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Old 05-11-2013, 05:54 AM   #1
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Eibach wheel clearance question.

I just installed bilstein b8 with eibach combo which i got from my friend's 330Ci and installed them in my 328i. My question is the front is 1 finger clearance but the rear is about 2 finger clearance. It this normal?


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Old 05-12-2013, 05:51 AM   #2
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Eibach wheel clearance question.

Was wondering if the part number are the same for 330Ci and 328i.

Can anybody please share some light?


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Old 05-12-2013, 08:48 AM   #3
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probably no worries, if you want to bring the back down you could try removing the spring pads, or replacing those with a thinner version
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Old 05-12-2013, 11:05 AM   #4
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Eibach wheel clearance question.

What is the factory original size spring pads for 328i? 10mm?


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Old 05-26-2013, 04:38 AM   #5
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Eibach wheel clearance question.

Last week just replaced the worn spring pads. But I'm already on 5mm.

Now my rear is still sitting high. Will pos pictures later


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Old 06-02-2013, 10:51 AM   #6
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Just got a new set of Eibach installed and I got the same issue, rear is higher than the front... Will it settle? :|
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Old 06-02-2013, 10:59 AM   #7
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Eibach wheel clearance question.

Which Eibach springs? I know the pro kit always sits higher in the rear and do so on every car that I've seen with them. Search any car forum about Eibach pro kits and everyone has the same issues.


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Yep, Pro-Kit :|
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Old 06-02-2013, 11:13 AM   #9
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Yep, Pro-Kit :|
That's just how they are man... And it seems hit or miss bcuz some ppl seem to have an even drop. But in my experience, no matter the make/model of the car, Eibach Pro Kit sits higher in the rear.


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Old 06-03-2013, 12:50 PM   #10
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Eibach wheel clearance question.

Today i installed 18'' rims and they look awesome, it seems much more leveled.

I'm happy with the result anyway!
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Old 06-08-2013, 05:37 AM   #11
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Eibach wheel clearance question.

You mean with bigger wheels its less obvious?


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Old 06-08-2013, 06:31 AM   #12
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Yep, with I think that with my older 195/65 r15 the front was a bit lower because the rubber yielded much more than with 225/40 r18. I am sure of it because in the 2 days I had my car lowered with my older rims it always scraped in my garage ramp, with the 18'' that does not happen (although it is close ) and when I measured the wheels outsid of the car it was the exact same distance from the floor to the center hub.
You can see the current look in my car pics.
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