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Old 12-12-2009, 03:30 AM   #1
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Can we discuss prices/performance in steps?


250 - racelands
300 - used bilsteins, ebay coilover 450/350
450 - tokico illumina,ebay coilover 450/350
500 - used bilsteins, ebay collars, qa1 springs 700/400, nb top hats
750 - koni sports, collars, qa1 springs
800 - revalved bilsteins, ebay collars, qa1 springs 700/400, nb top hats
850 - tein basic
1100 - tein ss
1150 - D2 custom valved and sprung
1200 - koni race, collars, qa1 springs
1500 - tein flex
1650 - fatcat
1900 - jic magic a2
1800 - tein mono flex
2000 - afco
2100 - v2 fatcats
2700 - xida s
3800 - xida

Copy/paste/edit lets get this list bigger then debate whats the best bang for the buck at each level.
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Definitely the racelands
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Where is Moton and Robispec?
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Where is Moton and Robispec?
off the chart
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Öhlins?
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advance design?
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wrong thread.
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I'm going to get rid of the Flex next year and get something with comp and decomp adjustability. I'm no pro by any means, but I see the short comings of the flex damping and would like more comp in the front, less comp in the rear, but more decomp in the rear. I also want more droop in the front, and I have the front's so stiff that apparently they're jacking, but i don't know what that feels like.

I imagine that by the time I get those set up, I'll wish I had low/high adjustability too.
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I'll take your teins
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H&R coilovers, I think they list new for $1100 but I've seen more than one set being sold as-new for $700ish.
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I'll take your teins
Damn you. I'll actually be in the market for used Flex late Feb.

I've seen three sets go for $700-900 recently...and I'm not passing up another.
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Old 12-12-2009, 01:25 PM   #12
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250 - racelands
300-400 - used bilstein or koni, ebay coilover 450/350
450 - tokico illumina,ebay coilover 450/350
500-600 - used bilsteins, used koni, new illumina, ebay collars, qa1 springs 450/300, nb top hats
750 - koni sports, collars, qa1 springs
800 - revalved bilsteins, ebay collars, qa1 springs 450-700/250-400, nb top hats
850 - tein basic
1100 - tein ss
1150 - D2 custom valved and sprung
1200 - koni race, collars, qa1 springs
1500 - tein flex
1650 - fatcat
1900 - jic magic a2
1800 - tein mono flex
2000 - afco
2100 - v2 fatcats
2700 - xida s
3800 - xida


What is the list for? Street + track? Street + autoX + track? track only? Etc. Without knowing the purpose it's tough to give this list a ranking.
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Old 12-12-2009, 01:32 PM   #13
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Lets just grow the list first, this list is in response to this thread...

https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/t39062-3/
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Old 12-12-2009, 03:21 PM   #14
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Can we discuss prices/performance in steps?


250 - racelands
300 - used bilsteins, ebay coilover 450/350
450 - tokico illumina,ebay coilover 450/350
500 - used bilsteins, ebay collars, qa1 springs 700/400, nb top hats
750 - koni sports, collars, qa1 springs
800 - revalved bilsteins, ebay collars, qa1 springs 700/400, nb top hats
850 - tein basic
1100 - tein ss
1150 - D2 custom valved and sprung
1200 - koni race, collars, qa1 springs
1500 - tein flex
1650 - fatcat
1900 - jic magic a2
1800 - tein mono flex
2000 - afco
2100 - v2 fatcats
2700 - xida s
3000 - Ohlins DFV
3800 - xida

Copy/paste/edit lets get this list bigger then debate whats the best bang for the buck at each level.

Ohlins DFV added...though Goodwin used to sell a custom version for $200 more)
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Old 12-12-2009, 05:10 PM   #15
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thanks, anybody else?
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Seems like this thread had some good infos:

https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/t38642/
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Old 12-12-2009, 07:48 PM   #17
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kyb agx? I unfortunately own them
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Old 12-12-2009, 08:29 PM   #18
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250 - racelands
300 - used bilsteins, ebay coilover 450/350
450 - tokico illumina,ebay coilover 450/350
500 - used bilsteins, ebay collars, qa1 springs 700/400, nb top hats
750 - koni sports, collars, qa1 springs
800 - revalved bilsteins, ebay collars, qa1 springs 700/400, nb top hats
850 - tein basic
1100 - tein ss
1150 - D2 custom valved and sprung
1200 - koni race, collars, qa1 springs
1400 - bilstein pss9
1500 - tein flex
1650 - fatcat
1900 - jic magic a2
1800 - tein mono flex
2000 - afco
2100 - v2 fatcats
2700 - xida s
3000 - Ohlins DFV
3800 - xida
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Couple of things that I would add to the list are used Flex for $800 and the FM2 kit with their springs and Illuminas. Sounds like a decent package for $800 total from those that have it.
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Old 12-13-2009, 03:33 AM   #20
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0 - your stock blown ****
250 - racelands
300 - used bilsteins, ebay coilover 450/350
450 - tokico illumina,ebay coilover 450/350
500 - used bilsteins, ebay collars, qa1 springs 700/400, nb top hats
750 - koni sports, collars, qa1 springs
800 - revalved bilsteins, ebay collars, qa1 springs 700/400, nb top hats
800 - used tein flex
850 - tein basic
1100 - tein ss
1150 - D2 custom valved and sprung
1200 - koni race, collars, qa1 springs
1400 - bilstein pss9
1500 - tein flex
1650 - fatcat
1900 - jic magic a2
1800 - tein mono flex
2000 - afco
2100 - v2 fatcats
2700 - xida s
3000 - Ohlins DFV
3800 - xida
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