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OEM Trophy Springs

Discussion in 'Clio Trophy Discussion' started by Frp422, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. JF HELLAS

    JF HELLAS

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    This is total madness...RenParts quote me yesterday 526quid for the OEM springs...Astonishing..I don't understand what's so special with OEM springs..Probably the Renault badge..also the info from the authorised workshop i am dealing with, in Greece is that they are rare that's why the OEM are so expensive.
    I made my mind up and i will go with the Eibach Pro Kits and OEM shocks.
    Questions here are two..
    1. How much lowering the rideheight the Eibach Pro kit..15mm or 30mm
    2. What about top mounts?
     
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    MikeyJP thanks for your post.I checked the MF springs and since i 've tried Eibachs on my Williams 1.8 i decided to follow that road.
     
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    Yes, once the oem parts start to run out then The price rockets. The most ridiculous is the boot has struts for a V6/trophy.. they are into the hundreds from Renault or £20 if you buy from a company that make them separately.

    Eibach pro kit lower a non cup to around the same as a cup or just a little lower if rember correctly
     
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    By oem I mean Renault.
     
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    Thanks mate!
    You helped me a lot.
    I am gonna order the Eibachs from KTec probably, since i am already a customer (i have hooked up a decat exhaust system from them)
    and combine them with OEM shocks (also new).
    They sell the Eibach pro kit for 176pounds all 4.
    What top mounts do you use?
    OEM?
     
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    I would in your situation.
     
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    just make sure you by the pro kit with black springs..

    the sportline kit have red springs and are much lower and stiffer.
     
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    I actually found eibach stuff cheaper in Germany. Might be worth a google to see if you can find cheaper..
     
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    I used pms top mounts and brace, would not bother with the ktec mounts
     
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    Thanks dablk and Mikeyjp for your replies!
    I will check for Eibachs in Germany.
    Mikey pms top mounts are stiff?comfort?
     
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    They sharpen turn in.. but swapping original rubber for solid metal I cannot imagine will help in your situation.
     
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    Mine had ktec mounts when I got it, so could not say how much harder it is, but I found them to be ok
     
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    Many thanks dablk and Mickyjp for your help and your replies.
    When i hook them on i will let you know!
     
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    Cheers Guys!
    I am ready (financially) for the project.
    I tried to find Eibachs in Germany but no luck.
    Any tip?
    Thanks!
     
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    Treat yourself to a set of mark fish springs
     
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    Mikeyjp good day.

    I really need something user friendly for the Greek roads.
    I had in my mind that MF springs are stiffer.
    Eibach lower 30mm which for me is more than enough.
    What about MF?
    and what about MF vs Eibach prokit.
    Lastly i am thinking seriously for the following.

    http://www.k-tecracing.com/show_product.asp?id=5293&appid=2

    Any advise?
    Thanks again!
     
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    bushes wise. Dog bone is an easy mod.. real world benefits.. who knows. you really have to do all the engine mounts.

    whishobones I just bought brand new Renault ones. not silly prices yet. come with new bushes and ball joints inc.

    not had experience of changing any of the others. folk tned to swap the rear shock top mounts more sue to them falling to bits than tightening things up. again they come incuded on rears shocks if you buy new ones.
     
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    They wont be any harder than other aftermarket springs
     
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