View Full Version : height adjust, price?
12-06-02, 05:03 PM
Is there such thing as adjustable suspension that just adjusts the height and nothing else like camber, etc.?
If there is, i'm assuming they would be cheaper.....how much can i expect to pay for height adjustable suspension all round for my AE82 Corolla? And what's a good brand, that's also good value for money?
One more question......is there any major problems that are associated with adjustable suspension, that i should be aware of?
I think, in general, adjustable suspension simple adjusts the height. The bits that adjust camber are add-on extras.
On a Corolla, with MacPherson struts, it is inevitable that changing the height of the suspension will introduce some camber changes, but I would hesitate that the changes would be measureable.
The major problem associated with adjustable suspension is to ensure that the 4 corners are adjusted properly to distribute the load evenly (not necessarily equally) around the 4 corners of the car, ie so that the FR and FL corners carry the same weight, and the RR and RL corners carry the same weight.
13-06-02, 12:02 AM
so would changing the ride height by about 60mm severly effect the camber? I suppose it would......
So what's a good brand, and also good value for money?
roughly how much for a "professional" to adjust the suspension (just say i get a defect for car being too low, i wanna work out how much it's gonna cost me to adjust height)....
it would b much appreciated if anyone can answer all these questions for me....
The front end of a FWD car will have two universal joints (CV's) between the wheel & gearbox; changing the height shouldn't change the camber by much at all, surely?
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