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Just wondering if anyone could help me out. I am curious about what I should get. Eitha coil overs or springs? What is the difference between the two. I mostly want performance on the street so what would be a better choice? I basically want a lowered look with some performance. Which brands should I look at? And also what web sites or stores should I check out around the San Francisco Area? thanks to any one that can help.

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Go with H&R/Koni adjustables. It will be cheaper to order online and DIY.

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Do some research on this site.. use the search feature.. it is a great tool.. and check out the FAQ section.. there are a few write up there also... check out www.howstuffworks.com they have some good write ups on them too.

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I am absolutely thrilled with my Dinan stage 1 set up. Not cheap, but really well engineered. I chose the konis for their adjustablility. If money is less of an issue, I'd recommend getting this setup.

98 328i, black/black, manual, canadian sport pkg, ECIS intake, koni sport adj's, dinan springs, oe/oem clears.
Considering: tms shark,M 17&quot; wheels, larger sway bars.
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If you like to track or race, GC hands down best coilover/suspension out there.
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i have eiback springs and they WORK GREAT! not a bad ride at all either i was REALLY surprised thought it would be pretty bumpy but not at all! and the handling... awww

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