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Old 06-18-2004, 04:24 AM
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Any ideas for suspension upgrades for a 1999 se? It handles pretty good aready but, I'm looking for something that takes the tur ns .
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You can get lowering kits and torsion bars from www.domesticperformance.com
Smellbird has the lowering kit and loves it. Cool look and better handling too.
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I like the stock look but, would like a stiffer Stick to the tar ride.
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Have you gone through your RPO'* yet?

I've got a set of FE1, FE2, and two sets of F41. The F41 Is definatly the Best, Plus replacing the Sway Bar center links and the A-Arm Bushings, Trying to install Poly where ever you can..... It'* just a hundred little things the add up to a great ride.
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I've got a list of the different sizes around here somewhere... The biggest I've ever seen is the set in my shed, 16.342mm The sizes all seem to be aroud 15.2, 15.8, 16, and 16.3mm.
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Just swap in SSEi springs and swaybars. They'll bolt right up to your SE.
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Yup. Springs with a coil width of 16.250mm or greater, ~32mm front sway bar, ~22mm rear sway bar. It'll be nice. Replace all the insulators and mounts while you're in there and the F1 car will look twice lol
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Yup, Engineers MIc, From when the City quit doing their own stuff, I love auctions.
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Also getting bigger rubber will help. Not a lot but I sure noticed a difference when I upgraded just to the 235.
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So smellbird , you bought the 1.5-2" lowering springs from DP ? How is the spring rate on them ? Are they quite stiff ? FE1 stinks and Im thinking of DP springs but I need real agressive springs for my 62 mile daily mountain road pounding. In other words I want stiffer than F41 which I am also fimilar with. I need to find out about them before I put the work and money into them. I may have to go for a custom spring. Even thought of the coilover Konis but the price is outragous.
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