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Old 18 Mar 2013, 06:50 pm
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I'm a new pt owner and i want air ride... what air strut will lay the front the lowest!!!! I was looking for easystreet 75507 struts but no longer make them.
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Old 18 Mar 2013, 07:33 pm
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Just google "air-ride for pt cruiser". You'll get a bunch of hits.

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Hey their Basscruiser,

First off welcome to the Forum.

If you can find the parts, I believe Air Lift will get the most drop out of a straight bolt on kit.

You could call my buddy Art at Hoppo's Hydraulics. He and his crew spent three months perfecting the parts and set up to get my ride to lay out. He fabs all his own custom parts and ships nationwide. Here is a link: Just tell him Candyman sent you and he should give you a good deal.

https://www.facebook.com/Hopposonline

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The front is sitting on billet struts with custom bags. Back is a reverse cantilever with dogbone. Cool part was no cutting up the strut towers, nor trunk, even the plastics are still in tact up front, and its almost impossible to get her to lay any flatter.



And a quick vid. Bad quality but gives you a quick idea of how low she sits when he gets a shot of her sitting flat on the trailing arms at around the 1:19 mark. Anywayz.



That's my two cents anyway.
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Hey their Basscruiser,

First off welcome to the Forum.

If you can find the parts, I believe Air Lift will get the most drop out of a straight bolt on kit.

You could call my buddy Art at Hoppo's Hydraulics. He and his crew spent three months perfecting the parts and set up to get my ride to lay out. He fabs all his own custom parts and ships nationwide. Here is a link: Just tell him Candyman sent you and he should give you a good deal.

https://www.facebook.com/Hopposonline

And here is mine.




The front is sitting on billet struts with custom bags. Back is a reverse cantilever with dogbone. Cool part was no cutting up the strut towers, nor trunk, even the plastics are still in tact up front, and its almost impossible to get her to lay any flatter.



And a quick vid. Bad quality but gives you a quick idea of how low she sits when he gets a shot of her sitting flat on the trailing arms at around the 1:19 mark. Anywayz.



That's my two cents anyway.
Wow nice .. So you are running air rods up front? and if so how is the ride..
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Old 31 Mar 2013, 04:03 pm
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Ok!! I bought Air struts and they are ridetech... because i can not find easystreet 75507 struts (no longer made i was told) and did not go as low as i would like, So i made top mounts that gave me 1.5''more, The bottom of the strut came with 2 sets of holes I will use the top holes to give me 1'' more of lowering. In a total of 2.5'' of more lowering.. This should get the front real low lol... Now how should i mount the back bags?

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Old 31 Mar 2013, 10:58 pm
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Old 31 Mar 2013, 11:11 pm
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So here's what i have going!! ridetech struts


This should get the front low...
A pic of the pt i'm working on.
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Well here's a up date on the air ride... well 1 more inch in the front and rear she will be on the ground... my tire size now is 16 205 55... going to a 17'' rim with 205 40 this will give me my 1 inch to lay on ground.
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Too low for my taste. I dropped mine 2,5" overall and that's okay for me. And I drive it like that every day in every condition
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Hey their Basscruiser,

Lookin good man. Digging the stance now. Sorry I didn't see your post from earlier. I am actually now running custom made struts up front. Ride is fairly decent but not a long distance driver for me at least. One thing, I am running my stock 17"s with 205/30's on mine to get that little extra.

Here is where you need to be.

FRONT:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v...type=2&theater

BACK:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v...type=2&theater

Anywayz, looking good man. Keep up the good work.
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