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Old 10-07-2008, 09:59 PM   #1
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Coilover questions

I am thinking about dropping my 330ci an inch with these H&R coilovers
http://www.jlevistreetwerks.com/BMW-...duct_info.html

Anybody have other suggestions? Im new to the whole coilover thing, is there anything else I would need besides the coilovers? I have read things about camber plates and adjustments that need to be made with coilovers...im not trying to be lazy here...i searched through some post threads but cant really find the answer im looking for...for ppl who have coilovers, would dropping it 1" rub at all with or w/o passengers?

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Old 10-08-2008, 01:11 AM   #2
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I posted in your other thread.
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Old 10-10-2008, 07:14 PM   #3
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I would go with the ST V1 coilovers. They are more comfortable and more affordable. They are from the same company as KW. The owner of ModBargains.com had them on his personal car and absolutely loved them. Let me know if you any questions or concerns.

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Those are good coilovers for those that track from time to time as the ride is a bit more sporty.
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Old 11-03-2008, 04:14 PM   #6
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We have a large selection of coilovers available from several manufactures that can be found here:

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Old 11-07-2008, 01:45 AM   #7
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Dropping 1" with or w/out passengers is not going to rub on stock wheels. Only when you're running aftermarket wheels w/ a nice staggered setup would be a concern.

And besides just the coilovers, it should be noted that it's recommended to upgrade your rear shock mounts (RSM) to a heavy duty version. If you need pricing on some coilovers or expert advice on your planned setup just hit me up. I'll be able to help you
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Old 11-07-2008, 01:51 AM   #8
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I just bought a set of Bilstein PSS10's but theyre not on my car yet im waiting for the shop to receive them so they can slap the puppies on. Like you, i didnt want to be lazy on this so I bought camber plates, rear heavy duty shock mounts, front and rear strut bars, sway bars, and front bushings with bearings

Ill post a thread when everything is in. (hopefully next week)
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the price this website shows... is it for all 4 or per coilover? the price i mean.
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the price this website shows... is it for all 4 or per coilover? the price i mean.
$975 for the whole package.

Let me know if you need any other help.
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