTech and then refused to refund my money. They are a joke and I highly recommend that you never do any business with them. I wouldn't even mention their name or website in this post, but I want this thread to come up in Google searches so potential customers can know how much they suck. They were so unhelpful that I finally had to report the purchase to Mastercard and now they're taking care of it for me. http://****************.com/smile/emthdown.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthdown.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthdown.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthdown.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthdown.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthdown.gif
However, the actual valves are GREAT, I really like them. They're super fast and work perfect.
If you're looking for other valve options, here are a few other good deals I found:
ASCO FBSS manifold http://www.streetbeatcustoms.com/3diacvamapob.html
FBI Blitzluft 1/2" valves http://www.fbirides.com/product.asp?idno=8289
SMC 3/8" valve 8-pack http://www.suicidedoors.com/38...).php
I still have one more thing to buy and that is the Fab-Lab Ride height controller (www.fab-labcustoms.com/info.htm). This will make it easy to set (and maintain) my ride height without having to fine-tune it by messing with my switches everytime I get in the car. I have a couple friends with bagged cars that have this and they highly recommend it. It was designed by a local guy who is an airride guru, so I trust this product.

Modified by Capt. Obvious at 10:00 PM 11-27-2007


Modified by Capt. Obvious at 8:47 AM 11-30-2007
 

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Re: (diive4sho)

I wanna get the auto-ride-height system from Jay too... I jsut dont got the cash monies...
you got some quality stuff there... If people know what they are doing instead of buying a whole kit its easy to save money... http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
So did you test fit the other wheels yet?
 
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