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Old 06-29-2013, 01:05 PM   #81
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I recently installed the rear driftworks knuckles in my s13. I had to go from 16 to 17" rims to stop the LCA scrubbing the inside of the wheel under hard compression, had to change shocks to stop them from fouling on the drive shafts (I have larger skyline gtr diff and shafts). There was a few other small things like rearranging brake lines, but nothing major. These are obviously very specific to the car and the more extreme 40mm drop, but still some things to be aware of for these types of products.
These potential issues are why I would focus on a 1" drop, not more (uneducated, unverified guess by a procastimaster).

But one some designs are tested to be working (suitable bearings etc), it's "just" a question of persuading friends with machinery that it could be fun to test (Unless there are some that sells something with reasonable drop).
But I have many, many other things to do before this can get some prio (the stock stuff actually works ).
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The bushing set they sell looks exactly like the muraha one, except the muraha ones are mad tyte jdm yo and cost less. I wonder what they cost without the jdm tax...
The Maruha (NOPRO) bushings do not slide in and aren't held in place with snap rings and set screws; they are pressed in like OEM bushings.

I paid about a grand a few years ago, before Maruha sold them. Tons of track miles, zero maintenance, zero regrets.

The yen has tanked in comparison to USD, so the exchange rates could be quite favorable...

There has been talk about drop-spindles for quite a while. Nice to see some coming to the market. I'll be interested to hear about experience with 'em.

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Andrew Keisler's drop-spindles are pictured here along with some hayabusa rear suspension that he got for $50 and fabbed up for a fun experiment lol.

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I can't wait to order mine, tell us how do they feel
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I can't wait to order mine, tell us how do they feel
That's a picture of his car, I don't have them.

I'll relay his info onto here and I think Emilio and/or Savington(I could be wrong, basing it off FB comments lol) will be testing a prototype, maybe.

I would be trying testing them myself if it was legal in STR. I will, however, most likely be testing his aluminum lower control arms.
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Andrew Keisler's drop-spindles are pictured here along with some hayabusa rear suspension that he got for $50 and fabbed up for a fun experiment lol.

Hmmmm; remote reservoir, aluminum body, 4" travel, separate adjustments for compression and rebound, rebuild/re-valve, inverted mount. $50. More please.
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(Edited into more recent thread - Keisler Automation Drop Spindles
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Resurrecting this thread, just picked these up from Danny George. The pictures do not do them justice, these are beautiful. I will scale them vs my stockers to see what the weight diff is. I have read the discussions, some say they will be advantageous some say they wont. But you simply don't know until you try.




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