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      09-10-2013, 08:40 AM   #23
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lovely drop mate!!! im sure it has improved the handling a lot too!!!

them VMR's will look tasty!!!
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I had the same setup but with 12mm/f and 15mm/r spacers. H&R really is the perfect drop.
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looks perfect
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      09-10-2013, 12:19 PM   #26
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i like that drop a lot, id be interested to see how they candle compared to a coilover set up?



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      09-10-2013, 12:28 PM   #27
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looks perfect
Yup! Love the way it came out. Thanks!
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      09-10-2013, 12:32 PM   #28
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i like that drop a lot, id be interested to see how they candle compared to a coilover set up?



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Wasn't that far from MSport suspension. Almost the same actually.Definitely less roll over feeling.
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      09-10-2013, 02:50 PM   #29
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essex lad what type of h&r springs are they i think there are 2,1 will give u more of a drop is that correct and how muchand where from

josh what wheels are those in ur photo
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I think there's one type and I got them from performance 3000 for £165.
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H&R sport is what essex-lad has
Then there is the H&R race which give more drop
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      09-10-2013, 05:36 PM   #32
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thanks gaza
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      09-10-2013, 05:50 PM   #33
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nice drop.
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So then...u owe me a fiver?! Lolol
After doing mine i recommend H&Rs all day long. Perfect drop and little to no compromise on ride quality!
Looks great by the way!!
I might have to owe both of you £Fivers! LOL im tempted to get rid of these Eibachs for your H&Rs!

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Oh God that's all I have to my name lol.
The h&r springs are perfect I'm so glad I didn't waste all that money on the eibach ones.
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      09-11-2013, 02:21 AM   #35
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How does the ride compare with the H&Rs to the M-Sport or Eibach? H&R had a rep a few years back for being very hard and making the ride a bit crashy. Have they changed now?
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I've had mine on H&R sports for a year now and I like the drop. Maybe I would have wanted a few mm less front and back to not have the tires tucked. The ride is OK in my opinion but should really be paired with other shocks. I will be going with Koni Yellows (Sport) as I track my car 5-10 times a year. Hope this will be a good compromise for me.

Edit: I changed the springs without taking the front struts out of the lower mount at all. Just need to take care not to scratch the fender doing it this way.
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Looks like you done all the hard work yourself, but anyone have any idea what the cost of H&R + Koni Yellow installed would be?
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Looks like you done all the hard work yourself, but anyone have any idea what the cost of H&R + Koni Yellow installed would be?
a garage will probably want about £160+ but best to ask and find out. If they are a bit expensive I don't mind doing it for a small fee at my workshop in Dagenham.
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I've had mine on H&R sports for a year now and I like the drop. Maybe I would have wanted a few mm less front and back to not have the tires tucked. The ride is OK in my opinion but should really be paired with other shocks. I will be going with Koni Yellows (Sport) as I track my car 5-10 times a year. Hope this will be a good compromise for me.

Edit: I changed the springs without taking the front struts out of the lower mount at all. Just need to take care not to scratch the fender doing it this way.
that looks really low compared to other pics iv seen of h&r springs. Are they the race ones?
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a garage will probably want about £160+ but best to ask and find out. If they are a bit expensive I don't mind doing it for a small fee at my workshop in Dagenham.
Cheers mate, just dipping my toes right now but may well take you up on that!
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You kept the m sport shocks by the looks of it? I'm on SE shocks so I need to factor that in too
Puts the whole job into the £1k territory!
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that looks really low compared to other pics iv seen of h&r springs. Are they the race ones?
No, I believe it is H&R sport part number: 29187-1. But I agree the car got a bit low. They were paired with my M-sport shocks since 2007. My shocks are still OK for daily driving but I need better (and adjustable) shocks to handle my other track upgrades such as wider R compound tires and M3 chassi bits.
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You kept the m sport shocks by the looks of it? I'm on SE shocks so I need to factor that in too
Puts the whole job into the £1k territory!
Well it depends what your after, if it's just having it low then stick with the se one's.
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