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post #31 of 32 (permalink) Old 02-22-2019, 10:32 PM
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Originally Posted by duoz View Post
The whole suspension is brand new. Literally everything. It has about 40 miles on it. I will look into those parts I eventually wanted to upgrade anyway.
New member here and just followed down this thread. I know it's been 2.5 years but what was the final outcome?

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post #32 of 32 (permalink) Old 02-23-2019, 12:10 AM
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Originally Posted by duoz View Post
I don't have it with me at the moment. I can post that later. I don't have any shims in the upper arms. They are bolted right to the tower. I want to run specs from opentracker, but they could not be achieved with the current set up. I don't know if they are cheap reproduction arms or if something else it wrong. All the supports and cross bars in the engine compartment fit perfect so I don't think something is bent.
Interesting. I have stock arms (15 years old) and I have shims under the arms. If I remember right, I was running +5 caster and -1 camber my first year at the track. I remember one bolt was tight to the frame and the other had shims.

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