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Old 04-26-2016, 09:27 PM   #1
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Adding A Spacer to Gain Height

I need help, i just bought csl rims and tires and the rears rub the fender and the bumper.
Rolling my fenders wont help because it would still rub the bumper.
So I did research and found out that you can add height by putting a rubber spacer at the top of your spring. Does anyone have experience with this?
Or any advice
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Old 04-26-2016, 11:04 PM   #2
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You can buy the rear spring pad that typically comes on the XI

https://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-33...ear/ES3098015/
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Old 04-26-2016, 11:22 PM   #3
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Why is it sitting so low anyway, that spacer looks 1" thick! Can you find some adjustable sleeves that fit your springs?
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Old 04-26-2016, 11:50 PM   #4
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Why is it sitting so low anyway, that spacer looks 1" thick! Can you find some adjustable sleeves that fit your springs?

His car is parked on an incline.

One inch = 25.4mm
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Old 04-26-2016, 11:55 PM   #5
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Honestly I would just cut the bumper. You only need to shave it so that it would clear. Since you have a black car, you wouldn't notice the small gap as much as say my white car lol
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Old 04-27-2016, 12:09 AM   #6
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I personally have this on my car in the front. Wanted to raise it by half an inch or so. No notice in ride quality, and as long as you secure it, it's not gonna come off.
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