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    Thread: Need help for my santana

    1. 01-05-2012 05:11 AM #1
      Hello here my Santana 1985







      how can I do to lower it

      I have 4 MK2 threaded suspension

      do you have a solution ?

      I am French sorry for my English

      Thx
      Last edited by smithers360; 02-29-2012 at 04:36 AM.

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      01-05-2012 06:37 PM #2
      welcome! beautiful car, I especially like that interior pic!

      do you have any pics of the suspension? its adjustable/threaded?

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      01-05-2012 06:43 PM #3
      I promise i will post a build thread on suspension as soon as my coupe is all finished!

      It looks awesome by the way! Had one just like it. Quantum of course since im from the states.

    4. 01-06-2012 05:29 AM #4
      Cool thx flatnbagged
      tinworm I will take some pics ok (adjustable = raceland)
      Link this :



      If you have many links of threads give me please thx
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      01-06-2012 09:10 AM #5
      flatnbagged knows way more about this, but I doubt you could use the front mk2 stuff without serious modification of the hub/shock seat.

      heres a pic of an 87 front suspension, the shock sits down inside a tube, and the tie rod connects pretty high up. maybe you could take it out, and cut a weld the original shock tube to accept that MK2 bracket, but unless you completely change the steering setup, you would have to make sure the tie rod still attached to that high bracket.

      Personally, I think it would be easier to cut the current stock springs up front than to make the Mk2 stuff work.

      Rears might work, my wagon stuff seems smaller, but it has a similar connection setup.

      Hopefully flatnbagged posts his thread soon!


      Front suspension from an 87-



    6. 01-09-2012 07:58 AM #6
      THX men

      A other question there is no probleme to put ATS CUP 15" on my Santana ??

      Please awser my quickly thx


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    8. 01-09-2012 10:33 AM #8
      THX men

      And for the ATS CUP ??

    9. 01-09-2012 12:01 PM #9
      Hi
      Santana is awesome, one of the best, looks almost like new.

      ATS Cup are not the best for Santana, but if You like it...




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      01-15-2012 05:09 PM #10
      I hope my build thread on my suspension helped. Figured I would share a few pictures of my sedan... It was just on cut springs




    11. 01-25-2012 03:01 AM #11
      A small question
      here this headlights and grill can go on my Santana ?



      I love this headlights but in France i can't find one (i want to buy one) if someone can send me one i'll be very happy


      My wheels





      Last edited by smithers360; 01-25-2012 at 03:08 AM.

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      01-30-2012 03:45 AM #12
      I love the ATS cups
      Want your job back? Stop buying from Walmart and China or... Move to China because that's where your job is. C'mon people it's not rocket science.
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    13. 02-17-2012 03:44 AM #13




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      02-18-2012 12:19 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by smithers360 View Post



      i can haz?

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      02-18-2012 03:16 AM #15
      Thanks men
      Thanks Brain!

    16. 02-20-2012 04:32 AM #16


      What do you think about ?

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      02-20-2012 10:51 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by flatnbagged View Post
      I hope my build thread on my suspension helped. Figured I would share a few pictures of my sedan... It was just on cut springs
      how many coils were cut on your sedan springs. looks vera-nize, but i don't want to go /that/ low.



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      02-29-2012 04:00 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by smithers360 View Post
      THX men

      And for the ATS CUP ??
      grimwater

      Very small rocks!


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      03-02-2012 11:39 AM #22
      Smithers Clearly you are a sophisticated and evolved Human
      Your Santana is now Officially SEXY

    20. 03-05-2012 03:18 AM #23


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    21. 03-12-2012 04:38 AM #24
      Please help me how can i do to find this ?




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      03-12-2012 09:04 AM #25


      Car on the picture having another bumpers and doors trims than yours, you know that?.

      1,2 Hard to find in good condition, you can't buy new so only used.
      Models 1982-85

      3 Chrome trim is a complete with rubber so that its more easy to find. Your santana having different than on the picture. So santana GX LX GL or Quantums 82-85 I'm pretty sure you can find in the France.

      4 Really hard to find. You are looking bumper trims to santana. So they fits only from European bumpers from santana. 82-85. Quantums 82-85 having shorter trims. Quantum 85-88 having longer so maybe you can use but i don't know if you can mount nice.

      In china they produce brand news bumpers to santana from 1985-88year. But you cant use trims from them :/ they have another shape so you cant mount to your stock bumper.

      Maybe in Brazil they have correct trims ?

    23. 03-12-2012 10:19 AM #26
      THX men


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      05-05-2012 07:12 PM #28
      Nice I saw some of these when I was in Brazil recently.

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