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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-24-2015, 06:35 PM Thread Starter
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550 RWHP suspension upgrades

Finally made 550 rwhp and now i need to upgrade my suspensio. Its stock except for some umi rear extended control arms. Need opinions of what works to keep straight and have a good feel to car. i want to keep same height. Let me know where to get parts from and if possible part numbers. Thanks
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-25-2015, 12:12 PM
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Might want to get a Dick Miller kit...
http://store.dickmillerracing.com/rearsuspensions.aspx
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I'll also give a big big second on the Dick Miller Racing brace!! Worth every penny!

For that kind of HP I would also get a pair of aftermarket upper rear control arms. Like BMR, UMI or Currie. A match set of upper and lowers would be best.

Please give some thought about strengthening the chassis, like set of fresh new body mounts like the kind that are in the 9C1 Police Package and 9C6 Taxi. Which both had additional body mounts in their chassis but were left out of the WX3 Impala SS. And not to mention boxing the C channels on the perimeter frame extra torsional strength.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-26-2015, 05:55 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks i will give them a call. Ive seen a couple of his things before so i know they are good.
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