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Old 05-24-2020, 12:54 PM   #1
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Default Any use these to build coilovers?

seems like a cool idea
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Old 05-25-2020, 01:23 AM   #2
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So the only thing holding onto the coilovers are friction when you tighten it down? Idk man, looks like it might work but I wouldn't trust them
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Old 05-25-2020, 04:22 AM   #3
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So the only thing holding onto the coilovers are friction when you tighten it down? Idk man, looks like it might work but I wouldn't trust them
And they cant be welded because?
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Old 05-25-2020, 04:24 AM   #4
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Seems like adapters+beemer coilovers are cheaper than any vovo option
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Old 05-25-2020, 05:57 AM   #5
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You need the adaptors, BMW coilovers and Volvo camber plates.

Even with shipping these are probable a much better bet https://www.classicswede.co.uk/Weld_..._16251176.aspx
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Old 05-25-2020, 07:14 AM   #6
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So the only thing holding onto the coilovers are friction when you tighten it down? Idk man, looks like it might work but I wouldn't trust them
That's how most modern McPherson struts are retained (at least in my experience -- mostly BMWs).
They are usually a bit more robust looking than that, but I'm no materials analyst.

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Old 05-26-2020, 01:31 PM   #7
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That's how most modern McPherson struts are retained (at least in my experience -- mostly BMWs).
And on cars dating back to the 70s.....
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