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Old 02-24-2013, 03:19 PM
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BMW 323I 2008 Lowering the Vehicle?

Does anyone know how to lower the bmw 323i, and if it easy to do your self. I would like to lower my bmw with eibach lowering springs.
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Old 02-24-2013, 04:18 PM
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No different than other 3-series. My 323 is lowered with Eibach stuff and stands lower than a M3. I kept the shocks and didn't regret it after 75K miles. Figure about 800-1000$. You'll need a 150$ dealer alignment.
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Old 02-25-2013, 12:41 PM
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why would it be 800-1000, springs alone are 300 than 150 you say for the alignment am I missing something, that I may need?
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why would it be 800-1000, springs alone are 300 than 150 you say for the alignment am I missing something, that I may need?
Mod Bargains has them for cheaper - $243USD + S/H.
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:21 PM
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ok I just purchased H&R racing springs, now I need to if its smiple enough for me to lower it my self. my mechanical back ground is average, I can do most of the basics.
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:29 PM
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ok I just purchased H&R racing springs, now I need to if its smiple enough for me to lower it my self. my mechanical back ground is average, I can do most of the basics.
Can rent a spring compressor but, from the experience I had on my M, you may not be able to get it seated because the coils are too narrow. Unsure about the non-M series - E90post may have a guide in their DIY section.
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why would it be 800-1000, springs alone are 300 than 150 you say for the alignment am I missing something, that I may need?
Yeah, I paid another 300$ labor to take care of the 4 corners. That was 5 years ago.
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Old 03-16-2013, 03:40 PM
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thanks for everyone help, ive got my bmw lowered 1.5 front and 2 in the back looks pretty aggressive now.
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