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    hey all , im after getting my motor lowered as thats how bmw's should be and the roll is rediculous, i dont want coilovers as iv been there before and comfort was an issue on my 200sx with them, so im asking what is the lowest springs ppl have seen when they have set and what should i go for LOseem to go for 40f/30r jamex are 30f/r and eibach seem to be 30f/25r any one use any of these makes, pros and cons would be nice
     
     

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    Coilovers is the best way to go, what did you have on the nissan.

    I had Tien Superstreets on a Skyline and they were fine. If you fit springs and don't like them you can't adjust them.

    A lot of owners go for Eibach if you're set on springs
     
     

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    For a good selection have a look here

    http://www.europerformance.co.uk/pag...category=suspn

    my local garage suggested a coilover not listed here for about £750 the set, I can't remember the name! The Eibach and Bilstein are £1000 silly money more than it costs to do a Skyline
     
     

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    think they were apex gen 2 , dont really want to be spending lots and wont be thinking about tweaking once there on thats it so to speak, i want a m5 end of next year so just something to lower it but get rid fo the roll
     
     

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    I have heard a number of people say that Apex springs are awful quality. I have recently fitted Eiback ProKit springs and they are excellent. Very progressive round bends etc, totally removed the roll I had before.

    You do notice they are firmer over rough surfaces, but worth it to hit a bend and just plant it!

    Hope that helps.
    If it aint broke, don't fix it!!!
     
     

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    Cheers fella
     
     

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    I have just posted pics in my Members Project thread mate, have a look in there to see the diff!
    If it aint broke, don't fix it!!!
     
     

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    How low did u go mate were they easy enough to fit
     
     

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    ended up going with the jamex springs , as im only after a low look and some of the roll taken out, anyway is there anything while fitting that may give me a head ache or are bmw pretty straight foward, i have spring clamps fror the job
     
     

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    its all pretty straightforward...you may want to do the top mounts while its apart and powerflex arb bushes are meant to help cut out roll
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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