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Old 07-03-2015, 11:35 AM   #1
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I have just purchased new racelands. I know they are the blackballed suspension to most all performance oriented people. I previously had a set of ultimos on my car. These new blue and whites are much better quality it seems like.

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Front spring rate = 485in/lb
Rear spring rate = 475in/lb
15 way dampening adjustable
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For the money they seem to be good quality, I am excited to put them in the car and try them out. I will update this once they are in and i take them for a spirited drive.
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<p>Are those the advertised spring rates or what you measured.</p>
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<p>lolololol. Then they are definitely the real rates.</p>
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shiny = good quality
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Nothing like a square spring set up on a Miata. Sounds like Raceland did their homework this time.

They should pair these with a big fat RSB and sell them as a package deal....
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<p><img alt="" src="https://www.miataturbo.net/images/smilies/laugh.gif" title="Laugh" /></p><p>But only with a front sway bar eliminator kit</p>
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Hey guys im just trying it out, dont h8 me plz
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There is no excuse for being so goddamn dumb. If you can't find out if ricelands are crap or not on your own you deserve to be shaken to death by the pieces of ****.

If you had even half a brain cell left you'd never let them in your car, let alone on them.
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All joking aside, be careful the first time you hit the curves with those. If you don't know why those spring rates (assuming they're not numbers that Raceland just made up, and that the inverted units aren't a bad sign) are bad, you will very soon. Try not to spin into anything.

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</p><p>This is a forum, not a text message. We conversate like human beings, not apes.</p><p>If you type like a retard you're gonna have a bad time.</p>
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Are those spring rates the d0r1ft0 special?
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I am curious, as a marketer, what is giving you the impression of quality in general and greater quality than the previous version? Feel free to be detailed.

Oh and yeah, those springs rates are wrong. This is common for the automotive aftermarket which will base coilover springs rates for any given car on either static weight distribution or a fixed percentage over OEM. Neither strategy works on the NA/NB. Yours are based on static weight distribution BTW. The "fix" is swapping either fronts or rears depending on tire/wheel combo, weight and a few other variables. Contact Raceland for help with setup.
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Super Flat-Ride spring rates?

18psi- conversate? That was facetious, no?
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Contact Raceland for help with setup.
</p><p>Priceless. Lololol</p><p>Sig'd</p>
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For what it's worth H&R's coilover setup had the same rates front and back, and didn't exhibit any noticeable oversteer. Not sure if the advertised rates are just wrong, or if they were doing something different.
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May i recommend just filing a return request with eBay and getting your money back?
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I really miss the props function.

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My car came with racelands. I only had them on for the 7 mile drive home, but damn did my back hurt afterwards!
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