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      06-18-2014, 10:29 AM   #1
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Mounted The KW Helper Spring On Top. Is This A Big Deal?

ok so was up late last night installing my kw clubsports trying to get ready for laguna and somehow managed to place the rear helper spring on top of the main instead of the bottom. how big of a deal is this?
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      06-18-2014, 10:46 AM   #2
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My understanding is it's fine. Helper is just there to take up slack. Some guys ditch them altogether in favor of a longer spring without issue.
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My understanding is it's fine. Helper is just there to take up slack. Some guys ditch them altogether in favor of a longer spring without issue.
ok thank you sir
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BTW, when my JRZ was installed at EAS there was a whole debate as to whether the helper should be on top or bottom and it turns out there was no "correct" answer.
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BTW, when my JRZ was installed at EAS there was a whole debate as to whether the helper should be on top or bottom and it turns out there was no "correct" answer.
lmao...well took me about 30min but i just now switched it to be safe
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Well, I can't blame you. It's all about driver confidence on the track.
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Did you go with a shorter front spring in the front for more clearance?
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Did you go with a shorter front spring in the front for more clearance?
no...the plan is to change these over to swift
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no...the plan is to change these over to swift
Why swift? Those require milling of the mounts. Eibach is plug and play...
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Why swift? Those require milling of the mounts. Eibach is plug and play...
well hell.... didnt even know they did replacements...ill check them out...thanks bud.
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Always placed mine on top...
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Why swift? Those require milling of the mounts. Eibach is plug and play...
well hell.... didnt even know they did replacements...ill check them out...thanks bud.
I did a whole thread on it. I'm on my phone so can't post link but it's in suspension section.
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Here you go:

Possible Solution for KW Clubsport Inner Wheel Clearance Issues http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=973188
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Possible Solution for KW Clubsport Inner Wheel Clearance Issues http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=973188
ya i was just now sniffing aroud looking at that thread...might be the way to go...400/700 maybe
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Possible Solution for KW Clubsport Inner Wheel Clearance Issues http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=973188
ya i was just now sniffing aroud looking at that thread...might be the way to go...400/700 maybe
I went with stock KW spring rate and have been pleased with results.
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