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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-14-2013, 01:33 PM Thread Starter
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i have an 07 ls cobalt and want to know what are good brands for adjustable coil over kits for it
I found bc racing coil over kit that looks nice but i don't know how good their products are

and on a side note i want to know if i could replace the rear drum brakes to calipers like the front and how much it would cost
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Do you live in a part of the country that see's cold weather and or salt on the roads? If so I would suggest you reconsider coilovers.


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Also rear brake conversion would cost you about 1300 bucks. Ebc I believe. Powell also does it for about 1500

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Too general.

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I loved my BC's.

They were $1100~.

If you don't want to just dump the car, then you've got other, more expensive options.

Brakes, get a full rear swing arm setup.

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thanks guys, i live in tennessee and it does get down to the mid 20's but it doesn't stay like that for long, there is no need for salt so it's not a problem here. it really ever snows, if so it never really sticks

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and are the bc coil overs adjustable? i don't know much about coil over kits
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Your best bet for rear disc if you have 5 bolt wheels is to go to the junkyard and get a whole rear trailling arm assembly. 4 bolts on trailing arm, 2 on the shocks, 2 brake hoses and 2 parking brake cable connections and you're done. If you have 4 stud wheels, forget it.

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there's no way to convert it if you have the 4 stud wheels? that's what I have
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There is but cost outweighs benefit for what youd be doing with it

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Yes but you will need to convert the front also.

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