Originally Posted by jml
Of course they will. And you will have a hard time convincing even an engineer that stiffer spring will not prematurely wear out a shock that was not matched to that spring rate.
Additionally, the lowered ride height is going to cause you grief with many dealers for things like wheel bearings and tie-rods. I got into a pretty big p1ssing match with BMW over the ride height on my E46M3, required arbitration.
At BMW of Austin? They are generally real d1cks when it comes to mods. Who was your advisor?