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Old 04-18-2002, 02:02 PM   #31
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Originally posted by Tominizer
CLEM, in talking to a few guys in the know at that deal exclusively with BMW cars, mainly one's that go on the track from what I understand, they said the coils are a waste of money unless you are going to do track time fairly seriously. Any reasons why you were thinking that you need coils........... or should have done them right off the bat???? Maybe I will wait and save. The factory sport package is not a bad street setup really for the time being.

An H&R coil package and sway package installed + setup here is roughly $3500 CAN including 5 hours of labour. That was what I was told. That's a chunk of dough to be flopping down. If you can sell your factory sport package, then there's a bit of a recoupe, but still is pricy. I guess if you bring the package up from the USA or have a CONNECTION (!), that price also does drop again.
Springs are great for handling in the city but I wanted to improve on that, plus I wanted a lower drop as well. FYI: for coils AND sways plus install that's not bad, but shop around for your parts there's always a better deal to be found.
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