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m-tints 03-14-2009 04:16 PM

Coilovers Problem - Please Help
 
Today i have attempted to fit some Raceland coilovers to my 2004 e46 coupe. The rears was simple but the fronts not so. it appears that the stock drop links are too long for the suspension strut?, do i need some adjustable drop links or is the coilover kit the wrong?

if needed adjustable drop links then surely it should have stated that in the advert or come with them as a full suspension kit?

please help

Thanks

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Ervin87 03-14-2009 04:30 PM

Yea, you more than likely need a set of adjustable sway bar end-links. Most kits come with them as a package when you order your suspension.

RS250_steve 03-14-2009 05:58 PM

yeah you need shorter links mate.
you should be able to get them from here:
http://www.performance3000.com/

they aint very expensive!

m-tints 03-16-2009 02:11 AM

can i simply fit a set of shorter links from another car, for example they need to be 2" shorter, so get a pair off another car that are same design but 2" shorter than the stock e46?

or, if its gotta be adjustables only, do they need a professional set up?

thanks

mujjuman 03-16-2009 02:19 AM

not my field of specialty, but i can i good job on choosing coilovers

reyex 06-02-2009 06:54 PM

Any updates on these coilovers?? do they work? is the quality good?

n2Bimmer 06-02-2009 07:15 PM

Measure the distance. Even adjustable end links can be long. like my KW links, they require short links.

mikeblack330ci 06-02-2009 07:21 PM

am i seeing this right? http://www.racelandus.com/storefront...84&i=248184642

BodyMan 06-02-2009 07:42 PM

If Price = Quality, yuck.

mikeblack330ci 06-02-2009 08:18 PM

doing some research and they seem pretty good. gonna keep reading though

reyex 06-02-2009 10:53 PM

I am asking because a buddy of mine told me that somebody in the vortex forum was recomending it... I'm skeptical about the price, but he asked me if anybody here had it installed... So if its true what they say about good quality at a good price I might try it...

evilstar 06-03-2009 02:09 AM

yes please updates these are the best priced coilovers i have ever seen. i want bad. but what are they like?

w0w 06-03-2009 03:13 AM

waiting for a review..

Toxic0n 06-03-2009 10:14 AM

subscribed for a review

SteelGray3 06-03-2009 10:18 AM

Wow I finally found coilovers made worse than DDMs...WOW that is all I can say.

SteelGray3 06-03-2009 10:22 AM

Oh yes and my racing friend/mechanic who has built 50+ BMW race cars lol'd when I sent him the link and declared he wouldn't put those on his lawnmower.

n2Bimmer 06-03-2009 12:37 PM

WOW 329 dollars.

evilstar 06-03-2009 10:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SteelGray3 (Post 10067884)
Oh yes and my racing friend/mechanic who has built 50+ BMW race cars lol'd when I sent him the link and declared he wouldn't put those on his lawnmower.

is that because "you get what you pay for?" or because hes done the research and seen reviews on other cars? so far in the VW world ive seen decent to good reviews.

dreamdrivedrift 06-04-2009 12:24 AM

LOL 329 dollar coilovers

yea they get good reviews in the vdub world cause all they care about is going low :eeps:

mkodama 06-04-2009 12:37 AM

Those "coilovers" look like complete shit. I would never put them on my car if they were free.


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