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Old 07-07-2010, 11:54 PM   #1
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Coilovers that both raise and lower vehicle

Ok people flame away. I'm looking for some coilovers or a maker that will maybe lift me 1" over stock and drop 1.5". These numbers are far from set in stone, just wondering what's out there. I like the idea of being higher in winter, but have no use for being slammed. 1.5" lower will be fine for me. I know ground control can keep me at stock height and lower me, but I want to go up!

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Old 07-07-2010, 11:55 PM   #2
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any coilover brand is good. Since your just a non M.

KW or pss are good.
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Old 07-07-2010, 11:57 PM   #3
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HSD Coilovers are what you are looking for
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Old 07-07-2010, 11:59 PM   #4
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Old 07-08-2010, 12:05 AM   #5
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HSD Coilovers are what you are looking for
Doesn't look like there are BMW applications on their site.
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any coilover brand is good. Since your just a non M.

KW or pss are good.
Sorry but did you read my post? I'm looking for a specific brand/model that will raise above stock height and lower my vehicle. If you don't know of such a brand thanks but no thanks.
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Couldn't find any on their site that satisfy my criteria, can you point me in the right direction?
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I am not aware of any coilover system that will actually raise the vehicle over the stock ride height.
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any coilover brand is good. Since your just a non M.

KW or pss are good.
because non M dont need nice suspension they are so crappy. Actually you shouldn't even consider buying anything else than an M.
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I am not aware of any coilover system that will actually raise the vehicle over the stock ride height.
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Not only that but there are very few coilover systems that can actually come close to preserving stock ride height. Most will lower a mininum of about an inch.
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Don't forget you need an alignment every time you raise/lower it.

I also don't know any coilover setup that will actually raise it over stock height or even close.
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Tein SS work for me i do the same thing
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My ground controls can definitely raise/lower the car. Probably .75-1" in each direction. If your car is a non-sport package, idk if it'll go above your stock height.
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Ok people flame away. I'm looking for some coilovers or a maker that will maybe lift me 1" over stock and drop 1.5". These numbers are far from set in stone, just wondering what's out there. I like the idea of being higher in winter, but have no use for being slammed. 1.5" lower will be fine for me. I know ground control can keep me at stock height and lower me, but I want to go up!

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KW Coilovers have been proven over and over again to provide the best handling, the best warranty, and offers a good range of height adjustments.

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