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      04-23-2016, 01:07 PM   #1
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Thoughts on AST4200

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I have the opportunity to pick up a set of brand new AST4200 for a great deal! Been doing some research and haven't found much about this setup. They are double adjustable for rebound and compression. Looking for a good dual duty setup that won't kill me on the streets but be very functional on the track. Any thoughts would be appreciated! Here is an old link with more information about them. http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=752470
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4200 is the older version of the 4250. It may be lacking the teflon guides and seals to for less internal friction. It does not have the digressive valving of the 4250 either. It's a great kit overall, but with slightly outdated technology.
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4200 is the older version of the 4250. It may be lacking the teflon guides and seals to for less internal friction. It does not have the digressive valving of the 4250 either. It's a great kit overall, but with slightly outdated technology.
Thanks for the info! I can score a really great deal on a brand new 4200. My only concern is that the kit has the grand am sway bar mounts. I am planning on running 18x10 ET25 ARC-8's with 275's all around and I want to make sure I clear the AST's.
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Thanks for the info! I can score a really great deal on a brand new 4200. My only concern is that the kit has the grand am sway bar mounts. I am planning on running 18x10 ET25 ARC-8's with 275's all around and I want to make sure I clear the AST's.
Those mounts are very robust, you will not ever break one. We still have a pair of those from the AST days...no one ever broke up to need a replacement so they are just collecting dust now.
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Thanks for the info! I can score a really great deal on a brand new 4200. My only concern is that the kit has the grand am sway bar mounts. I am planning on running 18x10 ET25 ARC-8's with 275's all around and I want to make sure I clear the AST's.
Those mounts are very robust, you will not ever break one. We still have a pair of those from the AST days...no one ever broke up to need a replacement so they are just collecting dust now.
Haha that's good to hear! Do you think I will have any clearance issues though?
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Haha that's good to hear! Do you think I will have any clearance issues though?
That is hard to say...If that is the version with the threaded bottom, you may be able to move the strut up and down to get clearance.
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