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    hi, i have a e46 318i se and i have put 18inch wheels on but now it looks really good but silly because it is deperate to be lowered slightly. my lass will go mad if i lower this car like my chav cars in the past so don't want to affect the ride quality so much i just want a lower stance. i currentlyt have the SE supention set up, do you recommend i do just the springs (eibac pro maybe) or just the shocks or would i have to do both? as i say i dont want it so that low that my car is really bumpy just don't want it to look like its on stilts
     
     

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    my question really is the SE supention shocks extra long or is it the springs which are big? so would i be better changing one over the other?
     
     

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    Shocks won't make a any/hardly a difference, you will need to get some springs to lower it a little.
     
     

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    The Eibach Pro-Kit would be perfect for you. There seems to be at least 2 new threads per day asking about this lately.
     
     

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    I got a sent of lowering springs for my e36 from GSF for £70 all in.Lowers front by 30mm and rear 20mm

    Have alook on there web site at the bottom of the page
    http://secure.gsfcarparts.com/shop/results.asp


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