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      02-26-2012, 05:42 PM   #133
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Great thread this has been really helpful as I am new to e90s
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      03-07-2012, 02:37 PM   #134
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I've just pulled the trigger on bilstein sports and eibach springs, and will be doing the install in the next couple weeks when I put the summers back on. My car has 50k on it, and the suspension is pretty tired, so I'm looking forward to getting some snap back into my handling.

What other parts should I consider upgrading while it's up on the lift with the wheels off? Are there any parts xi owners are seeing worn while they're under the car at this stage? Bushings, mounts, front end componants etc?
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      04-27-2012, 01:54 PM   #135
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I've just pulled the trigger on bilstein sports and eibach springs, and will be doing the install in the next couple weeks when I put the summers back on. My car has 50k on it, and the suspension is pretty tired, so I'm looking forward to getting some snap back into my handling.

What other parts should I consider upgrading while it's up on the lift with the wheels off? Are there any parts xi owners are seeing worn while they're under the car at this stage? Bushings, mounts, front end componants etc?
What about the upper strut mount or bushings? I'm getting ready to the same to mine.
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      05-01-2012, 10:05 AM   #136
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Hi everybody i bought a 2008 e90 335xi car one month ago.

i really want to lower it because car seems to be to high for me.

i read thé first post and I think i Will choose kw v1, maybe it's not thé best choice.

if you have chosen kw v1 coule you tell me how many cm you chose to lower your car ( rear / front ) ?

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      05-01-2012, 11:41 AM   #137
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FYI, just got an email from Bavarian Auto. Bilsteins are on sale at 10% off! http://www.bavauto.com/se1.asp?dept_id=267. Unfortunately, I'm not ready to buy
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      05-07-2012, 10:02 PM   #138
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Ok, 2 questions......

1. I currently have h&r coils. Can I replace the springs with performance springs, and if so, will the car ride more or less comfortable?

2. Can e92 Xi springs be fit to an e90 Xi?

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      05-22-2012, 01:39 PM   #139
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I've just pulled the trigger on bilstein sports and eibach springs, and will be doing the install in the next couple weeks when I put the summers back on. My car has 50k on it, and the suspension is pretty tired, so I'm looking forward to getting some snap back into my handling.

What other parts should I consider upgrading while it's up on the lift with the wheels off? Are there any parts xi owners are seeing worn while they're under the car at this stage? Bushings, mounts, front end componants etc?
Definately get new top strut mounts, I've a KW V3 and it was pretty harsh. Now I've changed a lot of bushings and the top mounts, feels like a new car now. Also check your front tension strut bushings for cracks in the rubber, therefore you need to unmount them as it's not visible from outside.
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      05-24-2012, 01:34 PM   #140
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New here, waiting for my 07 E91 328xi wagon to arrive. In the same dilemma as some, suspension needs an upgrade, came across this thread.

For the price of Bilstein Sports, then add on H&R sport springs, top hats, wouldn't coilovers be a more reasonable priced solution?
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      06-03-2012, 01:22 PM   #141
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Guys, I know this may seem a little bit weird to some of you but the roads here are terrible. I want to upgrade my 330xd E92 suspension but without dropping the car(maybe only an inch in the front). Can you recommend a set-up(also, which is better for this situation-coil-overs or shocks and springs?) that is not extremely expensive?
Thank you very much!!
P.S. Sorry if there is similar post but I couldn't find the answer to my question.
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      06-04-2012, 09:18 AM   #142
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...my 330xd E92
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      06-04-2012, 09:26 AM   #143
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      06-04-2012, 11:23 AM   #144
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WOW. I had no idea a 330xd E92 even existed ! Same engine as the 328?
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WOW. I had no idea a 330xd E92 even existed ! Same engine as the 328?
Well, we do have diesels in Europe . The engine is M57N2(6cyl, single turbo).
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      06-29-2012, 04:40 PM   #146
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      07-17-2012, 09:27 AM   #147
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so should i ignore Turner's page when i pump in my 06 330xi into their compatability thingy when shopping for the H&R rear sway bar?

i really wanna get it cuz stock i think is 15mm the H&R is 20MM!! but their website says that it wont fit a 330xi but the thread says it does...im confused?
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      09-15-2012, 11:12 AM   #148
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xi/xDrive Suspension Compatibility List

- M3 Rear Sway Bar
- M3 Rear Bushings (2 of 33312283382 and 2 of 33312283383)
- M3 Rear Guide Rods
- M3 Rear Upper Links
- M3 Rear Lower Camber Kit
- M3 Front Strut Brace

- BMW Performance Front Strut Brace (with aftermarket intake)
- BMW Performance Springs
- BMW "i" Sport Springs

- Cross Front Strut Bar

- UUC Front And Rear Sway Bars (xi version)

- Hotchkis Rear Chassis Brace

- KW Coilovers Variant 1 & 3 (xi version) (v1 10220048 coupe/sedan, 10220049 wagon)

- AST 4100 Coilovers (custom order through HP Autowerks)

- H&R Rear Sway Bar
- H&R Bushings
- H&R Sport Springs (i and xi)
- H&R Race Springs
- H&R Coilovers (xi version)

- Eibach Pro Springs

- Bilstein B8 Struts/Shocks (xi version)

- Stainless Steel Brake Lines (xi version)

- Any e9x Rotors


Notes:
* Staggered setups work
* The rear of the "xi" is the same as the "i"
* The M3 front/rear bushings are not compatible with UUC front/rear sway bars
* All e9x compatible spare tires work
* I take no responsibility if any information is inaccurate
Hi,what about the B&G S2 for the i will fit also part# 08.1.166
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What about Koni FSD? #2100-4123
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What about Koni FSD? #2100-4123
I had to check Koni's website but you are right. They are now listing an FSD kit for the Xi, this is relatively recent.

http://www.koni-na.com/cat_search.cf...&submit=Search
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      10-05-2012, 09:33 AM   #151
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Ok good. I just wanted to make sure I wasn't seeing things! I may go this route.
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      10-05-2012, 10:36 AM   #152
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Well this is interesting...was just browsing the KW website and they list KW Street Comfort coilovers as being available for the 328i xDrive
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Just pulled the trigger on the Bilstein HD (B6) set for my '07 328xi E92. Unfortunately, they won't be here till the end of the month
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Just pulled the trigger on the Bilstein HD (B6) set for my '07 328xi E92. Unfortunately, they won't be here till the end of the month
You realize those aren't for lowering springs, right?
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