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ProGrip Bonnybridge Alignment

Postby Robin » Fri Aug 08, 2008 9:53 am

I would say they are worthy consideration, having had the NA done last week. An exceptionally wet & greasy D.Pass & Arrochar jaunt was really the first time I had to "extend" the car..which displayed excellent turn in, planted rear, and no "unpredicatabilty" Grip is one thing..but what I noticed most was when we were going home from Balloch to Gargunnock where some vehicle had laid a serious amount of fuel oil down was complete "poise & adjustability"
Using safe speeds for the conditions, I found the chassis communicated so well, it became very easy to dial in tiny corrections, whereas prior to the job..probably downright dangerous. The normal wet road grip & poise was terrific. John spent the best part of an hour on my car, and assured me I would notice the difference...how true!
Or perhaps this is just the first time I have enjoyed a proper set up.

Edit...At date of this post £45.00 +vat .
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http://www.mx5scotland.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6750
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Postby rockdoc » Fri Aug 08, 2008 9:03 pm

sounds good
did ya get a printout of your settings?
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Postby Robin » Fri Aug 08, 2008 9:52 pm

Yes Andy. Greek to me...
Can post them tomorrow?
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Postby rockdoc » Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:00 pm

Robin wrote:Yes Andy. Greek to me...
Can post them tomorrow?

yes please, standard ride height ?
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Postby Robin » Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:12 pm

Yes..sort of. Common Mk1-itis. Front offside dropped 18mm, rear offside 15mm..or vice versa. Nearsides OK.
Koni Street Kit next month though which will drop the whole car 30mm all round.. so will need done again. Maybe of limited use to you Andy, though I will post them anyhow.
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Postby kevham » Sat Aug 09, 2008 12:23 pm

We're waiting.......... :D
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Postby Robin » Sat Aug 09, 2008 12:48 pm

Ohh the pressure! :lol:
Have to reinstall scanner chaps/esses. Good incentive to do so...should have it done this evening? Sorry for delay.
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Postby rockdoc » Sat Aug 09, 2008 12:52 pm

sheeesh!!!



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Postby Robin » Sat Aug 09, 2008 2:29 pm

There we go lads. If you want them Emailed for clarity, no worries.
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Postby kevham » Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:57 pm

Did you give him specs or is that just his interpretation of the Mazda spec?

You're running a lot less camber than me :lol:

You've also got a lower caster figure - does your car have power steering? Is it not a bit sharp on the turn-in?

Looks like a good bit of kit - I've heard that the Hunter DSP600 is good. Does he charge by the hour and can he do corner weighting?
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Postby Robin » Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:23 pm

Hi Kev.
Did'nt give him specs...would not know how to!
Yes, power steering. I asked him for sharper turn in, it's how I like it.
Just about "think" through twisties now. My wife's well sorted Sport was a target benchmark...the NA feels even better..marginally.
As far as charges go...I'm pretty sure the job is priced...within reason..best ask John.
If corner weighting means...does he load in kilo's in various places eg boot, driver's seat etc...then yes. It's how he does the BMW's.
Can't wait to get it coiled & shocked :D
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I have a good few bolts...don't buy any before seeing me :wink:
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Postby DouglasH » Sun Aug 10, 2008 12:11 am

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Postby Richardn » Sun Aug 10, 2008 10:24 am

These are the Mk2 settings from Mazda

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1 degree + or - tolerance so you can have a large difference in handling depending which end of the scale you are
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Postby Milemuncher » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:28 pm

Just a quick note to say John at Pro Grip sorted my coilovers and geo settings a couple of weeks back and the car now handles spot on. Well recommended and a nice guy to chat to, he knows his stuff.
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