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Old September 27th, 2006, 04:12 AM
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Rubberized Spring Isolators/ Shock Tower Securing Ring?

I was looking for a way to make the 90 ride a bit better, and came across the rubberized spring isolators and shock tower securing rings on EE, and I was wondering what people have to say about these two products... Experiences? Anyone totally stoked on them? Also, what combination of the two seems to work?
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Old September 27th, 2006, 07:32 AM
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I use the spring isolators to quiet down the ride and to shim the rear end just slightly. I like them and have never had any issues. I'm not sure how the shock tower securing ring works on a D-90. I don't have the four holes in the shock tower for it to mount to. You still want to retain the spring, just FYI.
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Old September 27th, 2006, 01:50 PM
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I'm using both. Certainly no complaints, but nothing dramatic either. They seem to perform as described on the EE site.

(I'm also using the EE rear spring retainers top and bottom.)
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Old September 28th, 2006, 07:24 PM
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I am using the isolators as well, mainly to shim the rear up a bit. Honestly don't know if it does much more that raise the height, but for the price, worth doing.
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Old September 29th, 2006, 07:46 AM
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i also have them and i dont notice any ride difference. i think it might have givel me like 1/2" or less. they are easy to install so i am happy with it.
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Old September 29th, 2006, 11:22 AM
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I installed the isolators and didn't really notice any difference on the ride, but it did give a slight lift. How's the rear seat doing, ever get it installed?
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Old September 29th, 2006, 01:55 PM
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So I installed the securing ring no problem, but the isolators wouldn`t fit with the EE spring retainers I just got. Oh well. Didn`t notice any difference with the rubberized recuring ring.
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Old September 29th, 2006, 10:26 PM
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I'll take those isolators off your hands if you don't need them.
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THey work with the EE spring retainers. You just need longer bolts.. Thats what I did..
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Me too. They work, but EE shold have know or asked if you were running both systems because they do use longer bolts.

No difference is ride that i can tell either.
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Old October 2nd, 2006, 05:44 PM
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If you guys aren't noticing any difference in the ride, other than a semi partial lift...why keep them and not return them? Seems they aren't doing what they advertised. Am I missing something???
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