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      11-29-2011, 09:50 PM   #1
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What combo of springs and shocks//struts work best for you

Looking to pick up a nice pair of both instead of getting coils.
I really want these to get a nice low comfortable ride.
What did you guys see work best for the combination of the two? (not too many shocks/struts out there for us..)
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      11-30-2011, 11:29 AM   #2
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I'm in the same boat right now and have 10" wide VB3s... Worried ill have a rubbing issue if I go with Eibach. Anyone with this setup with a wide wheel stance?
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      11-30-2011, 12:18 PM   #3
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I'll be using MM6 19" staggered too.
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Any reason you guys don't want coils? If you are running wide rims/tires and you have clearance issues after the drop with springs you will not be able to adjust the height. With the coils you can adjust accordingly if you run into issues.
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Any reason you guys don't want coils? If you are running wide rims/tires and you have clearance issues after the drop with springs you will not be able to adjust the height. With the coils you can adjust accordingly if you run into issues.
I, most likely, will not be adjusting the ride height... I will set it, once I have all of the components needed, then use that. Once winter comes, I'll go back to stock ride with winter set-up.
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There aren't many options for xi owners. The setup that is most common is the H&R sport springs as they do make an application specifically for the XI. The KONI Yellow Adjustable shocks were also just released for the XI models as well which would be a great option for you!
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There aren't many options for xi owners. The setup that is most common is the H&R sport springs as they do make an application specifically for the XI. The KONI Yellow Adjustable shocks were also just released for the XI models as well which would be a great option for you!
Do you know if the H&R Sport & KONI Yellow XI's would also work ok on a E91 XI wagon? I know there are some difference in weight (++) and stock springs on the wagon vs. sedan...

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Eibach Pro Springs and Bilstein XI shocks - I love the setup and the drop is perfect for this car.

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Eibach Pro Springs and Bilstein XI shocks - I love the setup and the drop is perfect for this car.
Any pictures?
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Here are pics of the Eibach Pro/Bilstein combo.


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Here are pics of the Eibach Pro/Bilstein combo.


Where can I buy it from?
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Eibach Pro Springs and Bilstein XI shocks - I love the setup and the drop is perfect for this car.
where can I buy these? Hows do you like the drop?
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      12-15-2011, 03:27 PM   #13
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I got mine from Turner Motor Sports: http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-47...-set-of-4.aspx
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I got mine from Turner Motor Sports: http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-47...-set-of-4.aspx
Wow, adding springs to that will cost as much as coils.
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Wow, adding springs to that will cost as much as coils.
IMHO not very good ones...
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IMHO not very good ones...
Okay thanks.
How low did this drop it?
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Does anyone have a link to where I can buy Eibach Pro Kit for the E90xi?

I think I'm going with H&R sports (xi specific) as I saw a few pictures and the drop seems perfect and maintains smooth ride quality (I do not want a race car, this is a daily driver/road trip car)
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Okay thanks.
How low did this drop it?
I like the drop, didn't wan't the slammed look.
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Do you know if the H&R Sport & KONI Yellow XI's would also work ok on a E91 XI wagon? I know there are some difference in weight (++) and stock springs on the wagon vs. sedan...

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I've got the same question...anyone?
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Eibach Pro Springs and Bilstein XI shocks - I love the setup and the drop is perfect for this car.

Same here. Very daily driver compliant, much better stance, improved performance in cornering and braking.

I'm very pleased.

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I have the Koni Yellows with H&R S2 Sport springs and the ride is awesome as well as the drop!
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I ended up getting KW V3 coils
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