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      05-08-2015, 06:32 PM   #1
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F36 spacers: 10/12mm or 12/15mm?

I meant to order 12mm spacers for front and 15mm for rear for my incoming F36 (435 GC).

Instead I mistakenly orders 10 and 12mm.

Given its only 2mm difference front and 3mm rear should I bother exchanging one set?

I have 19" 442 wheels and not sure if I plan to lower. If I did I'd either do ACS or Dinan springs as I want a moderate drop since my wife is also driving the car.
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I have 10/12 on my F36. In my opinion, at the stock height 10/12 is perfect. You can probably get away with 15 in the rear but that starts to have a bit too much poke for me.

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I have 10/12 on my F36. In my opinion, at the stock height 10/12 is perfect. You can probably get away with 15 in the rear but that starts to have a bit too much poke for me.

Why did you post a photo of your 4x4 SUV?


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Why did you post a photo of your 4x4 SUV?


(Just kidding, couldn't help it)
yeah good point. Not sure what I was thinking. Good thing I installed the nerf bars or else I wouldnt be able to climb in.

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Why did you post a photo of your 4x4 SUV?


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yeah good point. Not sure what I was thinking. Good thing I installed the nerf bars or else I wouldnt be able to climb in.

Man, you are way too hard on your car. It doesn't look 4x4 to me so coilovers seem like overkill.

My car is a lease so was originally planning on no mods. That didn't last long given the car isn't even here and I'm planning mods already
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Nothing wrong with modding a lease. I've got 39 months to enjoy whatever mod I do. To me its worth it. If I didnt want to enjoy my car I would have just leased/bought a Kia or Toyota.

You know, aside from the 4x4 look I really want coils to tame the suspension a bit. With the run flats, the ride is just so harsh. I feel like I am driving on stone tires. I thought about just getting new tires but I can kill two birds with one stone if I get coils...I get the ride height I want and I get a better ride.
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Nothing wrong with modding a lease. I've got 39 months to enjoy whatever mod I do. To me its worth it. If I didnt want to enjoy my car I would have just leased/bought a Kia or Toyota.

You know, aside from the 4x4 look I really want coils to tame the suspension a bit. With the run flats, the ride is just so harsh. I feel like I am driving on stone tires. I thought about just getting new tires but I can kill two birds with one stone if I get coils...I get the ride height I want and I get a better ride.
Do you have DHP? From reviews, Dinan shockware + either ACS or Dinan springs seem to be a great combo and not lose DHP functionality.
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I don't have DHP. Maybe if I did the ride would be better.
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