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Old 02-23-2009, 12:33 AM   #41
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ENTCEE please ... give us your wheels / Tire sizes. Also "Eibach pro system" part number, will be helpfull to all.
go to modbargains or tirerack..they have them...or even better on eibach.com

mine are on they way!!!
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:26 AM   #42
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I just recently installed new springs and stuts/shocks and thought I would share some pics. I purchased the Eibach pro system with sportline springs. It will lower a sport suspension about 1.2" and a non-sport 1.8".

I chose Eibach over H&R because I really do not like the raked look. I really like the ride. The suspension feels a bit softer than OEM but when you need it (hard cornering, etc..) if feels much, much stiffer.

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very nice look,tomorrow i can get my Eibach Spotline+Bilstein B8 Sprint shock absorber
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:32 AM   #43
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OP, are you running 18 or 19s? is it stagg? rubbing problems?
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Old 09-14-2009, 04:31 PM   #44
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i'm on 18',8 in front,9 in rear
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Old 09-16-2009, 01:50 PM   #45
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OP, are you running 18 or 19s? is it stagg? rubbing problems?
I am running 18" Non-staggered with no rubbing problems.

I recently put wider tires (255) on the rear so it is now a staggered setup (even though all 4 rims are the same width). It rubbed a little on some plastic where the rear bumper meets the fender, but a little trimming fixed that issue
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Old 02-23-2010, 04:18 AM   #46
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Sorry for reviving a dead thread but what kit did you install... The Eibach pro system or the eibach sport system? the drops your quoting are from two different systems in terms of Sport suspension vs non sport suspension....
What color are your springs?
I am interested in which kit got you that ride height.
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Old 02-23-2010, 04:36 AM   #47
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Eibach Pro Kit(black springs) low a bit,Sportline(red springs) muccher

if your car has originally M springs go on Sportline,because if you install the Pro-Kit your car can be a bit lower in the front,rear is the same like with M springs

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http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...=590233&page=6
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Old 09-25-2010, 04:31 PM   #48
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Question please advice, i need some help with the suspension...

after riding this post i've decided to write my concern
my car is an e46 330d with m tech suspension...i've attached two pictures.
after i changed the 17" wheels with another ones on 18" but different sizes (j 8 with ET 20 front and j 9 with ET 22 rear, 215/35 with 225/35) the rear ones are rubbing the fender at hard bumps.

so, i lift the car to see how badly is the problem and i saw both dampers damaged by the rust and with oil leaks. definitely i must change the rear bumpers but i'm not sure i can solve the rubbing problem, anyway,
doing some research on the web about the m tech bumpers... i also want to change the front ones and i don't know what to chose.... the same M tech bumpers or Koni FSD with eibach pro kit (30/30)
right now the car is already litle bit low but i want lower.
after i solve the suspension problem i will se if the tire are still rubbing on the fender and i will roll it.

excuse me for my poor english
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Old 09-26-2010, 02:57 AM   #49
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go on Eibach Sportline,is the best solution
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Old 09-29-2010, 05:51 AM   #50
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go on Eibach Sportline,is the best solution
can i use Eibach Sportline springs with Koni FSD?
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Old 09-29-2010, 02:16 PM   #51
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why no,a good combination,i have this springs with Bilstein B8 shock absorbers
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Old 12-12-2010, 03:05 PM   #52
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I just installed the Eibach Pro kit and the Bilstein Touring shocks - and running 255/35/18 in the rear and rubbing
I brought the car into a custom shop to have the fenders rolled, but am still having rubbing problems with rough roads. very annoying, and these tires aren't that big.
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Old 12-12-2010, 03:47 PM   #53
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omg! looks perfect. Well done sir!

Now you should get a new front bumper to top it all off.
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