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      06-27-2012, 02:27 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Suspension Installed

Just got my suspension installed at a shop in long beach long island ny. I did the KONI FSD's and H&R sport drop, car rides pretty good, feels almost like stock, here's some pics




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      06-27-2012, 02:29 PM   #2
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Beautiful drop! Im thinking of getting similar!
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How much did you pay in total parts + labor?
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      06-27-2012, 03:03 PM   #4
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Why not go with coilovers?
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How much did you pay in total parts + labor?
thanks fellas, $250 for labor. I got a good deal on the shocks and springs. Real Auto Dynamics in Oceanside, Long Island got me the springs and found a guy who bought the shocks by accident because his girl bought them for him already

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how low did you go? , and do you bottom out ?

I live in nyc , and im afraid to go that low ...

But i like you setup
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how low did you go? , and do you bottom out ?

I live in nyc , and im afraid to go that low ...

But i like you setup
its only a 1.3 drop in the front and 1.2 in the rear and i dont bottom out at all, perfect drop IMO
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Yes that's a good drop amount, don't go anymore otherwise you'll mess with the suspension geometry. These cars, like most cars with MacPhearson struts are good to within an inch or so of stock ride height.

Did that $250 include alignment?
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Yes that's a good drop amount, don't go anymore otherwise you'll mess with the suspension geometry. These cars, like most cars with MacPhearson struts are good to within an inch or so of stock ride height.

Did that $250 include alignment?
No but so far the alignment seems pretty good
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you used to have an eclipse, right? i recognize your sn from nyccdsm. i had the red gsx at SPI all the time.
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nice setup, definitely a improvement. off topic question, seeing that you have a i and not xi, how does the car drive in the rain and snow? im hopefully picking up a 2009 335i sedan tomorrow and im coming from a 07 335xi sedan which obviously handled amazing in all weather conditions. appreciate the help in advance. enjoy your new setup man!!!
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you used to have an eclipse, right? i recognize your sn from nyccdsm. i had the red gsx at SPI all the time.
haha yea man, i remember your car
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nice setup, definitely a improvement. off topic question, seeing that you have a i and not xi, how does the car drive in the rain and snow? im hopefully picking up a 2009 335i sedan tomorrow and im coming from a 07 335xi sedan which obviously handled amazing in all weather conditions. appreciate the help in advance. enjoy your new setup man!!!
well i havent tried it in the snow yet but in the rain its pretty good, no complaints. Def recommend this setup
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well i havent tried it in the snow yet but in the rain its pretty good, no complaints. Def recommend this setup
cool man, appreciate the input.
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