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      03-02-2013, 12:25 PM   #1
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ST Coilover e93 install help

Me and a friend of mines are putting some ST coilovers in my e93. Got the rear side done. No issues. Then we did the front installation. But it seems the front ST spring are touching the inside of the wheel. Then we raised the perch to sit on top of the wheel which somewhat solved the problem but now the front of the car is sitting higher than stock height.
I followed exact instructions, could i have done something wrong?
Should i get spacers?
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19x8.5 ET 40 235/35/19
19x9.5 ET 33 265/30/19
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      03-02-2013, 01:46 PM   #2
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I'm not sure if it will help but in the vendor section ECS Tuning posted the video on installation of coil overs.
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      03-02-2013, 02:00 PM   #3
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I'm not sure if it will help but in the vendor section ECS Tuning posted the video on installation of coil overs.
Yeah that the video I was watching during my install. Doesn't say nothing about clearance issues
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      03-02-2013, 05:03 PM   #4
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I read somewhere on here that someone else was having that problem. I dont remeber the exact words, but it was something along the lines of prying the opening so that the thing can slip down another 3". Very vague but ill see if I can find the link. That may be your issue too
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      03-02-2013, 11:35 PM   #5
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problem solved!
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how did u fix it? add spacers?

I think the offset for the front should be 30 to 35.
40 seems high and ugly :]
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sorry for hijacking but how difficult was it to do the rears?
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      03-06-2013, 03:19 PM   #8
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sorry for hijacking but how difficult was it to do the rears?
The rear was easier than the front. Wasn't bad
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how did u fix it? add spacers?

I think the offset for the front should be 30 to 35.
40 seems high and ugly :]
yeah you're right.Too high of an offset caused me to rub inside. Going to add 5mm spacer.
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