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    Hi All

    I have a 328 1996 cabby and I have just bought some 17" oz alloys, i tried them on the as the rears were sitting very nice, however the front way too high. Just wanted to know, how low i should go, i was thinking 60mm but i also need to know if this will cause any problems with the ride of the car?

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    60mm imo is just daft, have you considered issues such as speed bumps, road imperfections etc which will bash the lower front of the car????

    The standard -40mm drop offered by the Eibach Pro Spring Kit should be more than adeqaute.
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    That's great, thanks, as i don't want the car too low because of the speed bumps and so forth, i think 40m will be the best option.
    Would you recomend getting srpings for the 40mm drop or springs and shocks?

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Zimma View Post
    That's great, thanks, as i don't want the car too low because of the speed bumps and so forth, i think 40m will be the best option.
    Would you recomend getting srpings for the 40mm drop or springs and shocks?

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    Ive moved this to the right forum....
    40mm is THE MOST you want to drop the car! any more and you seriously compromise the road handling of the car...

    Yes, I would say to definately use new springs and dampers when lowering the car.
    A 40mm drop will kill standard dampers very quickly. Meaning you have to take all the suspension off again to replace them!

    I would say go for Bilstein dampers and Eibach springs
     
     

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