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      11-25-2019, 10:35 AM   #1
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Dinan front spring height

'08 335xi E90. I just switched from 100% stock suspension to Bilstein B8s and Dinan D100-0925s, which are supposed to drop front and rear 1/2". The ride and handling are great, but the fronts are REALLY high - slightly higher than stock.
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New front top mounts
I loosened the thrust rod bushing bolts, disconnected the end links, and drove over bumps to make sure the bushings were settled properly before putting it on ramps and torquing.
In the rear, I did install the plastic spacers between the upper spring seats and cups.
New rear mounts, top and bottom

Any thoughts? Thanks!

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      11-25-2019, 03:12 PM   #2
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New front top mounts
This.

Compare new with old and you'll have your answer.
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I have the same setup, your rears will settle about another .25-.5 inch. As for the fronts, what's the part # on the hats?
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Yes, as @fcobra94 states. Replied to your other thread as well about the bilsteins. Their hush nitrogen pressure also raises your effective spring rate, which raises your car a bit as well
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I say go for taller tires and wheels like I did. LoL. I'll be sure to take measurements when I do my Bilstein kit, with OE springs and new OE xi xDrive strut top mounts
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What about the bushings etc in rear? If the rear sits lower than designed, the front will sit higher than designed
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