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PostSubject: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyFri Mar 15, 2013 7:18 am

Upgrades for handling..

Heres what i think you need to make your car feel like a go-kart

Coilovers or lowering springs at least

Thicker Front Anti Rollbar
Thicker Rear Anti Rollbar
Front Strut bar
Front Lower Strut bar
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Rear Tie bar

Good quality tyres - toyo, falken, yokohoma

anything i miss?

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyFri Mar 15, 2013 8:17 am

Thanks Ishaq! Smile Approve!

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyFri Mar 15, 2013 12:21 pm

Try getting rid of extra weight, it makes a big difference bud. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyFri Mar 15, 2013 12:45 pm

Already started on that bud. Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyFri Mar 15, 2013 12:53 pm

Good good you could try moving the battery and screen wash bottle to the back to even out the weight a little more.

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyFri Mar 15, 2013 10:04 pm

Yankee wrote:
Thanks Ishaq! Smile Approve!

no worries

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyFri Mar 15, 2013 10:05 pm

BRIDGY wrote:
Good good you could try moving the battery and screen wash bottle to the back to even out the weight a little more.

yeah do this too, better to try to 50/50 weight distribution between the front and back

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptySat Mar 16, 2013 9:58 am

Hey Ishaq

Nice suggestions

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptySat Mar 16, 2013 12:09 pm

Good shocks are a must if your going to use lowering spring
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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptySat Mar 16, 2013 12:12 pm

no worries,
yeah i agree with jamie, you need good shocks if you are using lowering springs.. i have g-maxx gas shocks on mine and they are really good

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptySat Mar 16, 2013 12:38 pm

I dont know which shocks I will use but there is a company in Denmark that has a nice selection for the AE101 but their site is only in danish..

I was thinking lately about their KAW Performance kit and that would lower my car 55 mm front and 45 mm back with shocks and springs, will that make my car to low?

I like driving on twisty roads and that is how I want my car setup.

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptySat Mar 16, 2013 12:41 pm

mine sits roughly around 60mm all round i think, handles really well and sticks to the ground through corners, but since i took front strut bar off and h-brace off, you can really feel the difference

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptySat Mar 16, 2013 12:48 pm

Sorry for asking but what is an h-brace and what does it do?

My car currently has stock suspension and has 175/65-14 tires and I think the handling is good now.

EDIT: Miib: Do you have a photo of your car as it sits now? I wanna see what a 60mm lowered Corolla looks like.

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptySat Mar 16, 2013 1:20 pm

h-brace is this

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fits under the car and stiffens it up like all the other braces

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptySun Mar 17, 2013 7:06 am

just check out my build thread Joachim

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptySun Mar 17, 2013 7:07 am

Will do! Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyMon Mar 18, 2013 7:52 am

What do I have to do to get the battery and screen washer bottle to fit securly in the back?

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyMon Mar 18, 2013 7:55 am

custom brackets

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyMon Mar 18, 2013 7:56 am

How do I make them both work from back there?

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyMon Mar 18, 2013 8:40 am

Extend cables and pipes

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyMon Mar 18, 2013 11:31 am

Remote-mounting the battery I can understand, but the washer bottle? It'd weigh 3-4kg tops when completely full of water, and a couple of hundred grams empty - moving it around the car will do SFA to affecting handling. Remember that even if everything in the car is exactly balanced front-back and left-right, then you still have a ~100kg (around 10% of the weight of the car) driver sitting to one side and towards the front which will throw everything out. Unless of course you take that into account when you corner-weight the car, and if you're that pedantic about weight distribution then you HAVE to do corner weights (if anything to adjust coilovers etc to even out the ride height).

Personally, the main reason why I'd be remote-mounting anything from the engine bay isn't for weight distribution, it would be for space.
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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyMon Mar 18, 2013 11:38 am

Right now I just want a better handling car cause I love driving on mountain roads and for some strange reason, when I drive on those types of roads my car uses less fuel then when I'm driving on the highway..

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyWed Dec 18, 2013 7:31 am

What kind of shocks should I go for (or should I keep the stock ones and wait until summer to buyt coilovers?)
I'm using 30mm loweringsprings and with the stock shocks my cars suspension is alot firmer then it used to be at speeds below 45/50 mph.

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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyWed Dec 18, 2013 11:03 am

If your goal is coilovers, then I wouldn't waste money on shocks now!
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PostSubject: Re: Handling mods?   Handling mods? EmptyMon Jan 06, 2014 5:58 am

What brake upgrade should I go for?

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