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  1. 2003 E46 320 - H&R Cup Suspension 
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    Evening/morning all, after seeing my car lowered (photoshop wise) I have decided that I may need to lower her slightly, but there is so much to choose from.

    I hear good words regarding H&R, but they all seem to be expensive. I have found the Cup Suspension kit for just over £500. Does anyone have any experiences with this?

    The other kit I found was the BC Racing Coilover kit, at just under £600 it seems quite good, a friend who owns an MX-5 reports they are a good brand. Again any feedback?

    Or any suggestions along the same lines and price?
     
     

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    any idea how far you want to lower your car?
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    Nothing too far, maybe 40/20
     
     

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    you're well within lowering springs range there...i can personally recommend eibach pro springs for a comfortable ride
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    What is the quality like? Are they compatible with standard shocks?

    Am I not better off going for coilies?
     
     

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    eibach are top quality springs....afaik they supply porsche their springs so quality not in question.
    they are designed to go with std shocks so no probs there
    they may not go low enough for you...in which case coilies may be better.
    all i can say is i'm very happy i chose eibachs
    some here for you to look at
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    Can someone in the know about coilovers explain the difference in price between:

    JOM Redline

    JOM Blueline

    JOM Suspension Kit
     
     

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    Cheaper brand coilovers wear out really quickly, and usually give an unbearable ride in my experience. So always hold out for a quality set. Personally KW V3 stuff is pretty excellent, as is the Bilstein B12 set-up.

    If you decide on just lowering it on springs & shocks, consider the Eibach springs & Koni FSR shocks. My brother runs these on his E46 328i & it is sublime.

    HTH

    PS the links above to Venom Motorsport - make sure they have anything in stock before you order. If they don't, it can take a very long time to receive... Drop the guys at Demon Tweeks a mail with any product & genuine price & they'll usually beat it.
    E46 330i Touring (Sold)
     
     

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