BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Suspension | Brakes | Chassis
 
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-23-2013, 03:52 PM   #23
SilentAttack
Major
 
Drives: 08 E90 Jerez Black 6MT
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hendersonville, TN

Posts: 1,267
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 1MOREMOD View Post
what about just a sleeve over kit along with your swift springs?
I thought about this route but am afraid of slamming on the bump stops. I changed them out to the E36 but didnt shave the spring perch or anything. I want about another inch in the front and 1/2" in the rear.
__________________
SilentAttack is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-23-2013, 04:19 PM   #24
dcgolfdr
Wheelsucker
 
dcgolfdr's Avatar
 
Drives: M3 and a truck
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Arlington, VA

Posts: 995
iTrader: (10)

To complicate things, Motion control coils are what I have on my car, it sees lots of track and lots of street use. Not brutal on the street and great on the track.
dcgolfdr is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-23-2013, 04:24 PM   #25
1MOREMOD
2014 Track Days - 11|Ridge 1:52:24|Pacific 1:35:72
 
1MOREMOD's Avatar
 
Drives: Race car->
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: check your mirrors

Posts: 12,258
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dcgolfdr View Post
To complicate things, Motion control coils are what I have on my car, it sees lots of track and lots of street use. Not brutal on the street and great on the track.
That's what I have as well and would say its slanted to track. Depends some on spring rates also.
1MOREMOD is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-23-2013, 06:11 PM   #26
Lalit@AUTOcouture
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Lalit@AUTOcouture's Avatar
 
Drives: Bicycle
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: 201

Posts: 769
iTrader: (2)

Ohlins.
Lalit@AUTOcouture is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-26-2013, 07:25 PM   #27
Need4Speed_Motorsports
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Need4Speed_Motorsports's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Los Angeles

Posts: 4,288
iTrader: (2)

If you want some fitment and pricing information PM me and I can hook you up!

-Laura-
Need4Speed_Motorsports is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-26-2013, 07:36 PM   #28
Z K
Colonel
 
Z K's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: San Francisco

Posts: 2,095
iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Endless619 View Post

I forgot to add I ran Bilstein and Tein way back in the day. Tein was pretty bad. Bilstein PSS's were pretty good.
I actually had good experiences with Tein coilovers. In my experience, they were super durable. I put a good 80k miles on my Tein Type HA and they rode like they were brand new still. Daily driving, track days every 2 month and autocross every 2 weeks. I was also much younger then... I don't know if I can live with the harsh ride nowadays. The Type Flex were a bit soft but they were comfortable for street. These were on cars under 3000 lbs so I have no idea how they'd perform on a heavy newer car. Also, I don't slam cars so most of them are lowered about 1 inch or less.
__________________
Auto Detailing Enthusiast!
Z K is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-26-2013, 08:31 PM   #29
okusa
Captain
 
okusa's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 E90 M3 - SSII
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Los Angeles

Posts: 604
iTrader: (6)

I can't believe nobody mentioned Dinan. For street use I think the Stage 1 is fantastic.
okusa is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-27-2013, 04:23 PM   #30
SilentAttack
Major
 
Drives: 08 E90 Jerez Black 6MT
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hendersonville, TN

Posts: 1,267
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by okusa
I can't believe nobody mentioned Dinan. For street use I think the Stage 1 is fantastic.
Are they coil overs?
__________________
SilentAttack is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-27-2013, 05:06 PM   #31
okusa
Captain
 
okusa's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 E90 M3 - SSII
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Los Angeles

Posts: 604
iTrader: (6)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SilentAttack View Post
Are they coil overs?
Yep, you just keep the stock EDC shocks in place.
okusa is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-28-2013, 12:58 AM   #32
M3ANMACHINE
Hella Functional
 
M3ANMACHINE's Avatar
 
Drives: 2004 BMW E46 M3
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Posts: 1,605
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by okusa
Quote:
Originally Posted by SilentAttack View Post
Are they coil overs?
Yep, you just keep the stock EDC shocks in place.
They technically are not Coilovers. But a spring kit.
__________________

E90///M3 x 6MT x APEX x AE Performance x Bimmerworld x Dinan x Evolve x IND x KW x Mode Carbon x PFC x TMS

M3ANMACHINE is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-28-2013, 12:47 PM   #33
pkimM3r
Banned
 
pkimM3r's Avatar
 
Drives: m3 saloon in granny mode.
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: lost angeles

Posts: 7,321
iTrader: (0)

What about any koni plus spring set?

Im thinking of sa tck just for ease of use and ppl seem to have good reviews of tck and the fact that they tested on their actual car.
pkimM3r is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-01-2014, 03:21 PM   #34
SilentAttack
Major
 
Drives: 08 E90 Jerez Black 6MT
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hendersonville, TN

Posts: 1,267
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by pkim1079
What about any koni plus spring set?

Im thinking of sa tck just for ease of use and ppl seem to have good reviews of tck and the fact that they tested on their actual car.
TCK's look good. I'll have to do some research on them when I get home. Been seeing some KW v3's and club sports in the FS section too lately.
__________________
SilentAttack is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-04-2014, 09:42 AM   #35
TC Kline Racing
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
TC Kline Racing's Avatar
 
Drives: Many BMW's & Porsche's
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Columbus, OH & Santa Barbara, CA

Posts: 314
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SilentAttack View Post
TCK's look good. I'll have to do some research on them when I get home. Been seeing some KW v3's and club sports in the FS section too lately.
Shoot me a PM with any questions you have, or feel free to give us a jingle (614 771 7744)

-Kale
TC Kline Racing is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:02 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST