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Old 03-16-2004, 11:06 AM   #21
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I am a fellow stocker though in DS.

Did you also consider the H&R front bar? How do you like the car with the larger front bar? This is likely the next thing that I will do. This and Konis. You are running Konis if I am not mistaken. Did you get the singles or the doubles? How do you like the Konis?

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I bought my RD sway bar and Konis from TC Kline at the same time. I had thought about getting the H&R bar, but when I found out that TC Kline was an RD parts distributor, I decided to just go ahead and get the RD bar from them.

I went with the double adjustable shocks & struts. They are a little pricey, but man these things are freaken' awesome!!

I would highly recommend TC Kline Racing . Pete, is one of the nicest guys in the business and he really knows his stuff. Give Pete a call he will be more then happy to answer any questions that you have, and he will not pressure you into a sale. Make sure you tell him Andy sent ya... he may even give ya a discount.

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Old 03-16-2004, 02:35 PM   #22
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Hey Tim, sorry for the late response, I too forgot to subscribe to this thread and just now saw all of the replies.

I purchased my Konis and RD front sway and installed them at the same time. I originally set the front bar to full stiff, but the car's front end pushed like a dozer in the corners (major understeer). I then set the bar to full soft and it helped the understeer quite a bit. I've also made a couple adjustments to my shocks and am running 265 wide tires all the way around, which has helped to eliminate [some of] the understeer. The car is feeling very neutral now, however I do notice a little understeer at corner exit.

The larger front sway bar has seemed to really reduce the body roll up front... but then again a lot of that could be from the stiff settings I have on my Konis. My car has no to very little body roll now, which has really helped improve my auto-x times.

My first auto-x of the season with my new setup helped me to get a 1st place finish in B Stock!!
Congratulations on your first win! That's a good way to start your season.

BTW, you are running 265 all the way around? May I ask what wheels you're using?
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Old 03-16-2004, 05:59 PM   #23
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Congratulations on your first win! That's a good way to start your season.

Thank you. Yes, that was my first win... I'm sure I'll remember that one for a long time.



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BTW, you are running 265 all the way around? May I ask what wheels you're using?

This thread should give you moooore then enough information.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48297
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Thank you. Yes, that was my first win... I'm sure I'll remember that one for a long time.






This thread should give you moooore then enough information.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48297
Thanks for the prompt reply, and the DETAILED information.

I noticed that you were in Columbus, OH. I wish I knew about you much earlier - I used to go to Columbus quite often...
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Thanks for the prompt reply, and the DETAILED information.

I noticed that you were in Columbus, OH. I wish I knew about you much earlier - I used to go to Columbus quite often...
Next time you're in town, let me know!!
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Next time you're in town, let me know!!
Thanks. It would be quite stunning to see the 265s all around.
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Sorry for taking so long to reply..

I'm running Kumho Victoracer v700's.. uhhh 255's in the rear.. and 235's in the front ..

Ran my first race of the season this past sunday... Ny Bmwcca .. came in 2nd in the AAA class... (fastest class they have)

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