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      02-18-2013, 11:39 PM   #1
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April Update - Definitely a subtle drop (Eibachs)

Before and after shots of my 2011 E90 with Eibach springs installed by Sonic MS this afternoon (thanks guys!).

Non-ZCP model with no EDC (so, someday I might have to get coil-overs). Definitely a subtle drop. Installed E36 bump stops, as well, and the ride so far is great. Wheels are Fall Line HRE R43 in 18x9.5+26 and 18x10+22. Tires are 275/35-18 and 285/35-18 Michelin PSS. No rubbing to speak of. Thanks everyone for the tire size help, especially Slicer.

I will have had the car a year in April, so I'm working on its birthday presents. Exhaust to come next week (AA Signature).





April update:
Not sure the springs have settled more, but I'm pretty happy with the ride height and the ride at this point. New pictures below, including AA exhaust and Arkym lip.







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      02-18-2013, 11:47 PM   #2
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true, you cant even tell it was dropped!
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      02-18-2013, 11:49 PM   #3
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      02-18-2013, 11:51 PM   #4
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true, you cant even tell it was dropped!
Brought the front down a bit (hey, at least it's more than Dinan). Back is barely noticeable, for sure.
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      02-19-2013, 12:04 AM   #5
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Brought the front down a bit (hey, at least it's more than Dinan). Back is barely noticeable, for sure.
It'll probably lower a little more after a week or so after the springs settle.
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      02-19-2013, 12:10 AM   #6
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      02-19-2013, 12:15 AM   #7
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Yeah, these springs are definitely gateway drug-level. This could be trouble.
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      02-19-2013, 12:21 AM   #8
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Looks great! I love the wheels.... And you are welcome for the tire size advice!
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Looks great to me! I think it will definitely settle a bit more after a few days. In typical Eibach Pro-Kit fashion, they tend to drop the fronts noticeably more than the rear.

Keep us posted with more photos as they settle!

Congrats on the new setup.
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Would it look better with KW's? Sure it would.
Even though it is a subtle drop, it still looks a lot better than stock though!
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      02-19-2013, 02:11 AM   #13
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true, you cant even tell it was dropped!
+1 can't tell
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      02-19-2013, 06:39 AM   #14
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Looks great, I'm not sure how people can't notice the drop, especially in the front.
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      02-19-2013, 08:14 AM   #15
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Put some spacers on all corners; I think that would provide the appearance you are looking for.
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      02-19-2013, 09:28 AM   #16
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those wheels look awesome, but I would go with a more aggressive springs like r&d sports since you are running 18"...
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It may go down a bit more after a few days. hopefully.
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Yeah, I have same eibachs on my e93 (+e36 bumpstops) and they definitely settled a good bit after couple weeks of driving. It looked much better afterwards and I was fully satisfied...so try and reserve judgement for a couple weeks and then repost some final pics.
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      02-19-2013, 10:16 AM   #20
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Looks good.
I just dropped mine with B&G springs.
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Put some spacers on all corners; I think that would provide the appearance you are looking for.
It is possible for him to add spacers but the front wheels already sit 18mm closer to the fender than stock... And the rears are 7mm closer... Plus the tires are much wider which further fills things out.
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Like a few have posted already, it will definitely settle down a bit more as you drive on the new springs.

Take a few more pics of the ride height in 2 weeks. You will see the difference.
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