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      08-05-2009, 09:48 AM   #1
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which should i go with

i'm really confused which springs should i go with, 1st i was planing on getting the H&R now there is the H&R sport or sport plus and my friend is telling me he can get me the KW springs so can somebody help
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      08-05-2009, 12:16 PM   #2
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H&R is a solid choice if you are doing just a spring upgrade. They are designed to improve performance and lower the car without making it impractical for daily driving. The H&R Sport and Sport Plus offer the same lowering. The advantage to the Sport Plus is that they are a stiffer spring rate so they will offer better performance but the same ride height as the standard H&R Sport springs. These are ideal if you want slightly better performance than the standard Sport springs without an even lower ride.
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H&R is a solid choice if you are doing just a spring upgrade. They are designed to improve performance and lower the car without making it impractical for daily driving. The H&R Sport and Sport Plus offer the same lowering. The advantage to the Sport Plus is that they are a stiffer spring rate so they will offer better performance but the same ride height as the standard H&R Sport springs. These are ideal if you want slightly better performance than the standard Sport springs without an even lower ride.
Good info. Thanks.
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      08-06-2009, 01:12 AM   #4
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thanx alot

what about the KW !!?
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      08-06-2009, 03:32 AM   #5
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don't waste your money on springs. Just get coilovers its easier and better overall performance
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I would think sport plus may induce even worse rebound than with the regular sport springs. That's just me guessing though, I would like to drive/get a ride in someone w/ sport plus
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i was thinking about coils, maybe i'll do that
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If you're not tracking on a regular basis coilovers are a waste of money.
I love the look of a properly lowered car, but I'm having trouble with our "middle of the road" suspension options.
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well i don't track at all coz we don't have a track around here.

then u think i should go with springs !? KW springs r they any good better than H&R ?!
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well i don't track at all coz we don't have a track around here.

then u think i should go with springs !? KW springs r they any good better than H&R ?!
KW doesn't make a spring kit for the M, they do make a coilover kit though.
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