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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 7th, 19, 12:30 PM Thread Starter
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69 - tubular control arms and coilover conversion

Toying with the idea of this conversion. Currently have the factory upper/lower arms in place with energy suspension bushings and cut factory coils per Global West
. The ride isn't bad but I'm wondering if there is a significant improvement to handling/ride if I go this route. Front tires are 245/45 17s. Not trying to build an autocross car but I do desire a more modern car feel when driving down the highway.
If tall upper ball joints and/or offset control arm rods nets good results then it may be money better spent than going with control arms that allow for more negative camber and coil-overs (Viking dual adjustable).
Has anybody done this? What is your impression?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 7th, 19, 01:48 PM
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Re: 69 - tubular control arms and coilover conversion

Better shocks will net you a better ride imho. No need for coilovers etc for your application. What are your current alignment settings?

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 7th, 19, 01:58 PM Thread Starter
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Re: 69 - tubular control arms and coilover conversion

I can't find the actual specs printout from the alignment rack but I tried for the street specs that Mr. Pozzi has listed. If I remember correctly he calls for -.25 to -.5 camber but we couldn't get any negative in it at all. IF I'm remembering correctly.
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