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Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by plas87 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:17 am

Hi,

Is anyone selling any used Racing Beat front and rear ARBs?

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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by bigpete » Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:42 am

I know of someone that is selling a set, there like new as not done more than 500 miles on his car before the engine died.
These have now sold sorry.
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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by warpc0il » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:32 am

IIRC the early RB ARBs came with upgraded drop links with larger diameter bolts, plus a drill bit and guide to open-up the holes in the suspension arms.
The later ones came with droplinks that took the original bolts, or maybe the droplinks became an optional extra.

Anyway, just something to look out for as used ARBs *might* have larger holes.

You also need the body mount bushes, as these are unique to the RB units.
They came supplied with two sets of rear bushes, to match with either the long or short clamps, depending what was originally fitted on your car.

It is possible to cut the long bushes to fit the short clamps, or pack the short bushes for the long clamps, but either is a pita.
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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by plas87 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:21 pm

Thanks warpc0il. I think I might reconsider now after reading that! Seems to be more hassle than they are worth, IMO anyway.

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Post by warpc0il » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:31 pm

Not really a hassle, just need to check that you have everything before you start to take things apart.

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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by mi60o0 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:31 pm

arbs worth imho
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Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:25 am

As mi60o0 says, well worth it.

I have the RB ARBs on my R3 and the difference it makes is far better than most other upgrades I've come across.
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:37 am

100% agree as I had RB ARB's on my old R3 :thumleft:
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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by TheJDMStereotype » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:05 pm

Maybe it's something I'll have to consider on my R3 :)
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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by PeteH » Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:37 am

Remember R3s already have stiffer bars (although not as stiff as RB bars).
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Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:19 am

Only marginally IIRC, but yes, they are stiffer stock.
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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by Conan » Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:26 am

I believe there is a post somewhere that gives the roll bar stiffness difference between S1 and R3
I can’t remember if racing beat, white line were included or not.
I think PeteH May have done the calcs on this and a copy of the post here would be handy.
I always advise people to understand what there handling modifications do before proceeding.
Pro-Drive for example designed the PZ suspension to work with the existing S1 roll bars :-k
So was the world renowned Pro-Drive company right to do this after exhaustive testing or should they have just changed the roll bars ?
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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by plas87 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:42 am

How much more heavier are the Whiteline ARBs? Do they offer the same level of performance compared to the RB ARBs?

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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by mi60o0 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:44 pm

Not that heavy to affect your performance I run whiteline
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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by Freeman38 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:16 pm

Hotchkis ARBS and are large diameter but hollow so don't weigh to much either with adjustable ends

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Post by Goobie » Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:55 pm

I do believe the Racing Beat front one is hollow.

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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by Goobie » Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:59 pm

Here you go, have a read on this thread link.-

viewtopic.php?f=31&t=74845&hilit=tein+mono+roll+bar

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Re: Racing Beat ARBs?

Post by Freeman38 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:32 pm

Hotchkis do front and back in Hollow, so you can get a matching pair

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