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#1 (permalink) Old 01-30-2007, 03:06 AM
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Thinking of 18's

what suspension are u nigs sittin on?

anyone?

i want a nice drop while maintaing some smoothness



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Between the bilstein and H&R combo and the Koni/Eibach combo, I prefer the Koni/Eibach combo. It made my M3 handle like a go-kart at any speed I want to throw at it.

I have H&R's and Konis on the 540 that Eric put on there...honestly they're not as stable as the Eibachs. The Eibachs are more predictable.



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You're also comparing a 540 and an m3.

The H&R sports are more comfortable but the Race springs or Eibachs will give you far better handling.

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You're also comparing a 540 and an m3.
No doubt they are cars for different purposes...but the point is that the spring rate on the Eibachs is steady while the H&R's are bouncy.



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I'm partial to Eibach's myself

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nathaniel, which eibachs did u get? from wat im told, H&R race and Koni is FTW

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nathaniel, which eibachs did u get? from wat im told, H&R race and Koni is FTW
do u want my old 318 wheels they have pimpin hubcaps.haha
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nathaniel, which eibachs did u get? from wat im told, H&R race and Koni is FTW
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wat do u think, h&r race too low?should i jsut stick with sport?

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I don't think it's too low unless u get a splitter. I had the sports and I was dying to switch them out.

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I have sports and they are tooo low. Sports and Race act differently on e36 non-M vs. e36m.

As they sit now my 18's tuck the tire sidewall almost entirely to the wheel and nicely into my rear fender wells. The fronts tuck a tiny part of the front tire.


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We have a variety of suspension options that would work for your car but you really cannot go wrong with Eibach or H&R.

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Nothing beats the Dinan Stage 2 Suspension...it is like riding on rails!! No bounce, No rub!
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Nothing beats the Dinan Stage 2 Suspension...it is like riding on rails!! No bounce, No rub!
Yes there is. The Dinan Stage 3 Suspension.

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