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#21 DurbenQuest

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 04:27 PM

i wanted to align the toe and caster since the toe was off 4 degrees on the RR. I couldnt do anything else since there was no way i could get my car on the rack even with long ramps. but i got it pretty spot on and it drives great still
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 04:32 PM

yea frenchi i have met a couple of starquest guys! not sure if they remember me because i double duty with a rotary as well! If you hear about a red one lowered one with p45rs riding  around dekalb and gwinnett its me

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 04:42 PM

On a related note, how many coils are on the stock springs?

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 04:50 PM

6 coils by my count in this pic:
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They're on the tops of the shelves, those are all stock Starion springs haha.

BTW, why is Dale's car bottomed out in 4x4 mode??

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 09:06 PM

probably has the dual spring cosmos. http://farm6.staticf...9871b245b_b.jpg
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 09:56 PM

or is still running the stock top hat above the one for the Cosmos
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:45 PM

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 09:24 AM

View PostKomeuppance, on 25 January 2012 - 04:50 PM, said:

BTW, why is Dale's car bottomed out in 4x4 mode??
That's how we roll on the right coast 'Bert.

View PostBOOSTED88tsi, on 25 January 2012 - 09:06 PM, said:

probably has the dual spring cosmos. http://farm6.staticf...9871b245b_b.jpg
Nope, single spring in the front. It's not that I'm bottomed out on the sleeve, I still have a bunch of room to go lower. I just don't have much more room for suspension travel before I'm excersizing the bump stop, lol.

View PostD_Venable, on 25 January 2012 - 09:56 PM, said:

or is still running the stock top hat above the one for the Cosmos
Cosmo top hats only, at least I'm pretty sure. It's been a few years since I installed everything.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 10:33 AM

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 02:57 PM

View Postdmyers151, on 25 January 2012 - 12:36 PM, said:

Cosmo sleeve-overs, pretty much bottomed out in the front.

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How do you like those sleevovers? Shocks and springs are next on my to do list
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 03:24 PM

If I had to do it again, I'd either stick with just lowering springs, or go all out and get full coilovers.

With the lowering springs you can get away with stock top hats and save a bunch of money, plus it makes life so simple. Bolt on and go.

With the coilovers you get full adjustability of height and dampening, which is nice if you like to tinker or are more serious about road-racing.

The sleeve overs are alright, just a PITA to install. It takes a bit to dial them in, and at the end of the day, they are overly stiff and make for a bit of a harsh ride.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 03:33 PM

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 03:48 PM

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my shaft was big i dont know what your talking about.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 04:32 PM

View Postdmyers151, on 26 January 2012 - 03:24 PM, said:

If I had to do it again, I'd either stick with just lowering springs, or go all out and get full coilovers.

With the lowering springs you can get away with stock top hats and save a bunch of money, plus it makes life so simple. Bolt on and go.

With the coilovers you get full adjustability of height and dampening, which is nice if you like to tinker or are more serious about road-racing.

The sleeve overs are alright, just a PITA to install. It takes a bit to dial them in, and at the end of the day, they are overly stiff and make for a bit of a harsh ride.


Thanks for the input. I'll probably get the ST springs then.
1988 Starion 5-speed- AMC head, Schnieder HD springs and 284 cam, Wiseco's, Pauter Rods, adjustable cam gear, ported Evo III 16G, 3" turbo back w/ high-flo cat and HKS catback, lightened/balanced flywheel, polished/balanced crank, SS braided oil and coolant lines for turbo, full hard pipes w/ TurboXS BOV and MBC, Trilogy injectors, MSD blaster 2 coil, 8.5mm wires, stress relieved and ported exhaust manifold, ported intake manifold, LSP 52mm TB, ARP everything, EGR, A/C, and cruise removed, silicon vacuum lines, STB's front and rear, ABS delete, 3" GM MAF-T Gen II, D/S rotors, SS brake lines, Innovate wideband, adjustable FPR, Walbro 255lph fuel pump, AutoMeter boost gauge, GM alternator, SS clutch line, meshies, factory hatch spoiler, mud flaps, Mookeh rear struts and adjustable front inserts, Cosmo dual-spring Coilovers, Mookeh pillow ball camber plates F/R, rebuilt trans, short throw, MSD 6a, poly bushings

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 08:38 PM

If anything get cosmos over just springs.  Thats what I'm running on my car, mr2 conversion up front only, and honestly they arent that bad.  Plus you can adjust the height.  If you can hold to save the bucks do it right and get d2s.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 02:39 AM

Lowered on eibach springs since 91
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Posted 28 January 2012 - 04:47 AM

That canary yellow is nice. I've seen a Ruff Porsche Painted in that
canary yellow with Ruff wheels. Now that was hot some real cool xxxx.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 11:28 AM

this car was repainted canary yellow when it was 6 month old

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 03:23 PM

Here it is when I bought it...Previous owner was an r'tard and put the springs in backwards, hence the rake and major front tuckage on just eibach springs.

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Here it is now, bottomed out on Ground Control coilovers on Mookeeh struts w/Mookeeh camber plates in rear and pillow ball camber plates up front. I could go further but that would involve removing the top hat or adjustable part of the lower collar and figuring something out that way...Would rather keep the adjustability.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 05:34 PM

Snapped this one today

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