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Old 10-22-2008, 11:57 PM   #1
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Thumbs Up Lowered my 328i Sport!! yay!

We I got her all done all in about an hour or so. I used Bilstein Shocks/Struts and Vogtland springs. eBay special! Car has 174k miles. I just simply did it to start tightening things up.. Looks good. Very mild drop for those that don't wanna go crazy. It says 2" front and 1.75" rear. I don't see it... Maybe everything was just THAT worn out and my car had settled down on its own! Ride is VERY close to stock... I am pleased. I will have to get pics up.. Looks stellar for a 173,ooo mile rig!
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Old 10-23-2008, 12:26 AM   #2
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We I got her all done all in about an hour or so. I used Bilstein Shocks/Struts and Vogtland springs. eBay special! Car has 174k miles. I just simply did it to start tightening things up.. Looks good. Very mild drop for those that don't wanna go crazy. It says 2" front and 1.75" rear. I don't see it... Maybe everything was just THAT worn out and my car had settled down on its own! Ride is VERY close to stock... I am pleased. I will have to get pics up.. Looks stellar for a 173,ooo mile rig!
Very nice. You have to break in the new suspension parts in order to see the drop.

Lets see the pics man
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Old 10-23-2008, 02:06 PM   #3
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:27 AM   #4
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Keep in mind that it takes a while for the shocks and springs to settle. It will go a bit lower.
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Old 10-25-2008, 02:59 PM   #5
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Settled like crazy.. Car is slammed. I have to get it washed up and show everybody. Tucking factory 17's
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Old 10-26-2008, 11:23 AM   #6
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Can't wait for pics. But I dunno about tucking 17's with springs. That would be KW set to super low.
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Old 10-29-2008, 02:20 PM   #7
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Old 10-29-2008, 03:57 PM   #9
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HAHA! Sorry guys! I have been swamped at work.. I am gonna get my ass out there with a camera! I promise!
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Old 11-02-2008, 07:20 PM   #10
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First one is before.. The next 2 are lowered.. I have to get better shots.. AND settled shots.. Its pretty low.. You guys doubt me when I say I'm tucking fronts.. theyre in the wells.
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Old 11-02-2008, 10:19 PM   #11
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great looking car, congrats on the drop. now get some clears and rims for your next mods!
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Old 11-07-2008, 04:33 PM   #12
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better pictures..

Here are more.. Cars dirty but you get the idea.. rides great.. I think I need end links and tie rod ends though..
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Old 11-07-2008, 05:45 PM   #13
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wow that looks pretty cool, how much was your set up if you dont mind me asking.
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Old 11-07-2008, 08:46 PM   #14
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Old 11-07-2008, 09:18 PM   #15
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CHEAP! Under $500.00... Can't beat it.. I just tore it all down again tonight.. getting ready for sway bar end links and sway bushings.. new tie rod ends... front wheel bearings, control arms and bushings.. and OFF suspension topic new tensioner pulleys..
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Old 11-07-2008, 09:21 PM   #16
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I just noticed.. the second set of pics were after the car was up in the air getting the tires balanced.. that isn't even fully settled.. the tires barely tuck in the front wheels when its settled....
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