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sUpeD Up BiMmEr
07-20-2003, 04:59 AM
can anyone hook up this coilovers for cheaper then 1400 american

EricE330ci
07-20-2003, 02:34 PM
You can get PSS9's or KW/FK's for around 1000USD....:confused:

Jon@Bimmersport
07-20-2003, 09:55 PM
Originally posted by EricE330ci
You can get PSS9's or KW/FK's for around 1000USD....:confused:

my thought exactly..

todd...get the PSS9's..u can soldomatic325 all about them he would prolly go on and on about them lol

330DTM
07-20-2003, 10:59 PM
Just a suggestion but if you're just a regular city driver and bearly even see the track, I don't see any point in getting the Bilisteins coilovers with the dampening adjusters. You'd only be wasting your money and probbaly will seldom play with those adjusters.

Jon@Bimmersport
07-21-2003, 12:38 AM
Originally posted by 328DTM
Just a suggestion but if you're just a regular city driver and bearly even see the track, I don't see any point in getting the Bilisteins coilovers with the dampening adjusters. You'd only be wasting your money and probbaly will seldom play with those adjusters.

but it is like $400USD cheaper :confused:

sUpeD Up BiMmEr
07-21-2003, 02:47 AM
ya im never going to use the dampening adjusters i dont track so that is pointless
even though it is cheaper i am pretty sure i still want my car completely done by acs so thats another reason
but i will regret it down the line when i have to buy them rims
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Jon@Bimmersport
07-21-2003, 03:02 AM
todd..your making the car a 100% ACS mobile? lol

Soldo
07-21-2003, 03:16 AM
Originally posted by 328DTM
Just a suggestion but if you're just a regular city driver and bearly even see the track, I don't see any point in getting the Bilisteins coilovers with the dampening adjusters. You'd only be wasting your money and probbaly will seldom play with those adjusters. My thought exactly, and jon knows me TOO well, i can't stress enough how GOOD the PSS9's are by far the BEST money i ever spent on my car, but keep in mind i track my car as much as i can so those adjustable shocks are a MUST for me!
But like stated above, for everyday driving just get the regular ones, OR if you DO winter store your car, then might be a better idea just to get shocks and springs, i drive my car in the winter so i wanted to be able to raise it come winter time!

330DTM
07-21-2003, 03:28 AM
Originally posted by E46_lover
but it is like $400USD cheaper :confused:

If the non-adjustable dampening ones are $400USD less that still makes a difference some people. I could spend it on one weekends worth of the BMWCC driver training plus the extra on gasoline and oil . :D

or I could get a Dinan CAI for that FANCY carbon intake tube :cool:

EricE330ci
07-21-2003, 01:31 PM
Originally posted by 328DTM
If the non-adjustable dampening ones are $400USD less that still makes a difference some people. I could spend it on one weekends worth of the BMWCC driver training plus the extra on gasoline and oil . :D

or I could get a Dinan CAI for that FANCY carbon intake tube :cool:

Yeh,

That is the point. $400usd less and they are fully adjustable. I not sure who makes the coilovers for ACS but I am sure that ACS buys them from someone and slaps on their name. Just like how OZ makes wheels for Hamann...

ACS body mods are another story...

sUpeD Up BiMmEr
07-22-2003, 02:33 AM
well guys i just heard some bad news i want to drop my car 2 1/4 inch and the acs ones only go maxed at 2 inches so only the bilstein and h and rs go that low

sonny
07-22-2003, 04:35 AM
Hey Todd, go with the H and R coilovers. You have a perfect example of how amazing they are... look at Bliss' car!

grk325
07-23-2003, 01:16 AM
yea my cousin need some for his e36 m3

EricE330ci
07-23-2003, 11:36 AM
H&R's are great coilovers but they are harsh in day to day driving...

Check out all the threads on E46Fanatics.

They do go very low though.

sUpeD Up BiMmEr
07-23-2003, 09:31 PM
what do you mean by harsh in day to day driving
have u heard anything about the acs coilovers
and how much are the bilstiens with tax and installation

Jademonkey
07-23-2003, 09:46 PM
Has anyone tried the H&R Cup Kit?
If so, how low does it go? Is it too low to be driven in the winter?

Thanks

Jon@Bimmersport
07-23-2003, 10:16 PM
HR cup kit is the coilovers isnt it?/

Todd...Bliss has the HR coilovers and u have seen how low they go..they can even go lower than he had it! and he has 19s!! man, get HR..its cheaper, and MUCH better than ACS...ACS jus seems good cuz its a brand, but they dont do anything for your car..its prolly HR coilovers renamed to ACS!

330DTM
07-24-2003, 12:40 AM
Originally posted by E46_lover
HR cup kit is the coilovers isnt it?/


...it's not an adjustable coilover so you can't play with the ride height, however it supposely drops it pretty nicely but not as low as adjustable coilovers. If you go to Teutonic.ca and look at the featured car, Frank's E46 330i all AC'ed up, he has the cup kit.

I remember sitting shotgun in his car with the teutonic lapping day; seems to be a smooth ride

Jon@Bimmersport
07-24-2003, 02:22 AM
wat about his car on the street? cuz a track is a lot smoother isnt it?

EricE330ci
07-24-2003, 11:09 AM
Originally posted by sUpeD Up BiMmEr
what do you mean by harsh in day to day driving
have u heard anything about the acs coilovers
and how much are the bilstiens with tax and installation

I have read that H&R coilovers are harsh ie. stiff and very jarring durring a drive on everday roads. I have not been in Bliss's car but he has them on and they do look very good.

Not to many people run ACS coilovers (even on E46fanatics) thus there is not much feedback about them.

Also look into the KW inox line of coilovers. V 1 are nonadjustable and V 2 are adjustable. V 3's are rebound and compression adjustable.

Make sure to upgrade your RSM (rear shock mounts) at the same time as the coilover install.