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      07-31-2011, 12:08 AM   #89
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Cool pics, car looks great, what is your measured ground clearance?
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      07-31-2011, 09:45 PM   #90
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Cool pics, car looks great, what is your measured ground clearance?

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Im not really sure the ground clearence but I live in NewJersey and we have the worst roads (pot holes, cracks, steep curbs) and I have yet to hit or scrape anything.
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      07-31-2011, 11:50 PM   #91
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Perhaps you could get a quick measurement with a tape measure at the front bumper and at the rear bumper
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      08-01-2011, 10:43 PM   #92
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Wow, this thread is great. Right now I have just H&R sport springs on stock dampers. Hopefully next year I can afford to get the Bilstein Sport dampers. Also, my dad is building a shop with a hoist, so hopefully I can swap out the rear sway bar myself, and replace it with an M3 sway bar and bushings. (I prefer to do all of my own work)
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      08-08-2011, 10:30 PM   #93
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Sorry for the delay. The front bumper ground clearence seems to be 6 1/2 inches and the rear appears to be 9 1/2 inches.
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      08-08-2011, 11:19 PM   #94
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      08-09-2011, 10:41 AM   #95
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This is an amazing thread, waiting to hear if this "new" option is as great as it is sounding, but have learned alot just from reading what is already up here.

I am so pissed at the suspension differences between the awd and rwd........as much as i love having awd in the snow, and having ahd subarus before.......i also want to change out this suspension, have height and rebound adjustability, and have some great performance without spending 3 grand.

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      08-09-2011, 10:59 AM   #96
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yes, i am also ready to hear about these new options. still waiting though...
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      08-30-2011, 12:44 PM   #97
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Just paid for the coilovers. Pricing is very good and there have been some very smart people that have had their hand in the production of this kit (myself excluded ).

I'll do a full write up after the install and after I've had some time to form an opinion.
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      08-30-2011, 02:40 PM   #98
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i can haz some? who what where when why. DETAILS!!!
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      09-01-2011, 12:43 PM   #101
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Just picked up the car. Just a quick note.
The front measures 25.75 (was 26.5) and rear 25.5 (was 26.0). I will give it a couple of weeks to settle.
So it is F 3/4 and R 1/2 inch drop.
Those bilsteins are pushing it up probably a half inch. More later.
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      09-02-2011, 10:58 AM   #102
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Just picked up the car. Just a quick note.
The front measures 25.75 (was 26.5) and rear 25.5 (was 26.0). I will give it a couple of weeks to settle.
So it is F 3/4 and R 1/2 inch drop.
Those bilsteins are pushing it up probably a half inch. More later.
Just to verify, this is from stock, correct.
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      09-02-2011, 01:55 PM   #103
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Just paid for the coilovers. Pricing is very good and there have been some very smart people that have had their hand in the production of this kit (myself excluded ).

I'll do a full write up after the install and after I've had some time to form an opinion.
updates?
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      09-04-2011, 09:31 AM   #105
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I promised the company that I wouldn't write anything up until the shop gets their opinion/comments on the install process and I can actually drive them. The install is scheduled for this Thursday. Expect something by this upcoming weekend.
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I promised the company that I wouldn't write anything up until the shop gets their opinion/comments on the install process and I can actually drive them. The install is scheduled for this Thursday. Expect something by this upcoming weekend.
ok sounds good. i'll check back in this time next week
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      09-09-2011, 07:06 PM   #107
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This is for all that have subscribed to this thread:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=583631
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      09-10-2011, 07:22 PM   #108
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FYI - Just posted pics of my spring install before and after

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...4#post10396054
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      09-25-2011, 10:12 PM   #109
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for the people with the bilstein/eibach or even h&r springs, what alignment specs did you use?

would they use the 328i sport alignment settings or the stock e90xi settings?
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Would eibach pro springs with Koni FSD struts work on a 335xi (e90) to keep the OEM comfort over potholes and expansion joints while improving turn-in and handling?

I just want a better look to the car and don't want to be driving a super stiff vehicle. My wife also drives the car 40% of the time and she would not appreciate a rough or harsh ride.
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