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      12-26-2014, 08:35 PM   #1
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Overdue Pictures

I realized I haven't posted up anything since I finished my air ride install...I know it's not for everyone, but it has made my car much more practical and it looks fantastic in my opinion.
Apologies for the crappy pictures, I haven't been out to shoot in quite a while
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      12-26-2014, 09:39 PM   #2
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post pictures of the trunk or tank setup please
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Very nice, Air is def the way to go especially on these cars with their long nose. Looks fantastic.
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it does look great but air ride on an ///M.... damn.

i see the ///M on performance coilovers to enhance the cornering ability.
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post pictures of the trunk or tank setup please
Here's a picture of the trunk set up...I used a 3 gallon seamless tank with exo mounts for the compressor and manifold
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      12-27-2014, 05:47 PM   #6
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it does look great but air ride on an ///M.... damn.

i see the ///M on performance coilovers to enhance the cornering ability.
There are plenty of people with your opinion, but you probably haven't had any experience with air...it handles equal to most mid level coilovers, but the ride is definitely stiffer on air...I kinda wish I had tracked the car before and after so I could show you some times
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Hell Yeah. So dope man, your car is on point.
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Here's a picture of the trunk set up...I used a 3 gallon seamless tank with exo mounts for the compressor and manifold
Not seeing the pics. Would love to see it!
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Thanks guys....here's the trunk
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Thanks guys....here's the trunk
I'm interested in running air too! Trying o see what this the best way to utilize a clean trunk setup! May even build in a sub enclosure with it! How are you liking the setup so far? Pros/Cons?
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Thanks guys....here's the trunk
I'm interested in running air too! Trying o see what this the best way to utilize a clean trunk setup! May even build in a sub enclosure with it! How are you liking the setup so far? Pros/Cons?
As far as the cons with my set up, it rides pretty stiff relative to coilovers, and I want the rear bags to drop a little lower. Everything else I am happy with

Air lift was supposed to release a kit for this platform, I would probably wait for that if I was you. My suspension is made by airrex, which is good quality, but I had to basically get a one off kit
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I'm running AirREX as well and it is by far the stiffest "performance oriented" air setup. You can still run both sway bars, as well as opt for camber plates and you have full dampening control.

There are some other brands that offer those options but the whole package is just so much better with AirREX. The ride and performance quality, as well as the build quality. I have about 20,000 + miles on my setup with ZERO issues.

My TT was on full airlift and it was a very nice ride, but more OEM quality. So it just depends what you're looking for.

Overall though I would never say air is a downgrade unless you're building a full track spec car and pushing it to the most extreme limits.

As for going low, airrex rears won't go that low since they have those big plates holding the bags. Basically just a tradeoff for having really good build quality and drop in install. There are plenty ways to get the rear lower just depends how involved you want to get.
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Thanks guys....here's the trunk
thanks for the pic, looks like a really great use of space back there. You still retained the big main part of the trunk. I think on a roadster, it might be too tall and not allow the top to fold
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Well put m_power...I have been in a few cars with the air lift performance struts, and they are pretty similar in ride, definitely stiffer than the slam xl's were

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thanks for the pic, looks like a really great use of space back there. You still retained the big main part of the trunk. I think on a roadster, it might be too tall and not allow the top to fold
With the exo mounts you can pretty much mount the components on any part of the tank at basically any angle, they make it very easy to mount them in compact areas
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I know nothing about air ride, does the compressor make a lot of noise being in the coupes cabin?

Is it possible to run these set ups during winter?
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I know nothing about air ride, does the compressor make a lot of noise being in the coupes cabin?

Is it possible to run these set ups during winter?
The compressor is pretty noisy inside, but it only runs for about a minute when I start the car, I let the car warm up so it's no issue for me. Also a larger compressor doesn't run as long and is quieter in general

You can definitely run it in the winter. You use a water trap in the compressor line to filter the water out of the air. Also you need to be sure and drain the air tank of any water about once a week during the winter
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looks cool mate. whats it like to ride on?
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