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Old 11-02-2002, 04:23 PM
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hey guy's, i have a 406(490hp-520ftlbs)that i am putting in a 78'datsun 260z. i am going to backhalf the car,i'm going to use a 9" ford rear.but i can't decide on which suspension would work best for me,the ladder bar setup or a 4-link.if anyone could help me out alittle with this and/or has any parts for this buildup the info would be greatly appreciated...thanks

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gofastwitme: A lot depends on what you are going to do with the car, If its going to be street driven then I would put in 4 bar suspension and coil overs, if a strip car then 4 link for the most adjustments and ladder bars for the least amount of adjustments. ladder bars are alittle stiffer on the ride also. I think coil overs are the most adjustable but you do have to have some type of panard bar or watts link. Leaf springs are the easiest....GlennK
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in all respect of standard us made rear suspension i have to say that its not the best for roadholding in corners, id install a rearsuspension from conccours west 360-274-3373 its a jaguar based IRS setup you can order in any track width, or go the cheap way and install a complete IRS from a later model toyota supra, its a bolt in deal that installs using four bolts.
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