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Old 01-01-2014, 09:15 PM   #1
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I've been asking about these for a long time and I'm very excited to see him finally announce them!

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"We've been working on Mazda Miata front lower control arm development and are pleased to announce some very exciting statistics-

4130 laser cut/TIG welded chromoly construction

Under 3.5 pounds per arm (factory 8 pounds, V8Rs roughly 6 pounds), blowing the competition out of the water.

Delrin bushings

+/- 2 degrees camber adjustment at the ball joint

349.00 price point

We should have some CAD models up within the next few weeks!"
Talked to him some, he said some poly bushings in place of the delrin's wouldn't be an issue. Factory bushings won't fit in the design. These will be very popular in quite a few categories and I'm anxious to get my hands on a set myself.
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One wondering what he know that v8roadster doesn't? How is his going to be almost half the weight of theirs?
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These sound cool. I assume that the price is per arm not per pair?

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One wondering what he know that v8roadster doesn't? How is his going to be almost half the weight of theirs?

Chromoly instead of mild steel and more engineering work.
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They're a folded sheet metal design (like stock). A lot harder to design and make for a fab shop than tubular but able to get better strength to weight.


And V8R isnt a great benchmark because their's still break on high grip cars like the stock ones do. I had to add half a pound to the V8R arm weight and use chromo (it only costs like $20 more per arm anyways) to come up with a design I was sure wouldnt break.
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Something that I found out will come in handy.... the ball-joints will be able to slide back a forth to give ~ -2.0 of camber and then I can adjust the rest with the e-bolts. A fix for "can't get enough camber" club and not having to use off-set bushings at certain heights.
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Something that I found out will come in handy.... the ball-joints will be able to slide back a forth to give ~ -2.0 of camber and then I can adjust the rest with the e-bolts. A fix for "can't get enough camber" club and not having to use off-set bushings at certain heights.
Thats pretty much par for the course for miata aftermarket lower arms.
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Yeah, I didn't know it was but I'm glad it is!
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