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      01-12-2013, 10:12 PM   #1
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H&R Sport Springs and Stock shocks

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I was wondering if it's safe to use the H&R Sport Springs with my stock shocks?
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      01-13-2013, 01:26 AM   #2
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yes . only risk is the the ride might be too stiff and bouncy but thats all up to what flavor you like.. i know because i have h&r sports with my stock xi shocks
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      01-13-2013, 08:34 AM   #3
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What other name brand springs i should use with my stock shocks? I don't want to lower too much. Im happy with 1.0"-1.3" drop
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      01-13-2013, 11:06 AM   #4
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Also curious to know. And the stock shocks wont have any problems with after market springs?
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yeah, im wondering about this too. i dont want my shock to go bad after 10k miles.
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It's too bad there isn't a way to, like search all posts in this section to see if this question has been asked before.

H&R sports + stock shocks will be very harsh and bouncy. Since it is bouncy (underdamped) it oscillates more and therefore wears out internal components like seals sooner.
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      01-18-2013, 08:54 AM   #7
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It's too bad there isn't a way to, like search all posts in this section to see if this question has been asked before.

H&R sports + stock shocks will be very harsh and bouncy. Since it is bouncy (underdamped) it oscillates more and therefore wears out internal components like seals sooner.
This. Good lord this topic has been discussed to death, stop being lazy and search.

HR Sport Springs will wear out stock shocks faster because their shorter and stiffer. Plus, the ride quality is terrible because the stock shocks can't properly dampen with such a stiff spring
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im on stock struts/springs right now have about 102xxx miles on my car, I hate the ride its very very bouncy , is this how the car should drive or are my struts/springs done ?
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im on stock struts/springs right now have about 102xxx miles on my car, I hate the ride its very very bouncy , is this how the car should drive or are my struts/springs done ?
Your struts were done 70xxx miles ago. Your car should not be bouncy, especially if it is on stock springs & shocks.
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Your struts were done 70xxx miles ago. Your car should not be bouncy, especially if it is on stock springs & shocks.
ok thanks, yea its pretty ridiculous how bad it is, guess thatll be my next "mod"
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