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      09-08-2008, 01:06 PM   #1
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where to buy H&R race springs 50490-88

Like the title suggests, can these be bought anywhere in the uk, i have tried ringing and emailing h&r in Scotland but can not get a reply. I have spoke to a few other people but don't seem to be able to get these springs.

Is there a euro race version or another part no?

Help me out guys, the search is giving me no answers to.

Might just go for a coilover kit, if i can not buy these. They are supposed to drop 2" and 1.5"

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http://www.ssdd-motorsport.com/show_...hp?prod_id=390

You will only get the Sport springs in the UK.

Call Teddy on 07920 575052 and tell him what car you have and he'll sort them out for you

What car have you got, it say's 320 in your Avatar?
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You will only get the Sport springs in the UK.

Call Teddy on 07920 575052 and tell him what car you have and he'll sort them out for you

What car have you got, it say's 320 in your Avatar?

Should be talking delivery of a 320si on thursday.

The sport springs are not the drop im looking for, its not much lower than m sport set up. I may have to order these from the us, or buy coilover kit.

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Phil,

I've just had some fitted to my E90, not sure if yours is an E90/1/2/3. The drop is a pretty decent one and I will check later if I have the sport or race springs fitted. I was going to wait until the car was clean before taking pics, but if the rains stops later then I might take one to show you how much of a drop you can expect.

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Like the title suggests, can these be bought anywhere in the uk, i have tried ringing and emailing h&r in Scotland but can not get a reply. I have spoke to a few other people but don't seem to be able to get these springs.

Is there a euro race version or another part no?

Help me out guys, the search is giving me no answers to.

Might just go for a coilover kit, if i can not buy these. They are supposed to drop 2" and 1.5"

phil

buy mine!!!! they are new!!! PM me if youre interested
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The sport springs are not the drop im looking for, its not much lower than m sport set up. I may have to order these from the us, or buy coilover kit.

phil
Unless you want your wheels right inside the arches then the normal H&R's will be fine. The drop is significant and it drops the front about twice as much as the back, which is exactly what it needs to even the car up.
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Phil,

Part number 29187-1 gives you a drop of 35mm Front and 20mm Rear.
Spring markings:
Front- VA 29187
Rear- HA 29187

Part number 29183-1 gives a drop of 45mm Front and 35mm Rear.
Spring markings:
Front- VA 29183
Rear- HA 29183

but as the Si already has the lowered suspension, it won't be as much as the above measurements, as you already know.
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Does the Si have shorter springs than a normal M Sport?
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think th si comes with the standard m sport set up. How much is that than the normal se?

spoke to teddy at ssdd, he is looking into getting a set special from the German factory where they are made.

I believe there are

29187-1 that are normal h&r sport
29183-1 which are euro race springs
50490-88 are the us version that are in red and called race springs.

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are they springs or coilovers, and what part no are they?

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Phil,

I've just had some fitted to my E90, not sure if yours is an E90/1/2/3. The drop is a pretty decent one and I will check later if I have the sport or race springs fitted. I was going to wait until the car was clean before taking pics, but if the rains stops later then I might take one to show you how much of a drop you can expect.

Jules.
that would be great.
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are they springs or coilovers, and what part no are they?

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Euro Race Springs i believe

Ask teddy, he actually has mine. tell him u have heard from Kin. He will know whats going on.
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Euro Race Springs i believe

Ask teddy, he actually has mine. tell him u have heard from Kin. He will know whats going on.
so what you driving now kin m8
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hey man

i got a 335d now. stock. fastest car in the world!
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Pics as requested of the H&R Springs fitted (sport)



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Very nice Jules.......... looks mean and clean.
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Very nice Jules.......... looks mean and clean.
Thanks Helen, mean and clean for the stealthy look....
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The H&R's on my E90 dropped the car a further 15mm lower than the OEM sport suspension. It looked the nutz
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Carlos,

I am really not sure how much the drop is.

After having the springs fitted I thought it had dropped too much and suspected that I had the H&R race and not sport springs fitted, but after checking the paperwork mine are sport springs, so the actual drop is 35mm front and 20mm rear. I would say that these figures are about right but it has ben mentioned that as the car already had M-Sport suspension then the car was already lower than standard, so the drop may only be 20mm front and 10mm rear , it does look more than that to me though.

The car definitely sits much better now.

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Jules, your car looks awesome with the drop. Makes the stance of the E90 so much better.

I think your latter point is correct. Visually even only 10mm makes a BIG difference
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