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Old 09-13-2002, 01:55 PM
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124 Susp. Experts: Spring pad recommendation

My '91 300E sits too high: It has four-bump pads in the front and three in rear. It is stock except for front and rear Bilstein HDs.

I don't want to install different springs; I just want it to be lowered a bit.

It is a family car and often has four-five people in it and occasionally luggage as well. I do want it to be slightly higher in the rear to accommodate the occasional load described above.

What would you recommend?

Thank you in advance
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Old 09-14-2002, 02:10 PM
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Any body?
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Old 09-14-2002, 04:17 PM
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Go 2 bump front, 2 rear. If rear still too high, put the 1 bumps in, but I bet you won't have to.

This will lower your entire car .5"-.75", and maintain a slight rake.
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Old 09-14-2002, 05:56 PM
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Thanks Michael! I was thinking this should be the setup.
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Old 09-15-2002, 05:46 AM
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Weird that your '91 has that setup? What options do you have? Sunroof? My '91 300E has a sunroof and came stock with 3 bump up front, 2 bump rear. When I changed my springs, I lowered both ends a bump (2 front, 1 rear) and am happy with the results.

Appparently it depends on the weight of the car when it comes off the assembly line with options factored in.

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Old 09-15-2002, 01:32 PM
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What springs? Stock?

That is what I thought! What were they thinking .... off-road 124?

Thanks for your reply.
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