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Old 10-13-2003, 03:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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will E36 M3 springs fit on my 94 318i? ALso, would it lower my car at all? By How much? Thanks.
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ive heard of cases of m3 springs actually rasing cars because the m3 motor is heavier than a 318 motor. somebody correct me if im wrong
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no, they wont' fit.
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they'll fit, but they won't lower it. Like was said earlier, the difference in wieght causes the springs not to compress as much as they would in an m3, resulting in no lowering and possibly raising of the car.
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Old 10-13-2003, 06:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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m3 springs will only lower your car about a half inch if you have a I6 but in the case of of the 318 it will raise the front end up a bit. if you dont believe me look at my signature under the performance mods..
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M3 springs on a 94' 325is front only/ rear is stock still....lowered just a bit...no?
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