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      07-22-2013, 11:09 AM   #1
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Is this E90 lowered?

Interested in purchasing this vehicle... do you think it's lowered? I really appreciate your input.

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hard to tell, i would say no
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doesn't appear to be, no...
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      07-22-2013, 11:13 AM   #4
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i'd say negative.
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      07-22-2013, 11:17 AM   #5
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Thank you so much for the quick responses!
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      07-22-2013, 03:16 PM   #6
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For me it's... no
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      07-22-2013, 03:25 PM   #8
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Lowered as in someone or something heavy in sitting in the car.
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I'd say no as well
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      07-22-2013, 05:17 PM   #11
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      07-22-2013, 05:20 PM   #12
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That's stock ride height.
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      07-22-2013, 05:21 PM   #13
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are you entering into some weird financial transaction where you can't ask any questions?

also, if it is lowered, you'd want to know how (sleeve over kit vs. coilovers vs. spring kit etc).. if you can't get an answer, beware!
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I'll be the contrarian and say it looks like Dinan or Eibach springs. Both yield a pretty mild drop.

This is on Dinan springs.



This is stock. The gap in front is filled because I ran 265/40-18 tires on all four corners. Look at the rear gap.

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Interested in purchasing this vehicle... do you think it's lowered? I really appreciate your input.



I would say no its not lowered.
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Interested in purchasing this vehicle... do you think it's lowered? I really appreciate your input.

Looks like Eibach springs here. Very subtle. Yes it is lowered. This is an Eibach drop.

Stock height sits a half inch to inch higher than this car.
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30 seconds, a floor jack, and jack stand and maybe a flashlight would solve this problem
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Looks like Eibach springs here. Very subtle. Yes it is lowered. This is an Eibach drop.

Stock height sits a half inch to inch higher than this car.
You sure, mine is not lowered and the rear looks lower than that and the front looks about the same.
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      07-23-2013, 10:15 AM   #20
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30 seconds, a floor jack, and jack stand and maybe a flashlight would solve this problem
Yes, but I should have clarified the car is in Florida and I'm in Texas. Dealer says it's not lowered, and says he verified with the previous owner, but I wanted a more expert opinion from other owners.
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You sure, mine is not lowered and the rear looks lower than that and the front looks about the same.
Mine at stock height was way higher. I looked at every single lowering spring available before I went coilovers.

So its simple... either its

A) ZCP setup
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B) Eibach springs (Most folks wont even know the difference)

The dead giveaway is if you look at the first picture. It has a 2 finger front gap and 1 finger rear. Mine in OEM trim was even and 2 fingers front and 2 rear.

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I would say it is slightly lowered because of the height and sitting on 18s. Yes, it has a very minor drop that is not the ZCP drop
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