Announcements

Over the last couple years the priorities in my life have changed. Had Matrix Garage grown big enough to hire enough employees and leave them to running it while I pursued other things I would have happily taken that route but it has generally stayed just big enough to keep me working overtime. 
I have decided to start focusing my carreer and passions elsewhere and that means that supporting the AW, AE, 4A and related communities has had to be moved much lower on the priority list. I have decided to keep the store up to provide parts that only we offer, or other things that are hard to come by elsewhere. You will notice many big name, readily available products have been taken down and we will continue to do so. It's just not worth our time trying to compete with the big corporations selling at cutthroat prices and it just takes up more of my time. 
I will try to keep providing those parts that we make or that we have developed and sell as a service to the community but understand that now this is something I do in my spare time because I don't want to leave people hanging. 
I try to make shipments and process orders at least twice a week. If you want Amazon next day shipping buy from Amazon. I will do my best to keep order time and customer service at a reasonable level but have some understanding. I am not making money on this and it takes away from my other work and other issues that are very important to me right now. 
I have always wanted to make our designs and other information open source and available to the community but to do so properly would take a lot of time making sure that models and drawings were complete, accurate, or properly described. To go through everything and make sure it was something that I felt comfortable releasing to the community. I would love to find someone who was willing to help me do this. Someone in engineering school or passionate about this to help go through 3D scans, CAD designs, and information to prepare it. If you are interested feel free to email me. 


 

 


 

BC Racing AE86 Corolla coilover

$1,000.00

Matrix Garage is moving away from BCracing after bad experiences trying to deal with the company with various issues. One of those issues is that they advertise their coilovers for 1986  giving the impression they will work on MK1a cars but they will not. The front camber plate and the rear knuckle are different and need a different design. BCracing was unwilling to make a MK1a design. In this process we also realized their camber adjustment slots where they mount to the knuckle were oriented horizontally where the stock ones are vertical. Not only does this make the stock camber adjusters useless and make it harder to make fine camber adjustements it also makes it likely for movement under extreme cornering or jarring roads. Not only was BC unwilling to address these issues but BCracing USA was a nightmare to deal with. Their techincal support department was completely useless, didn't know anything and never responded to phone calls or emails.
I now have several custoemrs who have had similar experiences. I will still sell BCracing if you insist on going that route but if you have issues needing customer service or tech support you are on your own.

We currently sell Daiyama and WAT coilovers and highly recommend them over any other coilover on the market. All other AW11 coilovers have poor fitment and no otherse we have seen address the differences between MK1a and MK1b. We have put hundreds of hours into developing the mount points, coilover specs and performance characteristics for our coilovers and will continue to do so. 

Unfortunately neither currently offer options for the AE86 due to not having spindles but if we can get spindles we can make these as well. 

BR-Type

Our BR Type model is the perfect choice for street driving and the occasional road course or autocross duty. With easily accessible adjustment knobs for fine-tuning your compression and rebound, plus a separately adjustable ride height, having a performance coilover system could not be any easier. You choose how low or high you want your vehicle to sit (no preset ride height here) and our patented concave lower locking ring keeps it locked in securely. All of our systems come with pillowball mounts to provide the most feedback possible from your suspension, and to sharpen your steering response. Our available front and rear camber plates also allow you to get the perfect alignment setup without compromise. BC Racing offers all of these features while providing a strong, attractive-looking coilover system at a reasonable price.

  • Mono-tube shock design
  • Full height adjustability through the shock body (not spring)
  • 30 levels of dampening adjustment (compression/rebound)
  • Front camber plates are included on all applicable kits
  • Rear camber plates included on certain applications
  • Custom spring rates available as well as a SWIFT spring upgrade (upon request)
  • 1 year warranty against manufacturer defect
  • Completely rebuildable and individual parts are available separately for purchase

 

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List price: $0.00
Price: $1,000.00
Weight: 20 lb
Dimensions: 24 in × 8 in × 8 in

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