I actually ended up stacking two 5mm spring pads and it helped a little. Too much and you'll have a goofy rake, like an old muscle car. Spring pads can help the rear, but there isn't a fix for the front. I was younger when I bought the cup kit and didn't pay attention to the drop, plain and simple. 8+ years ago I was barely over 30, not yet married, no family, etc. Now I'm over 40, have a kid, and just don't want something that low anymore. The car looks great on them, but it just doesn't make sense.
Random FYI, this my 3rd E46 on this same set of H&R springs. They keep getting transferred to the next after cars have been wrecked. Probably a solid 80k miles on them and they are still in pretty darned good condition.
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