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Old 03-27-2004, 03:14 AM   #1
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Will blistiens hold a 75/50mm drop?

I am looking to buy some blistiens for my e30. I am concered that i will buy them and only get a season out of them . I cant afford the car to bounce. It is just too damn low. I have been also looking at larger sway bars and strut braces(sparco) to keep the roll down but this dosent help the actual up and down. Any suggestions?
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Old 03-27-2004, 05:18 AM   #2
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I have Apex 60mm springs and my front Tokico's and rear Bilstien's have held up pretty good. I think if you get the Bilstien Sport's with that drop you might want to get them revalved to your specs.

What spring is going to give you that kind of drop?
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Old 03-27-2004, 05:28 AM   #3
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i have fk springs. who can revalve the shcoks for me?
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Old 03-27-2004, 05:32 AM   #4
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i have fk springs. who can revalve the shcoks for me?
I think you have to send them to Bilstien. PM empowerd on that one.

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Old 03-27-2004, 08:52 AM   #5
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Old 03-27-2004, 01:01 PM   #6
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I will bet you $1 that if he gets them revalved it will. Next time please post more than a smiley face and a stupid pic...or at least good explanation.
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Old 03-27-2004, 03:32 PM   #7
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yikes! Now that my friend is a DROP! Mad props to you!
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Since you didn't buy them already, why purchase them and have to send them back to Bilstein.

Get Koni SA's and adjust them as you like. Problem solved.
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Old 03-27-2004, 04:22 PM   #9
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where do i get them?
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Old 03-27-2004, 05:17 PM   #11
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next question.
I have the 318 struts upfront which i think are 6 mm smaller(45mm instead of 51MM) the borbets i have will require a spacer if i change to the 325is strut. Also I will have to change the wheel bearings on them. So would it harm anything to keep the smaller strut and buy 318i shocks for the front?
spacer49USD
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plus the shocks, instead of just the shocks.
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dont forget how much weight is gonna be up front jase......
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Old 03-27-2004, 08:08 PM   #13
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Bilstein will def hold up TRUST me, dont listen to felixthecat he has no idea what his talking about. ppl in Germany have a 90mm drop with Bilstein sports and have no problems whatsoever. But like Dave said if you can get them revalved it would be better
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Old 03-28-2004, 02:43 AM   #14
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Bilstein will def hold up TRUST me, dont listen to felixthecat he has no idea what his talking about. ppl in Germany have a 90mm drop with Bilstein sports and have no problems whatsoever. But like Dave said if you can get them revalved it would be better
THANK YOU! At least there are some people on this board that know thier sh!t.
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Old 03-28-2004, 06:13 AM   #15
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thanks guys

Hey dave did you have any trouble scraping with your drop and a mtech?
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