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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-28-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By 949 Racing
949 Racing wheel survey - New designs!

Check out the new designs and share your feedback.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/949Racing
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-11-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,877
Posted By 949 Racing
That is incorrect. All Xidas are one piece. Our...

That is incorrect. All Xidas are one piece.
Our lower mount is simply built into the cap and has a lockring so it looks similar to the Asian shocks that use an adjustable threaded adapter on a...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-11-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 23,856
Posted By 949 Racing
In the Miataverse, we call it a Foamectomy :)

In the Miataverse, we call it a Foamectomy :)
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-11-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 23,856
Posted By 949 Racing
Understood. Please see my comment above yours....

Understood. Please see my comment above yours. The measurements were given to highlight the fact that a 25 mm spacer is impossible to create. We certainly don't promisr that every tall driver will...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-04-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
Should have learned my lesson. Burned through 7...

Should have learned my lesson. Burned through 7 of them on our GT350 just about as quickly. Anxious to get our forged CNC wheels going. Still many months away though.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-03-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
New lap record https://youtu.be/gk35Rf9isbA

New lap record

https://youtu.be/gk35Rf9isbA
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-02-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
Great weekend at Chuckwalla. Lowered our lap...

Great weekend at Chuckwalla. Lowered our lap record to a 1:56.7 in 80 heat. The Blub was flawless. Ran 4.7hrs total track time.
I love my team!
Forum: Member's Car Journals 04-30-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
We prefer the fabrication methods on the JDL over...

We prefer the fabrication methods on the JDL over the methods used to build the Ace. Sorry, not more detail.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 04-29-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
Update on the Blubster It's been a while...

Update on the Blubster

It's been a while since we ran it last. Busy with other development projects so it took us a while to get it ready for the track again with the new mods.

5" splitter of...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-15-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
Entirely different rear shock, twice as long....

Entirely different rear shock, twice as long. Inverted strut front instead of simple shock, billet CNC adjustable strut flanges, twice as long. You should be comparing them to other 86 shocks in any...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-09-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
The first 10 kits have been ordered from...

The first 10 kits have been ordered from Tractive. The complete kit we'll ship relies on parts from 4 other suppliers and some parts we 3D print here. We don't have ETA's on everything so we're not...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-05-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
RE: Renderos roll bar We chose a simple...

RE: Renderos roll bar

We chose a simple config for our car but he'll build whatever you want. For example, you could do an X brace in the main hoop instead of single diagonal. Or X brace in rear...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-04-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
Renderos Racing 4 pt roll bar

Got Blub back yesterday. Big Thanks to Alex. He's really busy these days and squeezed us in to get the bar designed, built and installed.
For info on the bar ( pricing, lead time, shipping, etc) hit...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-02-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
We will post here but we communicate primarily by...

We will post here but we communicate primarily by email. info@949racing.com and ask to be put on our mailing list. We don't spam. Only about 3 emails a year.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-02-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
You have a few options depending on needs and...

You have a few options depending on needs and budget.

If primarily a street car,we suggest the Touring spring pack. Ideal for 15-20mm lowering. It'll ride significantly better than stock while...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-28-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
For those that would consider a cheap Chinese...

For those that would consider a cheap Chinese knock-off of the Crawford BPB, I would recommend against it for a number of reasons.

1. Crawford had the idea, made prototypes, spent a lot of time...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-19-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
That post was from Zach, 6 years ago. No data...

That post was from Zach, 6 years ago. No data shared. I would want to see IAT logs from both before accepting that data point as it runs counter to everything I have ever tested and collected data...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-19-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
Plastic heat soaks much worse than aluminum. The...

Plastic heat soaks much worse than aluminum. The issue is the relative thermal inertia. Plastic absorbs heat very quickly but does not disperse it. So it stores it like a bank. Aluminum on the other...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-17-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
That is just the pin diameter, not the shaft...

That is just the pin diameter, not the shaft diameter. And yes if you are looking for shock internals, you want to contact shock manufacturers, which we are not. Good luck with your project.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-16-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
Small update: As mentioned a few weeks ago,...

Small update:

As mentioned a few weeks ago, production has started on the components that have a long lead time like the billet mounts, camber plates, spring locators, etc. The springs and shocks...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-12-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
Yup. Shoot Ed and email info@949racing.com ...

Yup. Shoot Ed and email info@949racing.com

We ran it with the ducktail for about a year and a half. Accomplished most of what we wanted to. Decided to bump up from Modified (86 Cup) and Touring...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-11-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
I can't weld. That's Alex Renderos handiwork,...

I can't weld. That's Alex Renderos handiwork, Renderos Racing. I think most of his roll bars and cages are TIG welded. Agree with you though, damn purty. Shame to cover it up with paint :P

More of...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-04-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
Roll bar progress

PLEASE DON'T QUOTE THIS HUGE POST just to ask a question
It's my thread, I'll see it :)


Been a while since we last updated..

- Switching to 18x10's for 2021. Offset TBD but currently...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-24-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
As always, we try to update when we have new...

As always, we try to update when we have new information. So nothing new to report. I can say that development is complete. We have a production-ready package now. We have been lining up production...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-03-2021, 12:36 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 71,110
Posted By 949 Racing
The coils don't add power. They simply don't fail...

The coils don't add power. They simply don't fail like the OEM ones do. BPB change the flow characteristics of the intake manifold. Fuel is irrelevant. There is a significant amount of data under...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-02-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 71,110
Posted By 949 Racing
Just added Crawford BPB to the OEM 2013 manifold....

Just added Crawford BPB to the OEM 2013 manifold. Otherwise same as described earlier in this thread. Last time we dynoed about a year ago, we had coils that were on their way out. Ignition Projects...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-20-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 70,654
Posted By 949 Racing
Headed out to Chuckwalla Valley Raceway for round...

Headed out to Chuckwalla Valley Raceway for round 11 of SoCal 86 Cup. Last thing for us to validate is the geometry of the strut flanges on the Xida shocks with integrated camber adjustment. We...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-31-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
August 31, 2020 update

We had hoped to have Xidas ready at the end of 2019 but the many little customizations we're making each add time to the R&D process. A the same time we're developing a new Xida system for the NC...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-12-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
We still have some testing and BOM validation to...

We still have some testing and BOM validation to do but we have arrived at the point where we think we have our full production configuration for both spring packs. Another day of track testing and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-11-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,479
Posted By 949 Racing
June 11, 2020 update

Some of the recent engineering challenges:

1. Getting enough spring stroke to reach target ride height adjustment range F&R.
2. Reaching our target camber adjustment range with OEM front mounts...
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