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Noise issues with Unplugged Performance Mild Springs.

Do you have noise issues with Unplugged Performance Mild springs.

  • None. Rides like advertised.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Yes. Clicking when turning and/or clunks when driving over dips.

    Votes: 3 100.0%

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    3

amoney805

Member
Sep 7, 2015
126
74
Paso Robles, CA
Im currently on my third version of UPP Mild Springs. Each version was supposed to fix the previous version's issues but for me they haven't. I get a loud clicking noise when turning (spring binding). I also get a loud clunking sound from the rear when driving over dips and deviations in the road (spring slap). The spring slap has improved but the spring binding is worse. Not to mention each version has gotten higher and the ride quality has decreased due to the higher spring rates. Im wondering if anyone else is having issues, or is it just my car. I haven a 2018 Long Range.
 
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WesC

Member
Aug 26, 2018
216
83
Las Vegas
Im currently on my third version of UPP Mild Springs. Each version was supposed to fix the previous version's issues but for me they haven't. I get a loud clicking noise when turning (spring binding). I also get a loud clunking sound from the rear when driving over dips and deviations in the road (spring slap). The spring slap has improved but the spring binding is worse. Not to mention each version has gotten higher and the ride quality has decreased due to the higher spring rates. Im wondering if anyone else is having issues, or is it just my car. I haven a 2018 Long Range.
I also get some noise when turning. Idk how much a long term issues it can cause. I'll prob go to MPP coil overs in the next year. Other than the noise I'm been very happy with the milds.
 

davidho83

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Apr 26, 2020
10
9
Dallas
Im currently on my third version of UPP Mild Springs. Each version was supposed to fix the previous version's issues but for me they haven't. I get a loud clicking noise when turning (spring binding). I also get a loud clunking sound from the rear when driving over dips and deviations in the road (spring slap). The spring slap has improved but the spring binding is worse. Not to mention each version has gotten higher and the ride quality has decreased due to the higher spring rates. Im wondering if anyone else is having issues, or is it just my car. I haven a 2018 Long Range.
Mine definitely has spring binding. I finally got my replacement springs in and gonna get them installed. In hindsight, with all the money I've spent on these springs, I should've just gone with coilovers.
 
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MODEL+

Vendor
Oct 21, 2020
650
491
Portland, OR
Mine definitely has spring binding. I finally got my replacement springs in and gonna get them installed. In hindsight, with all the money I've spent on these springs, I should've just gone with coilovers.
This is what I keep telling people. But I have a feeling some may be gettting the impression that I'm just trying to sell them more expensive parts, to make a little more money...

Danny
 

nametaken

Member
Oct 18, 2020
15
4
60401
This is what I keep telling people. But I have a feeling some may be gettting the impression that I'm just trying to sell them more expensive parts, to make a little more money...

Danny
I'm on the fence with lowering in general, I want to but....
However, my logic is if you're going to be pulling everything out mine as well do it right and seems like it may actually be less of a hassle installing coilovers since you pretty much pull one out and pop the new ones in, no springs to remove and reinstall one less step.
 

SK360

Member
Aug 20, 2019
375
497
Pittsburgh, PA
I'm on the fence with lowering in general, I want to but....
However, my logic is if you're going to be pulling everything out mine as well do it right and seems like it may actually be less of a hassle installing coilovers since you pretty much pull one out and pop the new ones in, no springs to remove and reinstall one less step.
It’s about the exact same level of effort with a ton more upside. Still have to remove the stock top hat from your factory strut.
 

nametaken

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Oct 18, 2020
15
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It’s about the exact same level of effort with a ton more upside. Still have to remove the stock top hat from your factory strut.
Ah D*#@ it! Thanks for dragging a man down, haha just kidding thanks for that though.
I've been watching videos on the process seems intimidating but I'm guessing if you go slowly it's probably not too bad as a DIY
 

SK360

Member
Aug 20, 2019
375
497
Pittsburgh, PA
Ah D*#@ it! Thanks for dragging a man down, haha just kidding thanks for that though.
I've been watching videos on the process seems intimidating but I'm guessing if you go slowly it's probably not too bad as a DIY

Yeah it's really not bad. We dropped the whole upper assembly since I was doing the control arms as well made it super easy. Spring compressors are the scariest part, just don't point at your face when compressing.

Rear we could do in probably 20 minutes now.
 

JDMerica

Member
Mar 18, 2021
165
138
Virginia
Ah D*#@ it! Thanks for dragging a man down, haha just kidding thanks for that though.
I've been watching videos on the process seems intimidating but I'm guessing if you go slowly it's probably not too bad as a DIY

That's only true if you go MPP or UP. If you get Ohlins from redwood or BC, you do not have to do that. Just need to reuse the rear one on the BC but there's no spring on it so it's not an issue.
 

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