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Old 12-02-2010, 03:43 PM   #1
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Default Revalved Bilstiens + 700/400lb springs

Is anyone running this combo? I know a few are running them with Koni Races, but what about some revalved Bilstiens?

I'm just about to send my shocks out to Stuart Development on Monday and wanted to get some last minute input. As for car prep, RB front bar, stock rear, endlinks, mazdaspeed bushings and 15x9 w/ NT01's.
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Sounds solid, might add nb front hats, isc rars, and a MS rear bar.
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I have ISC tops for all 4 already, and I like the way the car feels with the stock rear bar. I may change it though after the new suspension is on. We'll see how it feels on the track.
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I'm running Jake's old setup (see sig below)...I'm quite pleased with it. The front were revalved by Bilstein I think, no revalve in the back, and it's very livable. Can't speak to track performance but based on Jake's experience I think it should be pretty capable, and only get better with some legit custom valving.
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Why are you daring me? :(
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Running almost identical. Quite happy with it.

Bernie Bilsteins/700f/400r/RB solid front/ISC front (need to add rear over winter)/no rear/splitter/wing/15x8 +NT01s. Had lots of fun on it last season.
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cool sounds like a plan then.

do you feel you wish you would have gone with 450lb in the rear? Or are you happy with the way it feels with the 400?
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cool sounds like a plan then.

do you feel you wish you would have gone with 450lb in the rear? Or are you happy with the way it feels with the 400?
Felt fine with 400 in the rear. But I haven't played with changes on the miata chassis enough to really offer sage wisdom. I was running NB hats in rear and pretty sure I was bouncing off bumpstops, but i am running NB bilsteins, shortened, but still overly long. So its mostly my fault for mixmatching stuff.
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Ya, I'll be running ISC's all around with HD Bils and FCM 12mm bumpstops. Savington runs 450lb IIRC which is why I asked.
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How much power are you putting down?
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Will be around 250 - 280 whp.
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