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Old 06-21-2010, 12:08 AM   #1
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Default Any cheaper alternatives to FCM bumpstops?

Anything cheaper we can use, but still get the same quality?

I know the manufacturer of the bumpstops is the same for FCM, FM, and GC.
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FCM are pretty cheap as is.
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I ran these with my Illumina setup. I'd be willing to bet they are identical to FCM's. $48 for a set. Roughly $20 cheaper than FCM. I used the stiff linear. Fit the Illumina and Bilstein shafts perfectly.

But really, for a $20 savings, you might as well give your business to a Miata guy. Unless you are as broke as me, in which case $20 matters.
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Good post, been thinking about that as well. The GC stiff linear is the best I've seen so far.
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Depending on the type you want, the KYB dust boots for the miata come with a nice progressive urethane stop made by BASF. $10 apiece too.
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Google "foam shock bump stops" and some other variations of that as you think of them. You'll find some different stuff out there running around $10 each and up. Up to you to figure if they'll work in your application vs. the proven stuff available from FM, FCM, etc.
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Originally Posted by whymiata View Post
That's the one. Its ~65mm out of the bag. I used my 2000 Si as a reference but it is a part common to many civics.

I bought mine at

You cut the bottom ring off (fine tooth hacksaw works best) and you have a 50mm bump stop on the cheap.

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