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Old 11-17-2005, 01:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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e39 sits high at the front

i have a 528 sport and isits pretty high at the front. is the norm or is there something wrong? the ride is fine.
is it worth considering lowering springs? if so which ones?
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i have a 528 sport and isits pretty high at the front. is the norm or is there something wrong? the ride is fine.
is it worth considering lowering springs? if so which ones?
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It all depends on HOW high does it sit !
Front give and take from the floor to the tip of the wheel opening 25 3/4 "
Back wheel ? sits a bit a higher in the vicinity of 27"

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those numbers seem a little high for a sport model... I'll have to go measure mine now.. is it really that high!?
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those numbers seem a little high for a sport model... I'll have to go measure mine now.. is it really that high!?
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