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    Hi all. I pick my 320 coupe up on wednesday and the first thing im looking at getting is coilovers. I've had a good route around the forum for ideas on what to buy but everyone's of different opnions. Could someone advise me on a decent set of coilovers that cost less than £400. Preferably one's that aren't too harsh, thanks
     
     

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    Use the search function on the forum and check out the reviews for hottuning coilovers

    Hottuning are a forum vendor and offer members discount. Most members seem VERY pleased especially as they cost around 195 quid
     
     

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    we had jamex and they were very harsh.... may not be helpful info but giving it non the less lol
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    try bc racing im more than impressed by the quality and ride
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by M3 TIM View Post
    try bc racing im more than impressed by the quality and ride
    probably a bit out of his original budget as he only wants to spend c£400.. although I agree they seem like a good choice!!

    with coilovers you tend to have to make a compromise somewhere along the line between: cost, comfort and performance.. I think AP coilovers might be an option around your budget - I think they're a bit less spine jarring than some of the other options.. Mark Norton has them on this Z3 on here and might be able to offer first hand experience.. although I know he uprated his front springs as they were too soft!

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    True.

    AP's i have found to be excellent quality, and provide a good feel when coupled with other mods i have done. I did indeed increase front spring rates as i will be track daying the car this year.

    good german quality and easy to fit, no problems.

    recommended.

    ps. i have had alot of kits over the years, koni, AVO, bilstein to name a few, these are as good, although non adjustable for bump and rebound
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