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Old 09-10-2012, 08:37 PM   #1
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Recommend raceland coilovers?

Ok so I prices out coilovers for my 330 and everything is pretty expensive.. I'm not tryna be super cheap but not trying to spend too too much.. I've had racelands on my mk2 jetta and got stupid low but the ride was not so great.. Does anyone els Rock these on the e46? I priced out for like 400$ but I don't want the ride to be horrible.. I'm tryna go LOW but I daily the car so not STUPID LOW..any got any info? Thanks guys!
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:17 PM   #2
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NO, just save and buy some ST's. You said it yourself that it rode like crap on your vdub... it will be the same on your BMW. People will suggest swapping springs or swapping struts but it still rides pretty crappy.
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:57 PM   #3
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NO, just save and buy some ST's. You said it yourself that it rode like crap on your vdub... it will be the same on your BMW. Steven747 will suggest swapping springs or swapping struts but it still rides pretty crappy.
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Old 09-10-2012, 11:01 PM   #4
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yup i do and for under 600 bucks my suspension is as firm and ready as any to carve up canyons. i go just about everyweek with many different types of cars and my ride has no problem keeping up with stock m3's .

if your on cost side for suspension its a great setup for the price mine is not even raceland though.

8k in the rear 10k up front bilstein sports with h&r bars and alot of power-flex bushings you cant even notice the race lands anymore

stop hating its shows your ignorance
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:13 AM   #5
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well. not really. Id save up for something nice. Status Gruppe Tuning has great coilovers, that have a lifetime warranty. Not many others with that.
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:08 AM   #6
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Thanks guys.. I prob won't go raceland.. Just wanted to see what others had to say bout it
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:07 AM   #7
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"You can't even notice the Racelands anymore"
Not even hating, this forum has become lulzone for me.

330LOW, you've made a good decision - both for you and your car.
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:35 AM   #8
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"You can't even notice the Racelands anymore"
Not even hating, this forum has become lulzone for me.

330LOW, you've made a good decision - both for you and your car.
but you wouldent understand. your ride is prob worse with those rims your rockin
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but you wouldent understand. your ride is prob worse with those rims your rockin
Said the newb with heavier rims and racelands.
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Said the newb with heavier rims and racelands.
apex's are heavy?

bet my setup would run circles around yours

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bet my setup would run circles around yours

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I'd go with ST coilovers as well. All my customers who have got ST's say they're glad I recommended it to them. Made by KW and their engineers, great for daily driving, with enough performance to keep you happy as well:


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Have any of your customers complained that the ST coilovers don't go low enough?

This issue has blown up since I posted about my case, just wondering.
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Have any of your customers complained that the ST coilovers don't go low enough?

This issue has blown up since I posted about my case, just wondering.
Honestly, I haven't, and I haven't seen your thread either actually. You mind PMing me the thread URL so I can take a look?
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