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Asseto Fiorano- multimatic shocks

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  1. rxbg

    rxbg Rookie

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    Hey all. Put in my order. I have been researching the multimatic shocks. It seems that that is the most practical thing in that package. Not sure that they should be the main reason to justify the expense since everything else is mainly for looks. But I was wondering if anybody had any insight into those shocks. I assume that the standard car comes with adjustable shocks already? I plan on tracking my car perhaps three or four times a year.

    Also- my dealer hasn’t got back to me on whether Rosso Imola is a triple layer paint. It appears that it is because it costs $32,000 on any other Ferrari. But only half the price on a 296 apparently because it is its specific launch color.
     
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  3. Caeruleus11

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    I can’t answer on the paint.

    I’m told the Multimatic hardware they are using for the AF pack on the SF90 and it was implied it is the same hardware for the 296 is the same as on their GT3 car. It was not said but I would imagine the tuning is quite different for a street car.


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  5. Caeruleus11

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    Fascinating, thanks for the link.


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  6. johnr265

    johnr265 Formula Junior

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    It looks in person more like a two layer like Rosso Fiorano. Doesn't have the uber depth of a triple layer (in my opinion).
     
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  8. LARRYH

    LARRYH F1 Veteran
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    great to know that Ferraris performance package uses shocks made by Ford ...multimatic builds the Ford Gt ,,..
    just perfect...
     
  9. REALZEUS

    REALZEUS F1 Veteran

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    You are wrong. Multimatic is an independent Canadian company. Ford is Multimatic's customer, as is Ferrari. Ferrari buys just the dampers (to its own specifications obviously), Ford commissions the whole chassis to Multimatic.
     
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  10. LARRYH

    LARRYH F1 Veteran
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    yes they hire them to build it but the design is from ford ....
     
  11. REALZEUS

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    The things that end up in Fords are designed by Ford, not the products that other manufacturers order.
     
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  13. ingegnere

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  14. rxbg

    rxbg Rookie

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    Thanks for posting but they should offer the dampers a a standalone option
     
  15. nlpamg

    nlpamg Karting

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    100% agreed. It's surprising that for $308k, it's not standard.
     
  16. sl55

    sl55 Karting

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    320K now :)
     
  17. AliPaPa

    AliPaPa Rookie

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    Never have experience with Multimatic, what is the advantage of it compared with MagneRide?

    It seems the spool valve needed to be replace for damping adjustment.
     
  18. rzuccarelli

    rzuccarelli Rookie

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    adaptive damping still leverages the type of conventional dampers that have the limitations the DSSV damper solves.

    it’s not widely shared, but DSSV dampers were used in a series of world championship winning F1 cars. It’s since won championships in all kinds of other series. That Ferrari chose it over the magnetic shocks in it’s too flight cars speaks volumes…

    In any event, Multimatic has some very interesting solitons coming, including adaptive models that utilize DSSV.
     
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  19. REALZEUS

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    They are better for track duties, but have their limitations on the road (too stiff) and also negate the lifter. So it's horses for courses, not a better solution overall.
     
  20. rzuccarelli

    rzuccarelli Rookie

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    I agree that Ferrari (and AMG GT cars) specify their multimatic shocks very stiff, which kind of makes sense given the intended purpose of the assetto package. But they don’t have to be so extreme. The damping could be configured to be a more civil for a reasonable balance (for not ever going to be tracked) road car.
     
  21. REALZEUS

    REALZEUS F1 Veteran

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    Indeed, but you still cannot have 2 different stiffness settings, and most importantly for many, you can't get the lifter.
     
  22. AliPaPa

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    At first I was keen with MangeRide because of "tuneability". However, the Asseto Fiorano pack seems to be a "bargan" as it comes with Carbon seats, door panels and Steering wheel. It also gives me a way out not adding suspension lift for 2nd hand value. The cost of optioning suspension lift is a bit crazy as it bundle with AFS head light, which turns out to be 17700USD after tax in Hong Kong...
     
  23. rxbg

    rxbg Rookie

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    in the us not a bargain. you get the carbon doors and carbon outside stuff and the shocks. that's it. you could save the weight by getting a skinny girlfriend or losing weight if you're a fattie. the only thing that really matters is the aero and the shocks.
     
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  24. AliPaPa

    AliPaPa Rookie

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    It seems the Carbon seats and steering wheel are not included in the Fiorano pack... Now I have to think over it
     

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