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Fc rear suspension in Fb ever been done?

Old 06-13-05, 12:56 AM
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Fc rear suspension in Fb ever been done?

ok, so i have the Fc front subframe swap done, and im looking into buying aftermarket coilovers (kyb suspension and edelbrock adj. coilover springs, so now that im buying these parts i was wondering wouldnt it just be easier to buy the complete fc set for front and back of both,
and i know what your going to say about the rear coilovers, its for a irs car, and this is solid axle yes im aware, but i know i can fabricate a different mounting point for it if need be, my question is more about spring rates and whether the fc springs would be too stiff for a fb,
i have a welded in roll cage aswell that runs right beside the top of the suspension mounts so i dont have to worry about a strong upper mounting point

any tips or comments welcome,
i am seriosely considereing this
if its any consellation im planning on doing a tri link, and panhard bar setup at the same time as the rear suspension... if that makes a difference
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Old 06-13-05, 03:19 AM
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NOT RX-7. but this show you, you can swap live AXLE suspension to IRS

http://www.mgbv8.co.uk/rearsus.htm
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There's a guy that's swapping a Miata IRS into an FB (with V8 power). It's in the first gen section, try searching for Miata in there, it should be easy to spot.
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no im just talking about the rear suspension, and coil over kit, not the full irs or anything like that
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An FB is a solid axle, an FC is IRS, so the only "rear suspension" that could possibly be used are the shocks/springs... so, is that what you're talking about? Using a single coilover in the rear instead of the spring/shock setup?
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