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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 08-23-2004, 04:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i am planning on getting a set of 17's on my bmw and i need to know why i need a suspension kit and what kind i need
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Old 08-23-2004, 09:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i have 17's and i dont know why u have to put a suspension kit but if i were to put one i would go with the bilsteis and h&r sping combo from turner motorsport or if u have some extra cash go for the coil overs made by H&r
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i think that 16s and a 1 1/4" drop is the best looking setup for e30... 17s just look kinda goofy on such a square old body.
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i agree and besides...17s are a huge power and economy sacrafice...bye bye gas mileage and HP but i say go for the gusto and drop it 2 inches..you will love it...still wont bottom out either i dont heh
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oh boy.. i just got these sick sick sick rims.. theyre 14s and look kinda like the rims in my sig.. actually those are the rims.. sick huh!?!
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Ive got VOLK RACING TE37 17x7s and they are pretty light by my stock wheel standards. I havent noticed any difference in economy but I have in ride harshness. Also a good setup to go with these if you wanna lower your car is to get M3 Control arms/bushings,Bilstein shocks/B&G lowering springs(mine are a 2" drop), racing dynamics swaybars, and ONE PIECE strut bar NOT THE ADJUSTABLE ONES!!! that should give give you better handling and way more style to got with it.
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lol you have te37's those are light..thus you wont loose much economy or power...most people dont have that kind of money....im curious to see what those look like on an E30...post pics!!!
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