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Old 11-10-2016, 05:46 PM   #1
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Cool ÖMG Öhlins for $2000?! From SakeBomb Garage

***Öhlins DFV Kits For The RX-8 Are On Sale For $2000!***

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We've leveraged volume purchasing through a massive order with Ohlins. As a result we are able to offer phenomenal pricing on DFV kits for the RX8. These DFV kits have been selling out fast on pre-order, but we still have a few units up for grabs! Race grade suspension options are now available at unprecedented prices! All of our track cars at SakeBomb Garage, not to mention most of our development fleet, and half of our daily drivers have gotten the Ohlins treatment. If you want race grade suspension, there's no substitution for the best.

Learn more about the Ohlins DFV Damper Technology here: Ohlins DFV Technology Explained

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If you're interested in custom spring rates, we offer Swift Springs as well at a discounted rate with any Ohlins purchase. The DFV will allow spring rates up to 30% higher than stock. If necessary we also offer custom revalving on any DFV products.

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Do you guys have an adapter kit to fit standard springs to the rear instead of the barrel springs? I might like to try a little more spring in the rear, as I feel the Road & Track DFV is a bit under-sprung back there.
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Wish this deal was around when I bought my KW V3's a few months ago...
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Do you guys have an adapter kit to fit standard springs to the rear instead of the barrel springs? I might like to try a little more spring in the rear, as I feel the Road & Track DFV is a bit under-sprung back there.
We're actually working on that right now! We're hoping to have the adapter fittings ready before the end of this group buy. We'll provide more info on this option (and photos) soon!
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We're actually working on that right now! We're hoping to have the adapter fittings ready before the end of this group buy. We'll provide more info on this option (and photos) soon!
Cool. What are the spring rates?

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Cool. What are the spring rates?

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We're Swift dealers so, any rates your heart desires! $360 for a set of 4 with purchase of an Ohlins kit ($190 for a pair)

Depending on your spring rates you may or may not need to valve them. If you do it's $575 for re-valving at time of purchase. You may be able to get away with stock valving though, we'll have to go over your desired spring rates and run some numbers for you.

The adapter spacers we don't have pricing on yet, but soon...
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PS Thanks for all the RX8 orders... I'm not sure how many came from RX8Club but we're up to 14 kits sold in the last week!!!

Triple that for FD kits and similar for S2000 kits. This is an unheard of deal for Ohlins, so I'm not surprised how many people snapped these up.
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What spring rates come in the box is what I am asking.
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Stock DFV rates are Front 8 Kg (458 lb/in.), Rear 4 Kg (229 lb/in.).

I'm interested in the rear spring adapters if it works with the standard steel shock hats.
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Stock DFV rates are Front 8 Kg (458 lb/in.), Rear 4 Kg (229 lb/in.).

I'm interested in the rear spring adapters if it works with the standard steel shock hats.
We've got rear spring adapters worked up... if there's a handful of people interested we can happily spin those up!
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I'm in. What material will they be?

Have you reached out to the 14(+?) buyers to let them know?
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Stock DFV rates are Front 8 Kg (458 lb/in.), Rear 4 Kg (229 lb/in.).

I'm interested in the rear spring adapters if it works with the standard steel shock hats.
Yeah. I can look up the rates in the instructions. I wanted to hear it from SB to find out exactly what they are selling.

I too am interested in the rear adapters, if they work with the steel hats. IMHO, Ohlins choice of spring rates is borderline insane. 8K / 5K makes a lot more sense, and I would like to go up 1K in the rear on my set.
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We've got rear spring adapters worked up... if there's a handful of people interested we can happily spin those up!
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Sorry for the late update guys, we've had these for a few months now as well as our Screw-In-Spherical which replaces the rubber top mount in the rear RX8 top hat (reducing severe hysteresis caused by the rubber bushings).


Here's the screw in spherical link with more information

and the spring adapter link which converts from beehive to cylindrical springs (70mm). This allows us to supply custom spring rates (optional helper/assist springs) and valving for RX8 kits, similar to our FPSpec S2000 and FD kits.





FPSpec Screw-In Spherical Bearing Insert - Featuring Aurora Bearings (RX8, NC Miata) - SakeBomb Garage LLC





FPSpëc Ohlins DFV 70mm Rear Spring Adapter Kit (NC Miata/RX8) - SakeBomb Garage LLC



If you've got questions please don't hesitate to ask.
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Order incoming. Wish I had know a couple of weeks ago... I thought I was on your newsletter, but I'll make sure I am now.

To be clear: Those spring adapters were designed for and have been tested with the stock steel RX-8 rear shock hats?
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70mm x 8" springs are the correct size, yes? Just want to verify.

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Order incoming. Wish I had know a couple of weeks ago... I thought I was on your newsletter, but I'll make sure I am now.

To be clear: Those spring adapters were designed for and have been tested with the stock steel RX-8 rear shock hats?
Yes but.... you will have to modify the stock steel hat by grinding it flat at the correct angle. If you look at it (I'll post a picture when I get a chance) the steel hats look like they were cut by a small child with a plasma cutter They are in no way flat and can crack the adapter if not flattened out. Also you want to make sure you get the right angle on it as the tube and top hat are not perpendicular to each other

We usually use an belt sander to do this, it just takes a little patience. We apply a bead of RTV to the spacer and the hat and let it set up before assembling so there's some material inbetween any high and low points


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^ Look up.

Also, do they fit the NC MX-5 part top hats better? If so, what are the correct part numbers, specifically?
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70mm x 8" springs are the correct size, yes? Just want to verify.

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We run a 7" 70mm with these adapters. Yes these also fit with the aluminum / NC top hats with no modification necessary, they just plop on. I believe the S2 has aluminum 1 piece top hats but they are taller than the NC which is preferable to make use of the extra stroke
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Also, do they fit the NC MX-5 part top hats better? If so, what are the correct part numbers, specifically?
SD, I have the aluminum NC hats. I'll sell 'em to you cheap once I switch back to the steel hats, if you want them.
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I believe the S2 has aluminum 1 piece top hats but they are taller than the NC which is preferable to make use of the extra stroke
Nope. Steve Dallas has an S2, and it has steel hats.
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SD, I have the aluminum NC hats. I'll sell 'em to you cheap once I switch back to the steel hats, if you want them.
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Nope. Steve Dallas has an S2, and it has steel hats.
You have the Goodwin adapter kit now, right? If so, what do you not like about it?

I may well take those NC top hats off your hands, once you get these up and running. I think I'm going to let you be my Guinea pig on the Sake Bomb setup and wait a little while, though.

S2s do in fact have steel hats. I have 2 sets of them.
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If I remember correctly the Miata hats are about 2" or 3" shorter than the RX8 hats, which means the RX8 rear shock will lose that much bump travel. Unless you also run the shorter length shocks with them I don't see how a lowered RX8 would stay off the rear bumpstops with a 5 or 6 kg spring. That's why I modified a set to RX8 length with monoball cups.
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You have the Goodwin adapter kit now, right? If so, what do you not like about it?
The adapters are plastic (Delrin, I think) and came with explicit instructions to use the NC aluminum hats and not the steel hats. As Team says, I don't like the loss of bump travel. I also don't like the loss of the extra chassis mounts at the top of the steel hats.
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