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Old 07-13-2009, 09:15 PM   #1
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Best suspension setup

Hey looking to redo the suspension on my car. Wanted to ask what would be the best setup for the best performance? I don't really care about the comfort or any of that luxary stuff, just want an amazing setup for performance. Also am looking for a nice drop which looks good but is also drivable during the winter.

I was looking at the Bilistien coliver Kit, i think they were called PSSS. It's priced at $1000. What would you guys recommend?
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Old 08-14-2009, 12:06 PM   #2
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look at ebach (slightly cheaper), also look at "ruff" - dont know much about ruff, but asp tuning carries them. theres also ground control (which i know nothing about).

im looking at the same stuff right now - ill do my suspension next summer.
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Old 08-29-2009, 08:28 AM   #3
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well, I diddn't want to completely sacrifice comfort for handling, so I went with the H&R Sport springs and Bilstein Sport shocks (for lowered suspension). The handling improvement was tremendous, the car is lowered about 1.5 and it looks great too. Was cheaper than coilovers, but I do not plan to keep adjusting ride height, so I didn't need adjustable coilovers (PSS), but if you're looking for the best the PSS Coilovers from Bilstien are the best!!! You should also consider H&R Cup Kits. Similar to PSS Colivers, not quite as expensive and virtually the same performance. Unless you're tracking the car, and want to be harrassed by the cops for "mods", go with the H&R and Bilstein combo. It lowers, it improves performance, its a good mix between handling and comfort (you can get same combo in a race comfiguration as well) and you won't get hassled by the cops...... You tracking your car????
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Old 08-29-2009, 10:30 AM   #4
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well, I diddn't want to completely sacrifice comfort for handling, so I went with the H&R Sport springs and Bilstein Sport shocks (for lowered suspension). The handling improvement was tremendous, the car is lowered about 1.5 and it looks great too. Was cheaper than coilovers, but I do not plan to keep adjusting ride height, so I didn't need adjustable coilovers (PSS), but if you're looking for the best the PSS Coilovers from Bilstien are the best!!! You should also consider H&R Cup Kits. Similar to PSS Colivers, not quite as expensive and virtually the same performance. Unless you're tracking the car, and want to be harrassed by the cops for "mods", go with the H&R and Bilstein combo. It lowers, it improves performance, its a good mix between handling and comfort (you can get same combo in a race comfiguration as well) and you won't get hassled by the cops...... You tracking your car????
Did you get the H$R/Bilstein Sport shocks from a supplier in US or local? Cost?
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Old 08-30-2009, 12:24 AM   #5
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picked them up from Turner Motorsport in Amesbury, Ma..... Excellent price, quick delivery and even with shipping and duty was still considerably less than I could get them locally. Shipped within 24 hours and here is 3 days.... Here is their link to the H&R springs. Check oiut the H&R Cup kit. A buddy of mine that does alot of aftermarket installs a ton on bimmers (didn't tell me till after I installed my setup) : http://www.turnermotorsport.com/html...ion#H&RSprings

Got the home page, select your model and it will sort down to the prodcuts applicable for you..... They race bimmers too, so you can grab performance stuff too.... Happy shopping!!!
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Old 08-30-2009, 01:53 PM   #6
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Thanks for the link.. is your buddy a qualified installer?I.E mechanic...
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Old 08-30-2009, 05:13 PM   #7
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I actually do all my own work and have done all the work on my car, but yes my buddy is a licensed mechanic and runs his own shop. I bought my car from them and they do BMW, Audi, Porche, Ferrari (sell and service). All factory trained guys too. Excellent work and service. Check out their link. http://www.daytonaauto.ca/ Ask for Alex. Tell him Billy sent ya....
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