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      02-20-2009, 08:41 PM   #45
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Similar in difference between TCK street stuff and the $5k Koni Challenge dampers. The more R&D and more technology put in, the more they cost.

In this case, I think you are paying for the range of ability - the Moton I think fully covers normal street use without being harsh and I am very happy with the same setup with the knobs adjusted for full hard track use, and I am not typically that easy to please. I also think the high-speed blow-off on the Moton is quite impressive.
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      02-21-2009, 12:09 AM   #46
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Mr. Clay is the Man. Good to see real R&D going into a kit.
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Mr. Clay is the Man. Good to see real R&D boing into a kit.
Refreshing, isn't it?

Actual material science applied on the brake thread as well. A good few days on the bling board.
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I think we are just starting to crest the bling hill on the E9X, some really good, functional and well engineered stuff coming.
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Any more updates?
Will this kit also be available for the e46 M3?
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      03-09-2009, 06:45 AM   #50
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Just finished Road Atlanta and VIR with the car. Very happy with the setup and street manners are very nice. I have an E46 and E36 that are both kind of retired for the most part because they are pesky to drive on the street. The E92 is on par in capability on the track, but not rough at all on the street - would be a shame to mess up what I think is an awesome street car.

E46 - that is probably the next step for these, but no timeline.
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Just finished Road Atlanta and VIR with the car. Very happy with the setup and street manners are very nice. I have an E46 and E36 that are both kind of retired for the most part because they are pesky to drive on the street. The E92 is on par in capability on the track, but not rough at all on the street - would be a shame to mess up what I think is an awesome street car.

E46 - that is probably the next step for these, but no timeline.
Damn James - you getting old? E36/E46 too pesky (I read stiff) for street use? Have to agree this car is the perfect street car and I'm sure your setup makes it a much better track car too.

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I guess so... After 10+ years the appeal of race setups for the street gets a little lower it seems.
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Just finished Road Atlanta and VIR with the car. Very happy with the setup and street manners are very nice. I have an E46 and E36 that are both kind of retired for the most part because they are pesky to drive on the street. The E92 is on par in capability on the track, but not rough at all on the street - would be a shame to mess up what I think is an awesome street car.

E46 - that is probably the next step for these, but no timeline.

James, what kind of lap times did you get on VIR full with your setup? How did this compare to the E46
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      03-09-2009, 11:06 AM   #54
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James, what kind of lap times did you get on VIR full with your setup? How did this compare to the E46
I didn't do lap times. I only had about 45 min in the dry. The power is better than the 46, so the laptimes are faster. Without aero and at those speeds, they are both a pretty wild ride there.
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I guess so... After 10+ years the appeal of race setups for the street gets a little lower it seems.
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If you aren't using adjustable camber plates, what strut tops are you using with these? Do they come with some or did you swap over the parts from the stock suspension?

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If you aren't using adjustable camber plates, what strut tops are you using with these? Do they come with some or did you swap over the parts from the stock suspension?

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that's exactly the question I was ready to ask .
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      03-21-2009, 12:26 PM   #58
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They are made to work with stock front upper strut guides. That is one of the items that minimizes harshness. If you prefer to use camber plates, they swap directly in.
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A few weeks out I think. I have 10 sets coming initially. You can call us to order and ask to have a card put in but not authorized (or send a check) so you don't pay until arrival. Online orders are authorized automatically.
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James - Just wanted to say congrats! GREAT JOB this past weekend! Guess you guys do know a little something about suspension set up!

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We try And some of the work on the Moton Street Sport kits actually advanced the 4-ways we run on our cars...
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We try And some of the work on the Moton Street Sport kits actually advanced the 4-ways we run on our cars...
Cool! Keep up the good work!

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Any updates? Are the kits shipping complete with camber plates as an option?

The kit is complete right, bolt right in? Do you suggest upgrading anything else when do this kit James?
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Dampers should be finished this week, new springs here (Moton) early next week, then they ship to us, so soon!

All kits will be complete. Camber plates can be added, but are not an included piece. At some point, I would probably want adjustable sways on the car, but it is really ready to rock as-is.
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Dampers should be finished this week, new springs here (Moton) early next week, then they ship to us, so soon!

All kits will be complete. Camber plates can be added, but are not an included piece. At some point, I would probably want adjustable sways on the car, but it is really ready to rock as-is.
What brand of camber plates do you guys recommend?
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We will be using a Ground Control plate for race applications. Otherwise, I fully intend to keep our car on the stock front guides - the kit works as-is and I am not willing to sacrifice for a little noise plates will add.
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