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      09-01-2012, 11:47 AM   #463
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Anyone have any experience with the eibach pro kit and Koni combo? Thinking about going this route because I'm not the only one who drives my car. I don't mind a harsher ride with ST coils but my parents, grandpa and brother also drive my car so I don't want to break their backs with something too stiff. Right now the stock sport suspension is ok on them but I still want a drop in the front. I know eibachs are probably the least harsh of all suspension options and I was just wondering if anyone had any experience?
Tried H&r touring cup kit? A guy in Vietnam said his dad gets sleepy in his car even though the roads are bad. St's are harsh/stiff? Mine aren't.
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      09-01-2012, 02:33 PM   #464
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Tried H&r touring cup kit? A guy in Vietnam said his dad gets sleepy in his car even though the roads are bad. St's are harsh/stiff? Mine aren't.
It's Speedfan who said that and I actually started a thread about the cup kits so check it out if you want input from other members.
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      09-01-2012, 03:05 PM   #465
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I've had the ST coils since Jan and I don't think they are stiff. Well stiffer than nonsport for sure but that ride was floaty as hell lol. I've driven my parents and they didn't complain at all.
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      09-01-2012, 04:47 PM   #466
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Thanks for the input guys. I guess recently I've been second guessing about purchasing ST coilovers but you guys helped me silence them. Once I get my next paycheck I'll most likely make the purchase
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      09-01-2012, 05:03 PM   #467
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Thanks for the input guys. I guess recently I've been second guessing about purchasing ST coilovers but you guys helped me silence them. Once I get my next paycheck I'll most likely make the purchase
Yeah I might be at next Fridays meet for coffee and you can see how they ride on mine.

Beyond Wonderland bought my tickets, who else is going?

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I've had the ST coils since Jan and I don't think they are stiff. Well stiffer than nonsport for sure but that ride was floaty as hell lol. I've driven my parents and they didn't complain at all.
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Thanks for the input guys. I guess recently I've been second guessing about purchasing ST coilovers but you guys helped me silence them. Once I get my next paycheck I'll most likely make the purchase
Hm. My ride quality is seriously getting to me.. My car finally hit 70k the other day so I might just find a set of coilovers. I wonder if Grant still wants to pick up my H&R springs...

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Yeah I might be at next Fridays meet for coffee and you can see how they ride on mine.

Beyond Wonderland bought my tickets, who else is going?
Oh wow. You're into EDM/raves?
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      09-01-2012, 07:36 PM   #469
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Oh wow. You're into EDM/raves?
very much so
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      09-01-2012, 08:25 PM   #470
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very much so
Berrry Niiiiiicee. How much were the tickets?

PM me the listing for the VRS hood!
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      09-01-2012, 11:19 PM   #471
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Berrry Niiiiiicee. How much were the tickets?

PM me the listing for the VRS hood!
$93 now, they were $82 last week.

That hood is MINE! Nah jk, I'll get it once I get home.
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      09-02-2012, 12:48 AM   #472
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Yo Route, did you go to the Milpitas meet last night? I heard alot of modded cars came out, I missed out on the fun.
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      09-02-2012, 01:02 PM   #473
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$93 now, they were $82 last week.

That hood is MINE! Nah jk, I'll get it once I get home.
LOL. Your hood isn't the one with paint peeling off
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      09-02-2012, 01:08 PM   #474
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Missing my car here in Paris

May have some serious plans for October, not sure if I want to pull the trigger, though.
If you find a set of euro pre-LCI halogens on the side of the road, would you mind bringing it back home? Haha

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Yo Route, did you go to the Milpitas meet last night? I heard alot of modded cars came out, I missed out on the fun.
Friday? I did go, I guess there were 10 cars at one point.

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Speaking of, my euro style xenons should finally be ready when I get back.
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Yo Route, did you go to the Milpitas meet last night? I heard alot of modded cars came out, I missed out on the fun.
It was alright at best. The cold rolled in so we just went to In-N-Out and ate there and chilled for a bit before splitting.

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I'm going to steal your package!
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If you find a set of euro pre-LCI halogens on the side of the road, would you mind bringing it back home? Haha


Friday? I did go, I guess there were 10 cars at one point.



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LOL aw, I think Marvin called dibs on it already.
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      09-03-2012, 03:45 AM   #479
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Did you go with a trunk mount? Any pics? I'm trying to work out how to do a stealth install in the trunk.
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      09-03-2012, 11:17 AM   #481
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Nice so how did you run it through the fire wall? End up punching a hole?
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      09-03-2012, 11:45 AM   #482
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Did you go with a trunk mount? Any pics? I'm trying to work out how to do a stealth install in the trunk.
I did a trunk mount, against the rear seat wall. Chose this spot because unless you got down or moved back you can't see the tank. Pump is under the carpet in the hole so overall its pretty stealthy. Up front I used the Insultherm heat shielding from howerton engineering so there are no obvious tubes or wires.

I might get a bigger tank because mine is only a 1.5 gallon one and to keep it stealthy I'll have a audio shop install a dumby wall, that would be the best option. Pics to come later after I do some logs first


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Nice so how did you run it through the fire wall? End up punching a hole?
Yes but I was able to get that impossible push fitting off using a wrench. Made it a lot easier so I didn't have to punch a very big hole. What's nice is that BMW had left a couple of open spots in the firewall just for this purpose (running wires that is)
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I did a trunk mount, against the rear seat wall. Chose this spot because unless you got down or moved back you can't see the tank. Pump is under the carpet in the hole so overall its pretty stealthy. Up front I used the Insultherm heat shielding from howerton engineering so there are no obvious tubes or wires.

I might get a bigger tank because mine is only a 1.5 gallon one and to keep it stealthy I'll have a audio shop install a dumby wall, that would be the best option. Pics to come later after I do some logs first
Pretty much what I'm thinking. I drew up some plans, basically a little "step shelf" up against the rear seats. Should be good for 2-3 gallons.
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Sooooooo......What's the purpose of a methanol kit? Just Curious.
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