2001 E46 316ti compact - going to get JOM coilovers/shortened droplinks.. what else should I change whilst i'm at it??

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  1. 2001 E46 316ti compact - going to get JOM coilovers/shortened droplinks.. what else should I change whilst i'm at it?? 
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    I've decided i'm going to swap my standard shocks with eibach springs for a set of JOM coilovers..

    main 2 reasons for deciding this is that I want to go lower at the front and I want my car to be level at the rear!! (I know its not the right way to sort this problem but out of sight, out of mind )

    but i'm wondering if I should change the top mounts all round at the same time??

    or maybe any other suspension components??
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    JOM or Hottuning?

    Have a look at what was replaced when LiLo fitted his coilovers

     
     

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    JOM.. made in the same factory as the hottuning, jamex, v maxx, raceland etc sets.. just painted different colours

    If I remember rightly lilo fitted everything from new wishbones, to track rod ends and god knows what else in between didn't he??

    I won't be going that far as my suspensions in pretty good nick, but I thought top mounts would at least be one thing worth swapping with new coilovers??
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    front top mounts for ease of fitting the new struts (no spring compresser)...rear top mounts cos c3bmw do uprated ones and they're worth it
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    The engine ???
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    Quote Originally Posted by chopperharris77 View Post
    The engine ???
    I would if I could mate believe me

    Almost part-ex'd my car against a 325ti a couple of weeks back but my insurance would have doubled so had to re-consider!!

    Any idea where I can get hold of some decent front top mounts aswell guys??

    Went to order lemforder ones from eurocarparts but they are out of stock!!
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    JOM.. made in the same factory as the hottuning, jamex, v maxx, raceland etc sets.. just painted different colours
    Exactly what I was getting at but are you paying the best price for them as members get them at a discounted price from hottuning on the forum
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by RYM View Post
    Exactly what I was getting at but are you paying the best price for them as members get them at a discounted price from hottuning on the forum
    Ahh I see, sorry Rym that one went straight over my head

    Well the set i'm looking at comes with the shortened drop links i'd need and is £210 including delivery.. hottuning ones are £225 with the shortened droplinks so saving enough for 1 top mount
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