evolutionm.net - Home of the Lancer Evolution
Home Features Community Marketplace Registry Garage Store

Go Back   evolutionm.net > Lancer Ralliart Forums > 09+ Ralliart Brakes/Wheels/Suspension
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Register Photos FAQ Members Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Used CarsGarageVendor Directory
Search


Welcome to EvolutionM.net!
Welcome to EvolutionM.net.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Aug 15, 2011, 11:18 AM   #1
Silver Sponsor
Personal Sales Rating: (8)
Garage is empty, add now
 
NFSLancerRA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Orlando
Posts: 2,447

Drives: Bruce

Ralliart Suspension Upgrade

So, here goes: My next big undertaking for the Ralliart will be a new set of Shocks and Struts. I have decided to go with Koni adjustable dampeners, as the guys at Koni have agreed to develop a set of components for the Ralliart. This is not going to be a simple re-valve hack-job. The internal components of the stock pieces are going to be completely removed and everything is going to be redesigned.

I have no clue what the price is going to be for this upgrade, yet. It will be competitive, though. I will keep this thread updated over the coming weeks as progress is made. I hope to dial-in this upgrade as much as possible to create the ultimate suspension package. It sucks that no-one makes aftermarket shocks and struts for this car. That is about to change.
__________________
Patron Saint of All Things NSFW

New Members: Recommended Reading Materials

Quote:
Originally Posted by mikesevo8 View Post
In Soviet Russia, butthurt reports you ...
DMT Tuned
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 15, 2011, 11:30 AM   #2
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (2)
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
 
nunyas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: La Crescenta, CA
Posts: 1,885

Drives: 2010 Tarmac Black Ralliart Sportback

sweeet! certainly hope this pans out, as i'm sure i'll be needing new shocks within the next 12 months...
__________________
*MUH***
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 15, 2011, 02:38 PM   #3
Evolving Member
Personal Sales Rating: (8)
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer
 
TOralliart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: SF Bay Area, CA
Posts: 378

Drives: 2009 Ralliart

Nice. Hope everything goes smoothly for this.
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 15, 2011, 03:57 PM   #4
yip
Newbie
Personal Sales Rating: (1)
Garage is empty, add now
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 46

Great news! Really looking forward to this
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 15, 2011, 04:17 PM   #5
Evolving Member
Personal Sales Rating: (1)
Garage is empty, add now
 
p1llar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Canada
Posts: 259

Drives: 2011 Ralliart

Koni makes solid struts. Hopefully they have them listed around $500.
__________________
'11 RALLIART
Magnaflow CBE
Tsudo Resonated TP
Agency Power BOV
Pro Kit Springs
8K Low & Fogs
Exide Flat Plate Battery
35% Tint
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 15, 2011, 04:35 PM   #6
Silver Sponsor
Personal Sales Rating: (8)
Garage is empty, add now
 
NFSLancerRA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Orlando
Posts: 2,447

Drives: Bruce

Quote:
Originally Posted by p1llar View Post
Koni makes solid struts. Hopefully they have them listed around $500.
I should know more regarding price as soon as they take a look at the components. Hopefully, this won't be something that breaks the bank.
__________________
Patron Saint of All Things NSFW

New Members: Recommended Reading Materials

Quote:
Originally Posted by mikesevo8 View Post
In Soviet Russia, butthurt reports you ...
DMT Tuned
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 15, 2011, 08:02 PM   #7
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (0)
Garage is empty, add now
 
Jasoob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Montreal, QC
Posts: 769

Drives: 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart

Ultimately, wouldn't it still be cheaper just to get basic coilover's?
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 16, 2011, 07:15 AM   #8
Silver Sponsor
Personal Sales Rating: (8)
Garage is empty, add now
 
NFSLancerRA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Orlando
Posts: 2,447

Drives: Bruce

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jasoob View Post
Ultimately, wouldn't it still be cheaper just to get basic coilover's?
You get what you pay for as far as that is concerned. These will be higher quality.
__________________
Patron Saint of All Things NSFW

New Members: Recommended Reading Materials

Quote:
Originally Posted by mikesevo8 View Post
In Soviet Russia, butthurt reports you ...
DMT Tuned
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 17, 2011, 06:20 AM   #9
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (0)
Garage is empty, add now
 
Jasoob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Montreal, QC
Posts: 769

Drives: 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart

Agreed. Are the struts/shocks going to work in conjonction with the OEM springs and aftermarket springs? I plan on putting Swift springs on shortly...
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 17, 2011, 11:52 AM   #10
Silver Sponsor
Personal Sales Rating: (8)
Garage is empty, add now
 
NFSLancerRA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Orlando
Posts: 2,447

Drives: Bruce

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jasoob View Post
Agreed. Are the struts/shocks going to work in conjonction with the OEM springs and aftermarket springs? I plan on putting Swift springs on shortly...
I no longer have OEM springs. I have RRM G.R.I.P. springs. These will work with either, but I have to figure out just how much stiffer the springs to be used with these should be in order to maximize the benefit.
__________________
Patron Saint of All Things NSFW

New Members: Recommended Reading Materials

Quote:
Originally Posted by mikesevo8 View Post
In Soviet Russia, butthurt reports you ...
DMT Tuned
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 17, 2011, 12:47 PM   #11
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (7)
Garage is empty, add now
 
sstevojr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: 805-Conejo Valley
Posts: 2,558

Drives: 2010 OB RA-SB

From personal experience, I wouldn't go any lower than 6K (8-10 is best) when contemplating valving. The car is way too heavy to use spring rate less than 6K IMO
__________________


Last edited by sstevojr; Aug 22, 2011 at 08:29 PM.
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 17, 2011, 02:34 PM   #12
Silver Sponsor
Personal Sales Rating: (8)
Garage is empty, add now
 
NFSLancerRA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Orlando
Posts: 2,447

Drives: Bruce

Quote:
Originally Posted by sstevojr View Post
From personally experience, I wouldn't go any lower than 6K (8-10 is best) when contemplating valving. The car is way too heavy to use spring rate less than 6K IMO
I will figure that out soon enough. Thanks for the input, though.
__________________
Patron Saint of All Things NSFW

New Members: Recommended Reading Materials

Quote:
Originally Posted by mikesevo8 View Post
In Soviet Russia, butthurt reports you ...
DMT Tuned
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 17, 2011, 04:45 PM   #13
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (2)
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
 
nunyas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: La Crescenta, CA
Posts: 1,885

Drives: 2010 Tarmac Black Ralliart Sportback

I'm nearly certain that none of the available ~drop springs~ will have spring rates higher than 1.5k lbs/in
__________________
*MUH***
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 18, 2011, 10:41 AM   #14
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (0)
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer
 
gccruz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Wonder lake IL
Posts: 956

Drives: 09 Ralliart

NFS is taking over the works!!!! run and take cover!

Great job man. keep them coming.
__________________
MY Build Thread: http://forums.evolutionm.net/09-lanc...-ra-story.html
[X] AMS stage 1 Flash (Updated)
[X] AMS Compact Batt Kit
[X] AMS Polished SRI
[X] AMS Cat Back Exhaust
[X] AMS Test Pipe
[X] AMS FMIC w/ upper IC pipe
[X] AMS Evo VIII BOV
[X] RRM Grip Springs
[X] Tenzo Cuzco 18X8+37
[X] Nankang 225/40/18
[ ] AMS lower IC pipe
[ ] AMS Trans Cooler
[ ] SSP TC-SST Deep Trans Pan
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 18, 2011, 11:14 AM   #15
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (7)
Garage is empty, add now
 
sstevojr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: 805-Conejo Valley
Posts: 2,558

Drives: 2010 OB RA-SB

Quote:
I'm nearly certain that none of the available ~drop springs~ will have spring rates higher than 1.5k lbs/in
Aren't the stock springs 3.5k??
__________________

Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 18, 2011, 11:14 AM
EvolutionM
Mitsubishi Lancer




Paid Advertisement
 
 
 
Reply

Tags
2009, adjustable, evo, lancer, price, ralliart, rate, rates, sportback, spring, strut, suspension, track, unibol, upgrade, upgrades

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


 









All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All Passwords