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      04-21-2012, 11:14 PM   #1
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Eibachs vs. KW sleeve kit

I'm wondering which kit will be more compliant on the street. I would probably turn the KWs down to about half way.

Has anyone gone from eibachs to kw sleeve? Has anyone ridden in a car with eibach as well as a car with the KW kit?

Any input on spring rates would help as well. Btw I have an 09 edc car.
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      04-22-2012, 12:20 AM   #2
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I highly recommend you buying the Dinan rear shock mounts, and shaving your front guide supports along with the e36 bumpstops.

It's completely worth it if you're keeping the EDC function.
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My KW's are for sale if you're interested... Just FYI

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      06-21-2012, 01:47 PM   #4
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I want this look. Do you guys think this is lower than Eibach?
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My understanding is that the Eibach springs are pretty soft (that's been my experience with Eibach springs on other cars too) so they will be compliant. I run EDC in Sport+ and it's a firm but not harsh ride with the KW kit. REALLY rough roads or uneven bridge transitions do make me cringe. BUT, I run mine all the way down in the front and almost all the way down in the rear. My front is quite a bit lower than your pic and my rear is the same. I'm not sure what the drop looks like with Eibachs.
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I want this look. Do you guys think this is lower than Eibach?
Yeah, that's lower than Eibach.

Here's mine on Eibach springs.
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I want this look. Do you guys think this is lower than Eibach?
That "Look" would be me. I believe that it's a hair lower than eibach. Functional drop sans ghetto.
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      06-21-2012, 03:08 PM   #8
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Yeah, that's lower than Eibach.

Here's mine on Eibach springs.
Thanks for the pic. Yeah You look about a tenth or .2 higher than that pic. Still looks fantastic.
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I want this look. Do you guys think this is lower than Eibach?

love this look are these m359 reps?
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My M is my DD and I have my KW sleeves set at about 60% down and its great. Cant speak for Eibach, but from what Ive seen and read, Its not too much of a drop. KW works with my EDC, here is a pic:
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