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Old 10-11-2013, 03:33 PM   #281
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Cool. I've been debating all day so some reassurance is good. Took like 10min to get it up on the rack lol. Set to 12in from center hub to fender as per 949s guide
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So my passenger rear is stuck at -2.7 he was thinking my lower control arm bushings are shot. So he set it up like that. First impressions are alright, over winter I'll get a poly kit and do all the bushings and diff mounts.
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So my passenger rear is stuck at -2.7 he was thinking my lower control arm bushings are shot. So he set it up like that. First impressions are alright, over winter I'll get a poly kit and do all the bushings and diff mounts.
So he made your drivers rear 2.7 to match, right?
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Yes
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I'm almost positive my bushings are shot. I'm around -2* rear camber, it goes around corner like mad but tire wear sucks.

I have no problem buying a bushing kit, i'm just not looking forward to doing it.
Report back if it fixes your problem.
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I'm almost positive my bushings are shot. I'm around -2* rear camber, it goes around corner like mad but tire wear sucks.

I have no problem buying a bushing kit, i'm just not looking forward to doing it.
Report back if it fixes your problem.
Sure will but it will probably be February march by the time I do it.
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Old 10-12-2013, 07:34 PM   #287
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Start lubing your rear lower outer bolt now
Spare sets of arms at MWMP. Just order the kit, clean some spare arms, swap it anytime.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:38 PM   #288
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So with the season coming to an end I'm starting to consider my options for winter mods. So far I have
1.6 dash swap
Clean up engine bay/ paint
minor wire tuck
3.6 gears
hopefully a 6speed
Current wheels getting neogens
Cspence style hidden hid headlights?
Control arm bushings
Brakes?

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Bigger radiator
Water/meth
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I'm a bit worried about not making enough power to need the 3.6 gears any thoughts?
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Old 11-08-2013, 10:50 PM   #289
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How big is your radiator now? I may be going overboard with my track radiator upgrade very soon and have a really low hour 52mm Mishimoto left behind.
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Old 11-08-2013, 11:11 PM   #290
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How big is your radiator now? I may be going overboard with my track radiator upgrade very soon and have a really low hour 52mm Mishimoto left behind.
A factory replacement, might be interested
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well today i took the car out for one of the last times this season, and broke it. i now have a thumping sound when i let out of the clutch. im thinking the throwout bearing or clutch is busted. wont have time/ shop space to get dug into it till january. sad day indead.
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well all the go fast goodies are going on hold for now, while i get all the safety and track stuff ready. hopefully hit the first track day at mid-ohio in may and then in september i will be taking a vacation and heading out with a group from ohio to hit the Mazda Lugana Seca track event. 5300 miles round trip should be a good time.
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I almost want to do that.

You taking an entire week i'm guessing?
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I almost want to do that.

You taking an entire week i'm guessing?
Yes sir. We have a caravan leaving from Columbus if you want to join it. I think we have a finally meeting point in Indianapolis for those who don't want to back track. The guy who is leading the trip lived In California for a while. So we are hitting some of the local shops, kinod, etc while we are there. Let me know if you want to invite to the group discussion.

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Yeah, send me the invite. I'm guessing on facebook?

I'd like to get a good idea of what all you guys are doing. It's far enough out for me to plan and get an idea.
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Yeah, send me the invite. I'm guessing on facebook?

I'd like to get a good idea of what all you guys are doing. It's far enough out for me to plan and get an idea.
Sent you a friend request so I could add you to the conversation
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my buddy came and picked up the car today, its sitting at his shop ready to drop the trans out tomorrow and see what happened. while its there i have a hard dog hardcore DD roll bar and a 90 dash to put in, as well as taking the soft top out for good. we are also putting the 6speed in i picked up for a cool $450 and some small cleanup items i want to get accomplished.
Im looking into brake pads and i cant really decide what i want to do, im leaning toward Hawk HPs because it is a street car but will see some track time as well. Input?
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Street tires? Then HP+, not HPS. Over 200whp and r-comps, then Hawk Blues or DTC-30/60. I run Blues on the street.
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Street tires? Then HP+, not HPS. Over 200whp and r-comps, then Hawk Blues or DTC-30/60. I run Blues on the street.
2 sets of wheels, both wear 205/50/15s im thinking neo-gens on my street wheels and for the occasional track day getting a set of NT-01's. i usually drive the car when its nice out so race tires would wear out to fast.
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How much power?
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