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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 08-20-2011, 12:44 AM
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just got some rokkor coilovers

just got some rokkor coilovers for my vert since my oem suspension is blown about to install them today maybe stance my car out
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Old 08-20-2011, 06:10 AM
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Old 08-20-2011, 09:11 AM
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Old 08-20-2011, 10:14 AM
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Old 08-20-2011, 12:45 PM
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They are definitely better than stock however they can be a bit noisy on ugly roads. Install was really easy. Good luck
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Old 08-20-2011, 06:25 PM
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got the fronts on today sitting pretty low doing the back maybe 2morrow they seem to ride pretty good for the price i paid $400 with all the mount not to get off topic here's my project car built ls1 s14 240sx/Ferrari killer
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Old 08-20-2011, 06:36 PM
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Yes they sit very low! What size wheels are you running?
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Old 08-20-2011, 08:02 PM
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They are definitely better than stock however they can be a bit noisy on ugly roads. Install was really easy. Good luck
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At $400, I think you over paid just a little bit unless they've went up in 6 months. My rear shocks are almost done I think. I have been pretty hard on them just to see how well they'll hold up. I don't think they're a bad option at all if your looking to replace worn out stock equipment. I do suggest replacing lca's, bushings, inner and outer tie rods, and swaybar links while you're already in there. Mos likely they need replacing as well. Just my opinion.
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Old 08-20-2011, 08:26 PM
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Front looks good! I like the wheels, too.

And I think we need some more info on this LS1 S14...
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Old 08-20-2011, 08:55 PM
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i paid $400 with all the mount too the coilovers were $342 shipped my front wheels are 18x8.5 35mm offset with 235/35 my rears are 18x9.5 35mm offset need to strech my tires in front. the ls1 will have around 450whp I put close to $25,000 in it so far it's gonna be done top to bottom fully built i mean everything i prolly still have 5 more grand to put into it and a supercharger at the end when i get use to the crazy amount of power and its gonna be a street car only
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Old 08-22-2011, 12:58 PM
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Old 08-22-2011, 01:59 PM
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and i need pics of your vert so i can decide if I want a e36 M vert or not
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Old 08-22-2011, 02:41 PM
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and i need pics of your vert so i can decide if I want a e36 M vert or not
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Old 08-22-2011, 03:09 PM
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no i dont have any build threads on the s14 ill post some more pics up soon as i get the rears on. verts are pretty fun i love hearing the exhaust with the top down my vert gets way more looks than my e36 sedan. when you go vert you cant go back my next car is probably gonna be a vert e46 m3 convertible with HPF stage 1 turbo
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:30 PM
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just lowered the rear also did some carbon fiber wrapping did the trunk some interior parts and windshield frame bout to do the hood soon
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:45 PM
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Hmmmm... You're losin' me with the faux carbon fiber.

Also, what's with the M3 badges?
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Old 09-08-2011, 04:09 PM
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couldn't find any decent bmw related center caps that fit the wheels so the m ones were my only option. they wrap ferrari's and lamborghini's with 3m carbon vinyl whats so wrong with it?
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Old 09-08-2011, 04:26 PM
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couldn't find any decent bmw related center caps that fit the wheels so the m ones were my only option.
I was actually referring to the door trim.

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they wrap ferrari's and lamborghini's with 3m carbon vinyl whats so wrong with it?
A) Fake is fake, and fake is slow.
B) An E36 isn't a Ferrari or Lamborghini.



Otherwise, the car looks great. I like those wheels.
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Old 09-08-2011, 04:38 PM
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the door trim came with the car when i bought it.I know a e36 isnt a lambo or ferrari im saying that they wrap a $200,000 car with it so why not a $5000 car who cares if its fake as long if it looks clean.How is fake slow?
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Old 09-08-2011, 06:44 PM
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The only place I like that CF crap is around the windshield. Makes it look much cleaner compared to stock. I would take off the rest of it though...
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:22 PM
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The carbon fiber won't really slow down your car, unless it's a 318, in which case carrying around that extra 8 ounces could legitimately ad a second to your 0-60 time. I personally dislike it just because it's hideous, but to each their own.
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Old 09-08-2011, 08:14 PM
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we can dislike it as much as we want.... if you take it off of your car because people dont like it.... thats just plain stupid.


do what you like and **** the rest.
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do what you like and **** the rest.
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Personally I dislike it but not my car.

I do think you did a good job with it though, looks like a clean install
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Old 09-08-2011, 08:35 PM
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+1 with the springs and rims
with the CF, tho a clean install and look, like most.... Not my style
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