Brian wrote:For packaging reasons we have tried some shapes that are round on the sides and flat top/bottom and it doesn't work easily, too much resonance of any flat section of the piece. You end up doing internal ribs to keep any flat bits from resonance, not an issue with round shapes. Thus, round shapes are superior for strength.
ptr622 wrote:light weight battery kit, like for the ND? would be cool!
MitchC635 wrote:Desired parts/tune seem to be exceeding the stated budget on this project, so it looks like one or both may need adjustment to meet performance and cost goals on this project. The stated evolving budget NC 2.5 initial parts list follows using GWR current advertised and estimated costs (no tax):
2.5 used motor ~$300
Hypergram 17x9 wheel set $716
MotoEast E85 Tune (xerolimit website) $199
Progress Sways (initially, RoadsterSport sways will be developed at lower rate/price) $319
RoadsterSport end links $42
RoadsterSport Race Springs (to be developed on this car) 400 lb/275 rates ~$178
KONI SPORT shocks $596
RoadsterSport Competition Motor Mounts $149
Triple Pass Radiator $499
NC Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank $224
RoadsterSport MAX Power 1.8 Inch Header - Ceramic Coated $549
RoadsterSport HighFlow Stainless MX5 Miata Midpipe with HighFlow Converter $399
RoadsterSport new Helmholtz Muffler (to be developed on this project) ~$439
Offset Bushings (much more ideal camber numbers) $89
SuperPro Differential Center Support Bushing Kit - 70 Durometer $105
Initial total $4882
Adds from Miata.net, forum & basic knowns:
Air valves, hub-centric rings, lug nuts $151
GWR Hi Perf Street Brake Kit? $579
MotoEast 1.5 Cam set? $599
235/40-17 Tires? ~$400 to 800
Master cylinder brace?
Any ideas on items you plan to go used, a little less expensive, or just skip initially?
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