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#1 (permalink) Old 01-27-2007, 04:13 PM
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One of the springs on the rear of my car has the bottom coil broken off of it, so Ive been looking at replacing the springs (but not the shocks) on all four corners of the car. I drive the car only on the street but wouldnt mind a little lower or stiffer spring setup, and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for a poor college student.
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what model car do you have? if it is something like a regular 325, then i would say go for the stock 325is springs... they are a bit lower then the regular 325... if you own a 325is then i would say look into the stock m3 springs... as they are lower then the 325is's... i would buy these used from the classifids on bimmerforums.com from someone who has upgraded thier suspension... lemme know if u need anymore help...
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I found some OEM M3 springs for $80, this sounds like a good deal, will they work with my 325i?
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Ive got OEM 95 M3 springs for $50 + shipping. Point beign is they wont work and really doesnt lower your car that much.


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thats about a 1.3 inch drop all around...
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They claim a 1.3" drop but on the majority of cars I find it's a bit understated, especially for the e36 M3.


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Any opinions on these? Koni Sport Spring Set
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