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    what extra parts are needed with this kit? also, has anyone got any reports/pics of them fitted?

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    Have a look at the thread created by LiLo.

    Has them fitted to his 2002 E46 325ti Compact and looks sweet no but much effort went in.

    The extra parts required are shortened anti roll links and wheel spacers. Both of which can be purchased from hottuning but are not included in the kit despite being a necessity

     
     

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    cheers pal. what about lower control arms? the reason i ask is that i have a 25mm spring kit at the minute at there is a slight -ve camber on the rear. will the standard lower control arm rectify this or will i need to fit uprated ones?
     
     

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    LiLo took his for full adjustment after fitting he may be able to tell you more as I am unsure what he had altered???

    When lowering any vehicle it is normal for the top of the wheel to lean in on the rear. The lower you go, the more it will lean.

    The lean may speed up inner edge tyre wear but it also aids further clearance on the rear arch lip. If corrected you can actually end up with rubbing issues that were not present previously and the only option you will have is to get the arches rolled
     
     

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    i've went and put -25mm springs on the rear and left the front std. just to bring the rear level. what do you think about this? some have said its a bad idea to do this but it handles fine better if anything, and i was mainly doing it for looks as opposed to handling.
     
     

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    You've lowered the REAR but left the FRONT?

    I've heard of it being done the other way around but not that way

    Most people drop the front and not the rear because the rear always appears lower due to the difference in cut on the rear arch
     
     

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    nah the rear on my e46 sat up 30mm more than the front. looks exactly like the ride height of the e46 convertable now (it sits lower bacause of the extra weight). front and rear are equal.
     
     

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    so whats the deal with the image uploading facilities on here, i cant get the pic uploaded?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by bagslife86 View Post
    so whats the deal with the image uploading facilities on here, i cant get the pic uploaded?
    http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/...ures-or-t2682/

     
     

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