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cobra330
08-18-2004, 06:06 PM
Okay I have started working on my suspension with the Eibach Springs and CC plates...but, before I go any further and just start throwing money at different areas I want to get some advice. I see that Griggs Racing, Maximum Motorsports and Steeda..to name a few have some nice suspension kits. I like the Griggs and Maximum Motorsport verisions but, like the Steeda name too. I wanted to know if any of you out there have kits from the above what you thought of them? Would you recommend them? Or do you have another company you might recommend? This stuff is a little to expensive to start one way...then change to a different way half way through...so, I want to get it right the first time. My car is a 98 Cobra..with the suspension mods mentioned above...which may come off if it appears that is the way to go.

Oh and anyone with coilover's? Is this a real good idea or just real expensive?

Firme
08-18-2004, 07:12 PM
I have and love Maximum Motorsports. They also have a great team that will help you piece the suspension together for your needs. Griggs is good, but no first hand experience.

Steeda, well, let just say I am NOT impressed, and try not to buy anything from them.

These are just my opinions.

Coil-overs are much better.

read this to answer your questions

http://www.maximummotorsports.com/coiloverFAQ.asp

Hazman
08-18-2004, 08:08 PM
Maximum Motorsports is the way to go!! The club usually does a group buy at a discount during Christmas. That way you have something to do in the garage during those long winter nites!!

I have the MM caster/camber plates, torque arm, panhard bar, lower control arms and full length subframe connectors. I am very pleased with the improvement in handling. :thumbsup: :bounce:

1-QIK-SNK
08-18-2004, 09:38 PM
I have a Kenny Brown suspension and really like it.

Hazman
08-18-2004, 10:12 PM
OK where is JohnBASF and his toothpick pictures?? Come on man don't let us down!! :eek:

2KWhiteSnake
08-19-2004, 01:06 AM
Maximum hands down.

Big Daddy
08-19-2004, 10:03 AM
Well I'll have to throw my $.02 in here and vote for ANYTHING BUT STEEDA. I personally like the Kenny Brown stuff, Griggs I've heard mixed reviews about and Maximum seems to get good reviews from everyone. :thumbsup:

cobra330
08-23-2004, 03:44 PM
Thanks to all those who answered...looks like it's either MM or Griggs I will pursue....Hopefully I can find a supplier/installed here on the east coast in my area. If I do he can look forward to seeing me...money in hand! :thumbsup:

venomnous99
09-17-2004, 06:50 PM
Well it looks like I'm too late, I already have springs from Steeda. Although I hear from Steeda that they don't make the springs. Does anybody know who might make them. Also, should this effect me setting up the rest of the car with another brand. Any input would be greatly appreciated.:bounce:

2KWhiteSnake
09-17-2004, 06:56 PM
Eibach makes them I think.

johnbasf
09-17-2004, 10:36 PM
I HAD the full MM and it was wicked. Solid axle I would suggest MM.

Mystic_Cobra
09-18-2004, 12:01 AM
I'm getting a full MM system in my car.

johnbasf
09-18-2004, 01:20 AM
I'm getting a full MM system in my car.


Before or after the move? :D

Firme
09-18-2004, 01:28 PM
Stan, aka Levi http://www.svtcobraclub.com/forums/vbgarage.php?do=view&id=592 just did a full MM suspension on his 98, including the PHB & TA. That thing is insane.

Mystic_Cobra
09-18-2004, 07:50 PM
After, which is getting very close... :bounce:

GUMBALL
09-22-2004, 10:16 AM
Here's another $.02.......have to agree with BigDaddy on anything BUT Steeda.
I think Kenny Brown's geometry is better than most others.
When you start buying pieces, I would suggest staying with one manufacturer - the parts from one aren't always compatible with the parts from another.....
Have fun.....

cobra330
09-22-2004, 10:26 AM
Thanks for everyone's help..I think I have decided on MM. Since I can't do most of the installation..it's gonna take some time. MM does not come cheap..but, hey isn't everything in life expensive? :D

venomnous99
09-22-2004, 08:33 PM
Another quick question for the experts. This may sound like a stupid question. I looked at my springs, and they are marked hypercoil. They were purchased from Steeda, but Kenny Brown told me those were the springs they use also. Is hypercoil the manufacturer? And if so, are they good springs?

Firme
09-22-2004, 08:50 PM
Another quick question for the experts. This may sound like a stupid question. I looked at my springs, and they are marked hypercoil. They were purchased from Steeda, but Kenny Brown told me those were the springs they use also. Is hypercoil the manufacturer? And if so, are they good springs?

I am not an expert, but I will see if this helps till one gets here... :)

Hypercoil IS a spring maker. Do you have coil-overs? the reason I ask is that hypercoil is the leading coil-over spring maker. Maximum motorsports uses Hypercoil coil-over springs http://www.maximummotorsports.com/COSprings.asp .

If these are regular, or "conventional" springs, meaning the shock does not sit inside them, instead they sit in seperate locations, then I mave not seen many people using hypercoil conventional springs.