Buying this the moment it comes out

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Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby Yoshi » Sat Aug 06, 2011 12:52 am

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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby toointoxicated62 » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:02 am

corrected control arms for lowered cars?
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Postby Yoshi » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:04 am

corrects geometry (roll center and bump steer) from lowered cars, pushes the wheels farther out, give more space when the wheel is full lock, gives 0 ackerman, more steering angle, more neg camber, wider track width, and it's blue.
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby M20_fever » Sat Aug 06, 2011 6:12 am

whats the price? Look like decent units.
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby Yoshi » Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:36 pm

dunno. it's not out yet
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby Nsquared97 » Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:46 am

Looks very nice, but out of curiousity why 0 ackramen?
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby Yoshi » Sun Aug 07, 2011 3:04 am

pos ackerman helps straight line driving. neg helps in drift stability. 0 is a good middle ground.
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby Yoshi » Mon Aug 08, 2011 12:40 pm

I'm going to buy a bunch and redistribute. Anyone want one?
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Postby M20_fever » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:33 pm

Price?
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby Yoshi » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:00 pm

$1250 is what I can get it to people for. That's shipped. it's 950 euro otherwise. (1350ish in $).
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Postby M20_fever » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:45 pm

yikes, seems a bit steep for some control arms if you ask me.
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby Yoshi » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:48 pm

It's more than just control arms though.
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby M20_fever » Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:02 pm

yeah I know, but for it seems like a lot for unproven parts, and what is the support on them like? What happens when that ball joint or bushing goes bad? Just seems like one of those bling parts that doesn't actually do much in application.

I would definitely be interested to see how it works for you, and how the adjustments actually change the handling of the car.
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby Yoshi » Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:09 pm

They are press in balljoint style so if any of them wear out I can just get new ones. The extra long one worries me as I'd probably have to order it from the UK again. This is the same kit that was on the other E30 someone posted up with maaad tyte angle. It was a prototype tho.
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Re: Buying this the moment it comes out

Postby M20_fever » Mon Aug 08, 2011 8:21 pm

That spherical bushing would probably be difficult to find as well. Just playing devils advocate here, the price is very high for what your getting so the after the sale support should reflect the premium your paying.

There is a big difference between seeing actual data on the performance effect these provide and seeing a few pics of tje prototype being used on a car with an unknown setup.
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