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Old 02-21-2006, 03:39 PM   #1
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what suspension

I was woundering what kind of suspension you guys are running on your 325 1990 I'm thinking of going with the bilstein kit bts-7511
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Old 02-21-2006, 03:49 PM   #2
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Bilstein BTS kit is kaka.

Get Koni SA's and GC Coilovers FTW.
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Old 02-21-2006, 03:51 PM   #3
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Depends on what you want to do with the car. Street? Track? AutoX?
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Old 02-21-2006, 04:50 PM   #4
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I would love track and auto-x I'm having trouble finding koni for the car and dont want coilovers had bad experience in the past.
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Old 02-21-2006, 04:52 PM   #5
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You prolly bought junk coilovers then.

No bad experiences to be had with GC products.
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Old 02-21-2006, 04:56 PM   #6
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no it wasn't junk it's just the dirt and sh...t in the coils sometimes makes it hard to adjust. anyways back to the help can anybody help out with the site on GC so I can read for myself and do you guy have any other choices for me besides coilovers...
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:00 PM   #7
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Well your original choice of the BTS kit tells me you want a sloppy daily driver that handles like a wet mop...

So pretty much just buy whatever is cheapest and easier to install.
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:07 PM   #8
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that is not what I want I need something stiff drifting and track I was looking and found that kit I'm on the koni site now and found the koni sport but no springs for the e30 send me the GC site tks
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:08 PM   #9
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ok never mind I'm looking at your set-up on your car domain
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:29 PM   #10
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sloppy daily driver that handles like a wet mop....

lol!

almost sounds like a woman id want to be with!
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:33 PM   #11
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I read on the GC coilover conversion and from what I understand I can chose the rate I want
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:37 PM   #12
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Yes. Eibach 2.5ID springs are available in any spring rate you like, in increments of 50.
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:47 PM   #13
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that is sweet I really thing you helped me out on this dilima I'm going to run on 17in rims 215-40
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:49 PM   #14
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215/40 is appropriate for a 17x7 or 17x7.5
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:52 PM   #15
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good I should'nt have prob. drifting the car
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