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Old 07-25-2013, 08:35 PM   #563
SBPhil
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Join Date: Feb 2012
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Originally Posted by E46runsPCB View Post
Yes. You can remove the nut on the front coils without any compression. When removing I would still be a little cautious because with the mount on there is a little pressure on the spring I believe, but not enough to kill you. I would recommend adjusting your coils to the lowest setting so there is as minimal pressure on the spring as possible before removing the nut to be safe. But when I installed the new mounts on the new coils, no compressor was needed. Just be sure you DON'T FORGET THAT WASHER. Otherwise you could get the clunking noise




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I'm getting clunking sounds from what I believe are the helper springs binding when I make a turn at low speeds. If I lift the car and remove the wheel the noise is practically gone when I steer, so I don't think its the assembly since I had it done at a shop. I ordered new FSMs since the shop recommended them and they are worn. Does anyone know if this will resolve it or do I need something else like a washer? The noise isn't as bad as the creak which is continuous as you turn, its only about 3 or 4 pops when I spin the wheel around. I'll try to get a video on my car tomorrow but its making this exact sound.



The issue they had was the assemble but I'm pretty sure that isn't it.
Aside from this, I would definitely say these coilovers are great for the money.
Any help is appreciated, thanks.
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