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Old 06-13-2012, 01:46 PM   #1
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Iso's and BBK lowering springs

I'm looking at getting a set of bbk specific rate springs and now I'm wondering if they will ride too harsh. They say they drop 1.5 inches and I wanted to hit close to a 2" drop. Does removing the isos make it ride stiffer and harsh, and also cause creaks and pops? Does removing the isos even add much more of a drop? Anyone with experience let me know.
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Removing the iso's will give you around another 1/2" drop and it does make the ride a bit stiffer and noisier, you can remedy some of the noise by either putting some grease on the perches or what I like I'd to cut a piece of bike tire inner tube and wrap it around the coil
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Removing the iso's will give you around another 1/2" drop and it does make the ride a bit stiffer and noisier, you can remedy some of the noise by either putting some grease on the perches or what I like I'd to cut a piece of bike tire inner tube and wrap it around the coil
That doesn't seem too bad. Does the tire inner tube last any length of time?
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That doesn't seem too bad. Does the tire inner tube last any length of time?
I did it on mine about a year ago and there doesn't seem to be any wear issue, so far so good! LOL!!!!!
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I did it on mine about a year ago and there doesn't seem to be any wear issue, so far so good! LOL!!!!!
I think I may try that out. Just grease and wrap it
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I think I may try that out. Just grease and wrap it
When I did mine I just used the inner tube without grease, it worked well !
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Did you use 1 inner tube for all 4 springs?
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So I got a set of bbk lowering springs on eBay for $60 with shipping. Not bad and I can use the leftover money for subframe connectors and a mgw shifter instead of this pro 5.0
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