JOM's Coilovers (Advice wanted)

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JOM's Coilovers (Advice wanted)

Post by cqueen » 21 Apr 2015, 14:13

Does anyone else find the rear end really soft with JOM's Bluelines fitted? Mines are about 6 months old and fitted to an E46 325Ci. What would be the best way to overcome this? I cant get the rear sitting how I would like as it just scrubs the tyre with an slight bump. Thanks.

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Re: JOM's Coilovers (Advice wanted)

Post by M60NJP » 21 Apr 2015, 14:50

It reads like you only have height adjustment? Do they have rebound adjustment too? If not, then you'd need an up-spec set to allow height reduction but rebound stiffening of you're going low..........

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Re: JOM's Coilovers (Advice wanted)

Post by cqueen » 21 Apr 2015, 15:04

No rebound adjustment. tbh i wouldn't get jom's again, although they are cheap i'll definitely be spending more on decent coilovers

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Re: JOM's Coilovers (Advice wanted)

Post by M60NJP » 21 Apr 2015, 15:35

cqueen wrote:No rebound adjustment. tbh i wouldn't get jom's again, although they are cheap i'll definitely be spending more on decent coilovers
Sound like you're screwed then............or will need a higher stance.

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Re: JOM's Coilovers (Advice wanted)

Post by spirit » 21 Apr 2015, 19:42

Roll the arches
Adjust rear camber
Stiffer shocks or extra bump stops
Thicker rear spring rubbers
Better rear springs.

Loads you could try
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Re: JOM's Coilovers (Advice wanted)

Post by Humour » 16 Sep 2015, 15:26

M60NJP wrote:It reads like you only have height adjustment? Do they have rebound adjustment too?
M60NJP :)) JOM's are a 200 quid coilover setup new, if they had any adjusters I doubt they would actually do anything than make a click click noise!!! As fitted to our 328 track car (it came equipped with them on unfortunately).

All I can say is, for our intended purposes they are quite driver involving on track to keep the car going where you want it to (amusing at times, frustrating at others, all in all random in consistency), and that's with a car weighing closer to 1200kg, not a fully laden street cruiser.

The OP's choices are as already suggested, buy better, or mitigate with camber, different size of wheel tyre combo, offset etc. I wouldn't advise on stiffer springs with those shocks though, a whole new setup will be required.

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