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Old 01-02-2007, 11:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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M3 E36 suspension set up

Can anyone recommend a good suspension set up
Don't really need coilovers but want the car to sit low and handle well

Also does it matter on the profile of front and back tyres- eg my M3's got 40's on the back and 45's on the front but i want to put 40's all round.
Will it make the handle or steering less responsive and also why do BMW M3's have this- just brought my M3 so am a bit lacking knowledge- Thanx
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45 frotn and 40s rear? What are your tire dimensions. Full dimensions. They should read ###/##/R##

A commonly used moderate setup is the H&R Sport Springs with Bilstein Sport shocks/struts.

A substitue for the Bilsteins are Koni Single Adjustable shocks/struts. The one stipulation here is that in the M3 the front struts are inserted into your factory strut housings.

You shouldnt rub with that setup. Some people recommend the Eibach Pro-Kit springs but I was never too fond of them.
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45 frotn and 40s rear? What are your tire dimensions. Full dimensions. They should read ###/##/R##

A commonly used moderate setup is the H&R Sport Springs with Bilstein Sport shocks/struts.

A substitue for the Bilsteins are Koni Single Adjustable shocks/struts. The one stipulation here is that in the M3 the front struts are inserted into your factory strut housings.

You shouldnt rub with that setup. Some people recommend the Eibach Pro-Kit springs but I was never too fond of them.
+1 that's a pretty good setup.
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