E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > Tuning & Tech > The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum

The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum
Use this forum to discuss anything in relation to wheels to tires to offsets.
Sponsored by The Tire Rack

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 02-22-2007, 02:58 PM   #1
phil_b
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: bimmerville
Posts: 224
My Ride: 330ci sport
Q: is there a way to drop about 15mm, with no loss of ride quality?

I made a bit of a spur of the moment purchase and bought some 19's for my 330 sport. It obviously has the factory m-tech sports suss on so doesnt look heinous, but its been pushed up a 'lil and a 15mm drop would suffice to keep me happy.

I would go lower but ride quality is V important and must be preserved.
so.. are there some high quality springs out there which will drop it a bit, maintain handling that is at least as good as it is now, but mainly, retain the same level of smoothness?

I dropped my last car 60-70mm on coilovers and i aint goin there again.

I'll aim to get pics up asap so you can assess.

muchos thanks
P
phil_b is offline   Reply With Quote
Ads by Google

Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad.
Old 02-22-2007, 06:26 PM   #2
6-speed
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: MD
Posts: 435
My Ride: E21 > E46
Im thinking of getting the H&R sport for my 330, it drops the car .75" in the front and .25" in the back, or about 19mm in the front and about 6mm in the rear......im still deciding on 18" or 19" wheels...

Last edited by 6-speed; 02-22-2007 at 06:30 PM.
6-speed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2007, 06:53 PM   #3
Art Bimmer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: East End of HWY10
Posts: 819
My Ride: 2004 E46 Coupe
with a .75 (rear) drop on a 04 coupe sports suspension, any rub with 18/265's?

Jack move?

My bad
Art Bimmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Censor is ON





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use