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Old 11-08-2006, 03:16 PM   #16
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GC's are pretty much the cheapest of the good quality coilovers...I wouldn't call their hacked-together setup the best at all. I mean I have them and love them, but they're not in any way the best. There's not really any cohesive engineering going on, at all.

KW or D2 for sure. KW won't require any chassis mods, D2's will require rear tower bracing or cage.

KW Variant 1:



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Old 11-08-2006, 06:16 PM   #17
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I would say KW variant II.

I never heard of D2's on an e30 but I had them on my old 240sx and I really liked them.
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Old 11-09-2006, 12:06 AM   #18
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are you sure the D2s are made for our cars? i was just on their website and they only have E36 ones. if there is a source to get them for E30s i would like to know where.
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Old 11-09-2006, 02:03 AM   #19
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0.12 seconds of Google goodness netted me this: http://www.vividracing.com/catalog/p...ducts_id/12546
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Old 11-09-2006, 09:07 AM   #20
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Not the best, best package, but the most common, affordable, durable and pratical application.

If you really want to tweak the setup to the max, I would install Adjustable caster/ camber plates as well.
thats what i was thinking for best. not as in no money limit.
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Old 11-09-2006, 08:58 PM   #21
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0.12 seconds of Google goodness netted me this: http://www.vividracing.com/catalog/p...ducts_id/12546
Ya, i checked and came up with the same thing, but when i went to the actual D2 website there was no listing for the e30
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Old 11-09-2006, 11:30 PM   #22
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They exist, the fitment released sometime last year I believe.
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Old 11-10-2006, 12:43 AM   #23
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would they be comparable or better then H&Rs?

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They exist, the fitment released sometime last year I believe.
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Old 11-10-2006, 09:10 AM   #24
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He's asking about the best........... the best, not the most practical, etc, etc. Motons smash everything everyone is talking about here so far. Distributor is in Markham BTW. And yup, they are expensive. But they are fantastic. My buddy has them on his 330ci and he swears the best mod he's done to date.............. and he's done a lot to his car.
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Old 11-10-2006, 04:40 PM   #25
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He's asking about the best........... the best, not the most practical, etc, etc. Motons smash everything everyone is talking about here so far. Distributor is in Markham BTW. And yup, they are expensive. But they are fantastic. My buddy has them on his 330ci and he swears the best mod he's done to date.............. and he's done a lot to his car.
True. I never question anyones spending power nor purchase choice, but are these expensive CO kits more suitable for full bred race/track cars and an overkill for street cars?

Not trying to convince anyone either, but so many people use GC CO with Konis or H&R with Bilstens on street, race and track cars ?

I am sure your buddy tracks his 330ci
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Old 11-10-2006, 04:54 PM   #26
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He runs the Moton club sports. Those are for the street and track actually. They are serious, no doubts there. Not something I can afford at this time either!!! His car is on the street and track.................. But the Moton's get a lot more serious as you move up the line to the motorsports versions.
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He runs the Moton club sports. Those are for the street and track actually. They are serious, no doubts there. Not something I can afford at this time either!!! His car is on the street and track.................. But the Moton's get a lot more serious as you move up the line to the motorsports versions.

I know of the brand, but because it's so expensive, the everyday car owner buys something else, I never researched that line too much.

How is you M3 doing BTW, I don't think I have ever seen a pic of it.
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Old 11-10-2006, 09:23 PM   #28
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Car is coming along. Should come home next week actually. Still lots of little things to do, especially on the inside. Lots of warning lights needing attention, etc.

Here's a picture from earlier on. It had been totally gutted pretty much and repainted. Here it is partially re-assembled.


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Old 11-10-2006, 10:09 PM   #29
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Wow, it looks awesome. Is that metallic Diamond Schwartz Black it's painted with?

Nice, nice wheels, man if I were you I would have had on some crappy wheels while it was being worked on.
The e30 m3 is nice, but I donít like the trunk lid design.

How many clicks on it?
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Old 11-10-2006, 11:01 PM   #30
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Yup............ repainted the factory original colors. That's the color the car was. Actually, those wheels just went on. The original wheels were on the car for the paint work. Those wheels are OEM 740i 18" M-parallels.

The motor is a transplant that was rebuilt sort of back to stock. The original had 200K km on it and still ran fine. The shell came from Texas rust free. It's going to be a nice example when it's done of an E30 M3. When it's all done, I'm going to post up some pictures of it. All matching numbers on the parts except for the motor unfortunately. I'd love to find the matching numbers motor for this car............ that would be cool


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