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      01-05-2009, 08:45 PM   #1
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Lowered on AC Schnitzer Spring Kit

Hello Guys,

Finally installed AC Schnitzer Spring Kit today,
Weather was fine in the morning but dark and raining now, so I took "After" picture with my phone for quick comparing,
I will post better "After" pictures later..
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Hello Guys,

Finally installed AC Schnitzer Spring Kit today,
Weather was fine in the morning but dark and raining now, so I took "After" picture with my phone for quick comparing,
I will post better "After" pictures later..
Nice!, I really like that drop. Looks perfect. Not to low.

What are the specs on the spring kit? Spring weights, etc.
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      01-05-2009, 11:13 PM   #3
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What did those set you back? I was thinking Eibach, but that does look very nice. I hear that the spring rate is just about right too.
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Looks sick with the drop. Subtly aggressive!
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      01-06-2009, 12:38 AM   #6
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Nice!, I really like that drop. Looks perfect. Not to low.

What are the specs on the spring kit? Spring weights, etc.
Actually I don't have specs on the spring kit, I mean exact numbers, but it was slightly lighter than OEM springs.

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What did those set you back? I was thinking Eibach, but that does look very nice. I hear that the spring rate is just about right too.
Since I couldn't find lowering meaurement info from ACS website or thier catalogue,
I've emailed to cecwheels and ac-schnitzer.de to find out exact front and rear measurement,
Answer from cec : It's approx. drop 30-40mm
And another answer from acs german : Our spring kit for the E92 M3 will lower the vehicle about 20mm, measured in the middle of the car
I believe Eibach makes ACS springs, I feel ACS springs are just little bit stiffer than OEM, no bumpy at all, pretty much same as OEM.

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Looks good!
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Looks sick with the drop. Subtly aggressive!
Thank you!!
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Actually I don't have specs on the spring kit, I mean exact numbers, but it was slightly lighter than OEM springs.



Since I couldn't find lowering meaurement info from ACS website or thier catalogue,
I've emailed to cecwheels and ac-schnitzer.de to find out exact front and rear measurement,
Answer from cec : It's approx. drop 30-40mm
And another answer from acs german : Our spring kit for the E92 M3 will lower the vehicle about 20mm, measured in the middle of the car
I believe Eibach makes ACS springs, I feel ACS springs are just little bit stiffer than OEM, no bumpy at all, pretty much same as OEM.



Thank you!



Thank you!!
Thanks for the info.
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cool pics. I love the way the 18's look with a modest drop.

I keep hearing that springs take a little while to settle, and that the car's stance gets lower. Have you noticed this since the install?
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looks nice..how much and where did you get the springs?
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cool pics. I love the way the 18's look with a modest drop.

I keep hearing that springs take a little while to settle, and that the car's stance gets lower. Have you noticed this since the install?
Gotta give it about a week or two to fully settle. On other cars I waited up to a month before doing final alignment to allow the springs to settle.
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Thanks for the info.
Not a problem!

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cool pics. I love the way the 18's look with a modest drop.

I keep hearing that springs take a little while to settle, and that the car's stance gets lower. Have you noticed this since the install?
That's what I heard, and that's why I didn't get alignment check yet but in next week, just little more time for springs to get settled.

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looks nice..how much and where did you get the springs?
Thank you! I'll PM you the price and source.

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Gotta give it about a week or two to fully settle. On other cars I waited up to a month before doing final alignment to allow the springs to settle.
Yup, I'm following that step
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looks perfect after the springs
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How are you liking them, now that they been on for awhile?
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looks perfect after the springs
Thank you!!

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How are you liking them, now that they been on for awhile?
No complain yet, Ride quality is pretty good, had them installed on 5th, and I got alignment checked today, it seems like my fronts are little bit lower than the first day.
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No EDC issues I assume...I will have to take the plunge and get a good alignment at the same time.
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No EDC issues I assume...I will have to take the plunge and get a good alignment at the same time.
No EDC issues at all so far.
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