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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 10-01-2011, 07:32 PM   #1
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Need help on coilovers

I drive a 04 325xi , wondering which coilovers would be best for the xi. Have heard that lowering xi's might put to much pressure on front axels? Any suggestions?
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Old 10-02-2011, 07:35 AM   #2
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Old 10-02-2011, 09:23 AM   #3
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I haven't gotten coils yet, but when I do I will be purchasing kw v1. There are alot people that say lowering will cause problems (which it will), but cars will have problems in general, modded or not. Just make sure you check cv.boots, axles and common wear areas when you can, like when you change your oil. If you catch things messing up early and end up spendinf $100 to fix it, its better than $1000. so lower it and keep an eye out.

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Old 10-02-2011, 10:52 AM   #4
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sounds good thanks for the help !
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Old 10-02-2011, 12:25 PM   #5
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http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=731343

check that thread. Great info.

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Old 10-02-2011, 12:49 PM   #6
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id get the bilstein PSS coils, I would consider the PSS9 but only if you want dampening.
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Old 10-02-2011, 01:44 PM   #7
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^^they have those for an XI?
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Old 10-03-2011, 08:41 AM   #8
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id get the bilstein PSS coils, I would consider the PSS9 but only if you want dampening.
He's AWD.. Those are not.
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oh yea oops, just quickly looked over the thread, not sure why the xi part didn't register in my mind.
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