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MMXIXM3

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Reaching out to you guys, looking for some coil isolator wraps. Having issues with the UP mild clunking noise. Any store that might sell them? Thanks
My UP super performance springs came with the wrap and they are still extremely noisy.

They were professionally installed then the noises started shortly thereafter. The clunking is loud when turning the wheels going slow, etc.

I had my shop reinstall and tighten everything to no avail.

I would not use UP springs again. Definitely NOT recommended.
 

dfw

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Have about 7k daily driven miles across Texas on the MPP coilovers now.

Haven't done just springs on a car since my first s2000.

Still super happy with choice. No regrets.

Only acceptable alternative to me would've been airbags, but I'm still a static drop kind of guy.
 

BobbyM3

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Reaching out to you guys, looking for some coil isolator wraps. Having issues with the UP mild clunking noise. Any store that might sell them? Thanks
Try emailing Unplugged Performance support. They sent me some coil wraps for my springs. It solved the slight noise I was having when I was backing out of my driveway.
 

Usaf1997

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Getting my Eibach springs installed I don’t have time to read 28 pages how many people had to do an alignment after lowering their vehicle? Was anybody able to not need an alignment after the springs installed? Thanks
 

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Getting my Eibach springs installed I don’t have time to read 28 pages how many people had to do an alignment after lowering their vehicle? Was anybody able to not need an alignment after the springs installed? Thanks
You should check/adjust your alignment when changing the ride height, whether with coilovers or springs!
 

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Have about 7k daily driven miles across Texas on the MPP coilovers now.

Haven't done just springs on a car since my first s2000.

Still super happy with choice. No regrets.

Only acceptable alternative to me would've been airbags, but I'm still a static drop kind of guy.
@dfw,

Specs and photos of the wheels in your avatar? Love them!

Ski
 

TwoK4drSi

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lol, thanks. they are 20x9.5+35 up front, 20x11+40 in the rear.

Looks like you can keep the same outer plane and go wider in the rear (which is what I wish I would've done).

I'll post some more pics when I get them back from powdercoating.
What wheels do you have? Avatar is too small LOL
 

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Getting my Eibach springs installed I don’t have time to read 28 pages how many people had to do an alignment after lowering their vehicle? Was anybody able to not need an alignment after the springs installed? Thanks
It's normal to need to do an alignment after replacing any suspension component. Changing suspension components (other than say, anti-roll bars) usually moves things around enough that an alignment is needed.
 

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It's normal to need to do an alignment after replacing any suspension component. Changing suspension components (other than say, anti-roll bars) usually moves things around enough that an alignment is needed.
There is a decent amount of play in bolts for the rear suspension arms, we often have to check the alignment after disassembly even if we don't change the ride height or any angles.
 

xof

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I decide to go with the Unplugged Performance Dual Rate Linear “Super Performance” Lowering Springs and ~3,000 miles later, I have to say they are really good!
The lowering is "moderate" (height reduction of approximately 30mm or 1.2-inches) and the ride quality remains pretty comfortable (if not more comfortable) around town while offering a firm ride when driving at a spirited pace. Def. less body roll, esp. in the twisties!

The only drawback so far... I do "scrape" every once in a while when the road is messed up or when the access curb is too steep but with a bit of practice, one can manage it without major issues.

Def. no regrets! Best mods to my M3 so far! Next, probably new set of rims+tires and sway bars.

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xof

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Getting my Eibach springs installed I don’t have time to read 28 pages how many people had to do an alignment after lowering their vehicle? Was anybody able to not need an alignment after the springs installed? Thanks
Unplugged Performance installed the springs and I don't know if they did one or not tbh...