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Old 06-29-2005, 02:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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okay just want to get some opinions on which suspension set up is better.
http://www.hrsprings.com/site/products/cupkits.html
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http://www.bekkers.com/Merchant2/merchant....e=bscsuspension
i want to know if anyone has ever used these setups and how they were. they're both around the same price.
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Well, those are two interesting options.

The H&R kit is going to shred your rear tires because of very excessive camber. This can be corrected for no more than $300 by buying a camber kit. You could buy a cheaper kit, but then you are usually just buying yourself a headahce.

The bekkers, I do not know anyone that has them on their car. I wouldn't go for them simply because the only good coil-overs I know for our cars put out by bilstein costs about $1,000. So I would be at least a little suspect of the quality of the suspension. However, I have seen them recommended once or twice, but so far no takers that I know of.

Then of course there are the usual pros and cons of coil-overs vs. more traditional set up. You can do a little search and find those. Or I see furious is in the topic, he might just copy and paste it for you.

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go to bimmerforums.com and go to the e36 page and ask everyone about the bekkers coilover suspension and they'll tell you its awesome....i personally dont have the bekkers suspension yet but if i were to choice from the two you mentioned....bekkers is the way to go...
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