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      07-22-2012, 09:24 AM   #1
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320d Standard Suspension 17" Rims Drop? H&R Springs?

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I want to lower my car just a little bit. I think stock is too high. I have standard suspension and I have 17 inch rims. I checked H&R website. They only have springs for 328i listed. What do you recommend ? Would the springs for 328i fit the 320d ? I am thinking of the "sport" springs of H&R.
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      07-22-2012, 04:25 PM   #2
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I'm thinking of sport suspension too, check kelleners as they have 320d specific stuff
Plus it's surprisingly cheap!
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I don't see any reason why these springs won't fit on your car.
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      07-23-2012, 08:00 AM   #4
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Check out H&R Germany
http://www.h-r.com/gb/f_produktsuche.php
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I lowered my car with the H&R Sports springs. Looks a lot better lowered. However, the 17in stock wheesl now seems so inadequate. I am installing 19s this weeks.
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I lowered my car with the H&R Sports springs. Looks a lot better lowered. However, the 17in stock wheesl now seems so inadequate. I am installing 19s this weeks.
Could you please post some pictures of your lowered F30 with 17 inch rims ? Thanks a lot.
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I am also looking for some pictures of 17" rims with a sport suspension. Can anyone post some please ?
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I just lowered my f30 with H&R super sports and it looks awesome barely any wheel gap.

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Any update? Did you install the springs ?
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I too am gonna have 17" when I pick up my 320d Sport Line. Planning to add 15mm rear spacers, 12mm front and lower on H&R Sport.
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I had m performance suspension installed on my base 328i with 17" wheels and 225/50/R17 tires. Initially I was wondering if the wheels/tires are too small to take advantage of the upgrade, but I was wrong- it does make a hell of a difference. Also looks much better.

You can find a few pics in the last couple of pages of the long thread about "m performance suspension labour hours".

I certainly recommend the upgrade. I'm guessing aftermarket upgrades will have a similar effect - not sure.
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I lowered my car with the H&R Sports springs. Looks a lot better lowered. However, the 17in stock wheesl now seems so inadequate. I am installing 19s this weeks.
How's the ride quality of the base suspension on h&r sport springs?
Bouncy? I know that it will be harsher compared to stock since it's stiffer and lower and I can live with that. What I can't stand is the bouncyness after the spring install as if my shocks were finished and bounce all over the place everytine I hit a dip or a bump.
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