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      01-25-2012, 09:25 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by ak47firepower View Post
Thanks for your response. With the increase in power from Cobb stage 2, the handling of the car is exposed, esp on the E93. So I my initial line of thought was to lower the vehicle with coilovers (I opted not to do just the springs b/c I did just springs on my e36 back in the day and it ruined the OE shocks). It seems that the consensus is to get coilovers.
From what I have heard from others putting in the FMIC really creates quite the beast, but without some of the support mods to go with it, it could be an accident ready to happen. Thanks for the V1 suggestions, as I never really thought of those, I was going to go full V2 but as you said it might be overkill for my application - spirited road driving is all I will ever do.
It's almost always recommended to pair springs with new shocks as well. That's why a lot of people opt for coils because it does the guesswork for you. I think V1 is a great upgrade for those who aren't tracking.
The i8 needs a V8 amirite?