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      03-21-2014, 08:12 PM   #1
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Best suspension mods for an e93

Are there any good suspension mods worth doing and can you make the e93 even marginally competitive at a track?
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      03-21-2014, 09:33 PM   #2
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18x10 square setup with 275s and camber plates is a great starting point to improve handling. Also, upgraded pads, fluid, and lines for stopping power.

I've done the latter minus the SS lines. APEX ARC-8's, Hankook R-S3's, JRZ camber plates, StopTech Street Performance pads and GS610 fluid on my E90. Not sure how the E93 will respond to those mods, but they definitely wouldn't hurt
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      03-29-2014, 09:46 AM   #3
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Most tracks won't let a convertible on them without a roll bar!! You lucky if you have one that will let you on.
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Most tracks won't let a convertible on them without a roll bar!! You lucky if you have one that will let you on.
I only know of CCA and NASA who have that requirement. If you did like Speeddistrict, a roll bar is not necessary.

As per the original question, any suspension will help over stock. Will you ever be competitive with coupes on the track? Probably not, but there are still ways to improve handling. It depends how aggressive you want to get and what your budget is.

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What do you mean by competitive? It is a very fast car as is and will keep up with the vast majority of cars you find at any given HPDE. The performance delta between the e93 and e92 would be significantly less than that of merely a competent vs. a good driver.
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What do you mean by competitive? It is a very fast car as is and will keep up with the vast majority of cars you find at any given HPDE. The performance delta between the e93 and e92 would be significantly less than that of merely a competent vs. a good driver.
"Competitive" is relative. Yes, on the straights it will be "competitive." However, it will be eaten alive in the twisties.
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What do you mean by competitive? It is a very fast car as is and will keep up with the vast majority of cars you find at any given HPDE. The performance delta between the e93 and e92 would be significantly less than that of merely a competent vs. a good driver.
Totally agree.
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I only know of CCA and NASA who have that requirement. If you did like Speeddistrict, a roll bar is not necessary.

As per the original question, any suspension will help over stock. Will you ever be competitive with coupes on the track? Probably not, but there are still ways to improve handling. It depends how aggressive you want to get and what your budget is.

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Thanks Mike for the clarification. We are limited what we can to for tracks here in IL. CCA mostly!! Oh well...
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