upgrade suspension?

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  1. 91_4ourBanger

    91_4ourBanger New Member

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    if i was to swap a TC motor into my 91 LX, do i have to upgrade my suspension? im probably going to drop the car an inch or so. and get new control arms all the way around. what else would i need to swap? i just want to drive the car everyday with somewhat good handling, it doesnt have to handle like a vette. right now i have stock suspension exect for the rear shocks (which according the previous owner are "heavy duty") :shrug:
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    bhuff30 Founding Member

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    I would start with 5.0 sway bars; they will really wake up the handling. I don't know any of any lowering kits for jujst 1" though. I saw leave the control arms alone. the only 1 I would touch is the rear lower control arm, and I would only replace it with a control arm that has 1 sperical bushing, and 1 poly bushing. Anything else is going to create binding which gets you into trouble really fast (think SNAP oversteer).
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    Asha'man Founding Member

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    Subframe connectors. Bigger brakes, too. I'm building my chassis before my car gets fast....going with Eibach Pro-Kit ($50 :D), subframe connectors, and 5.0 front brakes with Hawk pads in just a few weeks. I'm planning to keep my stock shocks and struts until I get the money for some good ones like Konis or Tokicos or something. Only when the car can turn and stop will it get some added power.

    Ash

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