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      01-31-2013, 03:36 PM   #1
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Have A Quick And Important Question

Just ordered some st coilovers from ltmw for my e90 335i with the sport package and was wondering if that's a smart choice? Would it improve the handling of the car or would it be the same feel as having the sport package? Or if I should just buy better coilovers please respond ASAP as these orders are pending
Or any suggestions are welcomed
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Are there "better" coils on the market? Yes. Do STs suck? No. Will your car handle much better and look much better with the STs? Yes.
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Ive rode on ST's for over a year and absolutely loved them! i do hear that if your up north they have a better chance of rusting but as far as ride quality i thought they were amazing especially for the price
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Ive rode on ST's for over a year and absolutely loved them! i do hear that if your up north they have a better chance of rusting but as far as ride quality i thought they were amazing especially for the price
Did you have the sport pkg on your car and did it improve the handling?
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I had sports suspension on my e92 and upgraded to st coilovers and I love the handling now
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Just ordered some st coilovers from ltmw for my e90 335i with the sport package and was wondering if that's a smart choice? Would it improve the handling of the car or would it be the same feel as having the sport package? Or if I should just buy better coilovers please respond ASAP as these orders are pending
Or any suggestions are welcomed

Its up to you, pretty much any coilover will "handle" better then stock sport suspension. less of a shock rebound(less body roll) and can set it lower for a lower center of gravity. But with all coilovers, it will be stiffer then stock suspension but its worth it for many. Some people really like the ride of coils, but surely shock and spring set-up will ride softer and last longer.

dont cancel your order! you'll be happy!
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Just ordered some st coilovers from ltmw for my e90 335i with the sport package and was wondering if that's a smart choice? Would it improve the handling of the car or would it be the same feel as having the sport package? Or if I should just buy better coilovers please respond ASAP as these orders are pending
Or any suggestions are welcomed

Its up to you, pretty much any coilover will "handle" better then stock sport suspension. less of a shock rebound(less body roll) and can set it lower for a lower center of gravity. But with all coilovers, it will be stiffer then stock suspension but its worth it for many. Some people really like the ride of coils, but surely shock and spring set-up will ride softer and last longer.

dont cancel your order! you'll be happy!
Thanks all the info I need
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Thanks all the info I need
Post pics and review, many people love coilover reviews! would love to see how you react to coils!
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Did you have the sport pkg on your car and did it improve the handling?
No i didnt have sport pkg when i had them on my 328 coupe and it handled alot better. i just sold it for a 335 and i still have the coils. I like them enough that i will probably throw them on my new car.
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