since the hyrdo-pneumatic struts of the SLS bear most of the load the OEM springs in the rear of a 2.3-16 are very soft. if you are deleting the SLS you will need to use rear springs from a 2.3-8v as replacements. this goes for OEM and aftermarket springs.
'94 W124.036 249/040 leder; 8.25x17 EvoIIs
'93 W124.036 199/040 leder; 8.25x17 EvoIIs, up in flames...LITERALLY!
'93 W124.036 481/040 leder; euro delivery; 8.25x17 EvoIIs
'88 R107.048 441/409 leder; Euro lights
'87 W201.034 199/040 leder; Euro lights; EvoII brakes; 8x16 EvoIs - soon: 500E rear brakes
'70 R113.044 050/526; factory alloys; Euro lights