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#1 (permalink) Old 05-10-2004, 07:36 PM
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This might be a repost but i wanted to know if Lowering springs for a 96 ti fit my 94 4 door?? I heard that only the front springs will fit properly. Is this true?

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ok nobody can answer my question, that's great!!! anyways, i purchased these eibach sportline springs from a 96 318ti and was wondering if they would fit my 94 4 door???? I got the whole set for $40 bucks! Is that a deal?
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It sounds like a deal. I don't think the suspension is much different. Actually, I have absolutely no clue. So ignore what I am saying. I'd take it somewhere and ask a professional if you can't find help here.

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honestly im not sure if they will do anything but the front springs (if your car is a 318) should not change, if anything the spring rate for the rear will be different. even then i dont think youll have a problem

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the ti is based on the e30 chassis, so they may not fit.

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well i installed them and they fit fine. I'll post pics of my ride. Man it looks sweet now that I lost all that gap from the fender to the rim. woohoooooooo!!!

Next to do on my list. Will purchase bilstein shocks next month when my wallet will be full again.

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best to do it sooner than later. The factory shocks won't be able to handle the new height for long.

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any suggestions on what type of shocks to get other than bilstein? Also, if you guys know a place where I can get a decent set for a low price would be great. Let me know, thanks!

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Bilstein all the way. I don't know where you can get a set for cheap though.

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I have heard good things about F/K, but I would still go bilstein of at all possible.

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