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Old 04-02-2008, 01:07 AM   #1
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Cool More steering angle,Check

Someone finally came along and made an actual inner tie rod with a built in spacers for miata's
Old set up with level 7tune spacers on inner threads of rack,only allowed me like 3 threads on the rack,


With new "SECRET ELEMENT" inners that have the built in spacer!!!!



And now when i'm doing my madd crazy drifting stuff i can get more sidewayzzzz and not spin out as easly!!!!! wooo hooo!!!
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Old 04-02-2008, 01:38 AM   #2
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Why do you have 3 legs?

Jk, but wow, have you measured your turning radius? Looks like you'd be able to turn around in a 2 lane road without having to back up.
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Old 04-02-2008, 01:42 AM   #3
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He doesn't back out of parking spaces, he just does a donut, it's faster that way.
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bill from miataroadster.com showed me that **** a while back... he had them for sale for over a month now.
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bill from miataroadster.com showed me that **** a while back... he had them for sale for over a month now.

I call bullshit. We ALL know that if that was true you would have bought, installed, removed, and sold em by now.
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^^ lol.
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Wow, thats pretty sick. I could have some fun with that..

Are there any drawbacks to this setup?
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Are there any drawbacks to this setup?


If you don't have spacers or lower (than stock) offset wheels you will have wheel to control arm interference at full lock.
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Very true. You need to run lower than 25+ offset typically to avoid any type of rubbing. If its too positive, it wont clear the control arm, and it will eat the inner rims of your wheels.

im waiting for the NB model to be shipped out, the guy selling htem is still waiting on the machinist on the bushings for the NB
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If you don't have spacers or lower (than stock) offset wheels you will have wheel to control arm interference at full lock.
This and being poor is the only reason i don't have them.

As it was with the level 7 spacers, turning radius ends up being limited by the backwheels being incapable of following the front. If you swing the back end around there's turning radius enough to do a u-turn into the parking space next to you. (practically..)
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Very true. You need to run lower than 25+ offset typically to avoid any type of rubbing. If its too positive, it wont clear the control arm, and it will eat the inner rims of your wheels.

im waiting for the NB model to be shipped out, the guy selling htem is still waiting on the machinist on the bushings for the NB
Offset isn't nearly as significant as backspace as far as this is concerned.
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the two are pretty related. More backspace is gonna equal lower offset for the same width wheel. Offset determines the distance from the front lip of the wheel to the centerline.
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I call bullshit. We ALL know that if that was true you would have bought, installed, removed, and sold em by now.
actually he showed me them about a month ago.....but yes, i'm still waiting for installing, removing and reselling.
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Why do you have 3 legs?
that was a saturday night live commercial.
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