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Lowering Kit
06-11-2019, 03:04 PM
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Lowering Kit
Hi All

I like to know whats the best lowering kit to get for my 2011 320d M-Sport?


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06-11-2019, 03:08 PM
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RE: Lowering Kit
There's quite a few options, I'd choose either H&R lowering springs or ST coilovers, you can check with Rennzport if they have stock. I currently have H&R springs in my car, might change to coilies but not sure yet smile bounce

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06-11-2019, 03:17 PM
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Mo...do you have the equivalent of Sport or SuperSport springs? Sport?

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06-11-2019, 03:48 PM
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RE: Lowering Kit
Thanks Mo, however whats the difference between lowering springs and coil covers?
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06-11-2019, 03:53 PM (This post was last modified: 06-11-2019 03:55 PM by ///Avi.)
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RE: Lowering Kit
The difference is mainly adjust-ability between the 2.

If you are unsure about whether you are changing your current wheel setup soon or you have spearate track wheels and road wheels then coilovers are a better option. I think you could possibly set coilovers lower than any of the H&R spring options too.

You can dial in perfect fitment with Coilovers. But also get quality coilovers if you are going that route. For a reasonably priced option, ST or BC racing or bilstein.

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06-11-2019, 03:55 PM
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Difference is what Avi said and also about R12 000

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06-11-2019, 03:56 PM
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Interms of comfort I have found that my eibach springs with Koni shock combo was way better that my bc coilovers


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06-11-2019, 04:24 PM
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RE: Lowering Kit
I assume it's a daily?

Best bang for buck setup would be H&R sport springs and Koni shocks.

I did that on my 320d daily and for me it improved the ride over stock and significantly improved handling.

The H&R springs don't work so well with the OEM shocks, I would see my lights bouncing at night and cars flashing me thinking I flashed them. You don't feel it in the car though - the Koni orange rectified this.

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06-11-2019, 10:21 PM
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RE: Lowering Kit
Good points Yulz...Thumbs

I found the sport H&R springs work fine with the stock shocks. The race springs will wear out the shocks faster though.

Full coilovers will be the ideal combination.

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Yesterday, 08:13 AM
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RE: Lowering Kit
Thanks guys for the infor , waht will a set of H&R springs set me back with fitment?
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Yesterday, 08:42 AM
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RE: Lowering Kit
(Yesterday 08:13 AM)Keshen Singh Wrote:  Thanks guys for the infor , waht will a set of H&R springs set me back with fitment?

I paid R4500 fitted in 2014, I assume it must be closer to R6k now.

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Yesterday, 08:57 AM
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RE: Lowering Kit
Howzit this is going to be quite a read but this guy really went to town on testing

https://babybmw.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1526902

Most of the suspension of the 1er E8x and E9x is the same have a read through here

Might be some help

If it was me I would go H&R springs with Koni Yellows (Adjustable shocks)

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Yesterday, 09:48 AM
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thanks guys
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Today, 03:54 PM
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following..
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