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Old 02-08-2013, 12:14 AM   #1
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Considering sport springs

So im seriously considering buying sports prings for my car. I found some ebay ones for 100$

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-5-DROP-SPO...129993&vxp=mtr

I might get those but just wondering, I have 18 inch wheels already and I beleive stock is 17. will this in anyway interfere?
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:19 AM   #2
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So im seriously considering buying sports prings for my car. I found some ebay ones for 100$
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Old 02-08-2013, 01:30 AM   #3
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Old 02-08-2013, 04:09 AM   #4
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Good God. Just spend $100 more, and get a set of genuine, German made H&R springs. Don't buy that eBay crap.
Since you are trying to take the cheap route, I hope you realize you can not put lowering springs on the stock struts/shocks. They will blow out in a big hurry.
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Old 02-08-2013, 07:28 AM   #5
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Lies. Get the eBay springs. U deserve them.
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OP, did you know I'm psychic.

Your shocks are blown.
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Old 02-08-2013, 09:36 AM   #8
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Old 02-08-2013, 11:14 AM   #9
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Old 02-08-2013, 11:22 AM   #10
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Agree with all the above...also, with 18" wheels, 1.5" may be too much...just do a quick measurement with a ruler to see where your fenders will be sitting....remember, these are not adjustable
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OP, did you know I'm psychic.

Your shocks are blown.
How did you know?? (sarcasm)

These shocks are the ones for you: http://forum.E46Fanatics.com/search.php
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Lies. Get the eBay springs. U deserve them.
You were warned not to share this information. The OP has not been through the initiation process yet. He is not allowed to know about the secret cheap parts sources yet.
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eBay springs XD

Any vendor on the forum has actual good genuine springs for not much more....please avoid ebay.....
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Guess I won't be getting them than. What's a place o get shocks?
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Just put a hose from the exhaust into the passenger side window crack and think about what springs to get for like an hour
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Guess I won't be getting them than. What's a place o get shocks?
Read my previous post
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Old 02-08-2013, 02:55 PM   #17
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Guess I won't be getting them than. What's a place o get shocks?
If you want to lower your car just buy an H&R cup kit. Touring or sport kit. Touring is almost a 1" drop and the sport is almost 2".
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ECSTuning, Modbargains, OEMBimmerparts just to name a few.

Get only good, OE or OEM name-brand stuff: Genuine BMW, Sachs-Boge, Monroe, Bilstein, Koni, H&R

Don't get Racelands. Please don't get Racelands.
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Only get racelands if they have started selling on eBay. Serious note, h&r springs are 230 at most places and pair them with some good strut/shocks bilstein, Koni, etc... If that's still too much then search on the forums and sales. Research is your friend. Spend the time to learn about your car and why people give these OPINIONS. Take what has been suggested and make your own judgement. This is your car and your life. One hour of your time on this forum and you will see. If u don't, then go racelands and drop it. Little stretch and poke to make it helladouche.
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