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Old 01-07-2013, 01:32 PM   #1
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advice on a suspension upgrade

What's up,I am looking to do a suspension upgrade om my 2000 323i w/sport package.I have a few brand's in mind but i just can't decide which one to go with,the H&R sport cup kit seem's like a good choice for the $ but it has limited drop,the next i was looking into was the st coil's or bilstein coil's.I also want to add front and rear sway bar's.

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What's up,I am looking to do a suspension upgrade om my 2000 323i w/sport package.I have a few brand's in mind but i just can't decide which one to go with,the H&R sport cup kit seem's like a good choice for the $ but it has limited drop,the next i was looking into was the st coil's or bilstein coil's.I also want to add front and rear sway bar's.
I would go with coilovers over springs. The coilovers will enhance the cars suspension and handling. I do not personally believe coil springs can enhance it as much as coilovers.

ST is a good choice. 5 year warranty, comfortable ride quality and made by KW.
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:41 PM   #3
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I would go with coilovers over springs. The coilovers will enhance the cars suspension and handling. I do not personally believe coil springs can enhance it as much as coilovers.

ST is a good choice. 5 year warranty, comfortable ride quality and made by KW.
Thank's for the advice kris,i decided to go with the st coilover's.
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Thank's for the advice kris,i decided to go with the st coilover's.
Great choice. Don't forget you might need spacers!
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I am riding on 19" beyren mesh rim's with a 9.5" rear and 8.5" front staggered fit.What size spacer's would i need?
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I am riding on 19" beyren mesh rim's with a 9.5" rear and 8.5" front staggered fit.What size spacer's would i need?
Depending on the look you want 5mm to 10mm. 5mm being the min. that you need to clear the coilover.
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