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  1. Spring pad delete

    E46 Xi Forum
    '02 325xi here. I didn't want to clutter the suspension sticky with this one: Has anyone ever deliberately omitted the front spring pads? I want the few millimeters in height gone. I know it'll be less comfortable, possibly some unwanted noise, but checking the consensus anyway. I have the...
  2. Bilstein B12 Ride Height

    ///M3 Forum
    2001 e46 M3 Vert Manual 225/45/18 Front 255/40/18 Rear Michelin Pilot Super Sports So I installed the Bilstein\Eibach B12 kit. Performance seems great, I'm very happy. However, it lowered my rear about 1/2 inch, but raised my front about 1/2 inch. Anyone else have this? With the lines of the...
  3. Ride Height difference after koni yellow install

    Suspension & Braking
    I just replaced my shocks and struts with Koni Yellows all around on my ZHP. I also replaced bump stops, shock mounts, washers, etc... but I kept the OEM springs. The back seem to be sitting at the correct height (same as OEM), but the front is sitting about 1" - 1.5" higher than before. I...
  4. ride height questions

    General E46 Forum
    First off I am most certainly new to the BMW world, so thank you for any answers. I did look through the forums for about an hour and couldnt find any direct answers to my question. 04 330ci 148,000mi The previous owner put 19" M3 rims off of a newer M3 and they look smashing. My problem is...
  5. HELP!! Tires rubbing wheel well--help

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2000 330ci with 18inch m3 rims on it. The tires rub the back wheel wells when I go over bumps/turn-take corners to hard. I had the fenders rolled in hopes that this would fix the problem... It is better but still rubs. I have 325 width in the front and 355 in the back, what can I do to...
  6. Could use an opinion

    Suspension & Braking
    Name is Seth, new to BMW's and e46fanatics. I was gifted an 2001 330ci from my uncle as a graduation gift and have found that there is a difference in height from the rear right and rear left suspension. My buddy took a look at it, not BMW but general mechanic, and said that everything is in...