3 Rotor RX-7 Suspension upgrade. Does it help launching on the street?
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  • Dori Professor
    Dori Professor

    1 in 3 men will experience male pattern dad hair.....

  • Aka Fungi-Eater
    Aka Fungi-Eater

    I'd love to be a shop grunt. Rotary 4life. Dream job/hobby

  • MrCjg154

    I am sorry to say but those coilovers are installed incorrectly. The bottom mount you are adjusting isn’t for ride height it’s for overall length of the coilover and to set you max compression height. Lower spring perch is for ride height adjustment. The way you’re installing them is the way the Chinese coilovers companies explain, which is incorrect. Preloading springs doing change spring rate either. instagram.com/p/CP-WUMyHqr-/?

  • PvTNuclear

    hate to say it rob but you need to rethink the coilovers for the rear. those are regular street coilovers with a standard spring rates. You need some import drag solutions viking coilovers for it, from personal experience it will change your 60ft times tremendously.

  • MrSkunkyHD

    Get a wheel alignment too

  • Levi Olive
    Levi Olive

    Screw the haters Rob, you do you! They just wish they were you. 😉👊🏼

  • GOAski

    You must be buying lots of tickets to the yearly Police golf outing.

  • 13b Eunos
    13b Eunos

    I love the progress shown, makes Rob seem like a real person instead of some perfect youtube star

  • Omega157

    So do your neighbors just know and acknowledge that you mess around with rotaries all night and that their loud?

  • Duke

    Oh boy you need more grip in the rear Rob ;')

  • TodaVtecKiller

    Love the red and black coilovers! Time to grip!

  • The Rx7 roadie BURPLE RX7
    The Rx7 roadie BURPLE RX7

    Of course rob dropped the shocker in a video about shocks

  • gw3 Extreme2
    gw3 Extreme2

    At 4:54 the children are back. It's been awhile, how are they doing?

  • Danaonthemove

    18:00 keeps is really working

  • Matthew Shadoan
    Matthew Shadoan

    HEY!! Not sure if you have time to read the comments!! Cars doing great man!!! Love your channel! What do you think of the potential of the Liquid Piston Rotory Engine??? You think one day it will match in torque and power?!?

  • Kurt Sumthinorother
    Kurt Sumthinorother

    Bring the rear up and increase compression. You want the weight transfer to balance between driving the tire into the pavement and allowing the back to squat. It's still squatting too fast. Front end let it throw the front end up quicker than the rear squats, but drop down slowly so it doesn't take the weight off the rear. Most important have someone focused on the rear wheel from the side. Make sure it's not fully squatted before the 60 foot. Let the weight push the tires down harder through the 60ft. Fully squatted before that you are wasting TRANSFER FORCE into squatting the suspension. Resisting the squat smashes the tires into the pavement. Video and find the balance bro.

  • Jonathan Villegas
    Jonathan Villegas

    Thumbnail suggests rob fwd swapped his rx7

  • Rn0x

    Boohooooo new video pls

  • Cobalt Lukather
    Cobalt Lukather

    if you're gonna keep trying to launch on that weak parking lot concrete, lay down some of Skinnies Skreecret Sauce so you know what it'll do on a dragstrip and can see that suspension at work.

  • Jarrett Sansoni
    Jarrett Sansoni

    One of these days you’ll run on this vs. that with a car that you’ve had time to work some bugs out of.

  • 13bppS1rx7

    Can you please educate yourself before telling people this and that, when you put spring load on a spring it will not change the stiffness.. Can you please watch MCA suspensions video on this (look them up on fb) but they have one of the fastest time attack cars and make amazing suspension.

  • Philip Walker
    Philip Walker

    Using peanut butter as shock grease !

  • Phil McKrakin
    Phil McKrakin

    11:50 Rob gives her the Shock-er lol

  • daniel riccobono
    daniel riccobono

    Mans got a $30,000 cnc machine but not an angle grinder

  • Trenton Reese
    Trenton Reese

    The results of this suspension upgrade are shocking!

  • Jorge Ferreira
    Jorge Ferreira

    Dude why are you using the sound of Fast Furious' skyline? 😂

  • MrTerduckin

    Do me a favor, Rob, and tighten up the rear shocks. I bet it’ll go faster. Truthfully you need a lot of compression to drive that radial into the ground and get the car to hook and a little more rebound to control the tire after the hit so you don’t hook and then spin the 60’. Squatting on a radial is for the slow kids; antisquat is the new wave.

  • Ramon Villa
    Ramon Villa

    "you guys are gunna be shocked..." Lol pun not intended

  • QDOG

    I was wondering, is it possible to supercharge a rotary engine. I want to get an 80s rx7 in a few years and I don't like turbos. I've understood the amount of research you've done on your rx7 and I was wondering if you came across anything saying it could be done. Thank you in advance.

  • Josh Man
    Josh Man

    Brushless "Where is my rotor?" fishows.info/post/iKKJZr2rrKa2r78/videot.html

  • Hyperstrike

    You need to support your exhaust a bit. It's waggling around out there, You'd think you just took a piss or something...

  • Pablo Rivas
    Pablo Rivas

    Hes always happy.

  • Atypical Moto
    Atypical Moto

    Some of you have never raced a Ferrari on a FIshows show, on 5 year old tires, and it shows.

  • Cameron W
    Cameron W

    Car that needs advanced suspension *Let's add shocks*

  • Grumpy Modeler
    Grumpy Modeler

    When are you doing a 7-rotor RX-3?

  • Mr.M

    In this episode, Rob pulls the rubber down to show us his shiny rod 18:52

  • kane2103

    Rod Dahm

  • Nicky

    Let's all thanks keeps for Rob's lushious hair.😂

  • luffararne

    People who think gripping better is enough to go back to Hoonigan are sorely mistaken I suspect, that's just a part of the equation. I know this sucks and people don't want to hear it at all but it is still the truth nevertheless, gear ratios are still a thing, but look at new cars and how much faster they are today, if you trying to control ludicrous amount of power yourself and do it manual style with a single clutch and everything you better be a pretty darn good driver, and still you will lose out on a lot of potential. Look at Golf R gen 8 for ex, seen many who think VW is lying and power levels are way, way above stated numbers, they are not! They are higher sure, not that much though, so how is a darn Golf able to do 0-100km/h repeatedly at 4 sec flat? It's the darn gears, so fast and gear ratios are perfect and you hit perfect peak torque at the next shift which again is way faster than any human could using dinosaur level single clutch. It makes cars fun, playful for sure, fast not so much. Any fast car with a single clutch is loosing out on potential and I did not like it for the longest time, just time to accept it. Even Rob doing sequential vs Hoonicorn looks a bit sluggish compared to mr Block hyper spacing through the movements, it does add up. Fix that and bite into the asphalts and you be a force to reckon with mr Dahm. Sorry, just my 2 cents.

  • Lachlan Gill
    Lachlan Gill

    Is that an AW11 I spot in the background 1:07

  • Jason Jones
    Jason Jones

    Rob I gonna teach you about shocks. Rob have no clue what these parts are..oh rob...lmao

  • A L Reed & AL C
    A L Reed & AL C

    Please unload springs before cutting them in the future it will extend you're longevity!

  • NvTwist

    Take some time off building and visit one of the performance driving schools.

  • NvTwist

    It’s called body roll, set the dampers to give the right amount of roll to increase front tires contact patch when cornering. To stiff ya ride on the inside more & to soft ya ride the outside and that kills traction. There’s no magic math that’ll get it right it’ll get ya close then test test replace/revalue test test

  • MrTo YouBoy
    MrTo YouBoy

    what an annoying fucking car

  • NvTwist

    OMG the front brakes, get on it before doing anything else.

  • White Man
    White Man

    He pulled a Ricky a just locked them tires up.

  • Not Zak Alexander
    Not Zak Alexander

    Glad to see the progress and making it more controllable! Keeping plugging away and it'll be killing ferraris here before too long

  • Dell_alpha12

    Its like scientist disecting and animal

  • lr 21
    lr 21


  • Neeboopsh

    pre-load, extra load. getting me horned up there, rob.

  • Neeboopsh

    that dudes hair is rad

  • hArDsTyLe2259

    8:16 Duck noises xD

  • Fencingboy101

    i like how rob still tries to keep it relatively low budget. or at least as low budget as you can be with a custom machined 4 rotor and a lambo lol

  • Cletus Kasady
    Cletus Kasady

    I thought your 4 rotor race against Ken was the best in the series. It breaks my heart when you get beaten by a million dollar ride. I think it's a given now, nobody is winning against AWD, and that Hoonicorn had meth going for it. More power, less weight. I think you can beat Ken and Travis. Just gotta imitate a bit.

  • mac

    Finally got around to watching the video and the ending may be what pushes me to the next step in my life goals. Mad respect Rob

  • Craig Brashaw
    Craig Brashaw

    That whole preload thing is a waste of time. The shock length, spring rate and available travel distance is still the same, all you've done is get the same coilover expect this one is under load like a usual shock and spring...

  • Matthew Stoltz
    Matthew Stoltz

    Where is the 4 rotors engine?

  • John Miller
    John Miller

    Where's the engine in the 4 rotor? 👀

  • Budro Hammbone'
    Budro Hammbone'

    Who'da thunk it ?

  • Big 'ol Booty Cheeks
    Big 'ol Booty Cheeks

    Flat spotting tires and chewing up the front bumper. Lol

  • J B
    J B

    Can't watch, the audio level is too low can't hear what the other guy is saying.

  • MMORPG87

    seems to still need some distance in the squat . im certainly no expert but seeing the slow mo the car starts squatting then u can see it bottom out and stay there. hit up Vargas and see how they got so much travel on the black car.. that thing moves like a whole foot

  • Eric Stillwagon
    Eric Stillwagon

    I was hoping Rob would explain the role that the Peanut Better @20:47 plays is the suspension setup. I guess it's an insider secret. Great Video, as always, Rob!

  • Gianni Barnea II
    Gianni Barnea II

    You might need a tire sponsor, just saying lmao. But 👏🏽

  • Cortnie Smith
    Cortnie Smith

    0:24 yknow that sound when you get some rust on your brakes

  • GordoWG1 WG1
    GordoWG1 WG1

    11:52 - What? No "shocker" comment? I feel kinda sory for the poor folks who supplied those damper assemblies - some adult supervision would certainly have been adventageous from both a safety and set-up viewpoint. For example, while the 'pre-load' method used would be common for a single screw adjuster assembly, it's completely failing to take advantage of the dual thread adjuster damper type you have - adjust the spring perch to give, say, 5mm or preload to keep the spring in place, and adjust the bottom threaded adjuster where it screws into the lower section to adjust the ride height. That way you get the full travel possible and much better compliance, while having the desired ride height.

  • cody nelson
    cody nelson

    There is some magical stuff called stripper glitter. It's a traction compound we use on the streets. Your shit will dead hook. Try it.

    • cody nelson
      cody nelson

      Sold by the gallon.

  • Noob Driver
    Noob Driver

    Finally the car dialed in..

  • dgalcaide

    0:22 i need someone swapping the rotary sound with his laugh

  • Nivlac57

    With a radial tire you should be trying to get the rear wheel to separate from the body during a launch. This will cause the acceleration of the vehicle to drive the tire into the ground and allow you to get better traction. Squatting while better than a bound up suspension, is not what you want. The only way to accomplish this is to adjust the suspension geometry in the rear. Need to get your instant center higher.

  • Patrick Houchins
    Patrick Houchins

    Hey how many rotors does that rx7 have?

  • Damon Reed
    Damon Reed

    Getting a bit long on the top there Rob. Surely the next mod is a haircut

  • Rn0x

    Going to 1 mil soon Lessgooo

  • Scotties

    Need some Hoosiers

  • Lyndon Rich
    Lyndon Rich

    Rob. My man. HOW did you ever drive a vehicle with suspension like this. This has been long overdue😂

  • thisguy177

    Don't forget the transmission and the gear changes. That Ferrari has a sick quick changing tranny. Goodluck Rob and keep tinkering with it. Tell them your gonna come back when it's done being fine tuned and whoop that Ferrari for us! Built not bought.👍👍👍👍

  • Matt G
    Matt G

    Never ending story Ahahah ahahah ahahah... Never ending story Ahahah ahahah ahahah... Never ending story Ahahah ahahah ahahah...

  • Ed Ayala
    Ed Ayala

    Manifold tease

  • Brody Perkins
    Brody Perkins

    Please Rob just buy some new tires😭

  • LF Productions
    LF Productions

    Glad sponsors are finally hopping on.. things are about to get spicyy

  • Milo 8
    Milo 8

    I actually love robs personality 😂

  • tofuboye

    My next tattoo: "It's not being cheap, It's where i came from." - Robert Dahmino

  • Justin

    A hatchback with rear shocks is almost like cheating. I hate getting at those nuts in the trunk of a car.

  • xXEVO 167
    xXEVO 167

    Every time he shifts it sounds like a big blast so good

  • J. M.
    J. M.

    7:45 is that race fuel in the "VP" buckets? Kinda sketchy keeping all that next to that electrical panel stuff

  • Jacob Rudolph
    Jacob Rudolph

    Glad to see! I still strongly suggest calling FatCat motorsports though. Trial and error with suspension is a rough game. Shaikh uses this calculator below and a lot of engineering knowledge to theoretically set up the entire system to work together before it is on the car. I'm not so sure that the shocks in this video can perform at a top level. FD Suspension Calculator: www.fatcatmotorsports.com/FCM_Ride_Harmony_FD_Mazda_RX7_Online/FCM_Ride_Harmony_FD_Mazda_RX7_Online.htm fishows.info/post/gLttZ7C4l7HKrtE/videot.html fishows.info/block/PL9CC286CD2172A755.html

  • Jer emy
    Jer emy

    The endings are great

  • bboydrummer1

    I love geeking out with ya Rob. Awesome video as usual.

  • Brendan Gallagher
    Brendan Gallagher

    Rob Dahm laughing like a Thermian, may explain his fascination with rotaries.

  • Trevor Hare
    Trevor Hare

    I’m confused, is this the awd rx7? or does he have another one? this one looks like it’s rwd.

  • Berto606

    I think you guys need a BIGGER jar of peanut butter. Damn!

  • Boosted Lude
    Boosted Lude

    This man deserves 1,000,000 subscribers

  • Donovan Brink
    Donovan Brink

    that ending was such a wholesome moment....and then that happens.

  • J.R. Beumel
    J.R. Beumel

    Preload and moving the rubber out of the way? Pornhub much?

  • Dallas Small
    Dallas Small

    Are you doing boost by gear? Traction control seems to be making for some funky launches......

  • Claude Dottin
    Claude Dottin

    11:52 oh Rob😂


    That tailpipe needs some support.

  • Mattia Manzi
    Mattia Manzi

    This car is simply mouth watering but I wonder if we'll ever see a car built for something else than drag racing.

  • Twitchy

    Whatever happened to the 4 rotor? Been like nearly 5 months since the last video on it.