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Old 05-11-2008, 05:38 PM
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03 MCS with K-sport control pros, could still drop about a half inch all around
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Nice ride

So, I haven't updated it like I said yet...will come soon though
 
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Am I right in understanding that the M7 are the only coilovers listed so far which have the front spring rates lower than the rear?
 
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Kind of...The progressive rates act softer...I cannot explain it as well as some of the suspension gurus on here
 
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Kind of...The progressive rates act softer...I cannot explain it as well as some of the suspension gurus on here
So the fronts on the M7 are progressive?
 
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Old 05-13-2008, 04:24 PM
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Oh sorry I think I misplaced some info
I meant that yes m7 is the only one, but when you take into account the progressive setups it can vary because they are generally softer...
 
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Originally Posted by ChrisMCS04 View Post
Kind of...The progressive rates act softer...I cannot explain it as well as some of the suspension gurus on here
Here's a good explanation of the linear vs progressive springs.

https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...40&postcount=7

It's worth noting as Meb describes at the bottom of the thread, that all springs are going to act as progressive springs (Providing it's not a whole coilover replacement) at some point in the compression. This is due to the fact that the bump stops are actively used as part of the spring rate equation.

This doesn't REALLY matter that much for this thread since it's mostly focused on Coilovers.
 
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Thanks for the info Nick
 
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I decided to post this here since they are not produced yet...

Buddy Club/Harrison
anymore info on the buddy club/ harrison coilovers?
 
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They should be stateside withing the next 4 months tops is what I have been told
 
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I will let you know if I get any more info
 
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Ok, sorry guys...I swear I will finish updating this thread very soon...I have been dealing with some relationship stuff lately and it is finally figured out...I will work on this over the next few days and hopefully get this completed
 
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Pics of JIC/Cross Coilovers (bought from RMW/Jan)
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Originally Posted by ChrisMCS04 View Post
I decided to post this here since they are not produced yet...

Buddy Club/Harrison
Anyone know anything about these and where to get them?
 
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Old 05-26-2008, 11:03 AM
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Da*n It!

Show me some Verts with coilovers!

Pretty Please.....
 
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this is koen de k's convertalbe

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theres more in "show me your lowered minis" thread in the r53 suspension section
 
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Hey guys...I'm back from the long weekend...man I needed a break from life

Motormouth thanks for the pic

CynMini I will PM you the info to contact them
 
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good to hear you had a good weekend
 
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Thanks, it was a blast...I went to Cedar Point in Sandusky Ohio...haven't been there in 6 years...absolutely the best Coaster park ever!
 
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bump, any news on the buddy club coilovers chris?
 
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Old 06-19-2008, 08:39 AM
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Still not stateside from what I have been told...

Sorry I haven't updated this, life has been crazy busy with far too much

I will go through this today and see what I need to fix and add
 
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Megans come with Camber Plates but you have to use your stock top hats in the rear. I have pictures in my gallery of them on my MINI.
 
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Megans come with Camber Plates but you have to use your stock top hats in the rear. I have pictures in my gallery of them on my MINI.
The newest sets of Megan's come with rear top hats standard, and when ordered from AutoXCooper.com come with rear adjustment cables for the damper too.
 
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Originally Posted by IamSMC View Post
Da*n It!

Show me some Verts with coilovers!

Pretty Please.....
here's another...my mini 1" lower on bc coils...better pics coming soon.

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