Awesome shop and great guys. My friend and I got to see them put my kit together, and we had a good time chatting. Got to see their FRS/BRZ stuff, which looks really cool. I also reminded them to check their website, since the G1 Insight is missing.
So, here's what I took home:
Here's the front. There's a spacer that sits right into the spring perch:
And the rear (edit- New pic. The silver part beside it does not belong. Note the orentation of the spring cushion up top):
Allen wrench for tightening collar against tube
Collar adjuster (which I never used)
Two spacers in a ziploc bag
The stock bumpstops have a metal lip that has to be machined off (the shiny part). I rented a lift at a shop around the corner (U-Do-It Auto Repair), and popped them off. The guys at Ground control did all the lathe work. I think the point is to get them to fit into the sleeves.
They're putting together a new set of install instructions for us. They don't post the install instructions on their website, but I'll take pics of the install on Saturday.
Can't find my receipt, but it was definitely closer to $400 than $500.
I asked about custom shocks - they do order stuff from Koni, but anything custom is usually for race purposes (meaning $4000-$8000). Bulk orders are in quantities in the hundreds or thousands - probably too many for our community to satisfy.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't the number on the springs - 125.64.75 - mean this:
125mm length (4.92"), 64mm inside diameter (2.52"), and 7.5 kg/? rate (I recall the conversion is this, 7.5 X 56 = 420 lbs/in)...
If so, those seem like really stiff springs for the Insight, not to mention that they look to be the same rate at all 4 corners; I think the stock fronts are stiffer than the stock rears... The stock rears are something like 95 lbs/in... If those GCs ARE 420 lbs/in, you'd definitely need new, stronger shocks...
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