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Old 06-12-2008, 01:11 AM
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http://www.flyinmiata.com/projects/c...flip.php?x=806

So, not sure what i'm looking at here. Can someone fill me in?
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i think that is the whole front cross member
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Front end for a V8 swap.
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thats what i was thinking.
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FM is doing a v8 swap?
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There is a thread on here about a week ago, something like "cat out of the bag" or something. Search for replies by "keith". They are partnering with one of the LS conversion people to create a kit, maybe.
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^^what he said
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It's a tubular replacement for the front subframe. It uses the stock NB pickup points and will come with either NA or NB steering rack points. It's 9-10 lbs lighter than stock. The one in the picture has Miata motor mounts, but we have another one here with a different set of mounts welded on...

except you guys are only half correct....it's for us as well.
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That specific one pictured is actually for 1.6/1.8 miata motors. ~10lbs lighter than OEM and "better" suspension geometry... rumored to be more like the NB points I believe.
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One of the hottest Miata's ever.

http://forum.miata.net/vb/showpost.p...7&postcount=39



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How much is 10 lbs worth to most miata owners?
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Old 06-13-2008, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by TurboTim View Post
How much is 10 lbs worth to most miata owners?
Not whatever that is going to cost with an FM markup.

At least to me.
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I could easily loose 20lbs myself. Much cheaper.
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Oh, I forgot one other benefit of it. I believe the mounting points for the steering rack are setup to allow for a lower car and less bumpsteer issues.
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If they raise the suspension attaching points about 2 inches, that would be awesome! 2" lower with stock suspension geometry, I'd pay for that!
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god damn that car is ******* hard core.
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the lettering on that BEGI intake manifold looks retarted. Like a kindergartener learning how to block print. Seriously why wouldn't they do it in this font?

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