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Old 02-23-2007, 12:31 PM
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AirRide for 68 Impala con.

Hi Guys!

How can make me a check list for an AirRide concept.
I would like too buy it step by step as I see many cheap parts at eBay.

I have an 68 Impala SS427 con. (it is a clone) which gets a
brute BBC and I want to low the car a bit.

My goal is not to buy a lowrider, I prefer a system which is easy to handle(I dont want to pump the car 20cm up with one fingertip).
I also dont want to lay the car down on the floor just to lower it a bit and have a good ride quality aldough I ride on 20".
More importand is to save weight so 1 small compressor and a 3-5 gallon tank will do it.
Which power shall have the compressor and what exactly means for exaple 200psi rated or 100% Duty and how strong should be the air bags unit 150, 200, 300psi???

Who can give the necessery and best hints for the installation and recommendations what to buy and what to
shun.

Which companies are have quality and which built trash.
Does anyone know about a book or DVD to learn about?

Hope you can help me

thanks and best regards

Hannes

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AirRide Technologies is the best but if all you want to do is lower it a little I would suggest you just cut your springs. Each coil equals approximately 2" of drop.
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I dont think that to cut the coils is the right way.
I want to have control over the supspension.
Nobody here who can tell about an air ride suspension?

Thanks and best regards

Hannes
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Old 02-25-2007, 09:14 AM
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When you say "control" do you mean that you want to be able to adjust only the reide height or also the spring stiffness? In other words are you looking only for ride height adjustment or do you also want handling control?
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I want to adjust the height and want to have a good handling. I want to ride low for boulevard cruising but if I drive the highway if want to pump it a bit up for more clearence and stiffness.
I will use Hotchkis hollow swaybars and adjustable upper trailing arms.
A 12 bolt PosiTraction 3,08:1 is bought already.

Hannes
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