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Old 03-31-2009, 06:50 PM   #21
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I dont see why people care about the color so much, if they come powdercoated who cares what color they are. Its under the car anyways.
I'm a clean freak and it looks really bad when red gets dirty. And control arms aren't exactly the easiest thing to get to when cleaning.

Satin Silver plz.
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A lot of win there Emilio.

Are you going to have NA and NB versions available?
Universal. Geometry is the same. NB front spindle geometry is different but the 949Racing drop spindles will be one universal version too.
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what about sway bar mounts?
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what about sway bar mounts?
The front sample picture doesn't have one but the production arms do of course.
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I assumed. But the sway mounts are different NA and NB.
Hence my original question.
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I assumed. But the sway mounts are different NA and NB.
Hence my original question.
Clevis mount. I suspect anybody using these arms will have adjustable end links, not the stud type OEM NB links that like to go kerpow! on the track.
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still no pricing available?
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Clevis mount. I suspect anybody using these arms will have adjustable end links, not the stud type OEM NB links that like to go kerpow! on the track.
You are probably correct.
I'm curious to see the cost of the package.
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still no pricing available?
emailed him earlier about this........prices to be determined
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You are probably correct.
I'm curious to see the cost of the package.
As am I...an overhaul of the suspension is def coming up next.
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Universal. Geometry is the same. NB front spindle geometry is different but the 949Racing drop spindles will be one universal version too.
When do you expect production and sales of spindles to begin? Are you still developing the part?
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The pricing listed on the website is ~$1800...
Seems a bit high...
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The pricing listed on the website is ~$1800...
Seems a bit high...
Perhaps beyond the budget of some racers, but far less than any other full set of eight USA made tubular control arms with ***** joints. For what you are getting, the price is a great value.

I think the availability of junk Chinese Honda control arms for half that clouds the issue. There is no comparison in terms of design, engineering, materials quality, finish, QC, precision or function.
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Emilio makes a good point... I got quoted at >$2000 for a full racing set of tubular control arms which also required custom fitting and mounting on top of the purchase cost. So for the money, you can't beat this IMO...
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So think here, guys. A full poly bushing set for F/R control arms (until the Energy suspension kit came out not long ago) was what? $450+? These come with hard bushings, ball joints, eccentrics....That knocks easily $600 off the top of the price right there, as you are completely overhauling your suspension in "replacing the control arms". Awesome work, as usual Emilio. Keep it up!
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hard bushings = no flex = no need for toe in on rear?
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hard bushings = no flex = no need for toe in on rear?
No. WRONG
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Now taking orders for the first production run of 10 sets due late May.

Pricing and complete info on the website.
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hard bushings = no flex = no need for toe in on rear?
It means LESS toe in the rear, approaching zero toe (but not equal to zero toe) if it used delrin or other very hard bushings.
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Just an FYI. Steve at V8roadsters is an engineer and a lot of thought and number crunching goes into the design of their parts. It's not just some dude in his garage with a welder. If the quality of these is on par with the k-member, they will be great.

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