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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-24-2023, 05:06 AM
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Posted By marco_mc22
I can confirm, I’m currently on 50-250 front with...

I can confirm, I’m currently on 50-250 front with CS lowering mounts and minimum ride height is -32mm, using oem mounts would get the car sits higher, probably around -18mm as a max lowering.
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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-07-2023, 01:44 AM
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Posted By marco_mc22
Yep, they’re sealed pillow ball bushings....

Yep, they’re sealed pillow ball bushings. Traction bar arm is standard rubber, softer than toe control arm though. Same with upper arm which is still rubber but harder.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-22-2023, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By marco_mc22
Correct, for what I know you can only buy the...

Correct, for what I know you can only buy the entire Oem arm or go for aftermarket, hardrace makes oem lenght joints but at this point I’d go for the corrected roll center version.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-24-2023, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,886
Posted By marco_mc22
The stiffer you go…the more is needed IMO.

The stiffer you go…the more is needed IMO.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-06-2023, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,036
Posted By marco_mc22
OEM specs say 5.2 to 6.7 as a range. IMO you're...

OEM specs say 5.2 to 6.7 as a range. IMO you're safe till 7.5, I would not go over 8.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-14-2023, 07:17 AM
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Posted By marco_mc22
90% is due to that “high” front camber setup....

90% is due to that “high” front camber setup. Totally normal. Anyway, you could set your camber at the hub for what is possible (b14 springs are wide) then use plates. Fine tuning for camber using...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-28-2023, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By marco_mc22
Super fine.

Super fine.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-09-2023, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,495
Posted By marco_mc22
Hardrace for Road and track, SPL for track only.

Hardrace for Road and track, SPL for track only.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-07-2023, 05:46 PM
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Posted By marco_mc22
IMO keeping the rear RC slighlty lower combined...

IMO keeping the rear RC slighlty lower combined with the reduction of anti squat (within a reasonable ride height of course) is benefical for the twins, we all know where our rear subframe came...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-07-2023, 12:36 PM
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Posted By marco_mc22
That is cause when you raise the rear roll center...

That is cause when you raise the rear roll center you also add anti squat geometry, combine them and that’s why your rear end feels looser.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-07-2023, 08:56 AM
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Posted By marco_mc22
Past 30mm of lowering (arc fender to hub center,...

Past 30mm of lowering (arc fender to hub center, stock is 375mm), which is around 140mm pinch weld height on stock wheels.

To adjust rear roll center I suggest you to play with upper control arm...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-30-2023, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,440
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Posted By marco_mc22
I'd stay between 5-7kg/mm on both axles for a...

I'd stay between 5-7kg/mm on both axles for a dual duty 86 without aero, choose the balance between front and rear frequencies relative to your driving style and tastes, both Flat Ride and Pitch can...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-11-2023, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By marco_mc22
I have no experience on this brand of bars but...

I have no experience on this brand of bars but I’ve tried all the whiteline ones on both front and rear and they were all the same, when installed the bar cannot rotate as freely as the oem one. This...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-08-2023, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By marco_mc22
Double check everything and mark nuts and bolts...

Double check everything and mark nuts and bolts after tighten them. It would be better using a torque wrench of course.
Ideally you should lose literally everything, all the arms on both front and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-18-2023, 02:01 AM
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Posted By marco_mc22
Traction Mod doesn’t change your motion ratio but...

Traction Mod doesn’t change your motion ratio but decreases anti-squat geometry, that explains why you’re bottoming out even more now, it’s like if you have installed softer rear springs or softened...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-12-2023, 03:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,068
Posted By marco_mc22
My Kw CS plates were the same even when new with...

My Kw CS plates were the same even when new with oem kw pillow balls, not a problem, after some driving if you check them out you’ll find them loser, it’s normal.

Recently I replaced those...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-30-2023, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By marco_mc22
Guess you can run softer springs too with more...

Guess you can run softer springs too with more anti-dive
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-08-2023, 09:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,131
Posted By marco_mc22
Just for reference: never aimed for even temp,...

Just for reference: never aimed for even temp, all my changes has been done to achieve a 10 to 15 degrees difference between inner and outer shoulders, which is in my opinion a good balance between...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-04-2023, 01:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,131
Posted By marco_mc22
Hardened steel or aluminium? Did the bushing...

Hardened steel or aluminium? Did the bushing housing snap? Or the adjustable stud?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-10-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,501
Posted By marco_mc22
All Kw struts use a slotted upper hole, capable...

All Kw struts use a slotted upper hole, capable of at least 2.5 degrees of negative camber even without camber plates. Show us a pic of camber plates installed…

Assuming you’re on 17 inch wheels,...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-04-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By marco_mc22
Similar to Xida’s struts

Similar to Xida’s struts
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-16-2022, 01:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,291
Posted By marco_mc22
They’re not super tight but use a good quality...

They’re not super tight but use a good quality socket since the housing is conical.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-03-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By marco_mc22
Mmm If I remember correctly it’s used to hold the...

Mmm If I remember correctly it’s used to hold the auto level sensor harness
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-20-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,440
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Posted By marco_mc22
They're stiffer, less sag under weight keeping...

They're stiffer, less sag under weight keeping the same preload.
They also use weaker helpers up front, 3-60-80 instead of 10-60-80, basically 3nm vs 10nm, well, I've never understood why...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-01-2022, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4,440
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Posted By marco_mc22
“Road has dips. Bumps. Speed bumps. Mid corner...

“Road has dips. Bumps. Speed bumps. Mid corner road catastrophes. Single wheel bumps. Double wheel bumps”

It’s realistic but it’s not the point, using 8kg springs (>2Hz) on a car driven 99% of the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-30-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,867
Posted By marco_mc22
I thought older ones got lower rear MR, that’s...

I thought older ones got lower rear MR, that’s why I expected higher rear or even rates.

How much total travel front and rear?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-29-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 1,160,927
Posted By marco_mc22
Kw v3 max height using stock springs (40-50nm) is...

Kw v3 max height using stock springs (40-50nm) is roughly 20mm lower than stock, depending on model and year, restyling models are lower in the front, PP cars are even lower.

Going higher with...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-25-2022, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By marco_mc22
Oem are Showa or Sachs, KYB are great tho.

Oem are Showa or Sachs, KYB are great tho.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-23-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 1,160,927
Posted By marco_mc22
A lower front is better as long as you have...

A lower front is better as long as you have enough bump stroke to keep everything off from the bumpstops, otherwise it will be worse. Also, dropping til -35 or more requires to adjust roll center in...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-22-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,440
Views: 1,160,927
Posted By marco_mc22
Before purchasing other mods I’d try playing with...

Before purchasing other mods I’d try playing with shocks, roll center and alignment; mid corner push could be reduced stiffening front rebound and rear compression damping a little, lowering front...
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