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Just Finished Lowering the L

 
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Old 03-07-2001, 01:54 PM
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Paul,

what's the whole deal cost?

I want to do it to mine, but not spend a boatload as I trade them away every 9 mos or so.

Berto
 
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Old 03-07-2001, 01:58 PM
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Great job, Paul! Can't wait to see it.

Hey, we're getting together Sat. night in N. Tampa. Hope you and the misses' can make it.

Rich
 
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Old 03-07-2001, 02:02 PM
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Any pics - I'd really like to see it...


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Old 03-07-2001, 05:18 PM
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You cant really go buy what it coust me, I own my own garage, so I got the parts at coust. I have 550 in it so far. I hope to have some pics soon.
Rich,
Man I would love to hook up sat but we do not have any one to watch the rug rats. I will at macdill on sunday doing an autocross.
Paul
 
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Old 03-07-2001, 05:20 PM
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sounds cool another lowered L joins the crowd.. Bill
 
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Old 03-08-2001, 12:30 AM
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Just got done with lowering the L. Holy S$$$ does it look good. I should have done this a long time ago. I used Roush rear springs and Hypercoils on the front. The install took about 1 1/2 hours, installed cam kits and put her on the alingment rack. This is were it got fun, almost 2 hours to aling correct. Had to open the slid holes up just a littel to get the right camber. Now I had to deal with the bump stopes. Problem solved I just removed one inch of rubber on all. Took her for a ride. I really love the way she handels now. Cant what to try her out on the autocross this weekend.

Paul
 
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Old 03-08-2001, 09:19 AM
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How did you get the Roush springs? I've called them and they would only seel the complete kit (Coils, Leafs, &Shocks0. Could you help me aquire the springs you put on? Also, did you put on shorter shocks?

Thanks
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Old 03-08-2001, 01:43 PM
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If you want some interesting reading check out an previos post (Roush can kiss my a$$) it goes into detail about all the help you can expect from Roush and from some members of this forum. I had to play a game with Roush to get the springs. I told them that I broke a spring and wanted to replace it in a pair. I dont know how many times you can do this before they catch on. I do not know why Roush has do be such a-holes about the whole thing. The rear spring set up is so perfect, no cutting, no modifications, no b/s. Just unbolt and rebolt. I think that if Roush loosened up they would sell alot more springs. I have not changed the shocks yet, I want to see how she handels first then do some research on the best shock. This truck handels like a slot car now.

Paul
 
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Old 03-08-2001, 02:58 PM
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Hotchkis is coming out with some suspension pieces real soon. Just dropped serious money on long-tube headers and siamesed exhaust so I will wait until their product is avaialable. I saw the thread you mentioned. Pretty funny. Thought since you owned a shop you could get the springs w/o the shocks.
 
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Old 03-08-2001, 04:35 PM
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NeedFourSpeed,
Roush could care less that I owned my shop. They just did not want to work things out. So sorry they have a great product.
 
 


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