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does anyone have this done? i read somewhere that if you put 19s on your car, it lifts it and makes it look bad, therefore a need to drop the car. is this true? any pics?
 

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ya, that does look good. what kind of rims are those?
 

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I had 19's on my stock suspension and it looked like I was driving a 4x4. Dont kid yourselves guys, you know it looks like a jeep.


19's = immediate drop.
 

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if you get 19s you will most likely want a drop. most people aren't happy at stock height with the larger wheels.
 

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I have the sport suspension w/ 19s. I know I have to drop the car and I will after I have my kit installed and I can see how low I can go and still make it up my driveway. It’s pretty steep.

I learned that the hard way after I dropped my old project car and slapped a body kit on, I thought I was pretty cool until I got home and couldn’t make it up the drive way. lol I had to take the front bumper off to go up and had to purchase coil-overs to lift it a bit. Man, that sucked!


 

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if you have a stock sedan without sport package then itll look bad but since these are on coupes they already have sport suspension
 

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does anybody have pictures of the regular sedan suspension with 19s? Because I'm about to get rims in January but I won't until I can get enough money for a drop if it looks really bad without the drop. I forgot that the sedans had different suspension....any pics of it? ALso, what exaclty do I need to get to drop my car a bit? Basically I want it to look good, but I still need to be able to drive my car without scratching/hitting the bottom on driveways, rams, speedbumps, potholes. I've never dropped a car before?
 

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^^^if you want a slight drop go H&R sport or eibach prokit springs you can get a set off e46 for 175 if your lucky or even cheaper no need to buy a cupkit or coilovers itll give you a nice drop on 19s i have the sport springs and im planning on getting 19s, i wanted a nice drop but not to slammed to where i scratch a lot
 

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TGHTBMR said:
I have the sport suspension w/ 19s. I know I have to drop the car and I will after I have my kit installed and I can see how low I can go and still make it up my driveway. It's pretty steep.
Hm... dunno what you are talking about..:dunno:
Your car looks just fine to me :thumbup:
no raised look at all!
 

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the cars in the pics at the top of the post look great, not like 4x4
 

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mybada said:

Hm... dunno what you are talking about..:dunno:
Your car looks just fine to me :thumbup:
no raised look at all!
Thanks, I appreciate the comment!:thumbup:

My friend bought my old 18s, style 71, for his 328i and man it raised the car a lot (has reg. suspension). I guess it’s mainly a problem for sedans. His car does look better though with the new rims, much sportier.
 
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