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Old 03-31-2009, 02:01 PM   #1
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Default GB Economy Frame Rail Stiffeners.. 115 Shipped! 8 in, need 2 more!

Stein passed the torch onto me! Same rails, rear bolt hole moved up .5in for better fitment. Hardware included. I've received a couple of good quotes that puts them right at the same price area of 115 shipped in the lower 48 (USA). If you missed your first in on these rails, here is your chance!

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Wow, good job! I still need to get mine on...
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Im gonna watch this thread. And see if I can move some money around.
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Okay, I was just about to put the BBS wheels back on and just sport them instead of sell.

Instead I emailed the 3 serious guys back.

Stiffness FTMFW!
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So... is this on or do we still need more time?
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We get 10 people signed on and I'll make the order for you guys. It should be about a week after that.
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I'm down to be on that list.
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how does this compare to flyin miata rails? I have the FM rails on my car right now, deciding whether or not to remove them and pick yours up or just keep the FM rails on my car.
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These are solid, so they will be slightly heavier, but also a little more stiff.

If you are interested in something far stiffer then the FM rails, I have a design for an IM9 carbon based frame rail with a foam core. Expensive check, the best... check. Careful running into semi's with your car after the install, they might loose.
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what a pain to install, but these would be so frakking nice. I would never have to worry about jack points again, that's for sure. Sadly tires, brakes, oil cooler, and life are ahead of new frame rails.
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Vincent - sell yours to me... and then buy these
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+1, put me down on the list for these rails. (depending on if wherestheboost buys my FM rails or not)


Travis, how much for the carbon based frame rails?
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Aye... I'm sorry guys - I was in a bind... and I folded... I bought the FM frame rails. :-/
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I'll still want these unless I blow my money on something else before the order date.
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+1, put me down on the list for these rails. (depending on if wherestheboost buys my FM rails or not)


Travis, how much for the carbon based frame rails?
I'd say around $400. The set weighs in right at half the weight of one frame rail, and are about 10X the stiffness. Composites are good.

I have 4 officially down for the GB so far.

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Travis, put my name on the official list, or instruct me on how to prepay/whatever.

I can't pass this deal up again, or I'll hate myself later.

I hope you feel good about taking the food from my children's(well one child's) mouth(s). You vendors profit from what I consider a real sickness we have, an addiction if you will.



jk, looking forward to a badass stiffness mod.
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Jeeze, I'll go slit my wrist now. 7 In, just 3 more!

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I'm hoping the FM rails are on backorder now... so i can save ... $60
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Count me in as well. Can wait to put these on.
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I am in, let me know where to send money to.
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