Good-Win Racing Mazda Performance Parts

Extended Travel Rear Shock Mounts

1999-2005

More Travel Equals Better Ride And Handling

Miata 1990-2005 · Suspension · Coilovers


Part Number: 61-1842B

Application: 1999-2005

Price: $75.00

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Extended Travel Rear Shock Mounts
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Improve ride quality by getting your rear suspension off the stops! These extended travel top hats add almost 1" of travel compared with an NB top. Adding more free shock travel before contact with the bumpstops significantly improves ride and handling. Uses a rubber bushing for a noise-free ride.

Price is for ONE shock mount.

With the suspension design of the NA and NB Miata, suspension travel is at a premium, and having enough travel is crucial to good handling and ride quality. As you lower the car, that travel is further reduced, so there is less and less room for the suspension to move before it slams the bumpstops. Folks often think high spring rates are to blame for harsh ride when they lower the Miata a lot with coilover kits but lack of travel and slamming the bumpstops is the real issue. This is particularly a problem in the rear of the Miata and as a driver you are essentially sitting on the rear shock that is just inches behind your back.

The additional one inch of travel doesn't sound like much but when every millimeter helps, that is quite a lot.

Fitment Notes:

YES these fit NA/NB Ohlins coilovers - add these to the Ohlins for the BEST riding setup possible!
Fits most rear coilovers for the Miata with at least 50mm of length for the threaded top of the shock shaft and up to 12mm diameter.

These are NOT compatible with 949 Racing Xida coilovers.

SPRINGS
Fits with 2.75" and 2.5" springs as used in Ground Control coilover conversion kits and most Miata coilovers. Does not fit with 2.25" springs.

Recommended for the rear only. Using extended travel top hats in the front can allow the tire to contact the inner wheel well.

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