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Old 06-27-2016, 06:46 PM   #1
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What would you do?..

Hello everyone, I need your honest opinion:

If you were the owner of:
"2000 BMW e46 323ci, that has 207xxx miles on it, and you have to replace your suspension system cause your already super bad.

What would you go with, Koni str.t with H&R sport springs for $513, or Koni yellow sport with the H&R sport springs for $640.

Had the car for almost two years, put a lot money and time into it, but since it's only 323ci, idk for how much longer I'm going to keep the car.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 06-27-2016, 07:45 PM   #2
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Hello everyone, I need your honest opinion:

If you were the owner of:
"2000 BMW e46 323ci, that has 207xxx miles on it, and you have to replace your suspension system cause your already super bad.

What would you go with, Koni str.t with H&R sport springs for $513, or Koni yellow sport with the H&R sport springs for $640.

Had the car for almost two years, put a lot money and time into it, but since it's only 323ci, idk for how much longer I'm going to keep the car.

Thanks in advance.
I see raceland or street edge in your future. Ps, i just read your other suspension threads.
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Old 06-27-2016, 07:59 PM   #3
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I see raceland or street edge in your future. Ps, i just read your other suspension threads.

Is raceland or street edge are better then what I'm considering?
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Old 06-27-2016, 08:14 PM   #4
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Is raceland or street edge are better then what I'm considering?
Hell no.
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Old 06-27-2016, 08:15 PM   #5
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Hell no.

I know!!
That's why I asked what he meant!
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Old 06-28-2016, 01:13 PM   #6
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avasaf I'm going to leave it at this Your question has been answered many times over. Not trying to be a jerk just stating the truth.
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Old 06-28-2016, 11:09 PM   #7
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avasaf,

I purchased the Koni yellows. I am at approx 216k miles so I understand what ya talking about.


Going to try the Koni yellows out with the stock springs. May go to GC coilover kit if I have to invest in springs.

I figured if I could do a refresh to get my baby back to feeling good it was personally worth it to me.

If you only have to get the suspension items you mentioned at say $640 would it not be worth it at this point if all other areas are fixed/working fine?

If this gives you a year or more to save money towards your next vehicle it would be worth it. Now if it becomes a money pit well, cut your losses.
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Old 07-01-2016, 08:03 PM   #8
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I just had this same conversation in a few threads. Go with street edge and call it a day. I don't think you need to bother with Koni yellow and I've ready lots of mixed reviews on the Koni oranges.

Street Edges get a ton of love, go see the 61 page thread over in suspension.

People who have never used the cheap coilovers are going to spout off and talk a ton of ****, take any of that with the same grain of salt you'd take any internet advice.

I'm installing street edge on my car next week. I have a 323i sport wagon. I looked at several options and for my 323i, I didn't think I needed a track worthy suspension. I'm just dicking around and enjoying driving a bimmer.
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Old 07-01-2016, 09:45 PM   #9
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I just had this same conversation in a few threads. Go with street edge and call it a day. I don't think you need to bother with Koni yellow and I've ready lots of mixed reviews on the Koni oranges.

Street Edges get a ton of love, go see the 61 page thread over in suspension.

People who have never used the cheap coilovers are going to spout off and talk a ton of ****, take any of that with the same grain of salt you'd take any internet advice.

I'm installing street edge on my car next week. I have a 323i sport wagon. I looked at several options and for my 323i, I didn't think I needed a track worthy suspension. I'm just dicking around and enjoying driving a bimmer.

Lol cool man.
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