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      04-07-2013, 07:26 PM   #1
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      04-07-2013, 07:37 PM   #2
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Nice stance, what suspension.

What tire sizes are you running
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Nice stance, what suspention
h&r super sport springs
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h&r super sport springs
I thought these had more rake. Very nice, looks very flat.
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I thought these had more rake. Very nice, looks very flat.
Thanks man, and those are pics of right after the install
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Looks good Adam, i thought to that HR springs caused rack, can't tell on those pics
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Nice stance, what suspension.

What tire sizes are you running
225/40/r18 in the front. and 255/40/r18 rear.
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Looks good Adam, i thought to that HR springs caused rack, can't tell on those pics
i didnt head anything about rake. what do you mean or what have u heard? and thanks man.
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when people say rake on our cars, they usually refer to the front being slightly lower than the back. HR super sport springs usually dramatize this affect since they lower more in the front than the back. Your's seem very even, it looks good!
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when people say rake on our cars, they usually refer to the front being slightly lower than the back. HR super sport springs usually dramatize this affect since they lower more in the front than the back. Your's seem very even, it looks good!
thanks, i understand it. and yea im hopin they will settle in nice and drop just a tiny bit more
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I'm thinking that maybe since 128's are a bit lighter(i assume yours is a 128 based on halogens) that they get less rake affect. Take pictures when they're fully settled, I'm very interested! this could sway what i install on mine for sure.
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I'm thinking that maybe since 128's are a bit lighter(i assume yours is a 128 based on halogens) that they get less rake affect. Take pictures when they're fully settled, I'm very interested! this could sway what i install on mine for sure.
yea deffinatly. ill keep you posted. i paid 500 for the springs, install, and a roll on just the backs.
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yea deffinatly. ill keep you posted. i paid 500 for the springs, install, and a roll on just the backs.
It may be the 128i weight that's causing a even drop.

What part number are your springs? Front & rear should have different #

Also how did you decide on H&R brand
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It may be the 128i weight that's causing a even drop.

What part number are your springs? Front & rear should have different #

Also how did you decide on H&R brand
i have no clue what the numbers are and i just picked the springs i can find most info on.
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Looks good. The springs will definitely get lower in the next few days, and you'll prob see more of that raked effect. You're gon be lowwwww! As others have said, your front weighs less than a 135i front without the added weight of the turbo and the associated parts, so that's not gonna go quite as low, but I'm betting it'll still be nice and raked.

Those wheels also look great. What are the make/specs? They have a sort of "inside out" look compared to popular JDM styles, but I'm really loving it. It's different. You just need some white angel eyes
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Looks good. The springs will definitely get lower in the next few days, and you'll prob see more of that raked effect. You're gon be lowwwww! As others have said, your front weighs less than a 135i front without the added weight of the turbo and the associated parts, so that's not gonna go quite as low, but I'm betting it'll still be nice and raked.

Those wheels also look great. What are the make/specs? They have a sort of "inside out" look compared to popular JDM styles, but I'm really loving it. It's different. You just need some white angel eyes
thier staggered rondell's and i know but the head lights are the last upgrade as for right now.
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