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      11-24-2009, 08:03 AM   #1
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RDSport sways

Anyone try these yet? Anyone know the pricing? Would these be heavier than our OEM bars?

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Anyone try these yet? Anyone know the pricing? Would these be heavier than our OEM bars?

http://www.racdyn.com/IC_01.cfm?ic=1968190110
I was considering these sways along with the RDSport chassis kit. I was talking to FAB about them and they really know there stuff. He was saying how Italians and European tuners in general believe that the coil-over route is the wrong route for suspension tuning unless you have access to multiple spring rates etc. Springs are designed to work optimally at a set ride height.

He said they believe that with a fine tuned set of sways with matching custom valved dampers and springs you can have harmonious system that optimizes ride quality and performance without adding extra weight and complications to a system.

I've debating between going with these + the chassis kit or Motons.
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I was considering these sways along with the RDSport chassis kit. I was talking to FAB about them and they really know there stuff. He was saying how Italians and European tuners in general believe that the coil-over route is the wrong route for suspension tuning unless you have access to multiple spring rates etc. Springs are designed to work optimally at a set ride height.

He said they believe that with a fine tuned set of sways with matching custom valved dampers and springs you can have harmonious system that optimizes ride quality and performance without adding extra weight and complications to a system.

I've debating between going with these + the chassis kit or Motons.
I considered the RD Chassis kit for a while too.
I never thought about the sways though, it might be a good idea. The GC sways on my e46 M3 made a very noticeable improvement.
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Anyone know pricing or a place to buy these?
RD directly.
RennSpec deals with RD too.

RD was having a special on the chassis kit last week, not sure when its over.
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RD directly.
RennSpec deals with RD too.

RD was having a special on the chassis kit last week, not sure when its over.
What's your opinion on the chassis kit + sway setup versus Motons? For a 75 percent street car and 25 percent track car, do you think the RD Sport is better matched?

I feel the chassis kit is more inline with what BMW did with the CSL. Fine tune the suspension for a more aggressive setup, leave it at that and reduce the complexity and weight associated with running coil-overs. I think this philosophy is better matched for producing a road going car. Just seems more inline with OEM tuning then aftermarket. Thoughts?
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What's your opinion on the chassis kit + sway setup versus Motons? For a 75 percent street car and 25 percent track car, do you think the RD Sport is better matched?

I feel the chassis kit is more inline with what BMW did with the CSL. Fine tune the suspension for a more aggressive setup, leave it at that and reduce the complexity and weight associated with running coil-overs. I think this philosophy is better matched for producing a road going car. Just seems more inline with OEM tuning then aftermarket. Thoughts?
The Moton shock is superior, there is not doubt about that and can really give you the best of both worlds.
But if you don't want adjustibility, the RD kit might be the way to go. My buddy is actually looking at the RD kit plus sways and the guys over at Rennspec are doing some research on it for him. He is leaning towards this kit because he will track his car only 1 or 2 times a year, its his daily driver and he does not want the adjustability.
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