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B_Rad_M3 01-24-2013 06:04 AM

You guys will hate me for this!!! :)
 
So I just bought a new M3/5/4, and I'm looking for a coilover suspension, now what I need to know is what is the BEST!

When I mean best I mean as in, which is the most comfortable, most adjustable, most affordable(I'm not paying 2k for a set, I hope)!!!

What I want is to basically slam my car, without damaging the coils, and I want to raise it and use it for the track or DD...

I've looked at a few that I've found a lot of reviews for...

1. TRM
-Great product, built quality is good, but idk how low they go and price is high.

2. KW
-awesome product, great build quality, way out of my price range (but I'm really considering these)

3. Ksport
-only seen on eBay for good prices...

4. ???

So help me out guys, need opinions, testimonies and reviews...

jonesin 01-24-2013 06:06 AM

Brad, go for the KW's. Don't bother with the variant 1 or 3, go for the variant 2s.

Also decent, (but not the best) are the Bilstein PSS9s.

B_Rad_M3 01-24-2013 06:12 AM

So KW's 1...

Have you tried/tested them out yet?

Saw the PSS9 from Bilstein but I don't think they go really low... Or do they?

jonesin 01-24-2013 06:31 AM

KW Variant 1s aren't damper adjustable.

B_Rad_M3 01-24-2013 06:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jonesin (Post 7334415)
KW Variant 1s aren't damper adjustable.

Haha no I meant that's 1 for the KW's...

TheFinanceGuy 01-24-2013 06:42 AM

I haz the billy PSS9 coil overs. 2 owners ago, the car was slammed... tired rubbed on the upper inner fender, and scrape marks on the frame rails. the picture below is with the C/O's at its highest point.

FenderBender 01-24-2013 07:10 AM

I have trm. They are apparently in the top for actually handling characteristics. I love them to death. They are harsh, as they are a track setup, but I love how it rides.

They go plenty low as well.

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B1MM3R 01-24-2013 07:33 AM

I have the FK coilovers and they are made for street w/ occasional track use...I love them b/c they were only $550 and are pretty smooth for daily driving.

Eight Thirty 01-24-2013 07:43 AM

broadway static

LOW36 01-24-2013 08:12 AM

Air.

B_Rad_M3 01-24-2013 08:14 AM

Matt, thank you, not looking for a harsh ride, it's my DD and I have a 3 year old I chauffeur around, want her to be comfortable...

Jesse, Wish they had adjustable dampening and iirc they don'taje them for M3s:(

Franklyn, group buy is over, all sets are sold :( looked everywhere for those...

B_Rad_M3 01-24-2013 08:15 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by LOW36 (Post 7334654)
Air.

Allen please...

TRaV MaNN 01-24-2013 08:21 AM

Raceland

B_Rad_M3 01-24-2013 08:31 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TRaV MaNN (Post 7334675)
Raceland

:thumbup:

I found coilover sleeves for 60 bucks? :dunno:

B1MM3R 01-24-2013 08:31 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Brad31late (Post 7334657)
Matt, thank you, not looking for a harsh ride, it's my DD and I have a 3 year old I chauffeur around, want her to be comfortable...

Jesse, Wish they had adjustable dampening and iirc they don'taje them for M3s:(

Franklyn, group buy is over, all sets are sold :( looked everywhere for those...

Ahh they do have ones with dampening but not sure if they have them for m3...but I have m3 sway bar etc on my car so not sure what is different?:dunno:

B_Rad_M3 01-24-2013 12:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by B1MM3R (Post 7334701)
Ahh they do have ones with dampening but not sure if they have them for m3...but I have m3 sway bar etc on my car so not sure what is different?:dunno:

Hmmm, BRB!!!

B_Rad_M3 01-24-2013 07:20 PM

http://venturamotorsports.bigcartel....vers-variant-3

So I found a good price on a set, local to me...

TRaV MaNN 01-24-2013 07:53 PM

Still waiting on a response Brad. I will let you know as soon as I hear.

B_Rad_M3 01-24-2013 07:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TRaV MaNN (Post 7336348)
Still waiting on a response Brad. I will let you know as soon as I hear.

Thanks man...

drive by72 01-24-2013 09:08 PM

I has HR coils. I love em. Car handles great, rides fairly well, and it outhandles stock E36s on decent rubber while mine has bald rubber.

Got em for a killer deal too. Gotta love it :)

Kris@TSS 01-29-2013 11:32 AM

I would recommend KW V2s as well. It is a good balance for the E36. Under 2k as well.

jayjaya29 01-29-2013 11:40 AM

MCS or JRZ RS1's

B_Rad_M3 01-31-2013 04:45 PM

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So I went with this!!

E36 Phantom 01-31-2013 04:53 PM

Nice!

They're not doing you any good in there - hop to it!

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Kdoherty 01-31-2013 04:55 PM

tell em' what else you bought Brad.


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