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Old 05-17-2010, 06:32 PM   #1
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Question Just picked up some KW V2's Now I got questions. E46 M3

Hey, Just got these picked up. Now what do I need to complete this puzzle?

Must I run aftermarket camber plates to use these?? Must I buy new RSMs? if so do I need a certin one to work with these rears??

Sorry for the stupid questions but this is important to me. Links would be great too.



Lastly what am I to expect for ride comfort if i am to set it to the softest level and keep it just semi low for now? I love my stock ride just hate its height.

I am riding on stock 19's btw.
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Old 05-17-2010, 06:35 PM   #2
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I've never set mine on full soft, but I believe it is just as if not more comfortable than stock
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Old 05-17-2010, 06:49 PM   #3
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Old 05-17-2010, 10:57 PM   #4
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Use the OEM front strut mounts, Get new Rear shock mounts, Reinforce them too while your at it. I have my fronts set to full soft for the street and rears are at medium.
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Also buy front strut tower reinforcement plates
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Use the OEM front strut mounts, Get new Rear shock mounts, Reinforce them too while your at it. I have my fronts set to full soft for the street and rears are at medium.

Hows your ride tho?
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Hows your ride tho?


Its okay, Not to stiff not to soft, It can get stiffer obviously. I also have all aluminum Camber plates so that doesnt make anything better.
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You don't want it FULL soft or FULL stiff, always crack it back a bit.

But play with it and see what you like the best.
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As above, use your stock front strut mounts.
Get Meyle HD RSMs. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...d=360263961763
Also get Z3 reinforcement plates for the rear shock towers. http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330...ocks/ES257693/
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