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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 02-08-2012, 06:53 PM   #1
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Question H&R lowering springs for a 325xi? Who uses them?

Like the thread title says anyone have them on there 325xi ? How much did it drop ? Pros? Cons?
I'm looking to drop my xi down a little but don't want to blow thru axels or bearings or anything.
Anyone got before and after photos?
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Old 02-08-2012, 07:03 PM   #2
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drops look nice, cons is that they are harsh as hell
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:09 PM   #4
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H&R + Bilstein combo on 225/40/18. The ride bothers me in the city but I'm used to it. Everywhere else is fantastic!
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:21 PM   #5
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Pretty harsh, I agree. I am experiencing problems getting the right camber alignment in front. Too much negative camber that I can't get corrected and its wearing out my tires
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Old 02-09-2012, 03:34 PM   #6
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DONT GO H&R SPRING! they too rawr.... and too much of drop!

go Eibach spring! they very good =]

eibach spring+ sport bilstein (front) + e36 M3 rear shock
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Old 02-09-2012, 04:13 PM   #7
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Any one have any before after pics ?
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Any one have any before after pics ?
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Old 02-09-2012, 05:42 PM   #9
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Yeah thanks for your contribution you can go play with your crayons now.
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:48 PM   #10
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I got about 1.1" drop on Eibach's. Not a harsh ride. I'm also using Koni shocks.
BTW-This has been discussed many, many times. If you had searched you would know this.
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I got about 1.1" drop on Eibach's. Not a harsh ride. I'm also using Koni shocks.
BTW-This has been discussed many, many times. If you had searched you would know this.
For the love of god I have searched and read the other threads and I thought maybe I could start my own thread. But I guess this seems to bring out the search nazi in some people. Let me explaine to some of you how Internet threads work , someone asks a question or starts a discussion about something and if you have something to contribute you reply , if not move on. Thanks
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For the love of god I have searched and read the other threads and I thought maybe I could start my own thread. But I guess this seems to bring out the search nazi in some people. Let me explaine to some of you how Internet threads work , someone asks a question or starts a discussion about something and if you have something to contribute you reply , if not move on. Thanks

dont get mad yo! Just ignore those people.... it seems like you let me people get under your skin.


Fk em... Samdoe was just being plain and sample.... all u had reply you were looking for FRESH ANSWERS BASED ON 2/09/2012?!?!

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I ain't mad just get tired of those kind of people on discussion boards.
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For the love of god I have searched and read the other threads and I thought maybe I could start my own thread. But I guess this seems to bring out the search nazi in some people. Let me explaine to some of you how Internet threads work , someone asks a question or starts a discussion about something and if you have something to contribute you reply , if not move on. Thanks
Frankly, being Jewish would cause a conflict being a nazi. I am a network administrator, so I have some knowledge of the internet. Perhaps you should learn how phrase a search and communicate on a civl level.
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:32 PM   #15
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Just for you-
All suspension experience owners /

best lowering springs for 330xi? 2001.

thinking about lowering my 03 325xi. have a couple ??

Rally Setup

To name a few.
And they are all in the xi forum, imagine that...
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^And how long did that take you?

Probably less time than writing out a smartass response to the recommendation to search.
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^And how long did that take you?

Probably less time than writing out a smartass response to the recommendation to search.
Not long at all, actually. Pffft.
Sam I had respect for you...
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Not long at all, actually. Pffft.
Sam I had respect for you...
The second part of that comment was actually directed at the guy who started this thread... Sorry for the confusion!
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The second part of that comment was actually directed at the guy who started this thread... Sorry for the confusion!
Oops, sorry Sam no offence intended.
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Now that the search nazis have kissed and made up if there is anyone else who would like to share they can pm me since this thread is as useless as the 2 that want to **** on my thread. Moderators please close this thread.
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