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    guys can someone please talk me through what do i need in order to lower my car? an how much its going to cost? is it just the springs i would need such as these
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-SPRINGS-EI...#ht_4261wt_901

    i have been told i would be able to lower it 30mm without any problems.
     
     

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    It would depend on ur wheel size and the offset of the wheels.
    Springs are a good start with stock shocks, 30mm-40mm should definatly not be a problem at all.

    A mechsnic would charge for an hour/hour and a half in labour at around £40-£50 dependant on where abouts in the country you are.
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    my alloy sizes are 19" all around, would the springs i posted above be all i need, an are they worth it?
     
     

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    Guys I have a bmw 318ci with 19" bbs rims with ofsets of 8.5 all around.
    now i have 2 choices of sizes for the eibach springs, which are

    Front 30-35 mm / Rear 15 mm

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    Front 25 mm / Rear 10 mm.


    Which one do you guys recommend? please tell me asap so i can order straight away.
     
     

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    I'd go for Front 30-35 mm / Rear 15 mm. Mines 40mm/25mm in my sig pic.
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    are you sure i would be able to go that low without having any problems?
     
     

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    You'd easily get a lot lower than that with 19"s on mate..

    I lowered my E46 about 70mm on the rear with 9.5J 19" rear wheels and it didn't rub.. if anything you want to go lower than 35/15..

    Get weitec F series springs, 50mm front drop and 35mm rear drop, would look a lot better.

    I had eibach pro's and the ride you get on them is fantastic but they didn't drop the car enough for my taste..
    E46 325ti Sport
    Lowered 50/40 on Weitec springs
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