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Old Yesterday, 12:34 PM   #1
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What first, square or sway bars?

e46 m3 with staggered wheels currently with oem sway bars.

255 x 275 in the rear. Planning to go 275 square 18x10 et 25

Should i get the sway bars or go square set up first? Pricing is about the same.

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Old Yesterday, 01:38 PM   #2
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How is the price of $200-$300 sway bars the same as a new square wheel setup? Anyway, you'll probably notice swaybars more. Just do that until you need to replace your tires, then get new wheels.
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I too am unclear on the pricing of the two, but that doesn't matter.

Both are good choices / good upgrades, I see them as relatively equal. So flip a coin, do the one you think will please you the most first. Eventually, you'll have both installed on your Bimmer in due time.
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Old Yesterday, 03:29 PM   #4
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ground control front & rear sway bars about 699, i just need 2x 18x10 apex wheels my rear are already 18x10. so two 18x10 wheels will cost around 600 bucks.
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