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      08-22-2011, 08:57 AM   #1
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Lowering my M?

Hey guys I need your help. I have been considering lowering my M3. Its a E46. I was going to do Koni adjustable shocks with H&R Sport springs. Now I dont want to lower it to much. Do you think these type of springs would be to much? Also what do I need to know about lower my car anything specific?
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You should go on H&R website. I think they give an estimate drop with each spring they sell.
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I would do a set of Bilstein's and H&R over Koni
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I know on my E34, H&R springs are considered the roughest ride of them all...not sure if that compares or not though.

No website like this for your E46?
http://www.bmw4life.com/shocksSpringsGuide.htm
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I had H&R's on my E46 M3. Ride was pretty firm but not obtrusive. Pretty good for the money.
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Why not do coilovers, that way you can set the ride height exactly where you want it for whatever you are doing?

Otherwise the most moderate drops are always a characteristic of Dinan's setup.
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If you don't want to fork over the cash for coilovers. I would go with the Eibach pro-kit. A friend of mine has the pro-kit springs on his car and the ride is amazing, and the stance of the car looks really really good as well. I'll see if I can dig up a pic

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Why not do coilovers, that way you can set the ride height exactly where you want it for whatever you are doing?

Otherwise the most moderate drops are always a characteristic of Dinan's setup.
I dont have the money to do the coilovers and I got a gift card to a shop and can get the springs for free.
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If you don't want to fork over the cash for coilovers. I would go with the Eibach pro-kit. A friend of mine has the pro-kit springs on his car and the ride is amazing, and the stance of the car looks really really good as well. I'll see if I can dig up a pic

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How much does the Eibach pro-kit lower the car, front and back?
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