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      08-05-2006, 07:44 PM   #1
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H&R Sport Springs on stock 330i

I am thinking about getting my stock 330i lowered with H&R sport springs.

I would like to know whether swapping out springs only will cause premature wear and tear to the stock dampers or not.

The spring installer mentioned that I should get new dampers as well as the springs, but I suspect he is just making a sales pitch.

FYI, I was quoted $379 for parts and install plus $20 tax. I got this deal after e-mailing the installer the link of the suspension special by Creative Motorwerks.

I figure that alignment will cost me about $100 for the total upgrade cost of about $500.
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He's trying to tell you to do it the right way. By not doing it, premature wear is a fact. Do a search on this forum for lots of threads on this topic.

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thats why i kept my sport suspension and didnt buy any lowering spring!

to many headach after the install!
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Headache to buy aftermarket performance shocks to go with aftermarket performance springs?

I have zero problems with my setup.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by jojogargoles
thats why i kept my sport suspension and didnt buy any lowering spring!

to many headach after the install!

thats the thing with modding foo! :rocks:

you achieve the looks you want,
not having a 4x4 sedan.....PRICELESS!!!
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thats the thing with modding foo! :rocks:

you achieve the looks you want,
not having a 4x4 sedan.....PRICELESS!!!
Marcus,

Did you get only the springs upgraded, or the springs + dampers upgraded? Can you comment on the difference in ride quality from stock 330i to a H&R modded 330i?

Also if you only upgraded the springs, are you concerned about the dampers failing?

Thanks!
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thats why i kept my sport suspension and didnt buy any lowering spring!

to many headach after the install!
Mr. 4X4 :rocks:
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