Group buy on the new ES HyperFlex Master Kit for 90-97 Miata's

 
Old 02-14-2008, 06:42 PM
  #1  
Elite Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
chriscar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Carrollton TX
Posts: 1,699
Total Cats: 13
Lightbulb Group buy on the new ES HyperFlex Master Kit for 90-97 Miata's

Group buy on the new ES HyperFlex Master Kit for 90-97 Miatas
  • Price - $209 shipped within the Continental US
  • Minimum participation level - 10 people
  • End date - March 2, midnight
  • Payment method - To be determined
  • Ship date - 2 to 3 weeks after 10 orders are placed
  • Vendor - http://www.lightningmotorsports.com
  • GB Coordinator - Chriscar [email protected]
According to the ES rep for Lightning, this is a new part number and ES hasn't shipped any yet. The only place on the web that's listing this part is energysuspensionparts.com and they're selling it at $238 shipped. No matter where you buy this kit, it's a special order item and ES will not manufacture it until the order is placed. In other words, they don't keep these buggers on the shelf, and nobody is stocking them, at least not yet.

About me - Since I've only been here about 2 months, not all of you know who I am. I've been in the Nissan B13 camp for a long time, and recently bought a Miata. I've been a moderator at SR20forum.com for longer than I can even remember, and am currently one of two administrators on the site. I have run multiple group buys on SR20Forum, including ones with Hyperco where I was instrumental in getting them to custom manufacture high rate conventional type springs for the Nissan B13 & B14 chassis, resulting in sales in excess of $100,000 dollars over the course of 5 years and multiple group buys, and every single sale went through me. My eBay rating is 100%, and am one of the highest rated sellers at SR20forum. I like long walks on the beach......

Here's the thread that kicked this group deal off.

1990-97 HYPER-FLEX SYSTEM Complete Master Bushing Set #11.18102

CONTENTS
  • front control arm bushings
  • front sway bar bushings
  • rear control arm bushings
  • rear sway bar bushings
  • rear differential bushing set
Parts List for Master set # 11-18102

Front control arm bushing set: 11.3105
  • 4 2165 Upper control arm
  • 2 2690 Lower control arm Rear pos/front
  • 2 2691 Lower control arm Rear pos/rear
  • 2 2692 Lower control arm Front Pos/ front
  • 2 2693 Lower control arm Front Pos/ rear
  • 2 15.10.549.39 (.875x.480x 2.750)
  • 2 15.10.472.39 (.875x.480x 2.355)
  • 4 15.10.575.39 (.875x.480x 2.250)
  • 1 17491 Instruction sheet
Front sway bar bushing set: 11.5102
  • 2 5042 Bushings
  • 4 8062 Bushings
  • 4 15.10.202.39 (.625x.393x.940)
  • 2 15.03.01.39 (1.250x.385x.110)
  • 2 15.802.39 Mini Bracket
  • 1 17086 Instruction sheet
Rear control arm bushing set: 11.3106
  • 8 2694 Upper
  • 4 2695 Lower outer pos/ inside
  • 8 2696 Lower inner pos
  • 4 2697 Hub to upper control arm
  • 4 2699 Lower outer pos/ outside
  • 4 15.10.541.39 (.875x.562x2.270)RLCA outer
  • 4 15.10.549.39 (.875x.406x2.750)RLCA inner
  • 4 15.10.576.39 (.875x.406x2.250)RUCA
  • 2 15.10.577.39 (.750x.406x2.250)HUB
  • 2 15.03.05.39 (2.000x .500x .120)WASHER
  • 2 15.03.12.39 (2.000x .500x .120)WASHER
  • 1 17437 Instruction Sheet
Rear sway bar bushing set:11.5103
  • 2 5099 Rear bushing
  • 4 8062 End link bushing
  • 2 15.03.01.39 (1.250x.385x.110)
  • 1 17086 Instruction sheet
Rear Differential Bushing set:11.4101
  • 2 2698 Differential case bushings
  • 2 4247 Cross member washer bushings
  • 2 15.1.329.39 (0.875x0.573x2.500)
  • 1 17493 Instruction sheet
Grease
  • 1 9.11113 2oz. Red Grease Tub
BUYER'S LIST
  1. deliverator
  2. UrbanSoot
  3. whaaamx5
  4. fourwhls
  5. FireTora
  6. jayc72 (shipping to Canada t5z-0a6)
  7. soflarick
  8. MazDilla
QUESTIONS
  1. Shipping to Canada t5z-0a6
  2. Black and red?
  3. 98 > Compatibility
  4. Shipping discount for multiple sets to one address.

Last edited by chriscar; 02-15-2008 at 08:31 AM.
chriscar is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 06:48 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
iTrader: (14)
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Buffalo, NY
Posts: 731
Total Cats: 1
Default

I'm in for one set.
deliverator is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 06:56 PM
  #3  
Elite Member
iTrader: (24)
 
UrbanSoot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
Posts: 4,654
Total Cats: 18
Default

count me in
UrbanSoot is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 06:58 PM
  #4  
Elite Member
iTrader: (39)
 
Zabac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: High Point NC
Posts: 4,850
Total Cats: 8
Default

me in


edit:black set
if anyone wants the SB bushings holler at me, im using the RB hollow bar that came with urethane already (good stuff btw)

Last edited by Zabac; 02-15-2008 at 11:24 AM.
Zabac is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 07:14 PM
  #5  
Junior Member
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 436
Total Cats: 14
Default

Dammitman....more work on the horizon. I thought I was done for a while.

I'm in.
fourwhls is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 07:23 PM
  #6  
Elite Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
chriscar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Carrollton TX
Posts: 1,699
Total Cats: 13
Default

For ***** and giggles, I totalled up the number of pieces in the kit. It's 95

C
chriscar is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 07:30 PM
  #7  
Newb
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: SF East Bay
Posts: 6
Total Cats: 0
Default

For this price I am totally in. Wasn't planning on doing bushings for another year or so but for ~half the price of the super pros....
FireTora is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 07:34 PM
  #8  
I'm Miserable!
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 589
Total Cats: 0
Default

any idea how much of this stuff crosses over to the 99-05 cars?
MX5-4me is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 07:41 PM
  #9  
Elite Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
chriscar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Carrollton TX
Posts: 1,699
Total Cats: 13
Default

I don't know, but they don't list any of the components as being compatible with the 98 and up.

See here - http://www.energysuspensionparts.com....asp?cat=10239

C
chriscar is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 08:06 PM
  #10  
Senior Member
iTrader: (14)
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Buffalo, NY
Posts: 731
Total Cats: 1
Default

Oh, if we get a choice in color, I'll take black instead of red.
deliverator is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 08:36 PM
  #11  
y8s
2 Props,3 Dildos,& 1 Cat
iTrader: (8)
 
y8s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Fake Virginia
Posts: 19,169
Total Cats: 507
Default

front sway bar bushings... probably wont fit my 1.25" bar.
y8s is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 09:32 PM
  #12  
Elite Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
chriscar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Carrollton TX
Posts: 1,699
Total Cats: 13
Default

Originally Posted by y8s View Post
front sway bar bushings... probably wont fit my 1.25" bar.
Yeah, I thought of that, and looked to see if it would be cheaper to buy the F&R control arm kits & diff kit, but it still comes out to more money than the group buy price for the complete kit. Heck, sell the F&R sway bar bushings for $30 or so to someone still running stock bars.

What sway bar bushings are you using now?

C
chriscar is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 09:50 PM
  #13  
y8s
2 Props,3 Dildos,& 1 Cat
iTrader: (8)
 
y8s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Fake Virginia
Posts: 19,169
Total Cats: 507
Default

Originally Posted by chriscar View Post
Yeah, I thought of that, and looked to see if it would be cheaper to buy the F&R control arm kits & diff kit, but it still comes out to more money than the group buy price for the complete kit. Heck, sell the F&R sway bar bushings for $30 or so to someone still running stock bars.

What sway bar bushings are you using now?

C
err the RB bar came with mounts and urethane bushings.

but since I have an 01, I'll wait to see how much is compatible.
y8s is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 10:24 PM
  #14  
Elite Member
iTrader: (14)
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Edmonton, AB
Posts: 4,910
Total Cats: 0
Default

I'm in, can you get an estimate on how much they charge for shipping to Canada (t5z-0a6)?

(1) Black set

Last edited by jayc72; 02-15-2008 at 01:11 AM.
jayc72 is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 10:50 PM
  #15  
Senior Member
iTrader: (8)
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Floriduh
Posts: 882
Total Cats: 0
Default

Count me in. Black set please.
soflarick is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 11:08 PM
  #16  
Junior Member
iTrader: (7)
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Overland Park, KS
Posts: 394
Total Cats: 6
Default

Put me down for one black set please.
MazDilla is offline  
Old 02-14-2008, 11:15 PM
  #17  
Elite Member
iTrader: (15)
 
patsmx5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 8,824
Total Cats: 269
Default

From Flyin Miata's website on their Super Pro bushings
High quality performance urethane bushing set from Australia. Different durometers are used for different bushings, just like Mazda did. This gives the same handling balance as stock but with more precision. Complete kit includes for all control arms, front and rear. Sway bar bushings not included. These bushings will affect ride quality - the suspension will move more freely, but sharp impacts will be transmitted more strongly than before.

Fits all Miatas.
Hmm, so maybe these will too?
patsmx5 is offline  
Old 02-15-2008, 01:02 AM
  #18  
Junior Member
iTrader: (6)
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Houston, TX / Lafayette, LA
Posts: 272
Total Cats: 2
Default

Emilio lists the SuperPro bushings as 90-05 as well. Hopefully someone will chime in and confirm what some of us are hoping.
tann3r is offline  
Old 02-15-2008, 07:59 AM
  #19  
Elite Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Atlanta93LE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Marietta, GA
Posts: 2,195
Total Cats: 1
Default

Hmmm, my car needs these desperately (165k miles and original bushings)...I'll check to see if I can scrape the money together.
Atlanta93LE is offline  
Old 02-15-2008, 08:06 AM
  #20  
Ben
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (33)
 
Ben's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: atlanta-ish
Posts: 12,651
Total Cats: 111
Default

Good job Chris.

Would you mind contacting Lightning to see if they'd offer a shipping discount on 3 sets shipped to the same address? Thx--I figure myself, Ben, and Rob could save a few bucks if they also want in...
__________________
DIYAutoTune.com Tech Support
10AE-T|BEGi S4|MSPNP-Pro EMS|Enthuza Duals|6UL|Etc
Track Rat|2001|VVT|MS3-Pro EMS|Enthuza|Exocet in Progress

Originally Posted by concealer404 View Post
Buy an MSPNP Pro, you'll feel better.
Ben is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Group buy on the new ES HyperFlex Master Kit for 90-97 Miata's


Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.