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Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 03-01-2017, 05:32 PM
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Posted By nbfather
You are preaching to the choir. I'm just a...

You are preaching to the choir.
I'm just a father trying to keep the racing off the streets and keep the horsepower bug in line.
I am under no illusion as to mastery of the process, I just want him...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 03-01-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By nbfather
I appreciate people taking the time to comment! ...

I appreciate people taking the time to comment!
You are going to have to do a lot worse that that to offend me!

Yes, it is about the build. This is a father son project.
It is also about...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 02-28-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By nbfather
mx5-kiwi, I sort of figured as much, but while...

mx5-kiwi,
I sort of figured as much, but while we were in suspension mode I wanted to cross all the t's and dot the i's so to speak.
The 949 kit and Sadfab bearings look to be a difficult to beat...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 02-28-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By nbfather
So...I have been looking at Keisler drop...

So...I have been looking at Keisler drop spindles.

Better bearings, 3 pounds lighter per corner, better geometry with the 4.25"ish ride height, sounds pretty amazing!
Then I read that they are...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 02-27-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By nbfather
We are planning on the standard flat ABS nose...

We are planning on the standard flat ABS nose with a splitter with a Singular wing in the back. Probably 2 years out. Depending on how my son's driving is progressing, we were thinking it might be...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 02-23-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By nbfather
Thanks folks! Looking like the suspension will...

Thanks folks!
Looking like the suspension will be in the right direction!
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 02-22-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By nbfather
Thanks! I think we are going to order the...

Thanks!
I think we are going to order the complete kit from 949 and leave the poly bushings off until he can afford the Sadfab bronze bushings.
We are adding so many other things that will add...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 02-12-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By nbfather
I read that the Xidas get hilariously firm at the...

I read that the Xidas get hilariously firm at the stiff settings.
The blown squishy feel seems familiar! :)
Nice to know there is a setting if he wants to drive the car on an extended run!

I was...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 02-12-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By nbfather
This is going on an NB so the 15X10s and 245s...

This is going on an NB so the 15X10s and 245s will fit a bit better.
I'm sure the 245/40/15 Hoosiers will require more serious fitting.
What do you mean by float a bit?

Thanks for sharing your...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 02-10-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By nbfather
Suspension Considerations 245 Maxxis

My son almost has enough money for a 949 big grip kit.

Street tires will be 245/15 Maxxis. Hp will be 350ish with more on tap....Dialed down to Much less at the track!
As my son's driving ability...
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