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      04-14-2013, 09:00 PM   #1
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H&R Vs RD sport

What do you guys prefer? I see alot of people running both. Im looking for the best drop without sacrificing the ride quality. I plan on putting the E36 bumpstops with either spring. Are they both 1" front .08" rear?
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I did some research on that exact question and decided to go with RDSport on my E92 when it arrives. I almost posted this exact thread but just ended up searching around instead. From what I read, both setups seem to be quality, but RDSport is considered to be the slightly lower of the two. For me, I like the lower look and most people I read seemed happy with them.

Also tipping the decision in RDSport's favor (for my situation) is that the RDSport factory and HQ is only a few miles from me. Having them do the install is a big plus, especially if/when I add sways and other pieces in the future.

I don't think you can go wrong either way, though, especially when replacing the bumpstops (as I am as well).

I look forward to people with experience chiming in as well.
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I was thinking the same thing so far just wanted to see if anyone favored H&R for any reason.
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Im ording my RD sport springs soon also...I see a lot of people do this and I was just wondering...what is the reason and advantage of switching to E36 bumpstops??
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another option would be swift R-spec, been hearing a lot of good things about them.
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Im ording my RD sport springs soon also...I see a lot of people do this and I was just wondering...what is the reason and advantage of switching to E36 bumpstops??
Someone can correct me if I am wrong, but the point of using the e36/e46 bumpstops is to retain the same spring travel so your not bottoming out. Lowering car = decreased travel, so to retain stock travel you need different bumpstops.

I use RD Sports with e46 M3 bumpstops and never bottom out, even on big highway dips at high speeds.
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Im pretty sure thats right. Im just going to do it since the springs will be out and its easy to replace
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Someone can correct me if I am wrong, but the point of using the e36/e46 bumpstops is to retain the same spring travel so your not bottoming out. Lowering car = decreased travel, so to retain stock travel you need different bumpstops.

I use RD Sports with e46 M3 bumpstops and never bottom out, even on big highway dips at high speeds.
Thanks for the info... that makes sense. So I need to make sure to get me a set of E36 bumpstops too then.
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