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Old 03-29-2013, 12:04 PM   #1
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Who makes LINEAR E46 springs?

Hello all,

I am setting my 330ci up to run HPDEs and I am looking for a set of linear springs to run with Bilstein Sports. It seems like all of the options out there like H&R, Eibach etc are of a progressive design or at least the info is conflicting. Progressive rate springs make transitions difficult on the track which is why I'm looking for someone who makes linear springs. I'd rather not blow the money on coilovers yet and I am willing to sacrifice some ride comfort. So who is known to make linear springs for the E46?
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Old 03-29-2013, 01:32 PM   #2
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I think you might want to double-check your information--nothing wrong with progressive springs for a full-blown track car (SpecE30 run them, I think Spec Miata too), much less a casual HPDE'r. I'd get H&R Race.
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Old 04-01-2013, 06:35 PM   #3
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You can NOT install off the shelf linear springs on your OE style dampers because of the shape of the lower perch and the distinctive shape on the top hat. On the rear however you can install whatever you want.


In order to install linear springs in the front , you will either need to get a coilover Sleeve kit from ground control or buy a set of full coilovers.

But just so you know, you dont need a linear rate on a street car
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Old 04-02-2013, 01:45 AM   #4
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Ground control. Good pricing. Good performance.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:47 PM   #5
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I am running the Turner H&R coilovers, is there a linear spring that I can put on this coilover set up?
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:34 PM   #6
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Call Ground Control suspensions, they have what you want.


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Old 05-20-2013, 09:28 PM   #7
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