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Old 06-02-2009, 04:37 PM   #1
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M3 Coilovers

Anyone using coil overs on their M3? If so what are you using? I'm looking into buying either the PSS9's or the KW V2's. I'd like to stay away from Ground Control and I heard that H&R's are just too stiff. I really want the PSS9's but I read that they aren't a straight bolt on, and you need to do some modifications. Is this true and does anyone know of the KW's need to be modified?
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Old 06-02-2009, 06:26 PM   #2
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PSS9's dont really need modification of any kind you just need to buy extra parts. The problem is the front sway bar that on the m3 goes to the shock itself and the other e36's bolt to the control arm. You just need to buy the stock non m3 end links and hook them up. I think bilstein makes a kit if im not mistaken
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Old 06-03-2009, 12:41 AM   #3
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I think I'm gonna go with the KW V2 or V3's. My buddy has the v2's on his corrado and they are amazing.
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:53 PM   #4
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Anyone hear anything or actually have the DDM coilovers? I'm thinking about getting the setup for my car but need some feedback on it.
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Old 06-04-2009, 03:43 AM   #5
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Anyone hear anything or actually have the DDM coilovers? I'm thinking about getting the setup for my car but need some feedback on it.
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Old 06-04-2009, 07:40 AM   #6
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Why? Please explain. I've read a few reviews on Bimmerforums and they were positive. Just wanted to hear from someone local.

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Old 06-04-2009, 11:25 PM   #7
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Why? Please explain. I've read a few reviews on Bimmerforums and they were positive. Just wanted to hear from someone local.

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Just read a little deeper on bfc. There have been quite a few problems with them. You get what you pay for. And DDM doesn't have the greatest history with quality.
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Old 06-07-2009, 01:04 PM   #8
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DDM coils are made in Taiwan, enough said.

Also the Bilstein PSS9s have the bracket on the strut for the M3 sway bar links. You don't need any extra parts or have to modify anything. Also, MADE IN GERMANY.
From Turner's site: "This kit is made specifically for the 95-99 E36 M3, the front struts are fitted with a bracket for the factory sway bar mount!"
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Old 06-08-2009, 05:11 PM   #9
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DDM coils are made in Taiwan, enough said.

Also the Bilstein PSS9s have the bracket on the strut for the M3 sway bar links. You don't need any extra parts or have to modify anything. Also, MADE IN GERMANY.
From Turner's site: "This kit is made specifically for the 95-99 E36 M3, the front struts are fitted with a bracket for the factory sway bar mount!"
Just make sure you get the M3 application. There's also a PSS9 for non-M E36s that doesn't have the bracket. Most websites show the same pictures for both so it can be deceiving.
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Old 06-08-2009, 08:52 PM   #10
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I have PSS9s on my M3.
It's good for street application but if you track, go with the KW v3.
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i have the Koni 1150 threaded coilovers on my M3 and absolutely love them. Great all around
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Old 06-15-2009, 04:55 PM   #12
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Ive got the Ground Control Advance Design's. Way to much for street purpose but GC makes very nice kits for street application
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Old 06-15-2009, 10:12 PM   #13
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+1, I love my GC coilover kit..no issue so far and its been over a couple of years now.

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