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Old 09-14-2015, 03:27 PM   #3801
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That was probably from your adventures in wheel hopping, not from the power necessary for your 104mph trap speeds. :P
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<p>Its a miata. Wheelhop happens. Even when slipping the clutch sometimes the tires just blow off and bounce lol.</p>
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It's there not a way to fix hop on the miatas? You need to install my bearing thing, and go with delrin where you can.
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<p>I'm going to do some stuff over the winter to try and combat it.</p><p>PPF delete. Your bearing thing, wrinkle wall slicks.</p><p>Can I run delrin in the inner control arm bushings?</p>
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Old 09-14-2015, 04:33 PM   #3805
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<p>I'm going to do some stuff over the winter to try and combat it.</p><p>PPF delete. Your bearing thing, wrinkle wall slicks.</p><p>Can I run delrin in the inner control arm bushings?</p>
upper or lower? it kind of matters.
Upper - yes
Lower - Can be done, but alignment is difficult/impossible.
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<p>So upper delrin, lower poly? That might help.</p><p>I know real slicks will make a huge difference.</p>
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Every location in delrin except one lower inner.

Edit- and the upper knuckle of course
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Old 09-14-2015, 06:48 PM   #3808
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<p>I await my package of delrin.</p>
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I really enjoy reading your thread among a bunch of others. My $0.02 worth: When you drag race, raise your ride height as high as you can get it at all 4 corners. Think weight transfer on launch and use your tires as the slip mechanism instead of the clutch.
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<p>Using tires as a slip mechanism just creates wheel hop. Thats why I have to slip the clutch.</p><p>If I dragged more I would change the ride height, but I don't want to mess up my alignments.</p>
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I was thinking of tires with less traction. But, yes, that's a lot work for the occasional drag.
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<p>I get just as much wheel hop with shitty tires. They spin until the rev limiter, then hop when they start to gain traction.</p>
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I think this is where I say "Oh? Never mind"
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<p>Basically Miata's suck as drag cars. I like going to the drag strip, and I'm going to bandaid the problem the best I can, but not at the expense of ruining my track car.</p>
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Good man. Carry on.
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It wont hop if you fix whatever is oscillating!
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<p>True. When are my delrin bushings coming </p>
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I have stock, send me dimensions
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<p>How big should the delrin be in relation to the sleeve? Like press fit?&nbsp;Does it need a sleeve inside where the bolt goes through?</p>

<p>They don't need to be greased right?</p><p>Do the sphericals need to be greased?</p>

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<p>Could someone comment on keeping parts fresh? Like when I pull apart the engine how should i store everything?</p>
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