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Old 02-12-2018, 02:42 PM
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Hi guys,

Can you guys give me an ID on this front suspension. Is it Jag?

There appears to be an adapter bolted on to work with the wheels that came with the car. What would I need to do if I wanted to change over to knock offs in the future.

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Old 02-13-2018, 12:06 AM
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Hi guys,

Can you guys give me an ID on this front suspension. Is it Jag?

There appears to be an adapter bolted on to work with the wheels that came with the car. What would I need to do if I wanted to change over to knock offs in the future.

Thanks
Dennis, hard to tell since I can't blow up the photos to see better, but from what I see that's a Jag based suspension modified by Contemporary to eliminate the stock torsion bar and incorporate a proprietary Contemporary coil over setup in it's place. As for the adapters, I haven't seen anything like that. My car came with bolt-ons, I replaced them with Vintage Wheels knockoffs, they're 5 pin knockoffs that come with the adapters. Bob at Vintage knows all about what offset works with Contemporary cars.

Hope this helps,
Doug

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Old 02-13-2018, 07:16 AM
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Dennis, hard to tell since I can't blow up the photos to see better, but from what I see that's a Jag based suspension modified by Contemporary to eliminate the stock torsion bar and incorporate a proprietary Contemporary coil over setup in it's place. As for the adapters, I haven't seen anything like that. My car came with bolt-ons, I replaced them with Vintage Wheels knockoffs, they're 5 pin knockoffs that come with the adapters. Bob at Vintage knows all about what offset works with Contemporary cars.

Hope this helps,
Doug
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