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Old 09-11-2012, 12:45 AM   #21
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Glad this was bumped. OP can you give us an update on how the coils are holding up.
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:04 AM   #22
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WHat are the spring rates (numbers) on your two front springs? also are you dropped all the way? Please let me know asap thanks.
OP said he was slammed when driving out of the garage bay.

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Old 09-13-2012, 11:56 AM   #23
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I know you've been having some issues with these coils not going low enough. Did you find a fix to this? I'm about to install these on Sunday but my front springs are 60-200. I contacted kw and they're not doing **** about this problem. Adam isn't even returning my calls wtf!
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:09 PM   #24
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Hey guys!

Sorry for the VERY late response, but I didn't even realize that the thread had been bumped.

A new update as of Mid-November:

The coilovers are holding up very well. They have gotten a bit softer over time, but then again, I have put about 13K miles on them in the last 10 mos. They are still firm enough to handle curves and irregularities, but they are very comfortable. But this may be due to the fact that I've simply gotten used to the ride, which is still exceptional. It is still firm and compliant, but doesn't beat you to death on long drives. But you DO feel the road enough to connect to it which is a big plus in my opinion. I drive a minimum of 20 miles a day and the roads aren't perfect with a mixture of uneven pavement, railroad crossings and such. I also had the suspension checked out about a month ago and they told me that the suspension was doing just fine. I've actually been considering dropping the coils a bit more, but haven't decided yet. It IS nice to know that if I choose to, I can go at least another 3/4" lower (I believe it's actually more, but I'm not certain).

As far as the spring rates go, I honestly couldn't tell you as I don't know. But I"m sure that the guys over at Modbargains prob either have that information or can get it.
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Do these still have good reviews ? Anyone else used them ? I'm looking for a set of KW's but for a good price what ModBargains is selling these now I might actually consider them.
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I've been wanting these for years... maybe if my Bilstein sports ever get tired. It is funny though that people complain of them not going low enough.

I'd complain about them not going high enough!
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Do these still have good reviews ? Anyone else used them ? I'm looking for a set of KW's but for a good price what ModBargains is selling these now I might actually consider them.
We sell KW & ST Suspension and both are very good. I personally have a bias with the KW Variants over the ST but nonetheless they both perform amazing over factory. We have a used set from a E46 M3 if your interested please feel free to contact me and I will be more than glad to assist you.

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I've been wanting these for years... maybe if my Bilstein sports ever get tired. It is funny though that people complain of them not going low enough.

I'd complain about them not going high enough!
Bilstein's are good but when they finally are done give me a call. As for high enough suspension we can workout a deal on a lift kit for your BMW
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Do these still have good reviews ? Anyone else used them ? I'm looking for a set of KW's but for a good price what ModBargains is selling these now I might actually consider them.


I've got KW V2's on my E46, and now I have KW V3's on my newest project, so I'm a big fan of KW and how comfortable they are when you want them to be, and how well they perform as well. Just shoot me over a PM real quick, we can work out details on the price
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Bilstein's are good but when they finally are done give me a call. As for high enough suspension we can workout a deal on a lift kit for your BMW
Thanks but i actually know the largest KW distributor. doubt you can beat the price i can get??
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Old 02-22-2013, 04:06 PM   #31
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I've been wanting these for years... maybe if my Bilstein sports ever get tired. It is funny though that people complain of them not going low enough.

I'd complain about them not going high enough!
Setting the front coilovers midway made my car sit higher than the stock non-sport suspension. Exactly how high do you want to sit?

The lowest setting before my springs were replaced was preety much exactly where you are with your current setup.
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