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Old 01-03-2016, 01:54 PM   #1
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B&G lowering spring issue

Trying to install the B&G springs and the top washer seems to rub on the spring no matter how i position the spring. I can't independently rotate the washer/cone. If i take it off i can see where it rubs.
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Old 01-03-2016, 02:00 PM   #2
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just to be clear these are the b&g 1.2 or 1.4 according to official b&g site. According to bmr install the bumpstop is suppose to go between the metal cones/washers. http://www.bmrsuspension.com/siteart/install/SP052.pdf

That dosen't seem right to me as those pieces arent even labeled on the diagram.
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Old 01-04-2016, 01:46 PM   #3
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Pretty sure I've seen this issue on the forum before. There are threads out there...
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Old 01-05-2016, 01:02 PM   #4
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I've yet to see a post about the springs rubbing on the washers but I've read plenty about lowering springs causing popping and clunking but it seems its mostly install issues and not design flaws

I've made the mistake of buying 2010 v8 struts and didn't realize my stabilizer links are bigger and wont fit thru the little hole. Does anyone recommend drilling them out? I'm either drilling them out or scrapping them, as i don't see the point in downgrading the links to smaller ones.
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Old 01-05-2016, 01:07 PM   #5
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I've yet to see a post about the springs rubbing on the washers but I've read plenty about lowering springs causing popping and clunking but it seems its mostly install issues and not design flaws

I've made the mistake of buying 2010 v8 struts and didn't realize my stabilizer links are bigger and wont fit thru the little hole. Does anyone recommend drilling them out? I'm either drilling them out or scrapping them, as i don't see the point in downgrading the links to smaller ones.
I drilled mine out no problems before swapping out to coilovers.
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Old 01-09-2016, 11:25 AM   #6
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Does anyone have an official diagram or picture of the strut assembly? I think one of those cone/washer looking things is suppose to be on top the rubber strut mount.
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Old 01-09-2016, 04:48 PM   #7
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Never mind. I put the strut retainer underneath the rubber isolater instead of on top of the upper strut mount. I looked at the diagram wrong.
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It's OK, us Upstate NY's look at thing differently!

Where are you located, I'm originally from Watkins Glen?
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