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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 02-22-2008, 11:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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who makes a bitchin' set of coilovers for the 318i?

max price around $1700

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Old 03-03-2008, 12:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Lol honestly dude I'm sorry I don't know, but thats the same question I have I really need some bad ass coilovers for my 87 325i lol....let me know if you find a website for that and a website where I can find a nice & cheap vinyl convertible top.....i'll keep checking up
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who makes a bitchin' set of coilovers for the 318i?

max price around $1700

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Ground Control Suspension Systems ?

These guys' kits come highly recommended by some folks around these parts.
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Old 03-03-2008, 11:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ground Control Suspension Systems ?

These guys' kits come highly recommended by some folks around these parts.
I have definitely thought about them. But I have to achieve at least 2.5" drop. I don't think they are designed for that low.
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C3 motorsport kit Go search at r3v.
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C3 motorsport kit Go search at r3v.
i found their website. but it's seems to be non functional right now. none of the links do anything. not even the "contact us" link
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i actually found an awesome set up there, but the C3 site is down.

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not adjustable, but it will do.
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eibach? lol, that's what mine is running.
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Ground control kit....link here...Ground Control Suspension Systems
or you can get the coil over conversion itself for less here Ground Control Suspension Systems but thats sans dampers and camber plates

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eibach? lol, that's what mine is running.
C3 uses eibach race springs...the race division..same stuff as ground control..with adjustable perches....not eibach sport springs :P

Im not a giant fan of the C3 kit but it works...id rather make my own with better pieces...but Ground Control or C3 are the way to go...
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actually i am running proKits...so ;P
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actually pro kit is sport springs, only way to get their race springs is through a retailer and they are to be used with adjusters as they are 2.5" ID springs

Pro Kit = sport springs

I'm just running the Bilstein BTS kit no rear spring pads and hucked the bilstein shocks/struts and put in some proper koni yellows
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yeah i have no idea how these would look with a proper 15"-16". i'll look to see if i have a decent pic w/ the 17's.

OK it don't really show inthe pic, nut i run about a 1.5 gap above the tread.
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