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I have been reading all the threads on suspension setups and am still a bit confused. Can I simply buy the ZOK sway bars (such as the ones DDM sells) and replace my FE2 sway bars, or do I need to replace something else?
 

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You'll also need to replace the rubber bushings, since the bars are a different diameter from the stock ones.
 

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You'll also need to replace the rubber bushings, since the bars are a different diameter from the stock ones.
Thanks for the quick reply! And those come with the DDM set, so I'm good there.

I got confused reading about control arms etc...
 

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I have been reading all the threads on suspension setups and am still a bit confused. Can I simply buy the ZOK sway bars (such as the ones DDM sells) and replace my FE2 sway bars, or do I need to replace something else?
True - you can do just the sways and bushings, but to really get the ZOK suspension package, you need to do shocks as well.
 

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True - you can do just the sways and bushings, but to really get the ZOK suspension package, you need to do shocks as well.
That is true. Well, one thing at a time I guess. :)

Shocks I can get anywhere right? They just have to be the higher rates that match the zok shocks? Not sure about springs.


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True - you can do just the sways and bushings, but to really get the ZOK suspension package, you need to do shocks as well.
What? I thought it was just a spring replacement for ZOK, not the shocks as well. (At least on the GXP)
 

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What? I thought it was just a spring replacement for ZOK, not the shocks as well. (At least on the GXP)
That's probably true, but since mine are FE2 shocks, I would have to upgrade. I think that's what he meant.
 

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That's probably true, but since mine are FE2 shocks, I would have to upgrade. I think that's what he meant.
Yes, you would have to upgrade your shocks from FE2 to FE3, springs from FE2 to FE3/Z0K. Add sway bars for FE3/Z0K and the only thing you'd need would be the Z0K bar that mounts the differential. Use the DDM Probeam instead. :dthumbs:
 

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rear end grip

Hopefully this is a good place to ask how to cut down on the rear end breaking loose in AX. I have a GXP with, DDM backbone, LV brace, probeam and ZOK front and rear swaybars running on RE -1 tires. I've tried lowering tire pressure, but does not seem to help. The AX course I run is fairly small with allot of tight turns. Any ideas would be appreciated.
 

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You may want to post on the race section and see if one of the members there can give you some info.
 

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The bushings in the lower control arm also needs to changed. Chapter 6, page 79 under "Prepping The Z0K Suspension" in "Solstice Performance, How to go Fast and have Fun". It's the reason for the differing part numbers on the base and GXP models.
 
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