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Old 11-06-2013, 07:23 PM   #1
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Default Recommend Suspension Tuner in Seattle Area?

I'm looking for some help in dialing in my suspension or possible revalving work. Can anyone recommend an awesome suspension expert they've worked in?
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:33 PM   #2
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Speedware in Redmond is pretty good. They do corner balancing and perfomance alignments I don't know if they do valve work though.
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:43 PM   #3
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For what chassis? What type of strut do you want revalved? What's your goal for the suspension? What are you using the car for? Etc...

You left a lot of necessary detail out of your thread.
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:57 PM   #4
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Group A in Ballard (iirc) does quality prep work.
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:21 AM   #5
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what chassis?

if you can afford losing your struts or coilovers for a couple weeks, send your suspension down to FEAL Suspension in SoCal
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Old 11-07-2013, 03:26 PM   #6
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For what chassis? What type of strut do you want revalved? What's your goal for the suspension? What are you using the car for? Etc...

You left a lot of necessary detail out of your thread.
Apologize for the lack of detail. This is for GR chassis. I have not decided on what struts I was planning on getting. Hence looking for a turner with good experience for this car.

I feel the damping on this car is pretty ****ty. It goes from feeling very harsh over square edge hits, to being noisy and very bouncy. The overall suspension lacks compliance. Like it's lacking travel. Coming from motorbikes and downhill mountain bikes, it feels like the there's too much compression.

I'm currently running stock struts + RCE Yellows + RCE Sways front and rear and not happy with it in regards to what I mentioned above. I don't have much experience in suspension but I just know what feels right. I was looking for a local turner to help me get to that feel I'm looking for. Maybe recommend something that is more tunable.

The goal of the car is to improve turn-in, reduce the body roll and "snappy"-ness of the suspension but optimized for poor roads conditions in this loving state of ours. It's less about being stiff or not stiff. Stiff is okay if the suspension actually was compliance. Like where you can feel like it's doing it's job.
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Old 11-07-2013, 03:28 PM   #7
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what chassis?

if you can afford losing your struts or coilovers for a couple weeks, send your suspension down to FEAL Suspension in SoCal
Thanks. I will be in SoCal this December. Maybe it's worth a visit to FEAL.
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