I have a 97 328i and i lowered my car about 4 weeks ago, i lowered it an inch. My problem I thought started when i put my rims on it about 3 days later and my steering wheel WOBBLES like all hell. It'll do it most times, maybe 1% of my driving is without it wobbling. It'll wobble all the time, no matter how slow or fast (although if i go about 65-70 it'll go away momentarily). Now i replaced the tires because I thought that was the problem, but it still does it. The place I took it to says it must be the struts because when he pushes up and down on one wheel, the opposite wheel in the front moves up and down with it. He says it'll be fixed with new struts. Does this sound right? I'd hate to buy struts and still have this problem.. would the struts solve the wobbling problem? Please give me your opinions/advice. Thanks
what did you do to lower the car? Coilovers? Lowering Springs? Its possible that you might have some worn out struts. Go for some Bilstiens or Konis...something that can stand the test of being lowered and aggressive driving.
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Your gonna get a small amount of negetive camber with 18s either way.... and since you lowered it... it just induces more camber on it... If you find that new shocks dont fix the problem.... or if an allinment doesnt fix it... I'd say get new camber plates.... that are adjustable... that might work.
Did you put sport shocks on with the lowering springs? If you didn't then they're likely blown. Push down on the corner of the car, if it doesn't stop wobbling after one wiggle of the car your shocks are going, or are gone.
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