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#1 Old 12-08-2018
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I have two 2005 black Crossfire coupes, one the AMG version SRT-6 and a NA manual six speed, came across this site from the Crossfire Form. I do most of my own work and use the XFire form to get info. Since the XFire is a R170 much of the info here applies to my car. Keeping the SRT stock for now but I have been buying any performance part that comes up for sale for the NA. It has the single CAI, Koni Sport shocks, K&W springs, 30mm front sway bar with poly bushings. SRT wheels and a Quaife LSD. Currently getting the calipers from a CLK 500 with the 345mm front disk put on the car, just need the disk to get here, they will go on next weekend, then it will have a four puck calipers. Will add the rear 300 mm disk after that. This will be a track car also. But both are daily drivers, and the NA gets good mileage with the manual six speed.
I am in LaGrange GA and have had the SRT about two years and the NA a year and a half.
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Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
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