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  1. #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by NZ EVLHSV View Post
    Sweet. I am now considering these for my GTS. Old mate told me they weren't height adjustable and my car would sit at W1 height, which isn't low enough for me

    Keep me updated!


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    This is as low as they go after mine settled down.
    They need to drop another 20 mm for what I use the car for, and also remember I run 18' wheels.



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  2. #22
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    Can you please measure the hub to guard. Looks way too high


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  3. #23
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    Quote Originally Posted by TPKW30 View Post
    Yes, got them fitted & will run them this weekend.

    They will be coming back out however because the front doesn't have anywhere
    near enough height adjustment.

    Also, my rims/tyres on the front hit the strut.

    I nearly pulled the fronts out today to go back to my old set due to tyre
    fouling, but I got my smaller 9 1/2 rims to fit but to do so I've had to run almost no negative camber.

    (My normal front rims are 18x10 with an 35 ET running a 265 yokahama A050 semi slick
    but there was no way they would fit. The rim & tyre was hitting the strut & even trying
    a 5mm spacer didn't help)

    I spoke to supashock & ole mate said he can modify everything to suit. But at what cost?

    I'll wait till the mods are done so I can get my bigger wheel/tyres back on.
    And wait till the car can be aligned & corner weighted correctly before I make
    any comment on how they perform.

    So far however it has been nothing but stress!!!!!!!!
    TMR is going to be pissing down rain, so instead of just concentrating on driving,
    I will have to use the whole practise session sussing out the car to see what its going to do.
    Not ideal.
    Interesting that yours clashes. Are they any different to what is offered on the W1?
    The 30th anniversary optional Rimfire wheels are a 20x 10 +57 and 20x9" +45, I'd assume the GTSR wheels would be the same, if not very close.

    The 265/35R20 on a 20x9 +45 on the W1 would only have a couple of millimetres more clearance than your 265 on a 18x10 +35.


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    Ive got washers with different offsets, you need the same
    [IMG][/IMG]

  5. #25
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    Quote Originally Posted by mitchy View Post
    Interesting that yours clashes. Are they any different to what is offered on the W1?
    The 30th anniversary optional Rimfire wheels are a 20x 10 +57 and 20x9" +45, I'd assume the GTSR wheels would be the same, if not very close.

    The 265/35R20 on a 20x9 +45 on the W1 would only have a couple of millimetres more clearance than your 265 on a 18x10 +35.

    The shocks are the same as the W1, but & quoting supashock: - "without the compromise of the road car"

    So, essentially better because my car is track only. Not having to worry about ride comfort etc..

    The wheels hit the strut when I try & dial in negative camber. Alignment setting with wheels almost
    upright & there is no prob.

    I haven't tried my 20's on the car to see, but I think they would clear where the 18's are hitting.
    But, I only run 18's on the track so there is no point talking about 20's.




    Since taking the photos above, I've screwed the sway bar mount & lower spring saddle all
    the way down which is how you lower the height.
    There would have been approx 60 mm's of adjustment, but it only dropped the car about 30 mm's.

    I will be on the phone to supashock as soon as they open & hopefully get the right answers.
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  6. #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by NZ EVLHSV View Post
    Can you please measure the hub to guard. Looks way too high


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    as it sits in the photos from the weekend hub to gaurd
    front: - 380mm
    rear : - 390mm

    I used tow straps to pull it down whilst still on the trailer & got
    it to sit where I would like it: -
    front: - 360mm
    rear : - 370mm
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  7. #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by mickyinc View Post
    Ive got washers with different offsets, you need the same
    [IMG][/IMG]
    where do these go??
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  8. #28
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    My GTS sits around 360 front and 355 rear. Ideally I want it more like 350mm front and 350-355 rear. My SSV wagon daily sits at 360mm front and rear, so yours is pretty high for a race car
    Last edited by NZ EVLHSV; 13-06-2017 at 12:57 PM.
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  9. #29
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    Quote Originally Posted by NZ EVLHSV View Post
    My GTS sits around 360 front and 355 rear. Ideally I want it more like 350mm from and 350-355 rear. My SSV wagon daily sits at 360mm front and rear, so yours is pretty high for a race car
    Yes, but we need body roll & suspension travel for track - sitting low & stiff is not
    ideal for circuit or hill climbs.
    If your suspension travels & rolls (controlled set up, not willy nilly) it reduces under/oversteer.
    I've seen people who run super low/stiff set ups & they are usually in the scrub at the first turn.

    This is turn 1 at the Grafton Hill Climb on the weekend -

    The suspension doing its job.

    This is at Bathurst in May with old shocks & 18 x 10 all round:-
    Last edited by TPKW30; 13-06-2017 at 12:21 PM.
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  10. #30
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    hopefully it all works out for you mate.. ive always wanted a set of these supashocks. Curious to see what your thoughts are after its all done and setup.

    Cheers.







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