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      03-31-2009, 06:14 PM   #1
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H&R coilovers installed

just a couple of quick sh!tty pictures from my bb.


ride had firmed up some but overall it's definitely not bad, more solid I guess is a good way to put it. I would recommend the H&R coilovers as a cheaper alternative to v3's any day.
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here is a before pic while I was test fitting the wheels..
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      03-31-2009, 06:36 PM   #3
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Thanks alot for posting these pics. I think Iam closer to deciding what I want.

Looks awesome, btw. You can really see how high the stock suspension is.
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Looks great! Im going to have to get these now. Where did you order the coilovers from?
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looks good... what wheels are those?
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Looks great! Im going to have to get these now. Where did you order the coilovers from?
Turner motorsports in Amesbury, MA great place and local.

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looks good... what wheels are those?
Wheels are Forgeline VR3P's painted centers and barrels with polished lips.

And thanks guys. My only regret is waiting a year to do the coilovers.
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HOLY SHIT...Those XI models when you lower them what a difference night and day...I lowered my E93, but to me from pics its nothing as significant as the XI...Nice job
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jeff...nice setup
how much are the HR coils? and how much for install?
can the HRs adjust height?
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Height adjustment is what defines coilovers, so I would assume yes.
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Wheels are Forgeline VR3P's
18" or 19"...!?

Everything looks top notch!!
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Height adjustment is what defines coilovers, so I would assume yes.
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jeff...nice setup
how much are the HR coils? and how much for install?
can the HRs adjust height?
$1200 or so. Talk to Turner Motorsports good pricing and quality installs. And yes height adjustable. I have them set on the high side.

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18" or 19"...!?

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Wheels are 19". 19x8.5 et37 front and 19x9.5 et40 rear with 235/35 and 265/30's.
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Nice look and appreciate the ride info. What were part numbers of the coil-overs?
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H&R coilover kit is 50495-2. It's been about 3 weeks now. Ride quality really isn't bad it is definitely more firm but not kidney jarring firm. I'd say solid is a good way to describe the ride. Here is a pic from today, got in a quick wash before easter sunday madness.
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How much should someone expect to pay for coilover installation? I guess better question, regardless of cost / hr, is how many hours at a shop to install?
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