My LQ4 Swap

Discussion in 'High Tech Retrofits' started by TheMeat, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. rvalley

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    love it. very nice and should be a beast on the road. who is tuning it?
     
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    That looks wicked. I bet it is going to be a bad mother @$#%&*. LOL
     
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    NicD in Phoenix
     
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    Put the engine and trans in today after finishing the front suspension work. Everything takes me 4x longer than I plan for it to. I'm not a mechanic by trade so I do the best I can.

    I put on a set of QA1 coil overs I picked up from a friend. I snapped a few photos with them on the car at the lowest setting. Too low to drive like this but I wanted to see where it would sit.

    Still trying to figure out a color combo for the wheels too...

    Tomorrow, I am going to tidy up a few things on the car then take a week off for vacation with the wife and kid. I think I will have to move my completion date another month to the right...maybe September??

    This Mother F*cker is heavy and not fun to install on while on the floor.
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    Plasti Dipped one wheel leaving the rivets polished.
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    All polished
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    I like the stance and the polished wheels in this photo. How much higher does it need to be to drive on our wonderful roadways?

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    Hmmm, guessing 1/2". Once all of the parts are installed I can see where it will sit.

    Lowest part is the headers which are about 4" off the ground...maybe 4!

    I'm still torn on what to do with the wheels. Maybe I am just bored with them being all polished. Time will tell.
     
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    FYI on adjusting the ride height. If you move the adjuster up say 1" the ride height goes up 2". So just make the actual adjustment about 1/2 of what you want.
     
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    Good to know, thanks.
     
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    All polished looks sweet in my opinion! Not a fan of the black... Nice ride!!!
     
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    you can never go wrong with hellsya on your plates. polished rims look great and wont get old. painted rims are just a fad that will pass.
     

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