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Old 9th August 2006
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is it me or does my 900 have a ton of body roll, i am looking to make my car have great handling and no body roll i would like to be able to go around a sharp turn without jaming my knee into the door to stay on the seat, so if anyone has any suggestion on what to purchase let me know because i know very little about suspension. THANK YOU
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Try the search !

You can make the handling a lot better, though it will never be perfect.
First you should upgrade the shocks and springs. The search will help you on different options. Personally I recommend Koni shocks with H&R springs, great combo !
Upgrade to polyurethane bushings. Makesa huge difference, especially if your stock bushings are worn out.
The "Viggen Rescue Kit" ie. a steering rack clamp and brace makes the car more stable, especially when flooring it. The sideways swaying is minimized with this mod.
Also by changing the rear anti roll bar to a thicker one the handling will be improved.

By doing these mods your car will dramatically changes towards the better. Already the shocks and springs alone make all the difference !
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Try the search !

You can make the handling a lot better, though it will never be perfect.
First you should upgrade the shocks and springs. The search will help you on different options. Personally I recommend Koni shocks with H&R springs, great combo !
Upgrade to polyurethane bushings. Makesa huge difference, especially if your stock bushings are worn out.
The "Viggen Rescue Kit" ie. a steering rack clamp and brace makes the car more stable, especially when flooring it. The sideways swaying is minimized with this mod.
Also by changing the rear anti roll bar to a thicker one the handling will be improved.

By doing these mods your car will dramatically changes towards the better. Already the shocks and springs alone make all the difference !
all things are very true... however if you don't have the cashflow you need to change in that order.... i would suggest doing his backwards... you shold do an uprated rear sway first... this will allow you to go into corners quite a bit faster with a bit less body roll... the stock one just twists too much... then you should probably do a steering rac clamp and think about getting either a six point sub-frame brace or a basic two point subframe brace... if you plan to do a 3" dp in the near future i suggest going with the 6-point because it allows for clearance where as the 2-point you would need to shim... and it would probably lose a majority of its affect... then after that you should think about polybushings... and maybe at the same time shocks and springs... and the pair up of koni's and h&r is the route im planning on going as well...

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