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25mm mazdaspeed front sway bar replica *update 5/12/12!
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Author:  MrMazda92 [ June 17 2012, 5:17 AM ]
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This is stimulating conversation! :lol: Perhaps the wrong place for it though? I'm curious if we are still on here! I'll be in Vancouver this coming weekend for a few hours, and DO plan on stopping by CorkSport.

I am able, and very much willing to inquire about this product while in town. If I am to do so, I will need a list of CONFIRMED(I.E. 100% positive) buyers for the bars, so I can give them a solid number to work with.

Who is ready to belly up to the bar?(Pun very much intended)

Author:  kulluminati777 [ June 17 2012, 9:33 AM ]
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:lol: :lol: :lol: yeah the thread is getting a little left field, i love to talk cars though!

but yeah the list thats on the first page should be the 100% if someone else wanted to join that would be great as well, but i already know like 5 guys are going to be like "i want one" "where do i get one" after we got corksport to make the bars and its too late for them.....but i will ask the german community again for 100% confirm buys and i will also see if the uk wants any again but i doubt any of them do....does anyone have any ties else where?

Author:  MrMazda92 [ June 17 2012, 7:15 PM ]
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JayoM posted that he is down for one as well, that makes 18 confirmed and 1 maybe. :)

If we get 2 more confirmed, we may just make this happen yet... If we could hit 30 total, we'd be SET.

Author:  92StockMx3 [ June 17 2012, 7:36 PM ]
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I'm in if it will fit the RS, i remember something not fitting the RS think it was the cross member. Anyways wouldnt want to miss out on the opportunity :D .

Author:  Nd4SpdSe [ June 18 2012, 11:26 AM ]
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kulluminati777 wrote:
most cars coming out are mild. Its when the tuning arm of that manufacturer gets a hold of the chassis is when the best comes out. A civic is in the same boat as an mx-3 as what its supposed to be. by no means are either of them track cars. Pretty much no production car is track ready right off the lot. Even the DC2 and DC5 type R's are great vehicles but they were "designed to be a sporty coupe that appealed to a younger audience" before wearing there type-R badge.

Depends. TopGear did a review of the old and new TypeR Civic, and the newer one performed poorly compared compared to it's "dad", they all have to start somewhere, and depends on how it starts, affects on how it performs on the track. A good race car starts with a good base.

I've been told that the RSX is a poor track car compared to the older Integras (the RSX being known as an Integra in Japan). Newer doesn't mean better, and they sacrifice stuff to appeal to the masses.

kulluminati777 wrote:
but who has ever auto X or been on a track with a 25mm front sway bar......ill wait.......


Gro Harlem, Taras, Mazdaracer and there was one more but I can't find who that it as the moment.

Also an interesting note on Mazdaracer's setup on a 1990 Protege
Quote:
1999 Ford ZX2 25.4mm Front Sway Bar
Quickor 25.4mm Rear Sway Bar


Don't know if Protege/ZX2 sway bar would be compatible on an Mx3. Rear apparently not, but not sure on the front

kulluminati777 wrote:
and i wasn't saying the cars are on the same level i just said the under steer is very noticeable by when u drive other cars with performance upgrades and let people with alot of weekend racing experience drive yours.


Gotta compare apples to apples. You can't compare to AWD or RWD because of their natural characteristics to understeer dramatically less than FWD. It's like complaining about torque steer or that you can't drift or do donuts....

Author:  kulluminati777 [ June 18 2012, 12:01 PM ]
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1999 Ford ZX2 25.4mm Front Sway Bar
Quickor 25.4mm Rear Sway Bar

I will look into this fitment

Author:  JayoM [ June 19 2012, 4:52 AM ]
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Any idea what postage to Ireland will be around on one of these?

Author:  kulluminati777 [ June 19 2012, 1:33 PM ]
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JayoM wrote:
Any idea what postage to Ireland will be around on one of these?



im not sure but maybe i can get it sent to my military po box and the to germany from my german adresse...that may be cheaper...

Author:  JayoM [ June 19 2012, 3:17 PM ]
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Yeah, I'd say that'd be alot cheaper alright, that'd be great. Hopefully this gets off the ground!

Author:  Thefez [ June 21 2012, 9:27 PM ]
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the zx2 bar wont work enless custom endlinks or the bar is modified it uses endlinks with bushings

Author:  MrMazda92 [ June 25 2012, 6:59 AM ]
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No bueno. :( Didn't end up making it to CS this weekend, but I'll attempt to next weekend. Lame!

Author:  kulluminati777 [ June 25 2012, 12:05 PM ]
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Thefez wrote:
the zx2 bar wont work enless custom endlinks or the bar is modified it uses endlinks with bushings

i will look further into this i think it would be easier than getting CS to do these bars

MrMazda92 wrote:
No bueno. :( Didn't end up making it to CS this weekend, but I'll attempt to next weekend. Lame!



lmfao there is always next weekend

Author:  MrMazda92 [ June 25 2012, 11:37 PM ]
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Things aren't going well for me. Unfortunately. I'll be in touch.

Author:  MrMazda92 [ July 15 2012, 4:17 AM ]
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Has there been any word? Any new interested parties?

Author:  kulluminati777 [ July 15 2012, 4:48 AM ]
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MrMazda92 wrote:
Has there been any word? Any new interested parties?



I have been talking to a few people but i didnt want to post anything here and get peoples hopes up...but i think i will wait till i get back to the states when i can go in and talk to people face to face

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