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Old 05-25-09, 09:12AM   #1
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My `68 firebird has a std front end , I have a alloy head ,std 400 block engine.

It is your normal street strip weekend type of car.

My question is what type of QA1`s do you guys think I sould use,
the 1450 kit or the 1350 kit

I like the idea of been able to adjust my ride hight & the other adjustments I can make.
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Old 05-25-09, 11:33AM   #2
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I've been told that these coil over conversions have two problems. The first being travel. (they're too short) And some people have had problems with their lower controk arms being broken.
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Old 05-26-09, 12:32PM   #3
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Mine have 4 1/2" of travel. You can't beat the price of the QA-1's for a street/car. Only thing is I should of went with the double adjustable so I could get some fine tuning. You will be happy with them. Not sure which one you should go with. I would lean more to the heavier spring but I would give them a call to see what they say.
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I've been told that these coil over conversions have two problems. The first being travel. (they're too short) And some people have had problems with their lower controk arms being broken.

I brought the 1450 kit,
Is anyone using the coilovers successfully with std control arms ?
I`m concerned about breaking them.
I`ll buy tubular control arms, but only if I really really have to.
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Old 09-17-09, 08:44AM   #5
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I`ve started to fit the QA1`s
It`s easy to see how they can break,
I have fabracated a metal plate to help with the weight transfer.
hopefully they should work fine
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