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Thoughts, experiences? $80 each less makes for more money elsewhere.
 

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Nah, the best price is always Rusty @ buy mb parts on everything but Bosch or parts that Classic Parts MBUSA can get. You just have to talk to him and tell him you found a better deal, which you did!!!! Thanks.

How about H+R vs sportline? And 500E swaybar for the front right? He can get that for $240, I'm guessing thats best price.
 

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Ooooo are the H&R really progressive rate? Sounds like thats what I should go for.
 

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I don't know and that is a very very good point. I will probably just go with the H&R springs and Bilstein sports.

Still kicking myself in the butt for passing on the 2.5 turbo diesel 5spd sportline that was on Miami CL last year. To far and the car needed work but what a great combination. Dealer was Guadalupe Islands.....
 

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The cloth interior was shot, suspension shot, leaked all kinds of fluids, didnt have working AC, higher miles and the lady wanted $2500 for it.

I should have bought and would have if it had been closer to me. I think it is safe to say it was one of a kind datacard, certainly with that specific dealer.
 

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H&R + Bilstein sports its going to be. A good deal cheaper than the sportline suspension.
 

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H&R + Bilstein sports its going to be. A good deal cheaper than the sportline suspension.

And much better in my opinion. The sportline suspension is nice, but it's not good enough for me.

I already have bilstein sports on my car and still have to install my B&G springs
 

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I dont understand why the sportline springs arent progressive....
 

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I dont understand why the sportline springs arent progressive....
I don't think the H&R's are either...

My Eibachs were not...I measured the spacing between each and everything was identical.
 

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Thanks for your inquiry.

The picture may or may not resemble the actual part number per your application. The springs we carry from H&R will be progressive per this vehicle.

Feel free to contact me directly to discuss the details or if you would like to place your order. If your order online, be sure to reference my name so I can watch over your order as it processes.

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Thanks for your inquiry.

The picture may or may not resemble the actual part number per your application. The springs we carry from H&R will be progressive per this vehicle.

Feel free to contact me directly to discuss the details or if you would like to place your order. If your order online, be sure to reference my name so I can watch over your order as it processes.

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Kyle Schirripa | Sales Specialist
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O: 888 428 8355 ext. 663
O: 574 287 2345 ext. 663
F: 574 236 7707
[email protected]

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Eibachs are listed as progressive too...

It is obvious when you get them though. Unless someone in here can say with 100% certainty that they measured each coil distance to prove it is progressive, I still bet they are linear.
 

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Eibachs are listed as progressive too...

It is obvious when you get them though. Unless someone in here can say with 100% certainty that they measured each coil distance to prove it is progressive, I still bet they are linear.
They are.

My B&G's aren't progressive either.
 

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I've got a factory 300E-24 Sportline. While it's firmer than the standard susp, its really not very firm. In the US I have an A8 with the B&Gs - they are nice and firm.

I wouldnt spend the money to go from standard to Sportline - I think you'll feel you didnt get enough bang for the buck, but ymmv.
 

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I drive 124s w stock, Sportline and lowered suspensions. It is personal taste...but...I agree w Angus. The cost to do a Sportline suspension upgrade is too much more than lowering on H&Rs, B&Gs, or Eibachs, etc. (to really call it a sportline suspension, the steering box needs an upgrade too)

Sportline built cars offer a great middle point between soft ride and road feel though.
 

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I am thinking fitting the Eibach springs with Bilstein sports. Which spring pads should I use? Will the 2 dot pads be too high?

Thanks guys!
 
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