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KW v3 vs LG SPINDLES for street and occasional Drag racing ?

 
Old 01-28-2019, 02:11 PM
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Default KW v3 vs LG SPINDLES for street and occasional Drag racing ?

What do you guys have and recommend. The price is almost the same for either.

If you had one of these let me know how you like them.

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I have LG spindles because I wanted to keep the mag ride. Coilovers are so C5.
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I have LG spindles because I wanted to keep the mag ride. Coilovers are so C5.
really ? but with the COILS LG or KW on the Drag Strip you can adjust them for wait transfer according to LG.

thats my thinking anyway where there is an advantage
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really ? but with the COILS LG or KW on the Drag Strip you can adjust them for wait transfer according to LG.

thats my thinking anyway where there is an advantage
True, but you can also do the same with the stock MRC shocks and a DSC controller from the drivers seat using the little mode dial.
Just saying..
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True, but you can also do the same with the stock MRC shocks and a DSC controller from the drivers seat using the little mode dial.
Just saying..
great info ! and also LG showed me you can add the coils with the SPINDLES if you want.
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Originally Posted by chevyfanatic View Post
great info ! and also LG showed me you can add the coils with the SPINDLES if you want.
Yes, LGs parts are top notch and built strong. I have their drop spindles since I don't really drag race.
They made much more of a difference than I was expecting than lowering on bolts alone with an alignment.
You forget how much handling is compromised by lowering this way until you go back to the original geometry.
I don't believe the drag spindles change any suspension geometry though.

If going for a 'drag' optimized MRC setup you might actually want a softer composite spring rate than a Z06 provides anyway.
LG also sells/installs the DSC controller you should ask about that option with the drag spindles. They have a lot of experience in setting up suspensions.

That way you can have custom setups for the different drive modes and control it with the factory dial.
...Clean and you don't have to go into the wheel well to make adjustments, just use a laptop from a comfy chair.

All that being said if my car was a purpose built race car then it would have coil overs for sure because at that point I'm probably looking at custom spring rates that are not available in a composite spring.
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Originally Posted by MCK_Z06 View Post
Yes, LGs parts are top notch and built strong. I have their drop spindles since I don't really drag race.
They made much more of a difference than I was expecting than lowering on bolts alone with an alignment.
You forget how much handling is compromised by lowering this way until you go back to the original geometry.
I don't believe the drag spindles change any suspension geometry though.

If going for a 'drag' optimized MRC setup you might actually want a softer composite spring rate than a Z06 provides anyway.
LG also sells/installs the DSC controller you should ask about that option with the drag spindles. They have a lot of experience in setting up suspensions.

That way you can have custom setups for the different drive modes and control it with the factory dial.
...Clean and you don't have to go into the wheel well to make adjustments, just use a laptop from a comfy chair.


All that being said if my car was a purpose built race car then it would have coil overs for sure because at that point I'm probably looking at custom spring rates that are not available in a composite spring.

what about the Tractive and DSC vs the Spindles and the DSC with the stock MRC ? any opinions ?
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Originally Posted by chevyfanatic View Post
what about the Tractive and DSC vs the Spindles and the DSC with the stock MRC ? any opinions ?
just buy as much stuff as you can afford. overnight parts from japan if you have to.
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