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      08-21-2009, 12:23 PM   #1
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KW V2 looking for stiffer spring options

I'll try and make a long story short and get to the point. I have had the KW V2 on my 335 sine April. I had to adjust espically the rear about 3 additional time once it settled to get the ride height I want. I have noticed that the rear springs seem to weaken over time each time i adjust it. I not lowering it but raising it. Since I live in Germany i been to the Nurburgring a few times and noticed the suspension help quite alot. Under heavy acceleration though the rear end likes to squat down and cause some rubbing and that with the fenders rolled.

Anyway i am wondering if anyone knows of a stiffer spring upgrade for these from another manufacture. I have contacted KW here in Germany through a auto repair and race shop here in Germany Tauber-motorsports. KW had me feel out this spec sheet and get certain suspension measurement. In my option the measurement i got puts me close to the Maximum allowed measurement and i have only alittle bit of adjustment left. I explained to KW that the springs are getting weaker and i running out of adjustment room.

They contacted us back saying the info measurements i gave them was normal and said they could sell me the front KW clupsport suspension for 700 euro, they said the rear is the same as the V2s.

So if anyone knows of another spring for front and rear i could use please let me know, and yeah i have searched.
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Swift springs. Harold @ HP should be able to help you out
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Swift springs. Harold @ HP should be able to help you out
Thanks i actually just called Swift and they need some spec infor about the current kw springs to see if they have them. I didnt have the spec on hand and would have to call kw, but now i am just give HP a call.
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Be careful using swift springs with single adjustable coilovers. You will be much more limited in your ability to tune-in ride quality and handling. I love the swift springs, but i've done a tone of tweaking of both compression and rebound settings to get something I like.
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any recommendations for spring rates. harold at HP can get me the springs just not sure of what spring rates to go with.
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