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      05-01-2008, 01:10 AM   #23
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if you have edc, can you still lower the car?
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      05-01-2008, 01:15 AM   #24
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Yes, at least w/H&R springs you can. Not sure about other manufacturers though.
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      05-01-2008, 02:01 AM   #25
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We are lowering another M3 Coupe tomorrow

It's resting quietly here now
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      05-01-2008, 05:46 PM   #26
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I hope it got some good rest because it's gonna have a crazy weekend!
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      05-01-2008, 06:43 PM   #27
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Def no two finger gap on the back. The rear seems a bit too low for me. Almost looks slammed.
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We are lowering another M3 Coupe tomorrow

It's resting quietly here now
Please post pics as soon as you guys finish!
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      05-02-2008, 12:12 PM   #29
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Please post pics as soon as you guys finish!
Hopefully Sam doesn't mind if I post these. But here are a couple of pics I took after having it lowered last night. I'm really happy with the result!
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      05-02-2008, 09:03 PM   #30
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You crazy bastard, you got CH's already? Wow! It looks beautiful chomp!!! I'm in love, don't tell my girl.

It looks perfect with the drop.
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      05-03-2008, 02:25 AM   #31
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Hopefully Sam doesn't mind if I post these. But here are a couple of pics I took after having it lowered last night. I'm really happy with the result!
Why would I mind? It's your car

Looks great. See you guys in the early AM.

Time to go home....
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      05-03-2008, 12:07 PM   #32
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would it be possible to take some day shots? would like to be able to see the clearance between the bodywork and tyres...
also, those rims are 19"s?

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nice! looks great!
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      10-12-2008, 10:05 PM   #34
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Looks great. I will put the flame suit on and ask my real question: Can you run the car through a car wash once it has been lowered? Seriously...
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I honestly think that is the best drop I have seen. The rear looks perfect.
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Chompino's car is now on KW & sits lower that those pictures
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      11-15-2008, 02:48 AM   #37
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Everyone's perception will be a little different depending on personal tolerances, etc... but here's mine.

So far, I have put ~3000 miles with the springs on the car, including an ~800 mile trip up to NorCal.

Compared to stock, the car is a little harsher on rough roads, no doubt. I find that the car actually rides smoother with the edc set to normal or sport vs. comfort. In fact, contrary to what you would think, I've found that comfort should actually be avoided to promote a smoother ride with these springs.

I have noticed no degradation in the rebound or dampening response to the shocks overall, as others have reported ala the M5/M6 boards. Perhaps more time and miles will tell.

Travel over smooth, well maintained roadways is superb and quite a fun experience with the tighter handling. This is purely a weekend car for me with maybe 3-4 track days per year, the springs, for me, make sense and I enjoy them. For others, perhaps those who use it as a DD or commute over horribly maintained roads, or who aren't too careful, it may not be the best choice.

PRO's

The look
Improved turn-in response
The car remains flatter on banking turns
less rake on acceleration
less dive on braking

CON's

can be uncomfortable on rough roads
An S.A. or S.M. who also happens to be a good friend or neighbor wouldn't hurt.
An M3 would not your best choice for that matter.
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      01-29-2009, 04:48 PM   #38
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Can we use lowering springs for car equipped with edc?
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Can we use lowering springs for car equipped with edc?
Pare yes you can
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Can we use lowering springs for car equipped with edc?
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Seems to be one of the most common questions asked - the car comes factory with springs so replacing them with something a little bit lower is not going to be detrimental to the system.
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      01-31-2009, 03:46 PM   #41
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looks perfect!
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No trouble with clearance with either spring set?

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