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Old 03-20-2017, 09:05 PM   #26
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I have a 911 Turbo in the garage next to the Volvo. The Volvo is about the journey. It's fun to start with a $350 car and make it into something. Goal is to learn along the way
It's going to be quite a journey and a long road starting with a piston slapping 9mm rod LH2.2 sedan don't worry.

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Old 03-20-2017, 09:13 PM   #27
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Coilovers with reasonable spring rates are what you need.

If those springs are progressive that doesn't really have anything to do with their primary rate.
Reasonable?
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Old 03-20-2017, 09:59 PM   #28
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B&G springs will leave a lot of body roll. 23/19 is a decent combo.

you dont want a 25mm rear bar.

I wouldn't recommend larger than what you have in the rear.
OK. Got down and measured. Currently have 23mm front and 21mm rear.
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Old 03-20-2017, 10:13 PM   #29
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Just put IPD sport springs on the Wagon of Doom. Very happy with them. Said to be 20% stiffer than stock. Reasonable drop.

Existing combo: 23/19 bars, Bilstein Touring shocks, upper and lower front braces, adj rear track bar.

Of all these goodies, it was the springs that made the biggest difference to me.





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Old 03-20-2017, 10:17 PM   #30
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how's the steering coming along ?
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Old 03-20-2017, 10:24 PM   #31
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how's the steering coming along ?
Are you asking me?
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Old 03-20-2017, 10:34 PM   #32
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Old 03-20-2017, 10:42 PM   #33
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no...running joke
I have a cult following: They love to hate me.



Hoping it's the POS manual rack. Will keep you posted.

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Old 03-21-2017, 02:52 AM   #34
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I built the wall to protect the 911 from kids bikes and scooters.

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OH WOW!
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Old 03-21-2017, 06:43 AM   #35
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Perhaps the 25mm bar makes a big difference then
TB urban legend states the "+5 rule"...... if you run a 19mm rear bar, then you need at minimum the 25 front (no 24 exists that I've heard of for the 240). Many have done, and enjoyed.

Dampers sound a bit wimpy.... consider KONI sports (adjustable rebound) or the famous re-valved Bils HD.

Beautiful 911 ....... I used to lean foam pads alongside my Chevelle when my kids were little.... it still bears a few handlebar dents. The JOY of children! Laughed out loud when I saw your child barrier..... but I understand it.
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Old 03-21-2017, 07:16 PM   #36
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My Volvo is so ugly, the kids are afraid to get near it.
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Old 03-21-2017, 11:46 PM   #37
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My Volvo is so ugly, the kids are afraid to get near it.
Your cars remind me of that Delbert McClinton lyric - "One's name was Jane, the other was plain, but they both had a racin' motor!".....o.k., so you'd never name a 911 "Jane" but ya get the idea.
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