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Old 01-18-2013, 03:33 PM   #1
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does anyone have experience with these springs? any before and after pictures? im thinking about getting them on my 04 330ci. Thanks !
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:14 PM   #2
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I have 50484-88 and haven't noticed much difference in ride quality just yet. But the drop is pretty darn huge
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:24 PM   #3
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I have the race springs, bought them from Tock172.

here is how my car sits on them.

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I switched from the Eibach Pro Kit, and noticed a big difference in the canyons. I had to adapt more trust into my turns, as it feels much more planted.

The Race springs don't have any rake either, so the car sits pretty level, compared to the pro kit.

I love them.

*The last pic at the airfield is how it sat on the eibach Pro kit
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I have the race springs, bought them from Tock172.

here is how my car sits on them.

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I switched from the Eibach Pro Kit, and noticed a big difference in the canyons. I had to adapt more trust into my turns, as it feels much more planted.

The Race springs don't have any rake either, so the car sits pretty level, compared to the pro kit.

I love them
Mmm that matte black color. I miss it
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:28 PM   #5
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I believe there's two versions of H&R "race" springs. 29484 and 50484 with the latter being more aggressive.

29484 is called race/sport depending on the application (sport vs non-sport). So if you guys talk about these springs, clarify which part#.

MPR, didn't I sell you my 29484s? I could have sworn that was you?? If so, what did you do with them? didn't like?
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I believe there's two versions of H&R "race" springs. 29484 and 50484 with the latter being more aggressive.

29484 is called race/sport depending on the application (sport vs non-sport). So if you guys talk about these springs, clarify which part#.

MPR, didn't I sell you my 29484s? I could have sworn that was you?? If so, what did you do with them? didn't like?
Yeah I bought the rear springs from you (29484's) I never ended up installing them, as I couldn't find just front the springs to match.

So, I ended up buying the 50484s from Alexander, and sold the 29484s

29484 sold as:
race spring for non sport pack
Or
Sport spring for (zsp)

50484 was sold as race springs, and the lowest.
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Yeah I bought the rear springs from you (29484's) I never ended up installing them, as I couldn't find just front the springs to match.

So, I ended up buying the 50484s from Alexander, and sold the 29484s

29484 sold as:
race spring for non sport pack
Or
Sport spring for (zsp)

50484 was sold as race springs, and the lowest.
All correct info

who'd you sell em to? those springs have been passed around like the town wh*re.. should have all autographed them
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who'd you sell em to? those springs have been passed around like the town wh*re.. should have all autographed them
Hilarious!

Sold them to a guy on craigslist.

I believe he intended on putting them on an e30
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