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Old 12-03-2021, 06:49 PM   #1
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Hi all, I've a member for quite some time. Recently, I finally completed a full suspension refresh as well as the V6 front brake upgrade to my KC D21 and really couldn't have done it without anyone and everyone here who has contributed to these forums. So thank you to all! Here are some pics:


I suppose it could be a bit lower in the rear...



Before


After (modified dust shields to accommodate new V6 rotors)





As a "thank you" to forum members, I have a for sale post that has many new items that I do not need on sale at a very heavily discounted price. Here's a link to the thread:

http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ad.php?t=46082

For those interested, here are my suspension and brake specs:

Front:
-Sway-a-way torsion bars
-BellTech Street Performance shocks
-BellTech 1" sway bar
-BellTech 2" drop spindles
-Mevotech upper and lower control arms
-Energy Suspension polyurethane bushings
-Dynamic Friction Co drilled and slotted rotors for V6
-Remanned 2 piston V6 calipers
-Hawk brake pads
-Goodridge SS brake lines
-new steering center link, idler arms, and tie rod ends

Rear:
-BellTech leafs, 3 leaf pack with factory overload
-BellTech Street Performance shocks
-2" drop blocks
-Energy Suspension polyurethane bushings
-BellTech 3/4" rear sway bar
-Goodridge SS brake line
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Old 12-03-2021, 08:27 PM   #2
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Flipping the truck upside down sure makes it easier to swap parts. Welcome back.
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Lol, thanks.
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Damn good looking truck. I love the fact you kept it on the original chrome slots.
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looks good, super stiff with those sway bars?
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looks good, super stiff with those sway bars?
I wouldn't say stiff... but firm. Not sure if that makes sense. Also with the upgraded front sway and the addition of a rear sway, I have virtually zero body roll. It reminds me of how my older Integra drove. Very controlled in corners with much less understeer. Wider and better tires would really improve things. i currently am running 205's on all 4 tires.
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I wouldn't say stiff... but firm. Not sure if that makes sense. Also with the upgraded front sway and the addition of a rear sway, I have virtually zero body roll. It reminds me of how my older Integra drove. Very controlled in corners with much less understeer. Wider and better tires would really improve things. i currently am running 205's on all 4 tires.
i know exactly what you mean. my old civic wagon handled like it was on rails.
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Hi all, I've a member for quite some time. Recently, I finally completed a full suspension refresh as well as the V6 front brake upgrade to my KC D21 and really couldn't have done it without anyone and everyone here who has contributed to these forums. So thank you to all! Here are some pics:


I suppose it could be a bit lower in the rear...



Before


After (modified dust shields to accommodate new V6 rotors)





As a "thank you" to forum members, I have a for sale post that has many new items that I do not need on sale at a very heavily discounted price. Here's a link to the thread:

http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ad.php?t=46082

For those interested, here are my suspension and brake specs:

Front:
-Sway-a-way torsion bars
-BellTech Street Performance shocks
-BellTech 1" sway bar
-BellTech 2" drop spindles
-Mevotech upper and lower control arms
-Energy Suspension polyurethane bushings
-Dynamic Friction Co drilled and slotted rotors for V6
-Remanned 2 piston V6 calipers
-Hawk brake pads
-Goodridge SS brake lines
-new steering center link, idler arms, and tie rod ends

Rear:
-BellTech leafs, 3 leaf pack with factory overload
-BellTech Street Performance shocks
-2" drop blocks
-Energy Suspension polyurethane bushings
-BellTech 3/4" rear sway bar
-Goodridge SS brake line
I see spacers for the rear, but not on the fronts? Curious as to why you would run spacers on the rear only with factory wheels.
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I see spacers for the rear, but not on the fronts? Curious as to why you would run spacers on the rear only with factory wheels.
I used 1" wheels spacers on the rear to match fender fitment with the front. From the factory, the rear wheels sit inboard compared to the front wheels. I'm not a fan of that look and prefer the "flush" look instead.
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