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mvrk10256 10-10-2009 02:16 PM

do i need to order new rubber spring mounts for new springs
 
Just like the title says. the car has 94K miles on it. I want to order H&R Race springs. do i need new rubber mounts for the new springs? or do they come with ?

mvrk10256 10-10-2009 02:18 PM

Also the suspension is stock. but i have new shocks in the back. Sachs sport suspension/

would it be ok to run Race Springs? stock sports wheels, no rub right?

Anthony@F1 AutohaŘs 10-10-2009 02:38 PM

No, you don't need new Spring Mounts unless urs is broken into pieces or don't want to run them. RSM is highly recommended. Springs only come with Springs and that is it.

-Anthony@F1 Autohaus

mvrk10256 10-10-2009 02:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Anthony@F1 AutohaŘs (Post 10742699)
No, you don't need new Spring Mounts unless urs is broken into pieces or don't want to run them. RSM is highly recommended. Springs only come with Springs and that is it.

-Anthony@F1 Autohaus

By RSM you mean rear shock mount? Mine should be in ok condition, but i was just wondering if thats something that was usually changed?

mvrk10256 10-10-2009 02:43 PM

when i replaced my rear shocks, i replaced the rear shock mounts with stock sachs units but i had a buddy machine me a reinforcement plate set. so i am good on that front.

Anthony@F1 AutohaŘs 10-10-2009 03:12 PM

Then ur are good to goo...:D

Anthony@F1 Autohaus

mvrk10256 10-10-2009 04:27 PM

Does anyone have the spring rate numbers on the H&R Race springs and Eibach Sport Line? i cant seem to find them....

e46techtuner 10-11-2009 02:40 AM

When I called H&R they told me that the spring rates for their "Race springs" on my application(2000 328i sport package) were 330 lbs/in front and 360 lbs/in rear.

mvrk10256 10-11-2009 10:50 AM

Thanks. the best i could find for the eibach sportlines was 280/310 but that was another forum so dont qoute me.


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