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Old 06-14-2008, 11:08 AM   #1
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I have a set of msm springs, can I put those on my car with NA shock mounts? I was going to put the stockers in, but I'd rather have it be "not so sky jacked."

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if they will even fit, the MSM springs are only lower by about 5mm.

Here are the specs I have:

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90 - 164fr / 97r
91-93 - 154fr / 94r
94-97 - 154fr / 94r
93LE - 154fr / 94r
94-95r - 154fr / 94r
97r - 154fr / 105r

NB SportS/Base - 162fr / 118r
NB HardS - 168fr / 130r
NB MSM - 215fr / 158r
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I have a set of msm springs, can I put those on my car with NA shock mounts?
Not sure about the NA tophats, but I don't believe NB springs will fit on your shocks correctly.

NB shocks have a spring perch with an irregularly-shaped mating surface, whereas NA shocks have a flat surface.
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Aren't NB springs taller because of the shallower top mount?
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thanks gays.
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damn, my **** is skyjacked. I'm going to do some rock crawling later.
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we tried just for kicks, they did not fit easily, you might be able to make it work, would not recomended
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why? just get some decent suspension and call it done. if you will go with msm springs - you WILL redo it later. do it once and do it right.
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Your talking to hustler here
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why? just get some decent suspension and call it done. if you will go with msm springs - you WILL redo it later. do it once and do it right.

love the MSM springs in my daily 94 but i run them with the MSM bilsteins and tophats. with NA top hats your car will be an inch higher than NB tophats. also the springs are finished at the bottom to fit with NB shocks, not NA. The last coil is inclined still vs. flat.
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also the springs are finished at the bottom to fit with NB shocks, not NA. The last coil is inclined still vs. flat.
he is correct: the perches are not flat so the springs won't sit flat. I have a set of MSM perches if anyone is interested.
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