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      03-14-2013, 03:51 PM   #1
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Sport suspension? Coil overs?

If I already have the sport suspension and all I want to do is slightly lower my car (335i), what is my best option?
Im not trying to go cheapo on this im just not gonna be bringing my car to the track or anything like that so I didnt know how hi tech/in depth I needed to get.
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Search. This has been covered numerous times.
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      03-15-2013, 05:12 AM   #3
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Thanks.
Yah i did that. Just kinda trying to figure out peoples opinions on whats best for the money
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If you just want to go a little lower than stock, I would suggest getting Koni yellows w/ H&R Sport spring set-up.

If you plan on a coil over, ST is a great option (essentially the same as KW V1ís w/o the stainless body). This is my favourite choice and what I decided to do.

If you go with the STís just remember to coat them before the winter with some rust check and once more half way through.

Hope this helps.

I would suggest buying the springs from ECStuning.com and the STís from fifteen52.
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bigger rims will fill wheel gap
or get supreme power lowering perch. with that your front ride height will be closer to having eibach springs installed.
labor + parts for sp perches should be around 200-250

once you understand more about suspension and your intended use, buy something then.
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If you just want a minimal drop, you can buy the Supreme Power lowering perches which will lower your car about 1/2 inch and not affect the performance.
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I have 19's so its not much. Just would like to not see any.
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Coils or leave it stock. ST are good for the money, BC also another great choice
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      03-17-2013, 08:23 AM   #9
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I have ST coils, great set up after 11k miles in a year, if I could do it over again I would go bc coils, it gives you the option of choosing your spring rates and comes with front end links I believe, ST has no extras and its about the same price.

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Appreciate the input. Helping me out to make a decision.
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