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      08-07-2019, 08:23 PM   #375
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Yeah vert is a tad heavier, but they function correctly on the xDrive.
Sexy very. I rock the same wheels for my winters.
Also look into changing the bump stops for proper travel.
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What would you run for rubber w/ the Koni yellow. The bilsteins all come with their own stops. Goal would be daily driver n/v/h.
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What would you run for rubber w/ the Koni yellow. The bilsteins all come with their own stops. Goal would be daily driver n/v/h.
E36 M3 bump stops in the front and Z4M in the rear I believe is what I am running. That is with KONI Yellow Sports and Eibach Pro-Kit springs on an E90 335xi.
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E36 M3 bump stops in the front and Z4M in the rear I believe is what I am running. That is with KONI Yellow Sports and Eibach Pro-Kit springs on an E90 335xi.
How much extra n/v/h does that extra travel distance cost?
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This combo works really well in e36 platform . My plan in the future will probably be the same combo. Thanks for the review
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E36 M3 bump stops in the front and Z4M in the rear I believe is what I am running. That is with KONI Yellow Sports and Eibach Pro-Kit springs on an E90 335xi.
How much extra n/v/h does that extra travel distance cost?
I daily drive that combination on Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ tires, non-run flat. Let it be known I daily drive in Michigan also. Awful roads to say the least. I don't have any issues with it N/V/H wise. It is a little harsher than stock, but is certainly not as bad as most other setups.
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I just replaced my original shocks with Blistein B4s. How do you know how far to slide the knuckle up the shock? Does that impact ride height or anything?
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I just replaced my original shocks with Blistein B4s. How do you know how far to slide the knuckle up the shock? Does that impact ride height or anything?
The steering knuckle? There should be a mark/nipple near the bottom of the strut. You want that to be fully seated down. You will know when it won't go any lower.
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I see a lot of B8 and B4 but has anyone run B6 with Eibach springs on an 08 XI?
https://www.bilstein.com/us/en/produ...92562014654615
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I see a lot of B8 and B4 but has anyone run B6 with Eibach springs on an 08 XI?
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The B6 are not meant to be ran with lowering springs.
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I see a lot of B8 and B4 but has anyone run B6 with Eibach springs on an 08 XI?
https://www.bilstein.com/us/en/produ...92562014654615
You need to run b8s if you're lowering. B6s are valued for stock height.
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Thanks for the reply. Im just worried about harsh ride on the 8's and Eibach springs. Living in the NE (CT) the roads are not in the budget if you know what i mean...
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Thanks for the reply. Im just worried about harsh ride on the 8's and Eibach springs. Living in the NE (CT) the roads are not in the budget if you know what i mean...
I run KONI Yellows with Eibach Pro-Kit springs in Michigan...trust me I know bad roads. B8s should be good as well, I've heard great things about Bilstein. Some others have mentioned that B8s can be a bit rough though at times. KONIs are a little more dialed back for daily driving.
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Thanks for the reply. Im just worried about harsh ride on the 8's and Eibach springs. Living in the NE (CT) the roads are not in the budget if you know what i mean...
I run KONI Yellows with Eibach Pro-Kit springs in Michigan...trust me I know bad roads. B8s should be good as well, I've heard great things about Bilstein. Some others have mentioned that B8s can be a bit rough though at times. KONIs are a little more dialed back for daily driving.
how's the body roll with koni yellows? you think koni and dinan is good combo?


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Thanks for the reply. Im just worried about harsh ride on the 8's and Eibach springs. Living in the NE (CT) the roads are not in the budget if you know what i mean...
I run KONI Yellows with Eibach Pro-Kit springs in Michigan...trust me I know bad roads. B8s should be good as well, I've heard great things about Bilstein. Some others have mentioned that B8s can be a bit rough though at times. KONIs are a little more dialed back for daily driving.
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