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Old 3rd October 2017, 03:19 PM
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If Boynes can make 400mm springs you should take them. Because if you want to change for more ride height it will give you more space between spring seat and housing top (thread length). Spring block is not very good for the spring seats as all the energy on full compression will hammer them instead of the bumpstops.
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Hey Red ! How is it going with the HotBits ?
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Lengthy process. The boynes springs went in, they gave full flex on ramps and drove nice on road. But the stiffer rates killed traction offroad. Despite being wider and wound down on the ends they still bent in the middle and rub on the strut housing. They also sagged more then expected, apparently they weren't designed for full travel regularly and was over stressing the steel. Which was not an issue I was expecting...

I'm now just going to get the Eibach 16" barrel springs in 27N/mm front and 22N/mm rear.

Do your rear springs rub on the car on full droop?
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Old 7th November 2017, 09:11 AM
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Do your rear springs rub on the car on full droop?
Yes, slightly but its not an issue as the Forester is not that often at full droop, its my DD and spends most of the time on road
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