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      10-29-2012, 07:30 PM   #1
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I've but maybe this is a new question. Not even h&r's website has info..

I was hoping someone would know and explain the difference of H&R Race Springs vs. H&R Sport Plus (Stiffer Version)

Ride height drop on:
H&R Race F:2" R:1.5"
H&R Sport Plus F:1" R:0.6"

I don't know about spring rates on these either..

What are the difference here? Besides ride height?

What are my cons by going with the Race springs and it being a bit softer on the spring rate? I want to go low.

Or is going with the sport height with a better spring rate gonna be most bennificial? Why and why?

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Why not call H&R and get it straight from the horse's mouth?

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Because they're closed. But thanks
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I've but maybe this is a new question. Not even h&r's website has info..

I was hoping someone would know and explain the difference of H&R Race Springs vs. H&R Sport Plus (Stiffer Version)

Ride height drop on:
H&R Race F:2" R:1.5"
H&R Sport Plus F:1" R:0.6"

I don't know about spring rates on these either..

What are the difference here? Besides ride height?

What are my cons by going with the Race springs and it being a bit softer on the spring rate? I want to go low.

Or is going with the sport height with a better spring rate gonna be most bennificial? Why and why?

Thank you

your info is wrong (maybe not m3 specific) but the drop for the sport and sport plus (or race as it is now labeled) is the same, just the race has a slightly stiffer spring rate.
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There is always tomm bud.
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      10-30-2012, 12:32 AM   #6
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Yup there is thanks again..

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your info is wrong (maybe not m3 specific) but the drop for the sport and sport plus (or race as it is now labeled) is the same, just the race has a slightly stiffer spring rate.
Yeah you're right, I dug around more on H&R's website and Tuner Motorsports website has me confused...

what Tuner list as the Sports plus (stiffer version) part# 50493-88 is what H&R has for Race springs w/ F:1" R:0.6 drop spring rate unknown. (For E9x M3)

So in conclusion, I guess I got confused with their labeling. Why not just label it as a Sport spring or a Race spring. Cuz they both have the same drop; only the sport plus has a stiffer spring rate.

ok I feel dumb for starting this thread

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is there any of these H&R springs that is black coated?

I need a stealth spring... looking as OEM
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is there any of these H&R springs that is black coated?

I need a stealth spring... looking as OEM
Don't think so. My eibachs are black
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