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      10-11-2012, 10:49 AM   #67
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The cause of your car being lower is the suspension settling...This is why they want you to wait for the alignment 500kms. Aligning the car before the suspension settles is a waste of time...unless the spring swap changes the toe angle to a significant enough degree to destroy tires really fast. Toe angle will destroy tires faster than any other angle. Best Practice is to do a quick "toe set" when you do the springs to make sure the toe isn't wacky off. Then bring the car back after a few weeks to do a proper alignment.

Alignments do NOT alter the ride heigh in 99% of passenger vehicles. (your 3 series is in this 99%)

Note - I used to do that for a living to put myself through college.
Agreed!

After alignment, its not going to be a significant drop but just slightly to ensure everything is balanced correctly.
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      10-11-2012, 11:05 AM   #68
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I never really liked KW. Had Bilstein PSS10 on my A4 '09 and it was the best I had driven with. Drove a friends same A4 with the KW and was not to my liking. Also you have to get the wheels off and so to change damper setting?

Bilstein is easy and a quick fix, get down and turn the knob. Slightly higher price but worth is nonetheless! Doesn't goes as low as well, decent lowering to me but that is arguable

Curious to see this one lowered on the H&R springs!
I ordered Bilstein B14 a few days ago. They'll arrive tomorrow, but when my friend can install them is another question.

I thought about getting the B16 at first but I have had KW V2 and V3 on older cars and never even touched the settings so I just went with the height adjustables ones this time.

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Mine is lowered and I'm really enjoying it!!! My only issue is with the 20" wheels, and having the car lowered, you gotta be really careful where you drive and watch out for the tiniest of cracks in the road.

I might replace my wheels in the future with HRE's...

Here's a pic of how the 335i looks lowered on H&R Sport Springs...Will get KW or Bilstein next year!
Don't tease me with your lowered car!
It looks so much better with a moderate drop. If you then add the wheels we talked about it is going to be awesome!

I really should change to winter tyres now (this morning it was -2 C), but on the other hand I want to install the Bilsteins with the 20's on so that the ride height is correct. Otherwise I won't install them until spring. Oh, the problems I create for myself.
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      10-11-2012, 11:18 AM   #69
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I really should change to winter tyres now (this morning it was -2 C), but on the other hand I want to install the Bilsteins with the 20's on so that the ride height is correct. Otherwise I won't install them until spring. Oh, the problems I create for myself.
Do the drop now, please.
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      10-11-2012, 11:23 AM   #70
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^^^ wut he said minus 'please' plus more emphasis on now
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      10-11-2012, 11:34 AM   #71
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I'll forward your requests to my friend (the mechanic), so that he feels the pressure from more people than me!
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      10-11-2012, 12:51 PM   #72
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I'll forward your requests to my friend (the mechanic), so that he feels the pressure from more people than me!
Add me to the list...
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      10-11-2012, 08:04 PM   #73
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looks awesome
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      10-12-2012, 12:45 AM   #74
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Must give respect for Americas most reputable brand, BEAUTIFUL!
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These are one of my favorite wheels. Looks good buddy
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      10-16-2012, 09:28 AM   #76
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      10-16-2012, 09:53 AM   #77
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      11-06-2012, 09:33 PM   #78
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how much did you pay for these? and willing to sell?
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      11-07-2012, 02:16 AM   #79
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how much did you pay for these? and willing to sell?
I got a price for wheels + tires + shipping so I don't know what each part actually cost. But I got them from Wheels boutique in Miami. They were just great to work with.

1013mm girlfriend had theirs out for sale, check with them!
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these wheels look soooo stunning on your MR F30
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Am i the only one who like the look without lowering ? =/
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Am i the only one who like the look without lowering ? =/
It's a little bit lower now, those pictures were 5 min after the car had been in the air. But I won't slam it to the ground, just a bit lower. But now the car is in winter-mode so no lowering for a couple of months.
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      11-07-2012, 11:09 AM   #83
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It's a little bit lower now, those pictures were 5 min after the car had been in the air. But I won't slam it to the ground, just a bit lower. But now the car is in winter-mode so no lowering for a couple of months.
Nice, still wanna see pics!!!
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      11-07-2012, 05:07 PM   #84
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I got a price for wheels + tires + shipping so I don't know what each part actually cost. But I got them from Wheels boutique in Miami. They were just great to work with.

1013mm girlfriend had theirs out for sale, check with them!

im right by them in south florida, but dont wanna pay 8k for them. i know theyre for sale, i want them but not for that price. if the price was right theyd be on my car already
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cant wait to see the Bilstein installed.
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cant wait to see the Bilstein installed.
I'm waiting for pics too...
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I'm waiting for pics too...
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Beautiful car and very nice wheels Rossifumi . Do you have any plans to add some M-performance parts?
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