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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 01, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
 
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Would this suspension set-up be to stiff for a 71 camaro as a daily driver:

Hotchkis springs front/rear
edelbrock ias shocks
Global West subframe con.
Poly Graphite bushings every where
Solid Subframe bushings
1 1/4 & 7/8 swaybars

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 01, 04:45 PM
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as long as you dont use aluminum bushings (body mounts are fine in aluminum) then your alright. i didnt know suspensions could be too stiff for the street. too loose and mushy is a problem.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 01, 07:02 PM
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A lot depends on local roads, and what you like.
The Hotchkis springs will be about twice as stiff as you have now.
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