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    Ditching run flats makes quite a difference as well. We had a e91 335d on standard tyres but we took the car back due to numerous issues and bought another which has run flats and the ride is noticably harsher. They are coming off once they need changing.
     
     

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    I've never had run flats on mine so never noticed the difference:(
     
     

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    Depending on how much cash you want to spend, have a chat with these guys. They are very highly regarded when it comes to chassis and suspension setup.....

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    stock m sport is fine for me on mixed roads. I have 18in mv3s.

    Quieter and a bit smoother and more 'supple' since i ditched rfts.

    Ride on my old 318d es was a bit smoother with 17s and stock suspension but not majorly.

    M sport is better all rounder, not a major sacrifice.

    But yeh not experience of aftermarket. M sport is low enough for me and feels good.
     
     

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    Thanks for all the input guys just got to source all the bits now.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by davee90 View Post
    I believe the SE uses Sachs shocks and the m sport uses bilstein.
    I got my bilstein shocks off ebay with eibach lowering springs. But you Can get the shocks only.
    MSport also uses sachs. I changed my rears with sachs and the OEM shocks i took off were exactly the same.

    I have msport setup with 19s and it's okay but not really built for british roads.
     
     

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    Did you notice any improvements when you changed the rear shocks?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 325sport View Post
    Did you notice any improvements when you changed the rear shocks?

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    Yes, but that's because my shock was leaking and had near enough lost all it's oil and wasn't operating properly.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rixster89 View Post
    Yes, but that's because my shock was leaking and had near enough lost all it's oil and wasn't operating properly.
    Hah...weirdly when i changed my rear shocks one was totally inoperable and the dust cap had blown in twoo...but after the change I still didnt notice much difference
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    Quote Originally Posted by phototropic View Post
    Hah...weirdly when i changed my rear shocks one was totally inoperable and the dust cap had blown in twoo...but after the change I still didnt notice much difference
    My dust cap was broken and i couldn't really nip to the shop with the car in pieces so i just black taped it up lol.
     
     

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