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Old 02-15-2010, 12:15 AM   #1
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Can anyone lower my e38?

Id like to get a good idea of how my E38 would look lowered.

the idea is to reduce fenderwall clearance and droop the front more than the back.

Thankyou. Im a noob at Photoshop
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:35 AM   #2
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Hey here you go.

Sorry it's very rough. I'm on my laptop and using a track button on a lenovo. I apologize for the quality but I hope it helps you with an idea.

I think it looks tremendously better by dropping the front
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:51 AM   #3
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I love your car!
What wheels are those?
I don't know much about E38, but isn't there a self-leveling system that would prevent to lower it on that car?
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:53 AM   #4
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Hey here you go.

Sorry it's very rough. I'm on my laptop and using a track button on a lenovo. I apologize for the quality but I hope it helps you with an idea.

I think it looks tremendously better by dropping the front


Thankyuo Nikku. The idea was to see what it would look like. Your right. It does look much better with the front lowered. Definately reduces fenderwall gap. now I have to get my hands on some bilsteins
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:56 AM   #5
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What wheels are those?
I don't know much about E38, but isn't there a self-leveling system that would prevent to lower it on that car?
Thanks Epsilon, the wheels are Ac Schnitzer Type IV

The self leveling is only in the rear. The front are independant. So drooping the front down should not be a problem. There are also ways to eliminate the self leveling altogether.
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Old 02-15-2010, 10:07 PM   #6
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this is how you should stance it
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:43 AM   #7
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this is how you should stance it

Whoa!! Thats perfect actually...That is the stance i want to go for. Ive noticed a difference between 740i and 74oiL especially on the highway, when you look at a 740i from far away, i see the front drooped stance on the stock system itself and the 74oiL not so much. I think the best way to get that stance is to lower just the front down. the back is low enough the way it is. I believe H&R has springs that lower the E38 by 2" in the front. That plus an alpina kit should do the trick

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What about ajustable coilovers then you can adjust it. I would also suggest some fender rollage
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:33 AM   #9
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What about ajustable coilovers then you can adjust it. I would also suggest some fender rollage

I gess coilovers are a better idea to have control over ride height but I heard from a few friends the handling and ride quality is quite poor. Is that correct? I wonder how much it would cost for coilovers or if someone has a good hook up. With coilover fender rollage i gess is a must neways right?

Its a dilemma really..coilovers seem too much then again it would be fun
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If you guys have any questions about dropping a E38 i'd call rocco at RMP, his dad has one of the few nicely lowered e38's i've seen.
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If you guys have any questions about dropping a E38 i'd call rocco at RMP, his dad has one of the few nicely lowered e38's i've seen.
thanks for that info propr'one
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If you guys have any questions about dropping a E38 i'd call rocco at RMP, his dad has one of the few nicely lowered e38's i've seen.
Any pics by any chance??
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