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Wow I just figured it out. The BBK kit doesn't come with spacers, instead it comes with a sort of cup that goes around the strut. I do not have that. I did not install the plates myself, they were on the car when I bought it. Within a few weeks of having the car I noticed I had bad struts so I went in to get them changed. They might have unscrewed the sleeves and never transferred them over to the new struts. I feel like an idiot now. I appreciate you guys' help, I'll make a few calls see if I can get that sleeve. Thanks again.

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I'll have to look those BBK plates up to get an actual look at them, but I'm getting the idea that like like their other suspension products that they are just of an inferior design. BBK makes some ok stuff, but what I've seen of their suspension products is kinda ******. You might consider contacting Sharad from 2 posts ago, he can help you out with a discount on some UPR plates.

As far as 'mainstream' manufacturers of suspension stuff for these cars go, there are only 3 who you really can't go wrong with - Maximum Motorsports, UPR and Steeda. By 'mainstream', I mean available at all of the big aftermarket outlets like AM and Latemodel, as there are also some lesser known and available brands like Griggs that are pretty good as well. But as far as I'm concerned, aside from those 3 everybody else can F-off for the most part.

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As Sharad said you definitely need the spacers on the strut shaft. If the plates are maxed out they might be installed wrong/backwards, BBK isn't always the best fitment, but I'd be very surprised if the plates can't do the job.

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