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Old 09-23-2012, 12:33 AM
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Looking for idea on how to lower my 7

please advise what part and brand to get my 7 lower. I have 22'' on there right and need something to fit that set up..

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Old 09-23-2012, 05:33 AM
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There are at least 100 threads on this man! To make your life a little easier, you have 3 main options: H&R Springs, Eibach Springs, or KW V3 coilovers. The springs lower you roughly 1-1.5" and the coilovers do even more than that - and are fully adjustable.

It completely depends on how much you want to spend. The springs can be done for under $1k but the coilovers run ~$3k
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Old 09-23-2012, 05:35 AM
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Oh and if you have the cash, I know sanhonda22 is selling his slightly used coilovers for a great price!
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:26 AM
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I am very satisfied with my Eibachs. Looks good and the ride is still the same. I have 22's as well and haven't had any issues rubbing or bottoming out.
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Old 09-23-2012, 10:29 AM
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I am very satisfied with my Eibachs. Looks good and the ride is still the same. I have 22's as well and haven't had any issues rubbing or bottoming out.
Same here.. Very happy with Eibachs
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Old 09-23-2012, 01:27 PM
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Air suspension!! At least that's what I want to do
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Old 09-23-2012, 02:57 PM
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that also lowers the value of the car
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:33 PM
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that also lowers the value of the car
how so? never heard of this before!

to OP, i used H&R springs, simple & does the job
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Old 09-23-2012, 05:28 PM
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that also lowers the value of the car
Stock springs can go right back in!
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Old 09-23-2012, 09:18 PM
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There are at least 100 threads on this man! To make your life a little easier, you have 3 main options: H&R Springs, Eibach Springs, or KW V3 coilovers. The springs lower you roughly 1-1.5" and the coilovers do even more than that - and are fully adjustable.

It completely depends on how much you want to spend. The springs can be done for under $1k but the coilovers run ~$3k


thanks for the info but I heard coilover ain't too good for long drive. Or maybe i could be wrong..

If anyone has who is selling there spring please let me know.. asap.. looking to lower this bed boy as soon as possible.
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Not at all. That's good if you like it.
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I got my Eibachs on eBay $260 shipped. Did the install myself. If you have a nice set of tools, rent a good spring compressor, and lots of patience, you could probably do it yourself too.
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I will sell you a set of new in the box B+G springs for $250 shipped.

Getting rid of the car, decided not to install them.
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Old 09-24-2012, 04:18 PM
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thanks for the info but I heard coilover ain't too good for long drive. Or maybe i could be wrong..

If anyone has who is selling there spring please let me know.. asap.. looking to lower this bed boy as soon as possible.
Ive been commuting on coilovers and have no complaints. Ride quality really gets down to coilover quality. I will say that I like my ride quality much more now then when I was running H&R Springs.
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Was just searching on this topic just now , seams like people have preferences H&R's , Eibach etc . My only question would be if it's worth lowering since i have the Sport suspension Package ?
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Old 09-25-2012, 05:41 PM
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Was just searching on this topic just now , seams like people have preferences H&R's , Eibach etc . My only question would be if it's worth lowering since i have the Sport suspension Package ?
I compared my eibach to my friends sport suspension on his 7 series and mines sits just a little bit lower. If you're not satisfied with the sports suspensions height, I would recommend B&G springs which lowers the car more then eibach or h&r.
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I will sell you a set of new in the box B+G springs for $250 shipped.

Getting rid of the car, decided not to install them.


PM contact info.. interested..
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:03 PM
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please can someone give me a link to a DIY on installing these springs. I wanna know how crazy is it to do them..

I need to weight my option..
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please can someone give me a link to a DIY on installing these springs. I wanna know how crazy is it to do them..

I need to weight my option..
there is a DIY on the front suspension in the DIY section!
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