Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 6 Series

6 Series
The BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-20-2010, 07:40 AM
Nepok Nepok is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Miami FL
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 135
Mein Auto: 650i
H&R Springs, will the convertible ones fit the coupe?

As title says.
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
  #2  
Old 04-21-2010, 09:52 AM
Nepok Nepok is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Miami FL
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 135
Mein Auto: 650i
No one knows this?

I know the convertible is heavier, so I think if I put the convertible springs on a coupe maybe the drop is less???
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-21-2010, 11:18 AM
BlaZinMJ3's Avatar
BlaZinMJ3 BlaZinMJ3 is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Ocean City, MD, Wyomissing, PA
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,702
Mein Auto: 650I, GL450, Escalade
no they require differnt springs
__________________
2012 Arctic White Range Rover Sport Supercharged

2012 Obsidian Black Metallic Mercedes GL450

2010 Sea Doo RXT-X 260 HP SC

2006 Black Sapphire Metallic 650i 6MT SOLD

2008 White Diamond Tricoat Cadillac Escalade SOLD
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-22-2010, 07:19 AM
Nepok Nepok is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Miami FL
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 135
Mein Auto: 650i
What would happen if the convertible springs are used on a coupe?

I would imagine that since the convertible's rear is heavier the drop will be less, am I correct?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-22-2010, 07:50 AM
bmwe39fan's Avatar
bmwe39fan bmwe39fan is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Rochester, NY
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 224
Mein Auto: 2006 650i
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nepok View Post
What would happen if the convertible springs are used on a coupe?

I would imagine that since the convertible's rear is heavier the drop will be less, am I correct?
True - and the handling characteristics will be off as well.

The springs are different and should not be substituted. If they were close I think most manufacturers would just list one part number but the fact the they don't should tell you something...
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 6 Series
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms