E36 316ti Eibach pro kit.....does anyone recommend?

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    i have a 316ti and im thinking of fitting the eibach pro spring kit, im keeping the stock dampers....

    i dont want it mad low...i would still like to be able to drive it without worrying about speed-bumps and such.

    has anyone any experience with this kit, and would you recommend it?
    also will they work well with the stock dampers or am i pi22ing against the wind?

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    Best springs on the market IMO. I have had them on 3 cars in the past and have them on my 318is with no issues. The ride is firmer than standard but not too harsh compared with cheaper end stuff.....
     
     

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    nice one mate...are these ok to use with stock dampers and will they be speed-bump proof?
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    what else am i supposed to do its a compact!
     
     

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    i have 17" wheels with 245/17/35 tyres.....the ride is quite high at the mo
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    I would not go any lower than 30- 40mm on stock dampers. They will bottom out and give a crashy ride then...
     
     

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    so will i be ok with the pro kit on stock dampers?
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    what else am i supposed to do its a compact!
     
     

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    yes...they are designed to work in conjunction with stock dampers according to eibach
    as long as your dampers are in good nick...and you use the std bumpstops all should be fine
    what i've felt,what i've known
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    Quote Originally Posted by steve23002 View Post
    Best springs on the market IMO. I have had them on 3 cars in the past and have them on my 318is with no issues. The ride is firmer than standard but not too harsh compared with cheaper end stuff.....
    Seconded. Unlike cheaper springs, they don't rust to buggery after 2 winters either!
    The only thing I'd recommend is to fit a pair of new M Technic (Coupe) front bump stops as they're shorter than normal ones. The ride will be better with these. You can get them from BMW.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brimstone View Post
    The only thing I'd recommend is to fit a pair of new M Technic (Coupe) front bump stops as they're shorter than normal ones. The ride will be better with these. You can get them from BMW.
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    i was thinking of putting lowering springs on my stock dampers but after talking to a mate of mine he said doing that can cause the dampers to start leaking


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