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Old 05-04-2007, 01:04 AM   #21
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Konis, $450
FCM NB upper mounts, $200
Performance alignment, $100

$750, and the car will ride far better and handle better as well. When you're ready to get more serious, add some GC sleeves with 375/250 rates. and when you're ready to get really serious about autocross, move the front springs to the rear, revalve the front shocks, and pick up a set of 550# front springs and a tubular front sway bar.
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btw i'd get some skyjacker shocks or whatever ... jaykay ... i'm feeling stupid rigth now
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Old 05-05-2007, 12:29 AM   #24
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okay, well i ordered some tokico illuminas (I had a set on my old mx6 and loved them, so i'm willing to try them on the miata), some tein s-techs, and the 46mm FCM bumpstops. I'll install them as soon as they come in and i'll be sure to give you guys a solid review afterwards.
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Sounds like a nice setup. I've heard good things about the Tokicos.
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okay, well i ordered some tokico illuminas (I had a set on my old mx6 and loved them, so i'm willing to try them on the miata), some tein s-techs, and the 46mm FCM bumpstops. I'll install them as soon as they come in and i'll be sure to give you guys a solid review afterwards.


BTW what are you running for tires? I found with my Azenis 28 psi is great on the street, 32-33psi was way too much...
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I tend to run 32 psi. I'll play with the tire pressures when i put everything together.
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Old 05-23-2007, 08:59 PM   #28
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Suspension Review:

The ride is very good. Near the limit, the car is very controllable. With the shocks set on 1, the ride is a slight bit harsher than stock. With them set on 5, the ride is very harsh, but handling on smooth surfaces improves. My only complaint is the springs. I find them a bit soft, so the suspension feels a bit floaty.

I would offer more, but i didn't get to drive the car much with the new suspension before a Ford F-150 decided i didn't need a front bumper on my car. On that note, depending on costs to fix the dang thing, we may be seeing a partout thread in the near future. :(
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if my miata were 5x100, I'd have a set of 15x7.5 and 15x9 futuras on it, in stead of my vw.
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Suspension Review:

The ride is very good. Near the limit, the car is very controllable. With the shocks set on 1, the ride is a slight bit harsher than stock. With them set on 5, the ride is very harsh, but handling on smooth surfaces improves. My only complaint is the springs. I find them a bit soft, so the suspension feels a bit floaty.

I would offer more, but i didn't get to drive the car much with the new suspension before a Ford F-150 decided i didn't need a front bumper on my car. On that note, depending on costs to fix the dang thing, we may be seeing a partout thread in the near future. :(
Try more rebound dampening if it feels floaty. If I turn my Races down to soft, the car bounces all over the place. When they are near stiff, the car is firm and very controllable.
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