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@  EnderDRM : (22 November 2014 - 12:20 AM) I've seen spark plugs mounted on the exhaust. No idea how they fired them though.
@  BlackBetty : (21 November 2014 - 06:42 AM) takes some sort of high heat or ignition at the rear tail pipes to shoot flames
@  Sapias Lupus : (21 November 2014 - 05:11 AM) That actually sounds pretty cool, but then again that could be bad lmao
@  Timmy13091 : (21 November 2014 - 03:21 AM) Lol that means it had over 800hp yo..
@  Nateteo : (21 November 2014 - 02:30 AM) Shooting* lmao
@  Nateteo : (21 November 2014 - 02:30 AM) Hey guys so my car has some how managed shooing flames two times.. Probably more the 2 to be honest.
@  BlackBetty : (19 November 2014 - 07:52 AM) so i replaced the supercharger oil recently and noticed clear liquid spots on my garage floor. anyone know where the leak may be coming from on the supercharger?
@  Marchi1 : (18 November 2014 - 06:00 PM) carl? Is that you?
@  01abboud : (15 November 2014 - 09:46 PM) man, i haven't been on here in forever
@  BlackBetty : (15 November 2014 - 07:24 AM) well ordered from ddm tuning 2 days ago order says pending fulfillment so wish me luck lol
@  Sapias Lupus : (14 November 2014 - 02:51 AM) Thanks Vytasb
@  BlackBetty : (14 November 2014 - 12:04 AM) Does anyone know if BadAzzRegalGSX does the tinted headlights with LEDS anymore? i sent him a PM but no reply yet
@  Vytasb : (13 November 2014 - 11:48 PM) The strut bar will fit. I have the same kit, but I already had a front brace, so I used the one that came with the kit on the rear towers.
@  Sapias Lupus : (13 November 2014 - 11:16 PM) Also Keith, will the front tower brace that comes with the kit fit our regals?
@  Sapias Lupus : (13 November 2014 - 11:16 PM) And yeah BlackBetty I love my rear kappas I have, had to have the front match haha.
@  Sapias Lupus : (13 November 2014 - 11:15 PM) I went ahead and bought some 52.11i kappas to match my kappa 693.11i's in the back, I'll grab the GMPP kit for Christmas or something. I've heard good news about the kit though, next priority for sure.
@  keithr182 : (13 November 2014 - 10:08 PM) Sapias, GMPP handling kit is worth the money. The sway bars make a pretty big difference at how fast you can take our cars into corners
@  BlackBetty : (13 November 2014 - 08:33 PM) oh i replaced my speakers with infinity kappa's and i must say i never go over 25-30 out of 50 depnding on my source.. been very pleased with that upgrade
@  Sapias Lupus : (13 November 2014 - 02:40 PM) It's either new speakers or the handing kit.
@  Sapias Lupus : (13 November 2014 - 02:39 PM) Anyone know if the GMPP handling kit and a ZZP brace are worth the money? The GMMP is only 140 atm.

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#1 Iroc313

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 05:56 PM

In the near future I'd like to do some lowering springs and eventually some nice shocks on the Regal.

Any tips or things I should look out for? Would lowering springs destroy my stock shocks? And I'd have to get shorter dog bones right?

Edited by Iroc313, 10 November 2011 - 05:57 PM.

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#2 OhMyGS

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:11 PM

Lowering won't destroy your stock shocks, but unless they are really new, you'll want to replace them when you do the springs. You'll need an alignment so better to do it all at once instead of two alignments (one for the spring install and another one later for the strut install.)

Motor mount spacers (like Vinnie spacers from CGP) are a better solution than shorter dog bones. Shorter dog bones put strain on your down pipe flex section and tilt the engine forward. Not sure if internal oiling is affected by tilting. The spacers simply raise the drive train up, almost to its original geometry.
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#3 Crazyguy03

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:36 PM

Stock struts wont be able to dampen the lower after market spring. You can do it , but how long you or your strut can live with it will 2 days or 2 years.
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Posted 11 November 2011 - 12:16 AM

I'm gonna be in the market for some lowering springs here before summer. I hear Vogtland (GMPP) springs are the way to go. I'm gonna be using KYB GR2 struts. I really want that raked look with the front lower than the rear.
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#5 BadAzzRegalGSX

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 12:27 AM

I have DNA springs and GR2's and have had no problems at all and have that raked look too!
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Posted 11 November 2011 - 03:00 AM

That's my best choice right there!
Vogtlands on gr2s

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:35 AM

If you can find a good deal, I'd definitely recommend some Koni adj AGX struts if you get performance springs, but if you are going strictly for lowering for looks and trying to keep a comfy ride, get the KYBs

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 12:24 AM

i never thought a pogo bouncy ride was comfortable... thats what u get with gr-2's. unless you drive on roads made for the gods, the ride gets old. u need agx's to make it worth while. 2 front 4 rear is what mine was set up with. rode awesome but still with a heavy system and more then 1 passenger the car still bounced more then i wanted on the highway. im stock springs/gr-2s police sways and more happy then any other setup thats the ultimate in handling/comfort for our cars.
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Posted 14 November 2011 - 06:48 PM

Thanks for the help guys, I love the way the car rides, I'd just like it to turn in a little better. Now that I have some idea's it's time to start saving.

I also want to put a better tire on this thing.

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 02:17 AM

AGX's and vogtlands here. Along with other handling upgrades. The car handles like its on rails. Now I'm thinking of selling the vogtlangs and retrofitting the AGX's to turn them into coilovers. I need moar low.
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Posted 15 November 2011 - 07:35 AM

AGX's and vogtlands here. Along with other handling upgrades. The car handles like its on rails. Now I'm thinking of selling the vogtlangs and retrofitting the AGX's to turn them into coilovers. I need moar low.


You need moar low, I need your Vogtlands. Keep me in mind when you're ready.
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