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      10-10-2012, 08:22 PM   #1
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Adjustable perches - how many threads

How many threads of the sleeve should the collar come into contact with. I just installed the GC sleeve kit and to get the car lower than stock i needed to be just below the bottom of the threaded sleeve with the collar.

I'm not sure why I needed to get that low, I guess maybe it will settle in and I'll have to raise it back up. I only have about 3/4" of travel before the bump stop.

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You might not have the sleeve's fully seated on your damper. It's a tapered fit and it needs a decent amount of force to get it properly seated. You should also make sure both sides are equally fitted by measuring.
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You might not have the sleeve's fully seated on your damper. It's a tapered fit and it needs a decent amount of force to get it properly seated. You should also make sure both sides are equally fitted by measuring.
+1 You definitely have an error in your install as you would be significantly lower than stock with the adjusters that low if it was done correctly.
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The hub's sleeve where the shock goes into or the threaded collar/sleeve/spring perch?
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^ It could be either or both, but the damper into the hub assembly is probably fine. I suspect the sleeve-over spring perch is clamped too high.
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After 4-5 hours of a road trip and a couple hundred miles round Daytona, the sleeves should be compressed by now. I'll post up some pics of my settings and stance for comparison.
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