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Old 02-20-2019, 09:49 PM
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Anyone know if a FM Front Sway bar sold for the NB will fit perfectly fine on a 94-95 NA Miata? They say on their website that the geometry is different. But people run factory NB Front sway bars on NA's as a slight upgrade, but I don't know if the same applies with how Flyin Miata designed their product. Reason I'm asking is because I might be able to find a good deal on one.
Is there any problems I could potentially run into with fitment or performance?
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Tis a shame there's not central repository of graphical representations for all the parts fm sells.

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Answer: adjustable endlinks
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thanks man. I could visually see myself by comparing the photos on FM that they were twisted a little different. I just needed to ask if someone more knowledgeable knew if it would fit for sure or cause problems. I wouldn't of thought that adjustable end links would be all that is needed.

What other benefits are there with running adjustable end links? What do they do? I tried looking it up a little bit and i just got results of forum arguments over anti-sway bar uses...
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Adjusting pre-load. If you're any lower than stock ride height, you need adjustable endlinks.
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Originally Posted by cpierr03 View Post
Adjusting pre-load. If you're any lower than stock ride height, you need adjustable endlinks.
I had no idea of that. But it makes sense

How do you adjust them to be set up right? Is there a thread or how to on this subject you could direct me to?

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There are various schools of thought on this, but I personally just adjust for no pre-load with the weight of the car on the suspension on ramps.

Some people adjust for more pre-load on either side, but suspension tuning is complicated. I don't have any particular threads to point to on this, general Googling should serve you well here.
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Originally Posted by cpierr03 View Post
There are various schools of thought on this, but I personally just adjust for no pre-load with the weight of the car on the suspension on ramps.

Some people adjust for more pre-load on either side, but suspension tuning is complicated. I don't have any particular threads to point to on this, general Googling should serve you well here.
Yes. Thanks, I did google it a few days ago and came to the same decision as what you describe
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Does the NB bar allow better end link geometry or shock clearance? I am looking to get rid of my Eibach front bar to sell them as a set and can go with either a NA or NB racing beat bar. Based on my other post I can't use the rear most holes in the NA bar due to shock clearance.
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