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Old 06-18-2004, 09:40 AM
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ok not sure if this is the right forum so if a mod or admin wants to move it and let me know which forum is right then please do so.

ok so i've seen acouple pictures of the people with really stiff suspension that have the one wheel up in the air, what are the specs on your suspension setup and what is the reason for you guys doing it? is it for drag or road courses or just prefrence? and most of the ones that i saw were EK's and EG's thats why i post in here.
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handling, and keeping the car off the ground! 400 F/350 R
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Old 06-18-2004, 11:49 AM
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coilovers will do that to your suspension if you corner hard enough due to the lack of excessive travel in the suspension.

we're running apex n1 pro 16k/7k on ek coupe with a brand new heart transplant as of monday night! ;] b18c1 status...

rear needs stiffer springs but the 25ways makes up for it a little.. no sway bars yet either.. they are next on the list!

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coilovers that have dual height adjustment and stiffer springs, allow for little to no rear droop. So anytime there is body roll/movement, the wheel just comes off the ground.

Either that or a big sway bar and a decently stiff setup.

I guess it's the cool thing to 3 wheel while standing still
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Old 06-18-2004, 12:17 PM
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Civics, Sentras, Echos, RSXs, Integras, etc all do the three wheel thing on the stock setups when autocrossing. Actually, the echo was coming up on two when I saw it
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so it doesnt take like acouple grand in suspension? i personally like a really stiff ride so it wont bother me todo that to my car.
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This isn't a yo-yo-boy lowrider thing. It comes with the territory.

Shortened shocks or shocks with shortened shafts are going to do it a lot. If you have a lot of suspension slop, but sticky tires, it'll happen under hard cornering. Having a huge swaybar certainly helps.
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yeah im just wondering the reasoning behind it besides one person said to keep you on the road. but i mean whats the purpose for having that type of suspension?
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it's stiff. it doesn't move much.

lifting the wheel doesn't affect performance, unless it's the drive wheel, or your suspension is too sloppy.
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by SwampThing &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">so it doesnt take like acouple grand in suspension?</TD></TR></TABLE>
You can lift the inside rear wheel with stock suspension. I know because I have done it and have watched many other people do it. Volkswagens are notorious for it.
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i dont mean while driving, im talking about people that are like half way up a drive way with a rear wheel in the way. il try to find a pic
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driving or not, it's already been explained to you.

SHORT SHOCKS/SHAFTS
BIG SWAYBAR

MEANS THE UNLOADED WHEEL STAYS UP IN THE AIR.
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