a few suspension options for HD/HE NEW INFO!

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a few suspension options for HD/HE NEW INFO!

Postby alpha » Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:45 am

just been lurking around and jza80 suspension looks same as sentia
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or skyline r34 is quiet close, but fronts look way to long.
i measured up rear skyline shcoks and they are around 26" and sentias are 27"
fronts look much longer tho...
so if anyone has access to jza80 suspension or r34, should look into it:)
im abit short on cash at the moment so no experimenting for me:)

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Re: a few suspension options for HD/HE

Postby jitb » Tue Jun 23, 2009 2:22 pm

man these cars i cant even think about gettin parts for in the states..:( but good info..

post your fd /hd comparison pics as well
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Re: a few suspension options for HD/HE

Postby alpha » Wed Jun 24, 2009 1:38 am

so i went and bought standard fd3s shocks.

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so by looking at the picture they are about 100mm shorter than sentia struts, obviously different top hats(easy solution is just to replace them with your ones)
front shocks are pretty similar(fork) bolt hole is slightly smaller then sentias, and there is no brakeline bracket.

rears are again shorter than stock shocks and the "eye" is much much bigger than fd3s shock...

well im definately not going to waste my time with them and just save up for custom suspension or if i can find a mint set of adjustables on AYJ ill buy them...

plus sentia is about 400kg heavier than rx7 so you will be looking at different set of springs...
so in my conclusion those shocks wont work in sentia unless you are an engineer and is able to make it work. other wise it would cost you an arm and a leg to do it...

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Re: a few suspension options for HD/HE

Postby alpha » Wed Jun 24, 2009 1:42 am

jitb wrote:man these cars i cant even think about gettin parts for in the states..:( but good info..

post your fd /hd comparison pics as well

i thought supras are quiet common in states

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Re: a few suspension options for HD/HE

Postby jitb » Wed Jun 24, 2009 3:39 am

oh u said jza80.. i didnt see that part!
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Postby jitb » Sun Jul 12, 2009 4:08 pm

im gonna give this a shot! wish me luck gents!
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Re: a few suspension options for HD/HE

Postby Matsuda9 » Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:57 pm

go for it :)

but i would grab sentia struts and go to importer compare them (take Picks ;)) rather then buying a set
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Re: a few suspension options for HD/HE

Postby jitb » Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:01 am

im putting all my hopes into alpha...lol


but alpha, if you can take some more pics for me of the 2 id appreciate. Im having a hard time finding fd struts..to match up.
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Re: a few suspension options for HD/HE

Postby alpha » Thu Jul 16, 2009 9:15 am

jitb wrote:im putting all my hopes into alpha...lol


but alpha, if you can take some more pics for me of the 2 id appreciate. Im having a hard time finding fd struts..to match up.

sorry but i sold fd suspension ages ago,personally i wouldnt bother with it anyway, to me it looks like jza80 is a better bet, personally i didnt get a chance to see them with my eyes as for some weird reason local wreckers dont have any in stock:)

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Re: a few suspension options for HD/HE

Postby jitb » Thu Jul 16, 2009 3:19 pm

u think so? i talked to a chop that said they would be able to do it. that supra suspension is gonna be even harder to come by...lol
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