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      01-15-2012, 03:49 AM   #1
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Eibach pro spring kit

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Anyone on here running the above?

Thinking of fitting these to my E88 when my new rims turn up.

Any photos people would like to share

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I've got a pair them (and Koni yellows) sitting in my living room waiting to be installed (waiting on my sway bar to come in) once everything's installed I'll let you know...there are lots of users on here with them and they seem to be a good all around mild drop, safe spring set.
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Very nice and clean! Looks great!
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Is that just the springs or the Springs and Shocks/Struts setup?

I like the drop.
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      01-17-2012, 07:27 PM   #6
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Just the Eibach Pro Kit Springs. Still using the M-Sport Struts.
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Heres my 1er with Eibach pro springs and koni FSDs. Car is sitting on SF-71s 19s with 225 front and 265 rear. Rear fenders rolled.

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Hope this helps.
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Heres my 1er with Eibach pro springs and koni FSDs. Car is sitting on SF-71s 19s with 225 front and 265 rear. Rear fenders rolled.

Before the drop on stock suspension...
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After the drop on Eibach springs and Koni FSDs
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Hope this helps.
I am looking very forward to my suspension swap now when I do the Pro Kit Springs and Struts/Shocks.

You lucked out keeping your AD plates. They're all but non-existent over here now. and won't let you keep the German ones when you leave.
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      01-23-2012, 08:01 AM   #9
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I love my AD plates! lol. And the handling difference is like night and day also. Enjoy your new suspension. You wont be disappointed.
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      01-30-2012, 03:12 PM   #10
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      01-30-2012, 06:34 PM   #11
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How's the ride quality comparing to stock ?
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Better... But I did the E93 front Sway at the same time so I can't really tell you how much of it is from the springs.
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Im worried If my car will be bumpy..Had Eibach in my pervious car and dint like them much ...
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Any "harder" suspension is going to be "bumpier" than stock. You can definitely feel the road more, but it's not "Harsh"...
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I hate to be this guy but if you can afford it at all, go with coil overs. You won't regret it. These are the best pictures that i have of my car. More pictures here...Both cars are dropped on kw's

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I hate to be this guy but if you can afford it at all, go with coil overs. You won't regret it. These are the best pictures that i have of my car. More pictures here...Both cars are dropped on kw's

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=642031
Hi John, care to share the details of your wheels and tires? I don't think your other post doesn't lists details. Thanks!
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Im running vmr 701 18" with hankook v12 ventus 225/40/r18 front and 255/35/r18 rear
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Im running vmr 701 18" with hankook v12 ventus 225/40/r18 front and 255/35/r18 rear
Sorry to pry but what widths? 8.5" up front? What size spacer did you have to run to clear the strut tube?

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its an 8.5" front et 45 i believe, and im only running a 5mm spacer and there is plenty of clearence.
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Wish I could afford coilovers but for the time being, due to Harlequin's picture, I think the Eibach springs will be just fine!!
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Noob question here though: Do you need spacers if you're going to install this Eibach pro-kit?
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I'm running the stock 264 wheels with no spacers, 225/40 front, 255/35 rear...although I'd like to get something to make everything more flush...
but I'm also running with koni sports
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