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      01-15-2013, 02:43 PM   #1073
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Originally Posted by ecjohnston View Post
Sure, to make that kind of power and even have a chance to put it down there is some serious suspension work which gives a trade off on comfort. No matter the money that you spend on suspension it is always going to be harder and less forgiving, which I'm sure you are aware of. I can't speak for you, but I know that, at least in my area, it is a little too stiff to daily it and be comfortable, YMMV. At those power levels you are talking a large amount more money to be dumped into the car. In my case, internals, trans, turbos and all the typical bolt-ons that people have. I have actually started to look at the Alpha 10.

Don't get me wrong, I love the car, it has just become loud, stiff, and expensive. It's way more fun now and if I had to do it over, I would in a heartbeat. I would recommend it to anybody who is willing to take the time and money that it takes to do right as well. People that are trying to half ass everything, end up getting burned in the end. I would also recommend that you have another DD at that point.

All of those cars are good choices, driving each and seeing what you feel best in, and think that you could live with, which I'm sure you know anyways.
Awesome information thank you. If I were to go with the GTR I would definitely go with AMS, I'm thinking along the lines of the Alpha 9. I understand that it wont be cheap and I'm okay with that If I was worried about the cost, I wouldn't be considering going for such a big build. lol, but I gotta have my toys and high HP car is one I don't have yet. I think the stiffness I will be able to live with, I occasionally DD my track cars and those are basically full fledged race cars and its okay. I'm more concerned with creature comforts. as far as a different dd, I am lucky enough to have several cars to choose from and this future build would be more of a side project with dd abilities. If you don't mind me asking how much are you into the gtr to get it where its at right now? and can I go for a ride?