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I went with Atlantic. I have been going to them for years, so yea they may not be the cheapest, but I trust them and they know what they are doing. If that price was just for the springs then yea ripoff, but thats the problem with our cars, it is about the same work to do shocks and springs as just springs, thats why most people do both at the same time. Thats about what I paid for all my suspension stuff to be installed.
i used turner motor sport pulleys. They work great but I just replaced my fan clutch so I am now "dragging and anchor". I wil eliminate it in the fall once temp drops,along with a stewart water pump. I am looking at the HR sport springs from mod bargains to replace my OEM. Real simple kit --just springs to lower thats all I am going to have someone else do it, the front on my car is difficult I have all wheel drive. I also have 17" rims to put on also. Thanks for the feedback. Keep in touch...
Good to hear the pulleys made a difference. Which kit did you go with? For the suspension I went with a H&R "Touring" Cup Kit which is basically a matched set of H&R sport springs and H&R shocks. I have been really happy with the kit and it rides no worse in my opinion than it did on the stock non sport setup. I am not sure how it would work on your AWD or even if its avaliable. I got mine thru the Tire Rack. I did not do the install, from most write ups it is fairly easy to do the install though, I think the rear is no problem, the front you would need spring clamps though. Also when I had my kit done I put upgraded rear shock mounts (turner motorsport) and put on the bmw factory front shock tower reinforcement plates.
I havent done much to my car, lightly smoked the turnsignals with laminx film but other than that its the same. dont have extra $$ right now to do any modding
Hey.. i just finished putting on my power pulley kit with nick. We swapped out alternators too, the pulleys work fine and i did notice a horsepower gain. I had another question for you. I am really interested in dropping my wagon with the sport suspension kit. I just bought a set of 17' rims and tires. Where di you get your and can you tell me anything about how hard it iss to install and really any other bit of information. Thanks...I will put up some pic tonight. Car looks totally different sine ce last time.