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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 03-05-2011, 10:30 AM   #41
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nice choice on the suspension. That's what i was using when i was awd. Did you ever get around to those axles?
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Old 03-05-2011, 02:31 PM   #42
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Old 03-05-2011, 06:22 PM   #43
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I did the same with my car two years ago, but beware that where the front axel is connected to the wheels ( I dont remember the engllsh word ) will wear out pretty quick, especially if you use in on the track. The angle is different. Now im back to OEM springs but Bilstein sprint shocks. Looks nice though :-)

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Old 03-06-2011, 04:34 PM   #44
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After the drop, did your alignment go back into spec without having to buy camber plates?
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Old 03-07-2011, 11:21 AM   #45
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If I had a preface sedan I'd buy the gennie BMW aero kit from ECS for $29
where does one actually find this? i checked the site, no sign of it. do i have to call?

edit: never mind, just realized it was a clearance sale. no longer available.

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