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      04-16-2012, 11:54 PM   #67
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I'm highly considering B&G S2 springs. They don't have that much of a rake issue, I believe that it's almost near perfect what what I'm seing and being told. It's for the 328i and 335i but works for the 328xi and 335xi. I've been in contact with this guy ( hajduk ) and he used it on his 328xi E90 for over an year. He runs a 275 rear tire with no rubbing. 19" ET 33. See his reviews:

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Another guy has it for over 5,000 miles with no issues.

Anyways, I plan to pair these with Koni Yellows for the xi.

Yea his drop looks pretty good...better than the H&R's or eibachs I've seen. Interesting to see your setup. I'm on 19" 275's as well with no rub 15mm spacers. My rears are 1/4" higher than his right now and my fronts are 1/2" lower than his. I never understood this, if the "I" springs fit then whats the difference lol? I even heard H&R race "I" springs fit
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      04-17-2012, 05:31 AM   #68
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Quick completely unrelated question? Where did you take those pictures. Is that the bay in Duxbury?
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      04-17-2012, 10:54 AM   #69
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AWD Addict - Do you have an updated pics from after your car has settled? Or do you know what your fender to center of the wheel measurements are front and back?
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That $400 would be well spent or could even get it for cheaper... but knowing that the wicked witch of "rake city" is dead, PRICELESS!!!
Love the V1's and ride quality isn't even harsh... Just fft
FWIW: I've had my KW-V1 coilovers on my 335xi for two years now and still love the much-improved planted handling ,especially with my lightweight 18" Apex wheels **and** non-runflat tires (Dunlop Direzza). I've driven several stock 328i cars during this time and am surprised that BMW can continue to sell new cars that handle this poorly. It wasn't that way when I learned to drive my father's 1980 320i.
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I'll get some sbots up this weekend if the weather improves. Been in a weeklong washout.
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      06-17-2012, 11:10 AM   #73
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      06-19-2012, 09:01 AM   #74
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I took some crappy phone pics this weekend. Let me see if I can get them up today.


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For the record, the car still feels fantastic. I'm really pleased with the look and ride of this setup. I'd reccomend it to anyone looking for an daily driver level upgrade that still delivers a great sporty level of performance.
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      06-22-2012, 12:37 PM   #76
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For the record, the car still feels fantastic. I'm really pleased with the look and ride of this setup. I'd reccomend it to anyone looking for an daily driver level upgrade that still delivers a great sporty level of performance.
Looks good! - cant really see the front gap but since its black i guess it hides it better.

I have some m3 sides that are already painted JB if you are interested

they are brand new and freshly painted. pm me!
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Front gap is pretty darn close to the rears now that its all settled in. See if this helps. Sorry for the crap picture. Car is due for a wax and a real photo shoot to upgrade my garage.



And thanks for the offer, but my car is BSM, not JB.
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Thanks for posting the pics. I'm glad you're still liking the ride!
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I rode in a 335xi with Bilstein sport shocks/struts with H&R springs and the ride was horrible. You could feel every little bump in the road and if you rode in the back seat your head would be bounce off the roof going over bumps or down a wavy road. The Eibach Pro Spring set up, even though they are not for the xi, is far superior for ride quality.

So that mean u change to eibach? that pic is with eibach or h&r? and if it is with eibach can u post more pics of different angles pls?
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I took some crappy phone pics this weekend. Let me see if I can get them up today.

Hey man do u have a pic same angle but outside,and question am just about to buy a combo,now for what I see on the description of web sale,the only different between h&r and eibach is 3inch in front I guess for what I see eibach is 1.0 low in front and h&r is 1.3 can u confirm this pls? thanks in advance...
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I'm highly considering B&G S2 springs. They don't have that much of a rake issue, I believe that it's almost near perfect what what I'm seing and being told. It's for the 328i and 335i but works for the 328xi and 335xi. I've been in contact with this guy ( hajduk ) and he used it on his 328xi E90 for over an year. He runs a 275 rear tire with no rubbing. 19" ET 33. See his reviews:

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http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=521437

Another guy has it for over 5,000 miles with no issues.

Anyways, I plan to pair these with Koni Yellows for the xi.
I thinking about it too,I hear some people say they have the look of h&r and the comfort of eibach and am thinking going this route,but I dont know yet if I pull the triger or not,I will do more research and see what happend,but thanks for the input.
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Pic is Eibach pro springs and Bilstein sport shocks. I will post more pics this weekend.

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Pic is Eibach pro springs and Bilstein sport shocks. I will post more pics this weekend.
Thanks man,I will waiting for the pics...
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Hey man do u have a pic same angle but outside,and question am just about to buy a combo,now for what I see on the description of web sale,the only different between h&r and eibach is 3inch in front I guess for what I see eibach is 1.0 low in front and h&r is 1.3 can u confirm this pls? thanks in advance...
I'll be putting a coat of wax on the car in the next week or two. I'll snap some more pics and upload them.
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I'll be putting a coat of wax on the car in the next week or two. I'll snap some more pics and upload them.
Nice,I think I decide to go with kw v1,am working now to see what vendor came out with the lowest price...Hey thanks man for reply.
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No sweat. Good luck on these roads with coils!

Def get some pics up in a review thread for us as soon as you're upgraded.
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I'm gonna chime in here and say, coming from a E90 330xi w/ Bilstein sport shocks paired with H&R sport springs combo (i specific) the ride is definitely harsher and you lose ride quality. However, the stance looks amazingly better and definite improvement in the handling department but your wife and inlaws will not enjoy the ride.
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^ Same setup with Eibach's does pass the wife test, but not by a terribly wide margin.

Perhaps the inlaws pieces is good justification for the H&Rs
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