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Old 05-19-2011, 09:18 PM   #1001
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Awesome, gonna get a set with the endlinks when I get my 325i. Pretty excited lol.

Oh and if I get rims with an ET of 35, then should I get a spacer for the fronts and rears? or just front?
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Old 05-19-2011, 10:47 PM   #1002
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Hey everyone! Before I pull the trigger, tell me yes or no!

Heres what I have found for what looks like the cheapest, should I follow through with it!?

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/de...?keyword=k6662
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:41 PM   #1003
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^never even heard of those.

I installed my koni adjustable rears today. And the difference between raceland shocks and Koni shocks is VERY noticeable. It feels like a whole new suspension. Feels a LOT better. Handles a lot nicer and no bounce at all. I suggest swapping out the rear shocks for any of you guys that dislike the bounce.
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:26 AM   #1004
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^never even heard of those.

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well look at this, apparantely they are the same part. just made by different companies. One company is Moog and the other is MasterPro.

Master pro is just cheaper

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/se...?keyword=k6662

what do you guys think?
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:28 AM   #1005
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Links not wrkin on my phone but theres a lot of ppl who have rls and no major complaints. So id say go wit rls.

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Old 05-20-2011, 09:10 AM   #1006
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^never even heard of those.

I installed my koni adjustable rears today. And the difference between raceland shocks and Koni shocks is VERY noticeable. It feels like a whole new suspension. Feels a LOT better. Handles a lot nicer and no bounce at all. I suggest swapping out the rear shocks for any of you guys that dislike the bounce.
which koni shocks did you go with ??? link??
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Old 05-20-2011, 09:25 AM   #1007
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well look at this, apparantely they are the same part. just made by different companies. One company is Moog and the other is MasterPro.

Master pro is just cheaper

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/se...?keyword=k6662

what do you guys think?
As long as their the same thing as the moog endlinks then your set.

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which koni shocks did you go with ??? link??
Koni yellow adjustables. bought them off a member on the forums. Theyre amazing man, they really are. Try tirerack.com, they're pretty cheap on there.
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Old 05-21-2011, 03:51 PM   #1008
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ok I ordered the $30 dollar moog ones. So total was $60
http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/de...?keyword=k6662
what do you guys think I should do about spacers? I mean if I don't need them I don't want to scrounge up money to buy them. But If I install the coilovers and then need the spacers.......

What size spacers do you think I would need if I did need them with me 16x7 stock wheels?
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Old 05-21-2011, 04:47 PM   #1009
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I was in the same situation. I just got 10mm to be safe. I figured id probably stick them on the rears if I dont need them on the frnts. Im runnin stock 17s.

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Old 05-21-2011, 04:56 PM   #1010
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I was in the same situation. I just got 10mm to be safe. I figured id probably stick them on the rears if I dont need them on the frnts. Im runnin stock 17s.

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so did you need the 10 mm spacers or no?
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Old 05-21-2011, 07:58 PM   #1011
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i didnt need spacers on my stock style 45s
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Old 05-21-2011, 08:49 PM   #1012
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Idk. I havent installed em yet

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Old 05-21-2011, 10:03 PM   #1013
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these
http://www.tirerack.com/suspension/s...4&autoModClar=

or these

http://www.tirerack.com/suspension/s...4&autoModClar=
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:16 AM   #1014
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I had too, because when you lower your car it produces neg. camber which if bad enough the inside of the tire will rub on coilover.

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Old 05-22-2011, 02:00 PM   #1015
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I had too, because when you lower your car it produces neg. camber which if bad enough the inside of the tire will rub on coilover.

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what kind of wheels and tires did you have on it?
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:22 PM   #1016
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I have 17" 325I 2005 OEM rims and I had to get 10mm spacers for the proper clearance.

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Old 05-22-2011, 05:58 PM   #1017
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:20 PM   #1018
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Old 06-02-2011, 10:30 PM   #1019
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Hey, please tell me..........

1. how far you went down
2. what size wheels you have
3. did you need spacers to make it work?

I want to slam it as much as possible on my stock 16x7's until I get tires for my 19x9.5's so I need to know if I need spacers for the stock rims and if I do then what size spacers.

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Old 06-05-2011, 01:20 AM   #1020
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ur running 19x9.5 up front? if you are ull def need spacers for those so you might as well get them now.. as far as what mm you would need it depends on the offset of the wheels..
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