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    I'm lowered on Koni Fully adjustables.

    Pro's: Fun to thrash around - Good Handling - Adjusts to your spec
    Con's: Rock solid - Damper sponge cover gets brittle (no big deal)

    I recommend fitting Z3 shock mount plates to the rears while you're doing it.
    If you're going stiffer, this is a must. Mine popped through the mounts 3 or 4 times, then I fitted oversize washers to try to keep them in but they just ripped straight through the wheel arch. Pissed me off!

    Had to weld 1.5cm steel plates to re-mount the dampers again.
    Z3 mount plates would've prevented this.

    However, don't be put off from doin this, I've had suspension both ways and I'll always go lowered from now on. You won't regret it.

    Read this page from Pelican parts:

    http://pelicanparts.com/bmw/techarti...ock-Mounts.htm


    Good luck!
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    thanks folks. i've used gmax kits in the past and they have always provided a good comfort as well as handling. i also found that spax were a really hard spring. i'm trying to save the pennies so coil overs are out, lol.

    think i'll try to find a set of gmax springs and go from there.
     
     

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    ive got a set of g-max on mine currently, provides good comfort and handling advantages,


    however with them being in there 40k it did ruin the standefd dampers. idealy need to be replaced with 'short' stroke dampers which are much harder but again sill a good ride... saying that though ive put the bilstiens on the back havent botherd with the front yet as like you saving the penneys

    lowerd 65mm rear and 60 front.
    cheers
     
     

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