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Old 05-17-2006, 07:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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A Couple Of People Told Me That I Can Leave The Stock Struts On With The H&r Racing Springs. Can I ?
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Welcome to the forums...

Tech. yes... you can. But the wear you will put on the old struts/shocks will be almost tripple fold... You will be wearing the springs out faster too...

Your car will have no response to bumps... only bounches due to the springs...

Shocks/struts are very important.

For more information pertaining to suspension as a whole... go to www.howstuffworks.com... they have a very generalized explaination that helps a lot and explains a lot.

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It's definetely nto recommended. H&R race springs use dead coils. You'll need to upgrade the struts/shocks.
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