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    Eibach pro kit has a 25mm drop at the front and 10mm at the rear!

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    G-maxx has 40mm drop at the front and 30mm at the rear!


    I'm guessing the eibach are better but I don't think it will fill the arches much on my car! But the g-maxx might but not sure if they are as good and it might be a bit to much??

    Can anyone please help me out here and let me know which would be better for my car? My car is currently stock height and is running on 18" bbs lm replicas non staggered!

    Hopefully I can get my suspension done on Tuesday afternoon and my car lowered then!

    Many thanks for your time!



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    Or even eibach sportline kit which lowers 35mm front and 15mm on the rears?!


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    Ebiach sportline springs http://www.dcperformance.co.uk/uprat...eries-e46.html

    Edit just seen your next post! By the way got pro lines on mine.
     
     

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    The sportline springs are quite hard so I have been told and I went for the Eibach pro kit. Still quite hard but not bone shattering and got the wheels nicely tucked up in my arches.
     
     

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    But tbh with only a little drop like that with the pros won't make much of a difference!


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    Eibach or Gmaxx? Hmmmmm... That's one of them difficult questions like should I use a blunt knife to chop my d*ck off or not?????

    In case there's any doubt there.. eibach, obviously!

    But.... the pro springs don't lower enough (IMO!!) to be worthwhile and the sportline are no where near the same quality as the pro's in terms of ride..

    Personally, having had both sets of eibachs springs on previous cars I decided to go for weitec this time and I know I made the right choice... Quality is on par with Eibach, drop is near perfect (would like the front lower!) and value is great!

    Also other manufacturers worth considering are Koni, H&R and as a budget option Apex...
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    Not sure how much mine would drop by tbh around 30mm?!


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    eibach pro's will drop it a reasonable amount on the back but not enough on the front..

    Sportlines IMO are no better than any other springs..

    Weitec/KW offer springs that lower more on the front than back to suit the E46.. that's why I bought them
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    Yeah isn't 25mm on the front reasonable?


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    No.. 25mm on the front will still leave a distinctly large gap between wheel/tyre and arch.

    Upto you though mate, it's not my car...
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