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    Seen these on ebay and just wanted people's thoughts on them?

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    As i might give her a new lease of life with some new shocks and springs, any input ideas more than welcome
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    the price is cheap for such a set and I'd walk away as they don't even list who the manufacturer of the kit is!

    if it was any decent kit, i can assure you it would cost considerably more than that and they would also list the manufacturer.
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    if a jobs worth doing...the popular kits are popular for a reason
    imo of course
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 328mark View Post
    if a jobs worth doing...the popular kits are popular for a reason
    imo of course

    Any pointers?
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    eibach springs coupled with koni/bilstein shox.
    coilover wise fk,h&r,eibach or if you're feeling flush bilstein pss9's
    depends how low you wanna go
    http://www.bmtown.com/E46.htm gives you some ideas

    btw...did you have a look at the arb's that you wanted?
    what i've felt,what i've known
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    I fitted the Bilstein B12 kit on my 2003 f/l 330d and was, and have remained really happy with the result. The car is a lot lower so does scrape occasionally. See http://www1.carparts-cat.com/webkat....2018004&ROOT=1
     
     

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    I've recently fitted eibach PRO springs and Koni FSD dampers which has given excellent comfort, but when into fast corners it seems to stiffen up nicely, giving a nice sporty feel.

    The shocks are 'trick' as they detect what kindof bumps you're driving over.. small bumps are softened, yet when it feels long bumps (or corners!) they stuffen up.

    Very chuffed.

    As for costs:
    Eibach PRO ~ £140
    Koni FSD ~ £450

    I also fitted new top mounts front and back which came to about £100 in total with a few new nuts and bolts

    My car has an iron block and a heavy gearbox, so I went for the 330Cd kit, rather than the 330Ci

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    i like the sound of that particular set up
    where did you source the koni's from?
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    Hi Richy_boy,

    are these the first set you have tried other than standard?

    the only reason I ask is I had them fitted to my old car (audi S3) and there were really crashy! felt strange, on motorways there were great fast slip road you could really push it - but around town it was painfull?

    maybe mine were shoot......

    I ask because im thinking of changing my shocks soon.
     
     

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