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    Hi people.

    I have had my 330ci nearly 2 months now and I love it but one thing has always annoyed me, the front sits higher than the rear, I know the tyre profiles are different and that the roof/mechanism is in the rear of the car but if possible I would like to lower just the front?

    Is this possible, they do springs just for the front or will I need a full set, I have heard Eibach's are good and have have had them on a previous car, my last was down low on coilovers and looked great but I dont fancy the expense of coilies again....

    Just after advice as to what other people have done and any pictures would be great!

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    Suspension is a very sensitive thing, I would always use a full set rather than just changing the front. Spring & shocks always needs to match, no point in buying them separately. H&R Springs have got Bilstein to design a set to match their springs so I would be more incline to buy the whole set from H&R.

    I have lowered cars several times, but never with my 328ci.
    1) all the cars I have lowered were no good for the New Zealand rural road
    2) I quite like the comfortable ride too

    Can you tell us the tire size on your 330ci?
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    Tyres sizes are 225/40/18 on the front and 255/35/28 on the rear.

    Im not overly fussed but I was just after seeing what others had done, I may just save up and get some coilovers on it but that will be a while down the line yet!

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    higher at the front for a reason theres some sprung weight sitting over it..

    go overboard yal pay the price for it sooner or later on normal roads..

    ide stick to an eibach kit if ya want some improvement don't go meddling or doing botch jobs..
    330i sport a big chunk of berlin...

     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by dailydoggy View Post
    higher at the front for a reason theres some sprung weight sitting over it..

    go overboard yal pay the price for it sooner or later on normal roads..

    ide stick to an eibach kit if ya want some improvement don't go meddling or doing botch jobs..
    Guys just ordered mi eibach springs for my 330ci but now im concerned whether it would fit mine as mine it is a none mtech model...any ideas?
     
     

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    i have eibachs on my saloon...dont need to be an Mtech to use eibachs
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    just fitted mine and i can say the handling is 100 percent better. i'm totally satisfied with eibach springs , also the ride comfort is not effected as much.
     
     

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