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      11-20-2012, 09:59 PM   #1
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Activehybrid 3 suspension question

I have a AH3 ordered with the Msport pkg. the hybrid is like 230 lbs heavier than the regular 335. I would like to drop it to eliminate the wheel gap. Do you guys think the h&r springs or some other brand be ok or is the weight difference that significant that it wouldn't work well?
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I don't know the answer to your question, but part of me thinks the AH3 may have different springs than a 335i in the rear, to account for the weight. You know those German engineers think of everything! I doubt they'd slap ~250 extra pounds on there and not compensate. Imagine driving a regular 335i with a couple of girls in the back. It's probably going to look a bit lower. But when I see an AH3, the rear looks the same height as the standard 335i.
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They sure do. N/C...steering vibration, easy to fall out tail lamps, Edison era lamps in turn signals, brake squeal, and super dusty pads to take us back to pre LCI E90. Some OEMs charge $$ for these awesome innovations.

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well the convertibles weight difference form the coupe is about the same amount as hybrid to non hybrid and I'm not sure if there is a difference in the H&R springs for the coupe and convertible.
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