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Old 08-11-2014, 10:20 PM   #1
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Coilover recommendation?

Hello, I was thinking of buying a set of coilovers for 2002 bmw 325i and was wondering if anyone has any recommendations?

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Old 08-12-2014, 01:27 AM   #2
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Track or street?
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Old 08-12-2014, 09:17 AM   #3
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Stiffness of a track but also for daily use
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Old 08-12-2014, 11:38 AM   #4
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I recommend Broadway Static (Fortune Auto) coilovers.. True bespoke Mono-tube coilovers - custom made to order (in the U.S.A) includes camber plates and 24-way adjustable compression/rebound etc.
All for USD $1100 (approx $1450 CDN, landed tax-in)
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http://www.broadwaystaticsuspension.com/

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Old 08-12-2014, 11:56 AM   #5
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I have FK Silverline + X. Love them. May not be as stiff as you like, but they have stainless housings and use adjustable Koni shocks.
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Old 08-12-2014, 08:50 PM   #6
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Thanks for the input! Any other suggestions would be grateful! If it helps, looking for the stiffest possible coilovers. Spring/shocks everything.
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Old 08-13-2014, 09:35 AM   #7
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I have ISC N1 from Bimmerworld for $900 USD. They're alright, but the front suspension travel is more limited than I would like.
http://store.bimmerworld.com/isc-n1-...age-p1835.aspx


That Broadway kit that Randy suggested sounds pretty good. I wish I had known about them last year.
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Old 08-13-2014, 09:36 AM   #8
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I have ST Coilovers - recommended by Rocco. They have been perfect
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Old 08-15-2014, 03:21 PM   #9
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I recommend Broadway Static (Fortune Auto) coilovers.. True bespoke Mono-tube coilovers - custom made to order (in the U.S.A) includes camber plates and 24-way adjustable compression/rebound etc.
All for USD $1100 (approx $1450 CDN, landed tax-in)
pm me to get that special price.

http://www.broadwaystaticsuspension.com/

^This. Anybody I know from over on stance works who have them, love them, and highly recommend them to anyone.
They are defiantly what i'll be spending my $$$ on when I finally buy a BMW, regardless of if it's a E36 or E46. I'm still undecided
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Old 08-15-2014, 03:33 PM   #10
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Was poking around. They actually have a Canadian distributor in Montreal if you're interested. Probably cheaper in the USA though.

http://fortune-auto.ca/
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Old 08-16-2014, 12:51 PM   #11
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Thanks for the advice! I'll be making my decision shortly.
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Old 08-16-2014, 01:26 PM   #12
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Check out BC Racing coils, they can be custom spec'd with stiff rates and valved to match. Springs and struts can also be shortened if that's what you plan to do.
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Old 08-17-2014, 09:24 AM   #13
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I had no idea BC Racing does custom work. I'll check them out.

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Old 08-17-2014, 10:36 AM   #14
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I had no idea BC Racing does custom work. I'll check them out.
Yup most places only stock the off the shelf rates. You'd have to have a set custom ordered for you, which is why alot of places don't advertise this. Speak to Jay at StanceFactory, he can custom order and install them.
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Old 08-22-2014, 10:01 AM   #15
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I have KW V1 on my car (also a 325i). Rocco's (RMP) prices were the best when I was looking around and I couldn't be happier with the setup.

My only regret is not spending a bit more and going with the V2 - mainly for the adjustability (really only important if you're planning on tracking it, if not, the V1 are more than enough for a DD).
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