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      04-21-2019, 01:39 PM   #67
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I have just bought an M2 LCI with H&R installed on them (20-30mm). I asked them to change it back to the original springs next week, I live in Sweden and I am planning to use the car in winter, thought it would be fun. I need the ride hight for that..

Anyhow, I got to use the M2 with the H&R suspension, I and I must say I am so impressed with how sporty the car feels with the lowered center of gravity, I think you notice that.

The ride is not harsh or worse, but you need to take bigger bumps in slower speeds, but somehow it fells better on highway on bigger bumps, the car is not floating or taking "second correction".

I tried to find every bump in my city to check if it scrapes underneath but no.. I did thought took really slow and took an angle some times.

Hopes this help, I am also interested in what others think about this? Spec daily driving? Winter?


Am I the only one doing it wrong?
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Installed last year. No rubbing. Going to do some track events this year. Will report if it rubs.
After a few track days last year, I can report the car doesn't rub and feels very planted. I would recommend the H&R for the M2. You can definitely feel the lower COG compared to an M2 with stock springs.
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I might get these springs. For those with spacers, do all sizes require NEW (longer) LUGS?
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      05-01-2019, 09:35 PM   #70
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I might get these springs. For those with spacers, do all sizes require NEW (longer) LUGS?
Yes, and most spacer kits come with longer lugs.
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      05-10-2019, 07:35 AM   #71
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Yes, and most spacer kits come with longer lugs.
I chose to run a wheel stud kit. It makes changing the wheels much easier and you don't have to maintain different sets of lug bolts based on your spacers sizes.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/KpCzi2y2SuKn5Laj8
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Who has installed lower springs themselves ? How hard is it ? Can you drop the front spring without a spring compressor? Just unbolt center bolt and lower a-arm down with jack ?? Back looks pretty straight forward and easy
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      08-06-2019, 03:26 PM   #73
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Who has installed lower springs themselves ? How hard is it ? Can you drop the front spring without a spring compressor? Just unbolt center bolt and lower a-arm down with jack ?? Back looks pretty straight forward and easy
I did. The spring compressor is only needed for the stock spring removal.There are ways do it without (by removing the top nut while the strut is still in the car) but I wouldn't recommend it.
The good news is that you don't need to remove the front shock from the steering hub which is often PITA. You can just lean the strut out of the wheel arch.
The rears are a breeze just make sure you don't screw up your camber adjustment bolt by trying to loosen it on the wrong end

Feel free to PM me for more info.
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I did. The spring compressor is only needed for the stock spring removal.There are ways do it without (by removing the top nut while the strut is still in the car) but I wouldn't recommend it.
The good news is that you don't need to remove the front shock from the steering hub which is often PITA. You can just lean the strut out of the wheel arch.
The rears are a breeze just make sure you don't screw up your camber adjustment bolt by trying to loosen it on the wrong end

Feel free to PM me for more info.
just curious why you suggest not to do fronts without spring compressor.

This guy makes this look too easy
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      08-17-2019, 09:27 PM   #75
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O/T but I have a set of H&R springs (30mm/20mm drop) I bought for my M2c which have covered around 500 miles for sale. Based in the UK
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Anyone install these on a M2C? I am planning to run square 19x9.5 with a 265 tire plus camber plates, concerned I will rub if I lower the car an inch.
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      12-21-2019, 09:04 AM   #77
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any bottoming out of the front shocks over potholes etc with these springs
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      12-24-2019, 10:46 AM   #78
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any bottoming out of the front shocks over potholes etc with these springs
H&R fitted to an M2 in the UK here - https://forums.m3cutters.co.uk/threa...ention.220361/

Sounds like they work ok on our shit roads.
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Just ordered HR lowering sorings

I literally just ordered these from turner. They say .8mm drop I am just worried that I may have some rubbing or bottoming out as I am running 10 and 12 mm spacers. Anyone have any input?
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Installed last year. No rubbing. Going to do some track events this year. Will report if it rubs.
After a few track days last year, I can report the car doesn't rub and feels very planted. I would recommend the H&R for the M2. You can definitely feel the lower COG compared to an M2 with stock springs.
Are you running spacers as well?
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I literally just ordered these from turner. They say .8mm drop I am just worried that I may have some rubbing or bottoming out as I am running 10 and 12 mm spacers. Anyone have any input?
I run 12mm spacers in front and have zero rubbing with oem wheels and tires. But I do have camber plates with about 2.75 of negative camber. I do get some rubbing at full lock on my winter setup (19x9.5 ET35 265/35R19).

for my track setup, I have 18x10 ET35 with 265/35r18 r compound tires (run wider) and have zero rubbing.

Hope this helps!
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I literally just ordered these from turner. They say .8mm drop I am just worried that I may have some rubbing or bottoming out as I am running 10 and 12 mm spacers. Anyone have any input?
I run 12mm spacers in front and have zero rubbing with oem wheels and tires. But I do have camber plates with about 2.75 of negative camber. I do get some rubbing at full lock on my winter setup (19x9.5 ET35 265/35R19).

for my track setup, I have 18x10 ET35 with 265/35r18 r compound tires (run wider) and have zero rubbing.

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I literally just ordered these from turner. They say .8mm drop I am just worried that I may have some rubbing or bottoming out as I am running 10 and 12 mm spacers. Anyone have any input?
I run 12mm spacers in front and have zero rubbing with oem wheels and tires. But I do have camber plates with about 2.75 of negative camber. I do get some rubbing at full lock on my winter setup (19x9.5 ET35 265/35R19).

for my track setup, I have 18x10 ET35 with 265/35r18 r compound tires (run wider) and have zero rubbing.

Hope this helps!

Thank you! A lot of ppl who track their M2 get negative camber plates I think. I will think about getting them but for now will wait to see if I rub at all. It would make more sense financially I think to just swap out my spacers for smaller ones if I don't track the car much but am concerned about rubbing!
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I literally just ordered these from turner. They say .8mm drop I am just worried that I may have some rubbing or bottoming out as I am running 10 and 12 mm spacers. Anyone have any input?
I run 12mm spacers in front and have zero rubbing with oem wheels and tires. But I do have camber plates with about 2.75 of negative camber. I do get some rubbing at full lock on my winter setup (19x9.5 ET35 265/35R19).

for my track setup, I have 18x10 ET35 with 265/35r18 r compound tires (run wider) and have zero rubbing.

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I literally just ordered these from turner. They say .8mm drop I am just worried that I may have some rubbing or bottoming out as I am running 10 and 12 mm spacers. Anyone have any input?
I run 12mm spacers in front and have zero rubbing with oem wheels and tires. But I do have camber plates with about 2.75 of negative camber. I do get some rubbing at full lock on my winter setup (19x9.5 ET35 265/35R19).

for my track setup, I have 18x10 ET35 with 265/35r18 r compound tires (run wider) and have zero rubbing.

Hope this helps!

Thank you! A lot of ppl who track their M2 get negative camber plates I think. I will think about getting them but for now will wait to see if I rub at all. It would make more sense financially I think to just swap out my spacers for smaller ones if I don't track the car much but am concerned about rubbing!
Yup. I doubt you'll experience any rubbing with oem wheels and tires, even with 12mm spacers. There seems to be plenty of clearance.
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Installed last year. No rubbing. Going to do some track events this year. Will report if it rubs.
After a few track days last year, I can report the car doesn't rub and feels very planted. I would recommend the H&R for the M2. You can definitely feel the lower COG compared to an M2 with stock springs.
Are you running spacers as well?
No spacers.
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O/T but I have a set of H&R springs (30mm/20mm drop) I bought for my M2c which have covered around 500 miles for sale. Based in the UK
hi simon any reason why you are selling?

did you swap back to stock or Eibach??

im thinking about eibach and cant find a lot of feedback
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hi simon any reason why you are selling?

did you swap back to stock or Eibach??

im thinking about eibach and cant find a lot of feedback
Hi mate,

I've gone with a full Ohlins coiler setup so the H+R's are surplus to requirements. They are great springs and the car sat amazingly on them.
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H&R fitted to an M2 in the UK here - https://forums.m3cutters.co.uk/threa...ention.220361/

Sounds like they work ok on our shit roads.
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