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      11-19-2013, 12:54 PM   #1
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I've seen some reviews and people buy JOM Coilovers and i was wondering is there an drive set i could buy anywhere... the price is right... this isn't my daily driver anymore... i have an 09 335i xdrive
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Be cautious on selecting coilovers that are not specific to the x-drive cars. Our hub carriers in the front are about 1 inch taller to accommodate the front drive axles. While regular "i" parts should fit the will actually raise the front of the car by about an inch. This means for a coilover setup you would not be able to go as low before you run out of adjustment.

Also, coilovers (and all springs for the matter) spring rates are selected based on gross vehicle weight. Since the X-drive system adds a fair deal of weight to the car the setup may not be very well suited to the car.

My advise is to PM the sponsors in the classified section and inquire about best prices. I just picked up a set of KW V1's for a very reasonable price from VRSF.
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JOM don't fit xdrive. I emailed them and it confirmed they don't.
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Somebody just put a set of XI KW V1's up on ebay, $900 BIN. No affiliation.
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Somebody just put a set of XI KW V1's up on ebay, $900 BIN. No affiliation.
I would never buy used coil overs ever again.
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JOM don't fit xdrive. I emailed them and it confirmed they don't.
I wish they did
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I would never buy used coil overs ever again.
Frankly I would never buy cheap coilovers new or not but that's me.
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JOM don't fit xdrive. I emailed them and it confirmed they don't.
I wish they did
Yeah me too lol.
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don't think it's a good idea.. I wish coilovers were more affordable but why not go with a shock/ spring setup? it's def cheaper
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theres not much out there for x drive coilovers...
kw v1
kw v3
h&r street sport? I think fit...
or springs + Billys...

Thats all i really found when i searched.
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