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      04-29-2012, 06:37 PM   #1
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get a drop or new wheels first?

2010 e90 lci 335i in jet black NON SPORT.


should i drop first or new wheels

i'm on style 284 wheels (17'') on stock suspension

wheels - http://photos.performanceix.com/view...6b7582de708cb2

suggestions on your advice, (wheels or suspension) got about $1200 to spend
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Get a suspension first. This way you will know what size tires to go with. U don't want to get a new set of wheels only to have them rub when the suspension comes on. And get a whole kit or coilovers , don't go cheap and just get springs unless u want to blow out your shocks and struts.
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Get a suspension first. This way you will know what size tires to go with. U don't want to get a new set of wheels only to have them rub when the suspension comes on. And get a whole kit or coilovers , don't go cheap and just get springs unless u want to blow out your shocks and struts.
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Don't forget new mounts/bushings depending on your mileage
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coilovers for sure.
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      04-29-2012, 11:36 PM   #5
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Do it right the first time...coilovers
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suspension. wheels look whack when you're ridin high
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