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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-20-2010, 12:13 AM Thread Starter
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Is SC suspension any better than my LX?

I know there are probably tons of articles about this, but i want a centralized one with info of SC parts vs. LX ones.... i have an SC parts car and have already got my disc brakes! love em!! so just any info on swapping for upgraded handling or stance would rock! thanks guys!

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Better control arm bushings, stiffer springs and shocks(also 2 way adjustable), and thicker sway bars on the earlier models.

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Yea the 2way adjustable shocks are made by Tokico.

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In my personal opinion, the only things worth pilfering are the sway bars. Go for new shocks/springs (lower springs). Also, would you really want to go through all that work of swapping control arms to put in used bushings? I just got done rebuilding my suspension and rear disc swap, but only used the rear bar from an 89 SC (front's an addco) and got rid of my sport springs/shocks since I lowered the car. All my bushings were in very good shape, so I didn't replace any. Much tighter suspension with the 1.5" drop and the kyb (yeah, cheapos, but they're still good enough for as little as I drive the car).

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I wish it had regular suspension, it's got that silly ARC... so there are no advantages on the LCA construction or anything like that?

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