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      06-22-2013, 07:14 PM   #1
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Anyone have any driving impressions of the swift spec r

I'm assuming they came off back order and people have started to install them... I'm looking for impressions regarding both ride quality and performance. Any pics would be appreciated as well.
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      06-23-2013, 12:14 PM   #2
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Yeah I'm interested to know as well!!
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      06-23-2013, 04:29 PM   #3
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Literally just installed mine. Unfortunately all the alignment shops are already closed.

Anyhow, the ride comfort is awesome. Its very much stock like and the girlfriend didnt even complain. Ill comment on performance after the alignment.
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Literally just installed mine. Unfortunately all the alignment shops are already closed.

Anyhow, the ride comfort is awesome. Its very much stock like and the girlfriend didnt even complain. Ill comment on performance after the alignment.
girlfriends shouldn't be complaining in the first place if they are getting into an M3...
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      06-24-2013, 08:36 PM   #6
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I just installed mine yesterday too. Havent put many miles on them yet but I am very impressed with ride quality. It has a stock like feel. Im def glad I ended up going with these springs. Ill post pictures up when I take some.
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I would like to know if anybody has noticed handling improvements with these? After a proper alignment and with the stiffer spring rates I would assume the car should respond a bit better during transitions and hard cornering vs OEM.
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I'd love to see pics on an e90 m3 as well, Been wanting to pull the trigger on these just wanted to make sure they were e90 compatible
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I finished installing mine earlier today, took a drive to verify everything and settle them in. The car's noticeably stiffer but still confortable. From doing a few sharp turns, there's much less roll, but hard to really say how much less on the street. Only have a few miles on them, so not much to say at this point, will hopefully get a track day soon as well. But I'll update as I drive on them more once I get my re-alignment next week.
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Thanks!! Keep the reviews coming.. Any e90s?
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Thanks!! Keep the reviews coming.. Any e90s?
Mine are on an E90, pics to come next weekend after a couple more mods.
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Thanks!! Keep the reviews coming.. Any e90s?
Mine are on an E90, pics to come next weekend after a couple more mods.
Great, can't wait. Pics on an e90 are all I'm waiting for
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I'd love to see pics on an e90 m3 as well, Been wanting to pull the trigger on these just wanted to make sure they were e90 compatible
They are. I put them on mine
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They are. I put them on mine
pics?
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pm me you cell number, still waiting on a couple more parts before I take 'official' pics
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pics?
Its raining out right now so the only pictures I have are after I gave er a wash and my drive way has a slight incline plus this was the day after I put them on so keep in mind the springs havent settled yet but here you go..




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Sorry for the crappy iPhone pictures but I had my phone on me at the time and not my camera.
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Sorry for the crappy iPhone pictures but I had my phone on me at the time and not my camera.
it looks good but spacers would make it look fantastic!
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it looks good but spacers would make it look fantastic!
Yeah I will get spaces at some point, its just not high on my priority list right now.
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Its raining out right now so the only pictures I have are after I gave er a wash and my drive way has a slight incline plus this was the day after I put them on so keep in mind the springs havent settled yet but here you go..




Are you running camber plates? The camber on the front end looks more than stock. thx.
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So far these swift spec-r springs are working as advertised. Super streetable, in fact, the car in some respects is even more comfortable than the stock ZCPs. Still have to take to the track to really see what they'll do, but so far - really content with the street performance.
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Are you running camber plates? The camber on the front end looks more than stock. thx.
No camber plates just springs and an alignment needed.
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