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Old 08-18-2011, 12:58 AM   #1
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H&R sport spring install

Just installed these springs on my 1LT and the front seems to sit higher than the rear. Is this normal? Is there settling time?
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:17 AM   #2
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Did you time the bushings?
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:34 AM   #3
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Did you time the bushings?
Spot on!

Step 1. Pull the car up on to a drive uplift.

Step 2. Loosen the following bolts/nuts:
Front:
---Inner Control Arm Bushing
---Inner Radius Rod
Rear:
---Trailing Arm Bushings (both ends)
---Toe Rod Bushings (both ends)
---Lower Control Arm Bushings (Inner)
---Upper Control Arm Bushings (Rearward)
---Lower Strut Bushings

Step 3.
Grab the subframes or sway bars, and jounce the car up and down a few times.

Step 4.
Tighten all of the nuts/bolts to spec.

Step 5.
Align the car at the new ride height.

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Old 08-18-2011, 12:12 PM   #4
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I'll try that. Thanks
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Old 08-19-2011, 02:06 AM   #5
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What exactly does this do?
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The rubber bushes in your control arms do not rotate in the arms. They twist. The resistance or load in that twist motion adds to spring rate. When the bush is relaxed, set to the current ride height there is no load. It is at rest with an even resistance when the arm moves up and down. Timing the bushes resets the bush to relaxed in relation to the new ride height. This will allow the coils to show their true height and also improve suspension function.
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The rubber bushes in your control arms do not rotate in the arms. They twist. The resistance or load in that twist motion adds to spring rate. When the bush is relaxed, set to the current ride height there is no load. It is at rest with an even resistance when the arm moves up and down. Timing the bushes resets the bush to relaxed in relation to the new ride height. This will allow the coils to show their true height and also improve suspension function.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:57 PM   #8
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Oh ok that makes alot of sense. Thanks! I'm gonna try that this weekend
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