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Old 09-19-2010, 02:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question New springs or what?

Iíve recently replaced all my shock absorbers by new BMW stock ones without replacing the springs but still I want to improve the handling but without throwing my new shock. What do you recommend for me. I have 530-2002
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Old 09-20-2010, 06:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Eibach, the best.
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Eibach or H&R.

But i recomend a Billstein kit with shocks and springs ( named B12 )
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Thanks. Any experience with eibach on e39 stock shocks?
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its a litle bumpy, and the shocks is not designed to work in the lower area, (H&R is the spring delivery to billstein kits )

Eibach does give you the right look, no doubt, but with standar shocks, im afraid it can be a litle bumpy.
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Any way to upgrade to an OEM stiffer springs (the sport version)?
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best dayli driver uppdate is Billstein B12, it contains Billstein B8 shocks and H&R springs, the best package i have tested on the road even with 20" rims.
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Unfortunately, if you change to sport springs (Eibach or H&R), your new shocks might blow out on you sooner or later. The stock shocks are not designed or valved to work with sport springs.
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Can I put sport OEM springs on my shocks?

Any one had tried this?
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