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  1. What suspension to put on my e46 coupe? 
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    I will be soon getting my set of bbs lm's in 18" with stretched Tyres! Wondering on you guys opinions on how much to drop it and what suspension kits to put on and how much by? Want a good ride still and not sure on slammed? Want it so can still turn wheels on full lock and it doesn't arch out and can take 5 passengers still! No fat chicks! Only kidding! :P

    Also a good website needed, cheap and good quality stuff!

    Many thanks guys!
     
     

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    I advise h+R cup kit good value and a proper product but if you want looks just go for a cheap coilover kit like all the other poseurs.
     
     

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    Erm thinking coilove but want a good kit for a good value, erm how much do they range from and is it an easy fit?
     
     

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    if you want m sport look, but slightly lower on the front then eibachs, with bilstein dampers and poly arb bushes.
     
     

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    How much they retail from? Good site??
     
     

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    who's the question aimed at?
     
     

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    You mate!
     
     

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    ok mate, the best mod you can do for your 46 by far is the polycarb bushes for the anti roll bars!, i did the eibach springs, powerflex front and rear bushes and the 1 thing that was the most noticable was the cheapest mod, the superflex anti roll bar bushes. honestly!, my springs were £140. shop around! the dampers you can get from eurocar parts, ask for the b4/b6's what ever suits your needs! even oem 1's will feel alot better than the tired 1's you have on now!
     
     

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    Ashton what do you actually want? Don't worry about what people tell you to get.. it's not about pleasing other people..

    2 questions and I'll give you "recommendations"..

    What do YOU want to achieve with this suspension setup? (handling? looks? combo of both)
    Whats the budget?

    Although I'd say RMs got the right idea with the H&R cup kit, and definitely agree with Vaux about the benefits of Poly ARB bushes!!
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    combo of both and also budget being fairly cheapish under £200 if possible! im after looks style and handling same with all parts really!
     
     

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