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    Hi I've got a 135i msport coupe, I'm new to the bmw world, so am looking for some info on the best suspension set up for road use, been told springs and shocks with a full geo set up are best for handling on the road, is a geo set up worth doing on standard springs and shocks? Didn't really want to go down the route of coil overs as they can make quite a harsh bumpy ride.
     
     

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    Bilstein and Eibach springs are the bench mark set up and you do need to have a full suspension alignment after they have been fitted
     
     

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    Anyone tried the KW's? I've used them in the past and the ride comfort was excellent with the Variant 3's
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by payno View Post
    Bilstein and Eibach springs are the bench mark set up and you do need to have a full suspension alignment after they have been fitted

    Yeah I was looking at eibach springs probably 35mm...will the standard shocks be ok? And yeah was getting a full geometry set up done anyway, it was just whether I'd get it done on standard suspension or not, not sure what the best set up for handling is
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stanny-7 View Post
    eibach springs probably 35mm...
    just be aware that 35mm drop is from standard SE springs expect less if you have M Sport

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    not sure what the best set up for handling is
    the standard BMW setting are best for road use
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stanny-7 View Post
    not sure what the best set up for handling is
    the standard BMW setting are best for road use[/QUOTE]

    The standard set up feels abit soft? Will a full geo sort this?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stanny-7 View Post
    The standard set up feels abit soft? Will a full geo sort this?
    no a geometry realignment will not affect how hard or soft the suspension is
     
     

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