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Old 04-07-2009, 06:33 PM   #1
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Best Spring/ Shock Combo for S50 Swap?

Any recommendations for the best Spring/ Shock Combo for S50 Swap?

Where's the best place to get them?

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Old 04-07-2009, 06:41 PM   #2
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What do you plan on doing with the car?
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Old 04-07-2009, 06:43 PM   #3
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Its gonna be a driver with very little track use. Don't want it too low or too stiff. There's going to be a s50 or V8 swap.
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Old 04-07-2009, 09:53 PM   #4
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Coil overs will allow you to adjust for street or height also factor in what sway bars your going to use when choosing a set up
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Old 04-07-2009, 09:59 PM   #5
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Sounds like H&R Sports in your future. Not too stiff, and not too low. I tracked on them, and they were excellent for a less-than-mild car, with a beginner at the wheel.
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Old 04-08-2009, 02:00 PM   #6
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Thanks for the advice everyone!!
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Old 04-08-2009, 02:49 PM   #7
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My M50 swapped E30 has Ireland Engineering stage 3 spring... I love them, but my car is not a daily driver I would consider them on the edge of too aggressive for the street.
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Old 04-08-2009, 05:50 PM   #8
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I'd like to know too... I've got Bilsteins Sports and Bav-Auto Springs... will this be good enough to handle a swap?

does anyone know where to get info and part lists for the s50 or m50 swap?
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Old 04-08-2009, 05:53 PM   #9
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Old 04-08-2009, 05:59 PM   #10
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whos Tom? does he do swaps??
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Old 04-08-2009, 06:45 PM   #11
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He sells the parts.
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Old 04-08-2009, 08:31 PM   #12
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Old 04-09-2009, 10:25 AM   #13
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I'm looking at a set of coilovers vs fixed springs. I've already ordered a set of Bilstien Sport's to go with them.

Is there a lot of extra work to fit coilovers?
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