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Old 03-08-2013, 01:04 AM
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Hello, I am new here I want to get your opinions on lowering my car, I was thinking about the m7 sport lowering springs. Dose anyone have these? How's the ride? Do I need to do any other adjustments when it gets lowered camber?


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Old 03-08-2013, 02:39 PM
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I had them on my R53 and liked them. Some of the 'lowest' springs available, and they provide a smooth ride. With stock shocks the ride might be a bit underdamped but nothing horrible but it depends on how old your shocks are. Yes, you would need a alignment after that, and camber in the rear will be worse with stock arms.
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I had them on my R53 and liked them. Some of the 'lowest' springs available, and they provide a smooth ride. With stock shocks the ride might be a bit underdamped but nothing horrible but it depends on how old your shocks are. Yes, you would need a alignment after that, and camber in the rear will be worse with stock arms.
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I ran the M7 springs for a long time and liked them.
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:26 PM
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If it helps at all I can tell you that the springs were designed to help out in three areas .

In order of priority .

1/ Looks ( IE lower )

2/ Comfort ( ride is not as jarring as stock )

3/ Performance ( lower CG etc. all helps )

We figured that the driver looking for performance as a number one priority would be going to coilovers anyway.

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If it helps at all I can tell you that the springs were designed to help out in three areas .

In order of priority .

1/ Looks ( IE lower )

2/ Comfort ( ride is not as jarring as stock )

3/ Performance ( lower CG etc. all helps )

We figured that the driver looking for performance as a number one priority would be going to coilovers anyway.

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Who is this guy, thinks he knows about m7 springs pshhh <3
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We have two nearly identical 05 S models the one on M7 springs with stock struts is less forgiving on harsh surfaces due to lost travel than the one still sitting stock. They do help alleviate wheelgap some.

M7 springs in front stock height behind same tire size way less gap
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Hotchkis (Hsport) lower rear control arms on the car with the M7 springs keep the alignment correct.
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