Author Topic: 2016 Elantra GT (i30 gd) what gravel suspension is available for this car  (Read 1069 times)

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Hey guys, I am from USA and am planning on building a i30 rally car. Over here its called the Elantra GT. I want to see what gravel suspension is available for this car.

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There maybe some here who will have advice on suspension.  There is also a member, see CraigB and his thread :link: ECU reprogramming in :link: ENGINE BAY who probably can give advice on what performance mods can be done with stock ECU, and what would require after-market ECU.

Regarding the suspension - I realise the i20 is a different platform but Hyundai has i20s in the WRC - could that be a useful starting point for research?

I am discounting the Hyundai 'N' sub-brand that will apparently start with i30 (Elantra GT) based on WRC knowledge (the N brand is based in the same town/city as Hyundai WRC HQ) - as a) it isn't, seemingly, released yet (so likely details like suspension aren't available); and b) 'gravel suspension' and suspension you put on a 'hot' hatch for production purposes are probably not going to be the same.
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This may sound like a silly question - I took a quick look at the Hyundaiusa.com site... is there only one engine variant of the Elantra GT (i30)?  I.e. 2.0L Petrol/Gas engine.

Asking as many markets have diesel and petrol and can have different engines sizes in them too.
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 :welcome: John,

We had a member Razy enter a couple of Tarmac rallies in a previous generation i30 about 5 years ago and another member HMCA https://www.i30ownersclub.com/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=1657 a bit more recently. But neither is active now.

I can't recall anyone mentioning gravel specific suspension before!

I think your best bet is to get some advice and no obligation quotes from local suspension specialists. :undecided:
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Dazz is on the money.
Also talk to other local competitors.
Or your existing suppliers if you already have rallying experience.
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Its an FD but worth a look.

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I was going to say that Trevor (Surferdude) has the extensive rally experience and would be able to help you.  :goodjob:
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