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Old 03-20-2017, 03:06 PM
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Mathew,

IF you are able to introduce a product that rivals the price of the BRZ gearset already offered what would be the total cost to have a gearset installed into a typical 6-Speed gearbox? Roughly $4500?
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I am more interested in seeing 3.3 gears just readily available then I am on a group buy. I don't want to order a set now, but sometime in the future I may.
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Originally Posted by shuiend View Post
I am more interested in seeing 3.3 gears just readily available then I am on a group buy. I don't want to order a set now, but sometime in the future I may.
If this happens they are going on the shelf. Why not save a few bucks and prove there is long term interest?
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There would be even more interest in 3.3 once there is a trans solution also.

I'm interested.
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Screw all you guys, I want 3.3 gears for highway cruising. Far less interested in them for track use.
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Originally Posted by shuiend View Post
Screw all you guys, I want 3.3 gears for highway cruising. Far less interested in them for track use.
This^^

oh and 60 MPH+ in second

I truck around in 6th at <2000 RPM with my daily all the time
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In for 3.3 group buy!
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Originally Posted by matthewdesigns View Post

Anyone have any ratio requests, thoughts, opinions to share? Since we are approaching this from the ground up it may be possible to tweak things a little. Keep in mind that we are only focused on 3/4/5 at this time.
https://www.miataturbo.net/race-prep...4/#post1111222

https://www.miataturbo.net/suspensio...2/#post1395080

The first thread ("Gearbox options/experience") is an absolute must-read for you, MFactory, and anyone else at Jack's working on this project. It's the best and most recent synposis of our current options, the issues with those options, the various requirements for each specific application (street vs. autocross vs. road race), and lots more. I can't easily impart all of the information unto you more quickly or easily than to tell you that you absolutely must read that thread front to back.

If you are going to do only a 3-4-5 you are basically locked into OE ratios. Any tweaks will leave an odd gap between 2nd and 3rd that would not be desirable for a substantial number of customers (street cars). If you can do all 6 or at least 1-5, find posts by me or Emilio on gear ratios. 2.8/2.0/1.5/1.25/1/.85 puts you in the ballpark but we have both gone in depth on why
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Basically I've come over to the camp of "If something is a reliability problem on the track, just ask Andrew and do what he says".
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In for 3.3 group buy also
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I'm interested in the 3.3 group buy as well.
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Moi aussi. I'm picking up a modified MS for track use and the 3.3 should work nicely for that application. Many thanks.
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Do you guys really hate shifting that much that you need the 3.3? You should put in an auto in whilst you are at it!
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Yes.
And I did. (in my other car lol)
And I love it.

Semi-truck stump pulling gears are probably fun on track. Not so much in every day traffic
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I think it's fair to say a 3.3 R&P group buy would have decent interest enough to justify a group buy
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What's his face (Bill?) from MiataRoadster seemed to have what, like 50 people interested before he aborted his quest for getting these to market?
So yeah, I'd say there is interest. But I want someone to actually install/test one of these and tell us all about it first.
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Originally Posted by 18psi View Post
~snip~ I want someone to actually install/test one of these and tell us all about it first.
I received order confirmation this morning from Michael. Unfortunately, the earliest I see my car getting back on the road is mid-July.
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Yep, I already ordered one too but am in the same boat as Ted75. My car is up on stands till probably July or so also.
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Got mine today. 43/13, or 3.30769:1. Unicorn gears forever, now they come in 2 days air-freight from Taiwan. Super cool.

For big, take the image URL and delete the "l" right before the file suffix.

These will replace the 3.63s in Acamas.





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Originally Posted by Savington View Post
Got mine today. 43/13, or 3.30769:1. Unicorn gears forever, now they come in 2 days air-freight from Taiwan. Super cool.

For big, take the image URL and delete the "l" right before the file suffix.

These will replace the 3.63s in Acamas.





Which car is Acamas? Is it the street car? I want a review of how they compare to the 3.63 gears and a 6speed on the interstate. What rpms is cruising for 65/70/75/80mph?

I also wonder if these came from one of the factories that MiataRoadster tried to get to make them. I believe Bill said he tried a few shops in Taiwan, but none could get the QC that he wanted.
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