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Old 07-29-2012, 08:20 AM
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FS: X3 KW Variant 2 Coilovers (New and Cheap!)

Sorry I know this belongs in the FS section, but the E83 doesn't have a big following and my thread would get buried there. Please see the following thread for all details and pictures:

http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=718169

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Old 07-29-2012, 08:51 PM
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sry for off topic but do you have any pics of your car?
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Old 07-31-2012, 07:52 AM
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How's the ride with these? More or less harsh than stock?
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Old 07-31-2012, 08:08 AM
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And keep us posted here on how the motor swap goes. Sounds really cool.
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Old 07-31-2012, 10:28 AM
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Sorry to disappoint, but no pics right now. I know, right? I'm one of those guys that likes things to get to a certain point before posting pictures. Then why list everything in the Sig? Well, it's half to let people know what I'm working on, and the other half to keep track for myself, ha. My last BMW had a 3 page long list, single spaced, and took the better part of 10 years. At least this one will be done by next summer. I'll try to get some pics before the end of this summer though.
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How's the ride with these? More or less harsh than stock?
Coming from an M-Sport (stiffer springs, shocks/struts, and thicker swaybars than a normal X3), the ride is definitely better while bodyroll is significantly reduced as well. Best of both worlds (I'm no fool, I know this is normally impossible) but it also depends on your ride height and rebound settings.
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Old 07-31-2012, 12:02 PM
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Coming from an M-Sport (stiffer springs, shocks/struts, and thicker swaybars than a normal X3), the ride is definitely better while bodyroll is significantly reduced as well. Best of both worlds (I'm no fool, I know this is normally impossible) but it also depends on your ride height and rebound settings.
Mine's similar to yours then. M-Sport, but I've upgraded to Bilstein HDs and a bigger H&R RSB. I'm not looking to drop the car much though - an inch max. Would the KWs be able to ride that high and still be an improvement over the current setup? PM me if you'd like. Potentially /very/ interested.
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Old 07-31-2012, 02:13 PM
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Mine's similar to yours then. M-Sport, but I've upgraded to Bilstein HDs and a bigger H&R RSB. I'm not looking to drop the car much though - an inch max. Would the KWs be able to ride that high and still be an improvement over the current setup? PM me if you'd like. Potentially /very/ interested.
Well I sent you a PM, I apologize ahead of time because it's a novel.

Also, I'd love to see a picture of your car. Have you picked up some better wheels for it yet? They'd look great with a slight lowering.

Edit: I see nightmareuki's silver X3 looks amazing with the factory 19" M-Sport wheels. I love those wheels, but they're so heavy and not wide enough.

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Old 08-01-2012, 08:30 PM
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Bump, new, still available at $1600 shipped.
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Old 08-21-2012, 02:12 PM
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Bump. $1500 shipped through August. Retail 2400, regularly priced at $1999. That's 500 off and free shipping off a discounted price.
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