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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 10-30-2013, 01:30 PM   #21
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18 8.5 front n 18 9.0 rear

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Old 10-30-2013, 01:37 PM   #22
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I have 16s would i be low as u


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Old 10-30-2013, 01:39 PM   #23
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16s wdf o_0 do you mean 17s I never seen a bmw with 16s


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Old 10-30-2013, 01:42 PM   #24
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No there 16s


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Old 10-30-2013, 01:43 PM   #25
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Alot of them have 16's pull it up


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Old 10-30-2013, 01:53 PM   #26
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Yea you right sorry I thought my oem wheels were 17 they weren't they are 16 I'll try to find a pic of when I first lowered my car when I didnt have wheels give me a couple of mins but it would be a bit lower because 18inch wheel brings the car a bit higher

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Old 10-30-2013, 01:59 PM   #27
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Oh it would be lower i thought the gap in the wheel would be bigger


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Old 10-30-2013, 02:00 PM   #28
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Heres a pic before I got my wheels

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Old 10-30-2013, 02:01 PM   #29
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Not really the gap will always kinda remain the same

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Old 10-30-2013, 02:05 PM   #30
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Ohhh i had those wheels i just got a new pair from an e90 which do u like better Click image for larger version

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Old 10-30-2013, 02:29 PM   #31
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And does the car ride bad with those springs ir does it ride like stock


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Old 10-30-2013, 02:36 PM   #32
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You should've stayed with your old wheels

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Old 10-30-2013, 02:46 PM   #33
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The ride with the springs is just like stock

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Old 10-30-2013, 03:03 PM   #34
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U like the older wheels why?


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Old 10-30-2013, 03:05 PM   #35
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I just dont like the design of those wheels

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Old 10-30-2013, 03:14 PM   #36
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Ok i have both sets so it dosnt matter. How long until ur struts went when u put the springs in


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Old 10-30-2013, 03:38 PM   #37
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depending on how low you wanna go I would suggest setting some kind of steering stoppers so your CV joint dont bind. shouldnt be a problem you are not like dropping more than 3 inches.
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:34 PM   #38
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Yeahh im going k and r springs which is at most a 2 inch drop right ?


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Old 10-30-2013, 04:38 PM   #39
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If you meant h&r springs theh are just a 1.2 drop all around

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Old 10-30-2013, 04:42 PM   #40
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It will make my car your hight right? And what struts do u have


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