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Old 06-17-2010, 07:58 PM   #1
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Arrow eibach pro-kit or H&R sport

ive done alot of searching and seen many mixed reviews on the two sets of springs when putting them on stock suspension but i want to ask a more specific question. since the drop seems to be visually the same in terms of appeal IMO, i would like to know which set will have the least risk to the stock suspension in the car and give me the best quality ride, the eibach pro-kit spring set, or the H&R Sport spring set? any advice is appreciated. thanks
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Old 06-17-2010, 08:05 PM   #2
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I had the Eibachs and didn't like them. The H&R Sports will be better handling wise and drop just a tad more up front, not too much, but enough to make a difference. There's a reason why not many people have the Eibachs.
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Old 06-17-2010, 10:59 PM   #3
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I had the Eibachs and didn't like them. The H&R Sports will be better handling wise and drop just a tad more up front, not too much, but enough to make a difference. There's a reason why not many people have the Eibachs.
what did you not like about the Eibachs?
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Old 06-18-2010, 08:11 AM   #4
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I thought tons of people were rolling on Eibachs...

Any proof or more than just a ballpark statement?
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Old 06-18-2010, 10:57 AM   #5
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I just put on Eibachs and have to say that I love them. From what I read before buying, H&R is lower and gives you a raked look. Also read that the Eibachs are the smallest drop you could do, and would have the least amount of wear on the stock suspension.
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They are both great choices, Eibach offers an even drop all around while H&R has the raked look. I find H&R to feel a bit sharper and offer better turn in but they do run a tad stiffer than Eibach. We offer both for your car so let me know if I can help out.
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Eibach will provide you with the drop you're looking for but performance wise wont be much different from stock. The Sports are a good choice with eliminating the fender gap and also providing a better feel behind the wheel. If you really want to dump it go with H&R Races!!!



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i would like to know which set will have the least risk to the stock suspension in the car and give me the best quality ride, the eibach pro-kit spring set, or the H&R Sport spring set? any advice is appreciated. thanks
Pro-Kit will be your choice. Check out my sign Pro-Kit with beilstein SP.
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Sorry for thread jack but what H&R springs are on my car? The fronts tuck wheels. I know they are H&R because it is stamped on the springs.


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Sorry for thread jack but what H&R springs are on my car? The fronts tuck wheels. I know they are H&R because it is stamped on the springs.


I believe the E46 M3 only have H&R sports available.

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Pro-Kit will be your choice. Check out my sign Pro-Kit with beilstein SP.
Do u have the sport suspension/ Sport pkg from the factory? Eibach says it's a 1.4 drop all the way around without it and a "minimal" drop with it. I'm trying to find out what is "minimal" with it and how does it look. :hmm
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