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Dampening adjustment

Postby Dan » Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:48 pm

Still havent figured out the dampening full yet, so many setting s so im still messing around with them. Bur just wondering, for best handling what way should i have the dampening? Same settings front and rear or front stiffer than rear or what?

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Postby endapender » Wed Aug 01, 2007 11:29 am

I think the back should be set softer and slightly higher than the front. Too low and hard on the back and the car would bounce on the back too much

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Postby Dan » Wed Aug 01, 2007 12:14 pm

i i think the back is too soft still, the rear bottoms out occasionally on bad roads, it really is a lot of messing around to find the right setting! Oh the joys! Think ill have to raise the rear a bit, and stiffen it up so, maybe raise the front a bit too so it looks good :wink:

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Postby elexes » Wed Aug 01, 2007 12:58 pm

im thinking of raising it to just a bit below standard ..... arg... i miss my car
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Postby Dan » Wed Aug 01, 2007 1:03 pm

elexes wrote:im thinking of raising it to just a bit below standard ..... arg... i miss my car


Why wats wrong with your car now?! I might try raise the car up a good bit see how it handles, set everything to hard/ soft, then gradually lower it until i find the right height

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Postby elexes » Wed Aug 01, 2007 1:07 pm

new exhaust is on . its very low and i dont wana damage it

im thinking of switching my rear bumper

but the main thing is waiting on wheels that will fit over the brakes atm . that and wheels
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Postby Mr. Tezza » Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:03 pm

Ha the back of my car is sittin on its arse! mite bring it up a tiny bit and bring down the front to match, i think the back shud be set a bit harder, mite just the fact that its lower but i've scrope the exhaust off the ground once and shes bottomed out twice, and i wasn't even goin mad or anything
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Postby Dan » Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:34 pm

Any side on pics so i can compare mine to yours Joe?

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Postby Mr. Tezza » Wed Aug 01, 2007 6:51 pm

I'll take a few tomorrow and put them up, never actually took a before and after pick :roll:
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Postby Dan » Sat Aug 11, 2007 7:06 pm

i just came back from Germany today, i thought i would try some Different dampening settings on the front. as i was adjusting the drivers side dampening a clear oil-like fluid started coming out of the top of the coilover from the hole where you stick the tool that adjusts the dampening is this normal? OR does it mean my coilver is f***?

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Postby Noel » Sat Aug 11, 2007 8:26 pm

sounds like you've twisted it too far.... turn back a few twists

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Postby Dan » Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:04 pm

I did set it all the way to one extreme, maybe thats it. Im going to get the geometry done on Monday so they might notice any major problems if any. ill take it easy in the meantime

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Postby Noel » Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:12 pm

I'd ask the crowd you bought them from first..... any kind of warranty come with them? wouldn't want to void it... that's if you actually have one ... :wink:

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Postby Dan » Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:18 pm

how would i void it? adjusting the dampening voids the warranty?

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Postby Noel » Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:38 pm

nah i mean asking the crowd doing the geometry thats all....

it just doesn't sound normal....


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