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This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!

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Old 11-18-2007, 10:49 PM   #61
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Old 11-18-2007, 11:36 PM   #62
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thanks guys - I am not sure whether this one will ever make EP status
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Old 11-19-2007, 08:33 AM   #63
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Old 11-19-2007, 11:42 AM   #64
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Old 11-19-2007, 11:51 AM   #65
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Old 11-19-2007, 12:02 PM   #66
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Old 11-19-2007, 12:33 PM   #67
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Old 11-19-2007, 01:03 PM   #68
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Here's the link to the Bekkers part...
http://www.bekkers.com/Merchant2/mer...=blssuspension

As I said above, the Bekkers info is wrong as you will only get 1/4" to 5/16" lower, but the ride quality will not change and it does help visually.
Don - i went ahead and ordered those to go with the H&Rs - thanks for the link. I will be waiting to do the suspension until next weekend now instead of Tuesday.

I think my project for tomorrow will be to paint the trim around the windows - not a fan of the silver/aluminum

Although on your car it blends in -and I like it on your car..weird - it just stands out too much against the black.
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Old 11-19-2007, 01:06 PM   #69
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Ohh! You got those cups? That's great! Let me know your thoughts. I'm 99% sure I'm going to order them, I'm just not sure of the quality, fit, etc. I don't want to add something to my car which is just going to cause a headache down the road.

I look forward to your thoughts / impressions.

If you are going to order splitters - let me know. I have a set of the Euro-Tech splitters which I won't be installing. I'll 'em for what I paid + shipping.

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Old 11-19-2007, 01:10 PM   #70
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Old 11-19-2007, 01:11 PM   #71
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its coming down this weekend - it does sit too high
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:10 PM   #72
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i have a batch of black micro fiber (fake suede) what do you all think of wrapping the ugly dark wood with the material?
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:31 PM   #73
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Don - i went ahead and ordered those to go with the H&Rs - thanks for the link. I will be waiting to do the suspension until next weekend now instead of Tuesday.
So you are going to use those spring seats to lower the front another 1/4" to 5/16" lower than the H&R springs alone would lower it?
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:39 PM   #74
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Ohh! You got those cups? That's great! Let me know your thoughts. I'm 99% sure I'm going to order them, I'm just not sure of the quality, fit, etc. I don't want to add something to my car which is just going to cause a headache down the road.

I look forward to your thoughts / impressions.
I've had them installed for about a year with no problems.
I think they are approved to German TUV Standards.
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:40 PM   #75
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yes - i think the H&Rs only lower about 1 inch - hey, if it is too low...i get to take it all apart...

What do you think? Do you think they will be too low? They have already shipped from GA.

I also have the stainless brake lines (had them sitting new in a bag) and I am going to try the Akebono brake pads (I forgot how much brake dust OEM pads give off)
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yes - i think the H&Rs only lower about 1 inch - hey, if it is too low...i get to take it all apart...

What do you think? Do you think they will be too low?)
Hard to say without trying it. I guess it would look more like your ZHP with the H&R springs and the Lowering Seats. I tried Eibach Pro Kit springs on mine. The front was about right, but the rear was too low. I hear H&Rs have more rake than Eibachs so you may get a better result.
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Stuart - If you get them (the lower spring cups) and decide they are too much, send 'em my way.
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Stuart - If you get them (the lower spring cups) and decide they are too much, send 'em my way.
that sounds like a plan
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Okay - I'll hold off on ordering them until I hear back from you.

Your new sig looks good. It's kind of funny - when I saw it, it was only then I remembered that you went with different rims. Those wheels look great on that car. I'm not sure why I'd assumed you were looking ZHP wheels.

What size are those CH's?

Post more pics!

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