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      03-26-2013, 08:41 AM   #1
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Arrow Look what just arrived... FK HighSports!

Just had these delivered from Germany. They aren't a very popular choice for E90 but I wanted to give them a blast and see what they are like. This is the first time I have used/installed Coilovers but will be giving you guys the full low-down once they are on the car.

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      03-26-2013, 08:44 AM   #2
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Ohhhhh tasty! Look forward to some pictures of before and after!
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      03-26-2013, 08:46 AM   #3
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Will make sure I take the same shots/profile for before n after too so you can see the comparison.
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      03-26-2013, 09:16 AM   #4
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Nice, in order to check how much drop you get you need to measure the ride height before and after.

Most people forget until its too late!

Park the car on dead flat gound and measure the vertical distance from the centre of each wheel (use the cross on the BMW logo on the wheel centre badge) to the arch lip and write each one down.

With the new kit fitted measure them again to find the exact drop. This is useful if you have any problems later.

Its impossible to judge by eye.
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Nice, in order to check how much drop you get you need to measure the ride height before and after.

Most people forget until its too late!

Park the car on dead flat gound and measure the vertical distance from the centre of each wheel (use the cross on the BMW logo on the wheel centre badge) to the arch lip and write each one down.

With the new kit fitted measure them again to find the exact drop. This is useful if you have any problems later.

Its impossible to judge by eye.
Sounds like a good idea to me. Will get onto that!!
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More importantly we want to kow what the ride quality is like.
Looking forward to hearing your review.
Are they stainless steel bodies?
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How much?

looking forward to the before and after pics
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A guy in the states bought these cheapo fk coilovers. He got abuse for installing them on his car...
People then gave him a chance to test them and report back..
But he never responded again. Assumed they did not work very well.

Good luck mate!
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Thought the US guy updated his original post there recently!
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I haven't used these coilovers but I have had a different brand on another car, they will transform the ride!

I advise you grease the threads on them very well otherwise they will corrode slightly and you won't be able to adjust them after a few months.
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More importantly we want to kow what the ride quality is like.
Looking forward to hearing your review.
Are they stainless steel bodies?
They are zinc plated: http://www.venommotorsport.com/fk-hi...-coilovers.php

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How much?

looking forward to the before and after pics
I managed to get them for 380. Quite a bargain!
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Ive run them on other cars and they not been "bad". Same as all other cheapy coils really.
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