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      12-15-2012, 12:35 PM   #19
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Drives: BMW F21 116D
Join Date: Oct 2012
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Hi guys,
I just received my springs yesterday and installed them today. At first it didn't work as expected because apparently the 25mm long springs that I got are still a bit short. So if you can, buy 30mm long springs!
I resolved the problem by adding 4 washers on both sides to give the springs mire tension.
Now, it works great!
Installation is pretty straight forward. I found that getting the plastic ball-socket-attachment off, was most difficult. The iron caps come off easily with a screwdriver(mind your eyes as I nearly poked my own out!!!). Then you turn the plastic thinngies off using 2 sets of pliers. Quite a lot of force is needed the first time. If you use mole grips it goes best to hold the iron strut part in place (use with a rag between) while using other pliers to twist the plastic thing off.
Then just install -rubber washer-spring-4iron washers-rubber washer.
I'll try adding some pictures if anyone is interested. If someone needs more explained, please do tell!
Good luck

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