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View Poll Results: Will these springs end up lowering car 7"?
YES DO NOT USE THOSE!! 1 16.67%
Nope I am just an idiot and should put them in before i hurt myself! 3 50.00%
CANT BELIEVE YOU DIDNT JUST PAY A SHOP YOU LOSER!! 0 0%
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Old 08-16-2003, 09:21 PM   #1
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Jeremy Jon Randy!! Hurry! Please!!!

I am trying to put on my coilovers today and i have my whole front end disassembled! But I put my coil springs side by side and the new 450 pound OBX springs are 7" shorter than my stock springs! Is this going to work? It wont lower my car 7" will it?
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Old 08-16-2003, 10:00 PM   #2
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my FK springs were ALOT shorter than stock and it didn't lower my car that much. I wouldn't worry if I were you. Just slap them on
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Old 08-16-2003, 10:16 PM   #3
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this is lil smoothie

no they wont.........

We put a set on spartiatis e30 and they didn't lower it much at all
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Old 08-16-2003, 10:19 PM   #4
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Re: this is lil smoothie

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no they wont.........

We put a set on spartiatis e30 and they didn't lower it much at all


.....because you didn't install them correctly. You're not supposed to be place the OBX sleeves ontop of the stock spring perches. I saw the install job on Lee's car.

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Old 08-17-2003, 05:05 AM   #5
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Kewl kewl thanx everyone for the advice! I have a new problem though i installed the coilovers and took my carr off the jackstand but now my jack is stuck underneath car is too low to get it out! Any advice?
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2.5L M20 (3.2L M50 ON ITS WAY!! '99 with 28K Miles!)
Bright Red
Stock body (soon to have Reiger E46 kit maybe M-Tech II?)
18" VoXX WHEELS
Stock suspension(OBX COILOVERS and tokico illuminas)
Remus exhaust (headers soon?)
Homemade intake
Indiglo gauges
stock BLAH brown interior leather (soon to have black vaders and all new black interior
Awesome system 2 12" JL W7's JL1000 amp JL 500.4 running 6x9 rear bostons and 61/2 front bostons!

2002 f350 Crew Cab Dually!
AIRBAGS ARE ON NOW!! Rollin' lower than Low_BMW scrapin' up the streets of DFW!! Tucking 22's almost to the center caps!!

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Just got done adding a 6" lift 20" wheels with offroad Nitto tires! It is fun to take out on a sunday afternoon of rock climbing, or mudding when it rains alott!
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Old 08-17-2003, 06:07 AM   #6
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jack it BACK UP, and put thin pieces of wood, to sorta create STAIRS under your tires then lower the jack and roll off the wood!
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Old 08-17-2003, 02:51 PM   #7
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Thank you!! You guys rock thanx for all the good advice! And Randy next week when i get out to my shop I will be cutting the spring perches off and welding on new ones! But i do have one more quesion who knows where i can get the shock cap things(metal treaded cap that holds the shock in) that are smaller than the stock ones so it will fit these new thinner coils?? THANX AGAIN FOR ALL YOUR HELP!!!
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MACHO MACHO MAN!! I WANT TO BE A MACHO MAN!! If I ever get this M50/B32 in maybe I will finally be a macho man!!

1991 325i(s) MINT!
Automatic (soon to be manual)
2.5L M20 (3.2L M50 ON ITS WAY!! '99 with 28K Miles!)
Bright Red
Stock body (soon to have Reiger E46 kit maybe M-Tech II?)
18" VoXX WHEELS
Stock suspension(OBX COILOVERS and tokico illuminas)
Remus exhaust (headers soon?)
Homemade intake
Indiglo gauges
stock BLAH brown interior leather (soon to have black vaders and all new black interior
Awesome system 2 12" JL W7's JL1000 amp JL 500.4 running 6x9 rear bostons and 61/2 front bostons!

2002 f350 Crew Cab Dually!
AIRBAGS ARE ON NOW!! Rollin' lower than Low_BMW scrapin' up the streets of DFW!! Tucking 22's almost to the center caps!!

2000 Jeep Wrangler TJ
Just got done adding a 6" lift 20" wheels with offroad Nitto tires! It is fun to take out on a sunday afternoon of rock climbing, or mudding when it rains alott!
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