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Old 10-06-2008, 02:12 AM   #1
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Thinking about dropping my 03 325 XI

OK, I've been doing some research on springs, camber kits and sway bars. Every products seem good but I'd like to get opinions on the products out there.
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Old 10-07-2008, 01:27 PM   #2
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H&R springs are good for your car but if you have the budget then go with a set of coilovers. Let us know if you have any questions.
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Old 10-07-2008, 01:52 PM   #3
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i went with hr sports for my xi, i love them. made the car look a lot better, and the ride is sportier, comfort is not bad. but i guess coilovers are the way to go if you want to be really slammed.
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OK, I really wanna stay-up from coil overs, I just wanna do a set drop. I looking to do a 1.0" to 1.5" drop. I'm kind of worried about wheel rub in the rear if I have passengers.

I was considering Eibach springs, H & R springs or UUC springs.

But I'm looking comment from people who already done the drop with which brand they used.
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Old 10-07-2008, 05:46 PM   #6
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i had no rubbing issues when i used h&r sports with 5 people in the car. i also have 18x8.5 rims with 235/40/18 tires all around.
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We have had great feed back about the UUC springs. It will lower your car about 1.25"-1.5" with very little rake. Let me know if I can help you out with a set.

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I have H&R and bilstein dampers. great combo. still very streetable but no more 4x4
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Old 10-07-2008, 10:22 PM   #9
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I have H&R and bilstein dampers. great combo. still very streetable but no more 4x4
how much did that run you?
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