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    Shouldn't really matter whether the adjuster is top or bottom, as long as the rubber pad is not also fitted with it.
    I saw a mix of opinions when fitting my coilovers (FKs) and fitted my adjuster at the bottom with no issues at all.

    The only difference I can think of is easier height adjustment with the adjuster at the top.

    Anyway, it's good to not always follow the herd
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by E36LISTER View Post
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    it looks as if the rear spring itself is to soft and the weight of the car is just compressing it way to easy
    ye,i was concerned about that myself,but the seller assured me its got to be like that.i did a lot research myself,and seen quite a lot springs like mine.i dont know,maybe its supposed to be like that
     
     

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    yeah its strange are the coils actully touching eachother?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spirit View Post
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    Trust me its the top

    Take it out as i have now and try again and will get a pic tonight of how mine is set up
    thanks mate.i'd really like to see hows yours set up.what about the spring rubbing to the wishbone issue?did you experienced any of that?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by E36 TDS View Post
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    Shouldn't really matter whether the adjuster is top or bottom, as long as the rubber pad is not also fitted with it.
    I saw a mix of opinions when fitting my coilovers (FKs) and fitted my adjuster at the bottom with no issues at all.

    The only difference I can think of is easier height adjustment with the adjuster at the top.

    Anyway, it's good to not always follow the herd

    i agree with you,it wouldnt matter to me where it sits-top or bottom,as i'm not going to adjust often anyway.but the thing is that it doesnt fit properly in the bottom
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    you cant really see that in the picture,but the centre bit in the wishbone is slightly thicker than the adjusters hole.so when i put it on it doesnt click in properly.even the car sits much higher cos of that.how was it yours when you fitted it in the bottom?
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    Quote Originally Posted by E36LISTER View Post
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    yeah its strange are the coils actully touching eachother?
    oh yes,they touching each other badly.paint came off completely in many places and i only had it for less than a week.gona be all rusty soon
     
     

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    hmmm that cant be right id tell venom motorsport and see if they can swap for some new rears
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spirit View Post
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    cheers mate for the picture.what make are your coilies?and i quess you didnt have any scrapping issues did you?is there any chance i could see a pic of yours when the car is on the ground,how the spring looks like when under load
    thanks again
     
     

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    Mine are ta technix ones and my fks i did the same too at the top

    Sounds like yours are wrong spring wise but it will be a few days before i can do pics as the car is in storage having bits done
     
     

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