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Old 10-27-2008, 09:07 AM   #1
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need opinion on springs

Hey guys, I am looking to get some springs for my car. I have a 93 325is and next week I want to purchase a set next week. What do you suggest? Also, I do drive my car in the winter. So, are lowing springs a wise choice?And if so, what brand?
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Old 10-27-2008, 01:55 PM   #2
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if you are driving in the winter i would suggest coilovers so yo can slam it in the summer and raise in winter, however, problem is with coilovers rusting and not working properly. so best bet is probably springs. dont slam it cause you will be a snow plow but i think something like H&R sport will be fine. i had H&R race and it was too low. in the end depends if you want to spend the extra cash on coilovers or cheaper springs.


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Old 10-27-2008, 06:56 PM   #3
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Thanks for your input. I was thinking of HR sport and eibach sport springs. Do you think its easy to install springs on my own. I am pretty handy with fixing most things on my car. I might take on this task..maybe
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Old 10-27-2008, 09:21 PM   #4
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the only problem i think you will have is compressing the spring in place, besides thatt i think you will be fine, or you can go to a place like rmp and get it done cheap, quick and professionally. while you are replacing the springs i would look into changing you rear upper sock mounts.
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Old 10-28-2008, 12:27 AM   #5
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is it ok to use your stock struts
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Old 10-28-2008, 01:58 AM   #6
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On a spring like H&R Sport it is safe. Anything with a lower drop is going to put too much stress on the struts and they will wear out quicker.
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Old 10-28-2008, 02:54 AM   #7
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how about tein springs?? Sorry to jack the thread
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Old 10-28-2008, 07:57 PM   #8
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thanks for your input guys, I will see which springs I get next week. Either H&R sports springs or eibach prokit springs. But I do notice that the eibach will prolly put more stress on my struts.
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Old 10-28-2008, 10:09 PM   #9
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dont put eibachs they came on my car and i think my shocks r shot now..i find them too stiff too
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