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Old 03-16-2010, 11:25 PM   #21
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Ok, Braineak... so by reading your post

Bilstein + stock perch + threaded sleeve from ebay + 7'' springs + NB tophats = 12'' ride height?

Now here is one last question. What bump stops should I use with this combo? What did you use?
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**** bump stops!
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Old 03-17-2010, 09:53 AM   #23
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Ok, Braineak... so by reading your post

Bilstein + stock perch + threaded sleeve from ebay + 7'' springs + NB tophats = 12'' ride height?

Now here is one last question. What bump stops should I use with this combo? What did you use?

I think you got what I was getting at Since I have two collars, the springs are sitting an additional .5" above the perch.



They are about 1/8" above the perch, and since have been lowered from this picture.


For bumpstops I still have the original 54mm Progressive bumpstops from FCM. I just cut them shorter...probably not a smart idea. You should look into his 36mm linear ones. Or FM and Koni and other places sell them as well.
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Those look like konis for some reason?

Bilsteins and Konis have different perch heights.. Bilsteins are higher I belive?
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those are konis... you saw my post comparing the spring perches of the konis and bilsteins right?!

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with that said, if looks like on the front, the bilstein's perch is level with the lowest KONI:



and on the rear, it's level to the middle KONI perch:




so the moral of the story is, add NB tophats and you'll be fine.
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