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Forum: MiataRoadster
01-16-2015, 05:08 PM
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Posted By MiataRoadster

3.3:1 group buy update

I started a new thread here:

https://www.miataturbo.net/miataroadster-97/miataroadster-3-3-1-ring-pinion-group-buy-thru-feb-28th-82670/#post1197226
Forum: MiataRoadster
12-20-2014, 02:04 AM
Forum: MiataRoadster
12-03-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

update

Thanks for the kind words.

Many people asked for refunds when the price went up for the US-made parts and I'm now awaiting a re-quote from the manufacturer.

Thanks for your patience!

Bill
Forum: MiataRoadster
08-20-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

UPDATE ON 3.3:1 GEARS GROUP BUY

<sigh>

Two factories in Taiwan were unable to meet my specs, so I'm back to the drawing board with a respected US manufacturer. The current ETA is now 1/15.

I'm really sorry that this is taking...
Forum: MiataRoadster
06-02-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

Thanks everyone for your understanding and...

Thanks everyone for your understanding and patience with this tedious process!

When the time comes, I'll put out word when we need a mule.

The most likely scenario is that Ben will install a...
Forum: MiataRoadster
05-31-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

I hope you can appreciate that the details of the...

I hope you can appreciate that the details of the development process are confidential. I'll let everyone know when I have a sample that we approve.
Forum: MiataRoadster
05-17-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

UPDATE ON 3.3:1 GEARS GROUP BUY

I sincerely apologize for this process taking so much longer than I initially anticipated.

So far, Iíve received two prototype gears sets from the manufacturer.

Unfortunately, neither set...
Forum: MiataRoadster
04-09-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

3.3:1 update

The 3.3:1 ring & pinion first article has finally arrived from the manufacturer in Taiwan.

It's now in the hands of diff guru Ben Herne (AKA Puddymod Racing) in FL.

We're seeking a 1.8 mule...
Forum: MiataRoadster
02-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

3.3 GB is still open

I'm still accepting orders.
Forum: MiataRoadster
01-05-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

STILL TAKING ORDERS

While I'm waiting for the manufacturer to supply a sample set of gears for testing, I can still process more orders. Please email me if you'd like to participate: [email protected]
Forum: MiataRoadster
12-13-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

2 days left...

As of 12/13/13, I've received payments from the following:

1-2) savington
3) dv/dt
4) slmhofy
5) frogers
6) 05pearl
7) karter74
8 ) vette1959
9) hhammerly
Forum: MiataRoadster
12-05-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

The 3.3 will fit S2000 also, though probably not...

The 3.3 will fit S2000 also, though probably not a desirable ratio.
Forum: MiataRoadster
11-29-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

The contents of a rebuild kit could vary widely,...

The contents of a rebuild kit could vary widely, so there's no simple answer to your question. Variables would include:

* model year
* mileage
* actual condition of internals upon inspection
*...
Forum: MiataRoadster
11-27-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

The testing will be done by my differential guru,...

The testing will be done by my differential guru, Ben Herne (AKA PuddyMod Racing), in FL. It will be up to him to arrange for a local mule car.

If any of the group buy participants are in FL, I'd...
Forum: MiataRoadster
11-27-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

To be absolutely clear, people ordering these...

To be absolutely clear, people ordering these gears will not be serving as "guinea pigs." I will receive a set to install and test (I will have a respected expert do so) before I approve the design...
Forum: MiataRoadster
11-27-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

I'm not being evasive about the manufacturer, I...

I'm not being evasive about the manufacturer, I simply don't have a name of an actual factory.

The gears will be a new design made at the same company in Taiwan that manufactures the proven Honda...
Forum: MiataRoadster
11-27-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

These are for differential, not dog-tooth tranny...

These are for differential, not dog-tooth tranny gears.

There will be no difference in sound from stock (probably quieter, if set up properly by my tech).
Forum: MiataRoadster
11-27-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,150
Posted By MiataRoadster

MIATAROADSTER 3.3:1 RING AND PINION GROUP BUY

http://miataroadster.net/gears/3.3.png

Happy holidays, everyone!

As some of you may remember, a 3.3:1 gear set has been a pet project of mine since at least 2008. So I'm happy to announce that...
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