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      07-04-2013, 04:25 PM   #1
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Eibach Pro-Kit Installed

First off, thanks a TON to Tony at Eibach for sponsoring my car and hooking me up with this Eibach Pro Kit!

I found some time this sunny July 4th to install a set of Eibach Pro-Kit Coils Springs on my 2013 M3. I used the Forum DIY and it ended up taking about 3 hours all total. The technique of not removing the strut assembly in the front saves a good amount of time. I also installed a set of RS Technik 15mm/12mm spacers.

The results: Pretty much the exact stance I was hoping for, the front still sits slightly high but I fully anticipate the car to settle into a perfect stance in a week or so. The ride comfort is honestly not changed IMO, the car feels solid yet smooth over bumps, its not harsh in any way. I've yet to really push the car around some twisties but will update when I do on how the car feels and has improved.

Overall I'm very satisfied with the Eibach Pro-Kit from the ease of install to the ride quality to the stance. But I'll let you decide based upon these before and after pictures, enjoy!

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      07-04-2013, 06:08 PM   #2
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very nice man! i got my springs in but not sure where to go to get them installed in town plus everyone charges an arm and a leg. how hard is it?
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very nice man! i got my springs in but not sure where to go to get them installed in town plus everyone charges an arm and a leg. how hard is it?
Its not very hard at all, two things I wish I had though: 1. A buddy to help out 2. Air conditioning!

We can talk at the meet this weekend, I'd be glad to help you out if you want to DIY.
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Very nice, looks perfect! Eibach's do a great job at maintaining a stock like ride. Good choice.
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Eibachs are hands down the best springs to pair up with stock shocks. OP car looks good
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Very nice, looks perfect! Eibach's do a great job at maintaining a stock like ride. Good choice.


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Eibachs are hands down the best springs to pair up with stock shocks. OP car looks good
I agree, I've had them on my past 3 BMWs without any issues and loved the stance/ride they provided.
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very nice man! i got my springs in but not sure where to go to get them installed in town plus everyone charges an arm and a leg. how hard is it?
i've had my eibach's for a couple years and never installed. maybe we should do this together when the weather cools down a bit.
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I did the exact same thing this weekend. I had my girlfriend helping out. We took our time and also used the DIY on here. IMO no change in ride quality. I think the drop is perfect. I've used Eibach on almost ever car I've lowered and their product is top shelf. Nice pics BTW.
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looking good. this car begs for coilovers though.
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What did you do about the self leveling headlights?
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i've had my eibach's for a couple years and never installed. maybe we should do this together when the weather cools down a bit.
Lets do it!

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I did the exact same thing this weekend. I had my girlfriend helping out. We took our time and also used the DIY on here. IMO no change in ride quality. I think the drop is perfect. I've used Eibach on almost ever car I've lowered and their product is top shelf. Nice pics BTW.
Thanks! I'm the same way, Eibach springs are always one of the first things I buy for my cars.

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looking good. this car begs for coilovers though.
One day, when my track skills improve...the car is well beyond my capability to yield currently.

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What did you do about the self leveling headlights?
I looked for a headlight leveling sensor and didn't see one...my car is non-premium so I assumed I don't even have the feature...I haven't noticed any difference in the headlights either.
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One day, when my track skills improve...the car is well beyond my capability to yield currently.
once the suspension starts to feel slow and floaty to you its time. like your waiting for it to take a set so you can do whats needed.
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I looked for a headlight leveling sensor and didn't see one...my car is non-premium so I assumed I don't even have the feature...I haven't noticed any difference in the headlights either.[/quote]


Ah ok. Then +1 to you for not having to deal with that. I have to find out how to fool the sensor now.
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The car looks great, Curt!

The Pro-Kit on these cars works very well with the stock dampers. Lots of E90/E92 track guys out here use just the Pro-Kit with great results (the fast guys).
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it sucks that im not going to be able to make the meet but hopefully we can meet up again sometime after that.
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hey its definitely not the last time we'll do a spring install day...i'll supply the beer
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Looks good, but I think that sticker has to go.
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Very nice!
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looks good =)
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