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Old 06-15-2012, 08:05 PM
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Lowering Springs Eibach vs H&R?

So I'm thinking of lowering my 7..
I need some help deciding what to buy.
Eibach or H&R? I noticed Eibach is less expensive, I have some experience with this brand before on an Acura. I was pretty happy, but the 7 is a different beast..I want to do it right the first time.

I'm looking for some expert advice on the matter.

Also, one more question... which first? Lowering springs or front lip? From an installation standpoint does it matter which is done first?
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Old 06-15-2012, 08:11 PM
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I'm looking for some expert advice on the matter.
Search. The terms eibach or H&R will lead you to the promised land.

I swear.

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Also, one more question... which first? Lowering springs or front lip? From an installation standpoint does it matter which is done first?
No. Just do them both and don't think about it.
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Old 06-15-2012, 08:38 PM
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I see what you meant.. thank you..

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I see what you meant.. thank you..

Just opened your thread on the computer. Was on the bimmerapp earlier and couldnt see signatures.

Your 7 looks awesome my friend! I think the mods you have in line are perfect!
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:18 PM
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Oh and also go with the H&R. In all seriousNes the 7 handles like crazy on them and the stance is perfect. Defiantly the preferred spring amongst bimmerfest members.
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*definitely

^^^ I think that's right????
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Just drop it my friend and post pictures. Your 7 looks awesome.
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Just drop it my friend and post pictures. Your 7 looks awesome.
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Just drop it my friend and post pictures. Your 7 looks awesome.
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Old 06-15-2012, 10:23 PM
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Old 06-15-2012, 10:27 PM
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This may sound weird, but I don't care. I was thinking about you when I went on that rampage.

You are an inspiration, Suri.

I <3 U.
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Old 06-15-2012, 10:56 PM
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This may sound weird, but I don't care. I was thinking about you when I went on that rampage.

You are an inspiration, Suri.

I <3 U.
As do I good sir!

I'm glad I could inspire you David

I'm even more glad that you haven't left us after acquiring that beautiful M6
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Oh and also go with the H&R. In all seriousNes the 7 handles like crazy on them and the stance is perfect. Defiantly the preferred spring amongst bimmerfest members.
H&R it is.. Thank you very much..I really appreciate it.
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Just drop it my friend and post pictures. Your 7 looks awesome.
Thank you.. It's my first BMW. I love it, glad I got the Li model.
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Thank you.. It's my first BMW. I love it, glad I got the Li model.
It's going to look awesome my friend! Be sure to post pictures.

My apologies for the crazy posts. They are a testament to how much I drank last night.
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Lol No worries. I will definitely post some pics.
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It's going to look awesome my friend! Be sure to post pictures.

My apologies for the crazy posts. They are a testament to how much I drank last night.
I agree, I'm sure it will turn out to be beautiful

Haha excellent, posting when you're drunk is always fun
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That's a sweet looking M6...
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I'm looking at getting some H&R's installed on my car but I was just told by a mechanic that the back of the car tends to drop more then the front giving it an ackward appearance.

Is there any truth in that?
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I have never heard of that. There are plenty of members here with H&R's an there cars looks GREAT!
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