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Old 04-15-2014, 08:35 AM   #1
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ng900 coilovers?

I've been doing a little searching but havent come up wit a whole lot.

has anyone attempted this? any universal parts that I could source?
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Old 04-23-2014, 02:36 PM   #2
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The process for mounting the threaded sleeves, lower perches and springs should be basically the same between the ng900 and og9-3. The problem is the upper perches. Nick T has said before that he's designed the part but (presumably due to low demand) never got around to building any.

I'm playing with a set of blown-out ng900 uppers right now, actually. I'll update if anything usable comes from it. The machine work to make a coil spring seat and a groove for the strut bearing that would all press into the factory aluminum part doesn't look too bad if you're ok with keeping the rubber bushing. Adding a big, high-offset spherical bearing to the stock part would be way harder, and kind of necessitate redesigning the whole part around it... at which point I think a better strategy would be to gather enough interest for a group buy and ask Nick to pretty please make us some upper strut mounts.
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:00 AM   #3
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Here´s a great DIY-guide to bulding coilovers on a 900/9-3. It´s in swedish but most of it should be understandable with google translate.

DIY Coiloverguide till OG9-3
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once i get my car on the lift ill show you my rear suspension solution
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