favorite - strut/shock/spring combo?
centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 9 12:23:30 PDT 2008
do they make adjustable camber plates for the 200q20v?
--- On Wed, 7/9/08, Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net> wrote:
> From: Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net>
> Subject: Re: favorite - strut/shock/spring combo?
> To: centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
> Cc: "200q20V mailing list" <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 12:20 PM
> For a cruiser, I would stick with the stock springs and ride
> and add Boge dampers for same. Stock, this car exhibits
> negative front camber, lowered it is intolerable. Work on
> this. A
> properly loaded strut tower brace helps, keeping camber
> within -0.5
> deg. and adds considerable lateral stiffness. More + camber
> major subframe mods to move lower control arms inboard.
> On Jul 9, 2008, at 11:51 AM, robert weinberg wrote:
> > Hi Bernie,
> > well, i dropped my old Taurus SHO nearly 2" with
> tokico struts and
> > eibach springs. coupled with full length subframe
> connectors and
> > aluminum subframe bushings, the car cornered like a
> mofo but...
> > rode like a rickshaw ;-)
> > i don't think i wanna go that aggressive this time
> around. what do
> > you recommend for spirited driving but also long-ish
> road trips
> > (like 5-6 hours). i don't plan on tracking the
> > the car had just got new rotors and pads on the UFOs.
> > the car presently sits on 2002-ish A4 17" rims
> with Kuhmo ESCTA
> > Sport 2325/45/ZR17.
> > Robby
> > --- On Wed, 7/9/08, Bernie Benz
> <b.benz at charter.net> wrote:
> >> From: Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net>
> >> Subject: Re: favorite - strut/shock/spring combo?
> >> To: centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
> >> Cc: "200q20V mailing list"
> <200q20v at audifans.com>
> >> Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 11:40 AM
> >> What factors are you looking to change with new
> >> relative to
> >> stock?
> >> Spring rate? SRH? (static ride height)
> >> The dampers are dependent upon both of those
> >> factors, and the
> >> unsprung weight. Do you have UFOs or G60s?
> >> Bernie
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