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    hi all
    i was just asking if the coilovers are any good as they are on ebay
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    jamex are the same as hottuning, jom, raceland etc.. just slightly more expensive.

    If you want cheap coilovers get the hottuning ones from the hottuning vendor on here..

    Alternatively get FK or AP tuning, slightly more expensive but better quality..
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    Depending on what you want them for, why not get a decent set of aftermarket shocks and springs rather than cheap coilovers?
     
     

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    hi i want it to sit low but handle well
     
     

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    HOTTUNING bimmerforums offer: BMW E36 3-series Coilovers

    Just realised yours is 2003, pm hottuning (Edwin) sure he'll sort you out.
     
     

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    for a 325ti I'd seriously consider AP tuning coilovers..

    don't forget the shortened droplinks to get the front end down!
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    You just have to make sure they're properly set up or coilovers can compromise handling and ride. The trouble with coilovers is the settings between min and max are infinate and not many people (myself included) know how to set these up correctly. Unless you want to really slam your car and more often than not this would be for looks rather than handling I'd go for a shock and springs set up from a reputable company that has been designed for your car. You should be able to get a good set for around the same price as cheaper end coilovers. My gut feeling is that the industry has noted there is a coilover obsessed market, and may be 'value engineering' the product back so far that they are actually an inferior product (particularly e-bay type stuff) than the equivalent spring / damper arrangements. With the type of mixed roads we have here in the UK it's doubtful that you'd find a setting that suitable for all surfaces. You might find a setup thats perfect for a nice, flat track but as soon as take you new found confidence on a B-road with an uneven, bumpy curve you could find yourself in a ditch.
     
     

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    thanks for the advice
     
     

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