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      02-09-2012, 04:59 PM   #1
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Motons Installed, Alignment and Corner Balance DONE!

Finally after tracking my car so much, I have learned more about suspension and finally pulled the trigger.

I went to R's Tuning in Irvine and man these guys BLEW me away.

I didn't know crap about suspension, corner balance or ANYTHING. Leo and Ricky taught me so much, I'm SO happy I went there.

Now I'm doing my homework and seeing which spring rates I will be going with. I'm thinking 500/800. or 600/800. Anyone have any feedback?

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Moton SS Struts
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Thanks Brian for hanging out and schooling me too!

Anyone in Socal, Check these guys out. Really REALLY Nice guys, Very knowledgeable and you get to play gt5 while they work on your car.











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Corner Balance.

This is with me in the car.. Next mod, start gutting the car and getting some weight off.. Also need to go with a square set up!



How the car currently sits.. Dirty as hell:



Excited to break these bad boys in on Saturday!
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      02-09-2012, 05:04 PM   #2
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      02-09-2012, 05:30 PM   #3
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siiick!! das sum quality shit right durr.
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      02-09-2012, 05:30 PM   #4
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Finally you upgraded
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      02-09-2012, 05:33 PM   #5
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Hmm where have I seen a teaser of this before?!
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      02-09-2012, 06:07 PM   #6
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Thank you Josh! We all love smurf
Do 600/800. I know you like sharp turn-in's.
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      02-09-2012, 06:07 PM   #7
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is that Bunn's used moton setup?
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      02-09-2012, 06:32 PM   #8
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Pimp setup Josh! Nice upgrade.
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      02-09-2012, 06:35 PM   #9
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Congrats man. Great suspension goes a long way on the track.
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      02-09-2012, 06:36 PM   #10
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How much do they charge? I'm looking to install my coilovers and corner balanced as well.
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Congrats tightie. Man 1100 spring rate on the rears? wow. I had tck d/a 750/800 on my E46 M3 and they were very firm, just the way I liked it. How are the spring rates you are running? Are they ok driving on the streets? Have you tracked them already? Any feedback? Thinking about this setup on my E92 M3. Your car is going to feel like its on rails with this setup at the track. Very nice set-up. Congrats on it!
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Are you using the factory front sway bar end links? The Moton SS2 uses a short damper body so if the factory end links are used the front sway bar won't be positioned properly. I believe end links (recommend adjustable) that are 9.5-10" long should be used.
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      02-09-2012, 09:13 PM   #14
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Now you get to see how deep the rabbit hole goes! Lets hear some feedback on how it feels!
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      02-09-2012, 11:03 PM   #16
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Josh, great meeting you yesterday. Your setup is

Thanks for the advice..! Now i'm ready for the track..! Looking forward to Sat (Buttonwillow)..!
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      02-10-2012, 01:29 AM   #19
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congrats man, car looks clean as hell
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Glad to see they found a new home. Great job Ricky!
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      02-10-2012, 01:40 AM   #21
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Damn baller!!!! Sick set up and insane car.
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      02-10-2012, 03:17 AM   #22
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Thank you Josh! We all love smurf
Do 600/800. I know you like sharp turn-in's.
Thanks again Ricky, the car is honestly awesome.. Crazy stiff but awesome. I'm going to probably pull the trigger on the springs after the track on Saturday.

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is that Bunn's used moton setup?
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How much do they charge? I'm looking to install my coilovers and corner balanced as well.
Contact wwjd15 (He's Ricky from The R's Tuning)
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Congrats tightie. Man 1100 spring rate on the rears? wow. I had tck d/a 750/800 on my E46 M3 and they were very firm, just the way I liked it. How are the spring rates you are running? Are they ok driving on the streets? Have you tracked them already? Any feedback? Thinking about this setup on my E92 M3. Your car is going to feel like its on rails with this setup at the track. Very nice set-up. Congrats on it!
The spring rates are really high, I like them alot. I just think I need a softer spring since the car is bouncing under WOT (Supercharged car has enough trouble putting power down on soft springs)

They are alright for driving on the streets. Fun thats for sure. I'm going to track them on Saturday and report back. I'll probably do a few ride alongs with other M3's and different rates to see how I feel. Man, I love track days.. Get to do homework on suspension now lol

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Are you using the factory front sway bar end links? The Moton SS2 uses a short damper body so if the factory end links are used the front sway bar won't be positioned properly. I believe end links (recommend adjustable) that are 9.5-10" long should be used.
I'm not sure, I'll find out tomorrow morning.

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Now you get to see how deep the rabbit hole goes! Lets hear some feedback on how it feels!
Check out Jack's comment from above.

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Josh, great meeting you yesterday. Your setup is

Thanks for the advice..! Now i'm ready for the track..! Looking forward to Sat (Buttonwillow)..!
Good meeting you too, glad your coming out!

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Glad to see they found a new home. Great job Ricky!
Thanks Richard, I was curious to hear your feedback on spring rates.. What are you currently running? Have any springs you don't need? Let me know..


Thanks for the comments guys, Just washed the car and had a photoshoot with a sick 1m.. Pictures will be coming shortly.
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