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      01-27-2011, 06:00 PM   #1
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Advice of lowering springs

Looking to lower my 03 Z4. Anybody know any good lowering springs to take it down to the wheels to fill the gap?

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      01-27-2011, 06:55 PM   #2
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I'd recommend the H&R Sport Springs which will give the car a 1.25" drop in the front and 1.5" drop in the rear. These will help fill in the gap and firm up the ride without being too aggressive for street use.
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      01-27-2011, 07:27 PM   #3
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Either eibachs or H & Rs. You might as well upgrade to yellow Koni adjustables. GL
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      01-27-2011, 08:14 PM   #4
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If your car already has the sport suspension, I wouldn't lower it at all. When you get much lower than sport, you start scraping the front spoiler and possibly doing damage to other parts as well. However, if you don't have sport, go with H&R as I believe they are the best aftermarket spring for BMW's.
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      01-27-2011, 11:04 PM   #5
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Thanks for the replies everybody. Those were the ones I was looking at just wanted to make sure there wasn't something else out there that would more recommended!

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      01-28-2011, 02:21 AM   #6
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Heres mine sitting on H&R springs

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      01-28-2011, 02:23 AM   #7
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      01-28-2011, 08:12 AM   #8
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eibach if you want a mild drop, h&r if you want to go low. also I have brand new koni front struts for sale if you want to piece together a full suspension kit.
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Heres mine sitting on H&R springs

very nice. What Make are those wheels? size and offset?
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      01-28-2011, 08:00 PM   #10
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Thanks for the replies everybody. Those were the ones I was looking at just wanted to make sure there wasn't something else out there that would more recommended!

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^+1. Mine is still a bit saggy azzed even with them.
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Mine worked out well? Did you use the 15's?
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Heres mine sitting on H&R springs

Wow! Looks really good Are these H&R springs the ones lowering 1,5" front and 1,25" back?
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What part number were the springs? I could have sworn the h&r webby claims a drop of 1 inch front and back?

Part number 29119-1

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If your car already has the sport suspension, I wouldn't lower it at all. When you get much lower than sport, you start scraping the front spoiler and possibly doing damage to other parts as well. However, if you don't have sport, go with H&R as I believe they are the best aftermarket spring for BMW's.
Agreed. I had the H&R's on my car for about 3 entire days before going back to stock. Lucky for me I noticed the car seemed to appear much lower than I was expecting, so my wife and I drove to my office just to assess if I was going to be able to get in/out with scraping. She got out to watch and the look on her face was pretty clear. So I stopped, let her get behind the wheel, and I observed. No way in hell I was getting in that garage without scraping. So 3 days after install there was an uninstall. Sold the H&R's to someone here for something like $50. Just wanted a quick sale so I wouldn't have to look at them laying around as a reminder of all the beer I could have bought. lol
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I've had them on for 3 years now. No problems what so ever. My front bumper is looking as good as it was 3 years ago
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      10-25-2013, 09:14 AM   #19
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im thinking i want to get some H&R's also. how much work is it to swap em on and off since i would want to go back to stock height every winter...
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im thinking i want to get some H&R's also. how much work is it to swap em on and off since i would want to go back to stock height every winter...
Acceptable for a seasonal job. 1-2 hours.

However if you're concerned about bottoming out on snow at 1" lower, you're already driving through snow that's too high regardless IMO.
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if its just a 1-2 hour job while changing my wheels anyways that's fine. i'd rather raise it up for the winter to avoid having my bumper act as a snowplow...
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Heres mine sitting on H&R springs

what all do you have done to your Z4, performance wise and suspension etc?
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